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Council approves funding for local sports groups

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – At its last regular meeting before the fall municipal election, Morinville Town Council unanimously approved community grant applications put forth by two local sport groups. Morinville Fun Team Hockey and Morinville Senior Boys Basketball Association both submitted grant requests in the amount of $2,500 and both groups were green lighted by council to receive the funds … […]

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Province releases health consultation report

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – After four months of travelling the province consulting with Albertans at workshops hosted by the province’s 12 Health Advisory Councils, Edmonton Rutherford MLA Fred Horne has released a report containing recommendations on developing an Alberta Health Act, suggestions intended … […]

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Fatalities and injuries down on Alberta roads

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Despite an increase in population and an increase in the number of drivers on the road, traffic fatalities and injuries on Alberta’s roadways dropped for the second consecutive year, according to statistics released by the province Tuesday … […]

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Jets home opener to be a community party

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Like Santa Claus, the Jets home opener and tailgate party comes but once a year. And like the jolly old elf, the home opener brings with it a bag of goodies for kids of all ages. This year’s home opener and tailgate party is no exception and … […]

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Competition gathers Sturgeon County’s firefighters

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – Firefighters from Redwater, Namao, Gibbons, Bon Accord, Morinville and Legal gathered in Citadel Park Saturday for the annual Firefighters Combat Challenge, an event that pits Sturgeon County volunteer firefighters against one another and themselves to navigate an obstacle course, completing a number of firefighting tasks in the best time … […]

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Active Living Fair deemed a success

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The inaugural Active Living Fair wrapped up at the Morinville Parrish Hall Saturday afternoon after four hours of offering the community a chance to see just what the community has to offer … […]

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Food Bank looking to better serve community

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Growth and the added needs of the community have prompted the Morinville Food Bank to take steps to become its own entity.

After years of operating in connection with the Midstream Society, the food bank is now operating as the Morinville Food Bank Society, although it will continue to operate from its current location in the Midstream Society’s Thrift Shop.
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