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Morinville, Alberta – Investigators from the RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit (MCU) and the Morinville RCMP Detachment have charged four men with first-degree murder in the investigation into the October 17, 2017, discovery of Kevin Dean Yellowbird’s body in a rural area in Sturgeon County.
A memorandum of understanding, outlining the roles RCMP and the Province’s Rural Crime Watch Association will play in keeping rural communities safe throughout the province was signed Thursday in Edmonton by Deputy Commissioner Todd Shean, Commanding Officer, Alberta RCMP and Mr. Trevor Tychkowsky, President of the Alberta Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association.
Morinville ratepayers will be seeing a smaller increase to their property tax rate than expected at first reading of Morinville’s budget after more than a quarter million dollars was slashed from the budget during second reading, dropping a proposed tax increase from 6 per cent to 4.9 per cent with one last opportunity to make reductions later this month. […]
Morinville will be renewing an annual contract with Councillor Rebecca Balanko up to a limit of $2,500 following a unanimous motion of council. The contract is for seasonal educational programing for children in Morinville, both the GIRLS (Girls in Real Life Situations) and BOYS (Boys Owning Your Situation) programs. […]
It’s been a good season for the Morinville Sabretooths this year. The Morinville Youth Basketball Association (MYBA) geared up for provincials Tuesday and Wednesday night with a couple of girls Vs. boys games for their Bantam and Midget teams. […]
A group of MacEwan students, including Morinville resident Lindsey Wick, needed a project for their sustainable business group. That need to develop a project resulted in an idea to help those in need. […]
Dairy Queen Morinville is hoping to see a lot of people lined up to buy Blizzards on Mar. 1, a day they have marked to help the Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation.
The local restaurant will donate all proceeds from Blizzard Sales to the charitable group who work with victims of Domestic Violence.
An afternoon dryer fire on 99 Avenue off of Grandin Drive has left two families without a home and significant damage to a duplex.
Morinville Fire Department was called to the fire at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
On February 9, 2018 Morinville RCMP responded to a complaint of a theft of gasoline from a residence in Cardiff that occurred February 8, 2018 between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. Surveillance video shows a male suspect coming up to a residence and taking a jerry can of gas. […]