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Best Garden Competition picks winners

By Stephen Dafoe

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Morinville – The third annual Best Garden Competition wrapped up this morning with judges viewing the handiwork of seven local gardeners, competing in four separate categories.

As has been the case in previous years, there was no shortage of horticultural creativity in the front and back yards of Morinville homes. […]

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RCMP seize drugs and weapons cache

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton– – A Stony Plain area man has been charged with 21 fire arms offences, as well as possession of marihuana and hash for the purposes of trafficking.

The RCMP’s Tri-Municipal Drug Section, operating on a search warrant, searched a rural residence north of Stony Plain last Friday where they seized …
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Police briefs

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Multiple mailbox mischief
Morinville RCMP are currently investigating a rash of vandalism to rural mailboxes. The destruction of federal property occurred over the three-day period Aug. 5 – 7 … […]

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Province opens coffers for green lighting

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – The Government of Alberta is offering $4 million in rebates to businesses who install energy-efficient lighting. Under the pilot program, Albertans involved in a variety of commercial enterprises are eligible for rebates ranging from $37,500 to $375,000 … […]

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Province seeking input on use of public lands

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Edmonton – With approximately 60 per cent of Alberta being made up of public lands, there is no limit on the amount of space available to Albertans for recreational purposes. However Albertans have a limited time to offer their input into how those lands are managed.
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Grocery store helps town with program funding

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A Town program that helps low income families gain access to Community Services programs got a healthy injection of funding, thanks to the owners, staff and customers of the local No Frills grocery store.

Owners Chris and Tracey Mansbridge presented Morinville’s Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Coordinator, Amy Dribnenky, with a cheque for $1,586 Aug. 6 … […]

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County celebrates agricultural heritage and future

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – Four Sturgeon County farm families were recognized Aug. 5 with the County’s 100-year Farm Family Award. The Shaw, Como, Lekochinsky and Gibson families were all recognized for a century of homesteading in Sturgeon County during a special ceremony at the Morinville Seniors’ Rendez-Vous Centre.
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The week ahead in Community events

By Étienne Thevou

Sturgeon County – While the line ups in stores selling school supplies is a sure indication that summer has more days behind it than ahead of it; the next 10 days offers area families a wide range of activities to take in within Sturgeon County.
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