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Morinville on the queue for another RCMP officer

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The first step has been taken to add another police officer to the streets of Morinville. Council unanimously approved putting in a request to the Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness for another RCMP officer at their May 22 meeting; however, whether that officer winds up on patrol… […]

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Source Control Bylaw passes first reading

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The community’s sewer and wastewater system may be up to date with capacity for a population of 30,000, but the bylaw that governs what can and cannot go into that system was first put in place when Trudeau was prime minister… […]

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Morinville’s growth anticipated to continue

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Population in Morinville could be between 13,000 and 15,000 by 2044 if growth projection targets remain on track in the coming years. Tim Vrooman, a planner with Morinville’s Planning and Development Department, made a presentation to Council May 22, providing an overview of the community’s makeup and future in economic development terms… […]

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Food bank aided by Primeau students

Photos by Lucie Roy

Morinville – Georges H. Primeau students have spent the past two weeks competing with each other to see who could collect the most food for the Morinville Food Bank Society. Tuesday morning the fruits (and vegetables) of that labour was loaded twice into a truck driven by Morinville Food Bank Society volunteer Ken Skjersven… […]

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County planning to borrow for bridges

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – County Council unanimously approved first reading of a borrowing bylaw Tuesday morning that would see the municipality borrow up to $528,000 to fund two bridges on Township Road 554 (Cardiff Road), work the County deems necessary in preparation for the broader work of reconstructing the road between Highways 28 … […]

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Police looking for holiday thieves

By Morinville News Staff

Bon Accord – Police are turning to the public for help in apprehending those responsible for a holiday heist at the Liquor Cabinet in Bon Accord. Morinville RCMP responded to a break and enter at the business, located on highway 28 at the edge of town, around 11 a.m. Monday morning… […]

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Long weekend in photos

Donna Garrett, Museum Operations Attendant at the Musée Morinville Museum puts the last minute touches to the physician desk and cupboard just in time for International Museum Day on … […]

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Community Carnival to offer fun day for all

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The Ray McDonald Sports Centre will play home to a community carnival for families next Saturday. The MPES Community Carnival: Growing with the Community event will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and organizers are expecting a great day of community building… […]

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Bike ride pedals on in memory of fallen Morinville resident

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – It has been many years since Roger Champagne was gunned down in Las Vegas by a man looking to feed his drug habit, but the Morinville man, well known for his kindness in the community, has never been forgotten by friends, family or the hundreds of MCHS students who were born some years after the man’s passing. Such is the legacy of Roger Champagne whose memory is honoured each year by MCHS students who take to the mountains for a bike ride that bears his name… […]

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Around the town – end of week edition

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The second annual regional business symposium drew an audience of approximately 220 Thursday afternoon. The event, a partnership between four municipalities in Sturgeon County, was held at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre and provided participants the opportunity to learn about current and future growth opportunities in Sturgeon County… […]