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Local News

Library ready to pull down the curtains

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Morinville – The big blue curtains will be pulled down and the brown paper removed from the windows when the Morinville Community Library opens Tuesday morning. Plans to have the new expanded library facility ready to roll the end of August met their targets and library staff are excited to unveil the new library to patrons… […]

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Morinville

Second quarter sees low visit-to-ticket ratio

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town’s Community Peace Officers (CPO) issued 18 tickets in 398 bylaw calls between April and June of this year. Administration presented the community’s second quarter report during the Aug. 28 Council meeting, Council’s first scheduled meeting since June… […]

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Morinville

Joint training centre on horizon for Morinville Fire Department

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Council has given thumbs up on the first step necessary to establish a Fire Training Facility on East Boundary Road. Councillors voted unanimously Tuesday night in favour of allowing the Morinville Fire Department to enter into a joint use agreement with their St. Albert counterparts. Both departments will contribute equally towards the estimated $25,000 for the first two phases of the project… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Joe Morinville Award Winners

Well just as Morinvillians are getting set to fi gure out which if any of these Council wannabes they are going to elect into offi ce, our own polls on more important stuff like eating and drinking coffee closed…. […]

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Morinville

Noon collision sends three to hospital

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – A Tuesday morning collision on 100 Avenue and 107 Street between a car and an SUV sent three to hospital, police report. The collision occurred in front of the Shell gas station on 100 Avenue when a car turning east off 107 Street and an SUV turning off 100 Avenue into the service station collided… […]

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Morinville

Charges laid in Morinville town house vandalism

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Charges have been laid against a Morinville man in relation to approximately $20,000 in vandalism to a town house construction site on 101 Avenue. Twenty-one-year-old Iain James Marsh of Morinville was charged Tuesday with one count of resisting arrest, one count of mischief over $5,000, and one charge of break and enter… […]

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Morinville

RCMP looking for bike-riding stabbing suspect

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – An early morning stroll home from the pub resulted in a stab wound for a 29-year-old Morinville man.

RCMP report a woman and two men were walking home from Rednex Bar Saturday morning when they were approached my three males riding BMX-style bikes. An altercation ensued and the bar patrons were allegedly attacked by the three bike riders. The incident took place around 3:15 a.m… […]