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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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GPS system to track offenders

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Calgary – A new research project being conducted at the University of Calgary will evaluate the effectiveness of using global positioning satellite (GPS) technology to monitor offenders in the community … […]

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Wellness centre celebrates first anniversary

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – While many local organizations and groups gather at the Parrish Hall Saturday for the Active Living Fair, showing the roll they play in the health and vibrancy of the community, one local business will be opening its doors to celebrate its first year of helping with the health and wellbeing of individuals within the community.
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Arts & Culture

Fair gathers community groups in one location

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Recreational and Cultural Coordinator Melonie Dziwenka believes that Morinville is full of community spirit, something the town’s many organizations show. The problem is not everyone in town is aware of the organizations and the work they do … […]

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St. Jean Baptiste Festival gearing up for bigger 2011 event

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Record turnouts to this year’s St. Jean Baptiste Festival, combined with the praise heaped upon organizers by the Town, businesses and residents, indicate that the event was a resounding success. But organizers of next year’s festival are suggesting that perhaps Morinville hasn’t seen anything yet … […]

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Horner on mission to Europe

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Spruce Grove-Sturgeon-St. Albert MLA Doug Horner is off to Europe this weekend to begin ten days of promoting Alberta as a hub for innovation, investment and collaboration … […]