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Local News

COP still monitoring speed zones

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Nearly two months into the school year, the advertisements and reminders to slow down in school zones have all been packed away for another year. But for volunteer members of Morinville’s Citizens on Patrol, the need to remind motorists to check their speed is a year round mission, not just something to talk about when summer is over.

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Tiny Tots receive visit from military

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – It’s not every day that a group of three year olds are allowed close access to a cougar, but students at Morinville Tiny Tots soon found out Tuesday afternoon that this cougar had no fur or whiskers. Rather, the cougar was a large military vehicle that once trained soldiers in the skills needed to operate tanks.

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Schools and youth

Catholic school division shines in provincial report

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville / Legal – Schools in the Greater St. Albert Catholic School Division were cast in a favourable light in Minister of Education David Hancock’s 2010 Accountability Pillar report, released this week. The Accountability Pillar measures a school division’s performance in delivering high quality education.

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Election 2010

Mayoral candidates questioned on youth issues

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – A youth empowerment philosophy became the topic of discussion during Wednesday’s Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce all-candidates forum. During the question period, Morinville’s mayoral candidates were asked if they were aware of the 40 Developmental Assets philosophy being … […]

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Bicycle safety leads to recognition

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Riding around town on his bicycle, nine-year-old Ryan Flemming was recently stopped by Morinville Peace Officer Alaeddine. But the officer wasn’t stopping the youth to give him a lecture; he was stopping … […]

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Morinville Sports

MCHS Boys take medal at golf provincials for first time

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – After hosting a zone golf tournament at Cardiff Sept. 20, during which the school’s four-man team placed in the top six, the MCHS Boys went on to win the silver medal in golf provincials held Sept. 27 in Carstairs and Sept. 28 in Olds … […]

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Magician to appear at Notre Dame Elementary

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Magician Sheldon Casavant may be appearing at Notre Dame Elementary School Oct. 15, but tickets to the performance are disappearing fast. Organizers say half of the 400 tickets available are already gone … […]

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Local News

Student looking to start Rotary group at MCHS

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – MCHS student Morgan Allen, who recently participated in the Rotary Club’s Rotary Youth Leadership Award program, is looking to take advantage of another Rotary-sponsored program to better herself, her school and the communities around her.
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Schools and youth

Rotary shines spotlight on local youth

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A number of local students took to the podium in the banquet room of the Morinville Inn and Suites Wednesday night to speak to the Morinville Rotary Club about their experiences over the past year, experiences they had thanks to Rotary-sponsored trips … […]

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Schools and youth

School beautification will provide year-long learning

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Enthusiastic first and second graders at École Georges P. Vanier School stepped out of the classrooms Monday afternoon to do a little digging, a little planting and a little watering. The students paired up with classmates to plant some new perennials and shrubs at the front of the school … […]

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Schools and youth

Morinville gets new fire chief … for a day

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Fire Chief Ron Cust rolled up, lights and siren activated, to the doors of Smith Music in Morinville Wednesday night. But there was no emergency. The chief had come to pick up his replacement for the evening – eleven-year-old Smith Music student Emily Short … […]