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Morinville

Meeting set to discuss Cardiff intersection

by Ashley Janes

A private meeting has been scheduled for Nov. 18 to discuss the future of the Cardiff Corner intersection. MLA Maureen Kubinec, the Minister of Transportation, Honourable Ric McIver, Mayor Lisa Holmes, Sturgeon County Mayor Tom Flynn, and Deputy Mayor Gord Putnam will all be in attendance. Shortly after Council’s Swearing In Ceremony on Oct. 29, Kubinec said that she had spoken with McIver who agreed that a meeting should be set to discuss further development of the intersection in order to make it safer. When asked about the meeting, Kubinec said that she was optimistic they would make progress… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Joe Morinville

With Remembrance Day past us now, folks will be driving full steam ahead into Christmas mode. Mind you, some were rolling down that road well before Nov. 11 had come and gone, but that’s another story. Anyways, here’s some of the stuff I look forward to in Morinville over the weeks leading up to Christmas. … […]

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Morinville

Sobeys once again holding festive baking contest

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville — With the holiday season approaching, many local bakers will be breaking out their favourite recipes to whip up a batch of festive baking again this year. Sobeys Morinville are hoping bakers will bring their goodies to the grocery store in a few weeks for a chance to win $500 in gift certificate prizes to use on more baking supplies… […]

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Morinville Sports

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Big win for the Morinville Kings

The Morinville Kings took to home ice Saturday night to take on the NCHL North Divison’s top-ranked Devon Barons, emerging with an important 7-5 win for the Senior AA club… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: From the Desk of Financial Services

by Andy Isbister

In 2012, the St. Albert and Sturgeon Valley School Districts Establishment Act (Act) came into force. The Sturgeon School Division, a Public School Division, was expanded to provide Morinville students with access to public, non-denominational schools and the Greater St. Albert Catholic Separate School District (GSACSSD) remained to provide Morinville students, access to a minority faith based Roman Catholic School system. As a result, both a Public and Roman Catholic Separate School District now exists within Morinville… […]

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Morinville

Wildrose Leader hosts meet and greet in Morinville

by Ashley Janes

Morinville — Less than a month after visiting the voter polls, Morinville residents will be looking towards the 2015 provincial election when Wildrose leader Danielle Smith hosts a Meet and Greet at the Rendez-Vous Centre Nov. 19. The event will include a brief public address and will then open up for a question and answer period. Because she will be in Edmonton and area until June, Smith revealed she will be making many trips out to smaller municipalities to speak with local residents… […]

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Schools and youth

The day in photos

Morinville’s five schools each held Remembrance Day ceremonies Thursday. Morinville Public Elementary School, Morinville Christian School, Ecole Notre Dame Elementary School, Geoerges H. Primeau School and Morinville Community High School held events in honour of Veterans’ Week and Remembrance Day. Below are some photo highlights… […]