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Arts & Culture

Dance Connection holds Year End Showcase

Photos By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Community Cultural Stage was filled with local dancers Saturday as Dance Connection students of all ages and dance disciplines demonstrated their skills in the annual Year End Showcase. Three performances were held throughout the day. Here are some photo highlights of one of the day’s three recitals… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: From the desk of Public Works

Morinville is implementing a new initiative called “Reuse it or loose it” where unwanted items from residents will be set loose and brought to a central location for others to browse through and take home, free of charge, for reuse… […]

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Morinville

Town offering intro to self defence for women

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town of Morinville is partnering with Rooke School of Karate to offer a three-hour introductory Ladies’ Self Defence class May 31 at the Rooke School of Karate (10301-100 Ave.)

Tyler Edworthy, Morinville’s Operations and Program Coordinator, said the idea for the class came from a talk with a Morinville High School Teacher who was looking to put something together for she and her friends… […]

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Morinville

Clean Sweep pitches in to beautify Morinville

Morinville – Town staff, business owners, students and residents gathered together for one common cause Wednesday – cleaning up Morinville. Operation Clean Sweep, Morinville’s contribution to Pitch-In, Canada’s nationwide initiative to clean up our own backyard… […]

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Morinville

Wildrose MLA Rob Anderson visits Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Wildrose MLA and Opposition Finance Critic Rob Anderson visited Morinville Wednesday night, his third public meeting in the constituency to discuss what his party refers to as a Financial Recovery Plan for Alberta. The 90-minute talk at the Morinville Rendez-Vous Centre drew mostly party supporters to hear the former PC MLA speak.

Anderson’s talk criticized the Redford government for what the Wildrose see as mismanagement of revenues, overspending on bureaucracy, and a string of broken campaign and budget promises, including the premier’s pre-election promise of not running a deficit… […]

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Local News

Champion champions local champions

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The Morinville Road Runners program has gone from strength to strength in recent years, growing from a handful of basketball players to more than 100 players this past season. Along the road, the Road Runners’ Midget Girls have accumulated three consecutive City and Provincial Championships and won more than 60 consecutive games… […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville launches walking and running clubs

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town is hoping residents will put both feet forward Wednesday when they launch a free walking and running club on the same evening. The Walk With Us Club and Morinville Running Club start May 8 at the Morinville Fish and Game Association pond trail and will run for eight consecutive Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m… […]

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Morinville

Church restoration project ready to move forward

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A $500,000 restoration project for St. Jean Baptiste Church is soon to be underway now that 100 feet of scaffolding has risen from the pavement to the top of the historic church. The St. Jean Baptiste Parish received a $250,000 Western Diversification Grant Mar. 12, the maximum matching dollars available for the $343,538.97 raised in the community last fall… […]

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Local News

Wednesday Print Edition Download

Our weekly print edition will be at our more than 100 locations in Morinville, Cardiff and Legal Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning. This week’s edition is another 24 pages of local, relevant community news… […]

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Morinville

Jessica Martel Memorial Run looking for runners

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The tragedy of a woman’s death will be used as the motivation for triumph – the triumph of completing a 5-kilometre run and the triumph of raising funds to provide safe shelter for victims of abuse. The Jessica Martel Memorial Run, set to take place June 23, pays tribute to the memory of Martel, killed by her common law husband in April of 2009… […]