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Morinville Sports

4 the Love of the Game tournament fills two arenas

Photos By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville / Legal – Twenty-four years after Novice hockey player Dennis Blair Borduzak passed away, his memory is kept alive through a memorial tournament that entered its 16th year over the weekend. The annual 4 the Love of the Game Tournament kicked off in Morinville and Legal Friday afternoon and continued through the weekend. Thursday’s games were cancelled due to weather… […]

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Morinville

New program will get people running

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Although it may seem hard to believe with grass and gardens still covered in snow, spring is here and running towards us. Later this spring the Town of Morinville will lace up the joggers on a new program to get people running. The program will begin in May but the Town is taking registrations now… […]

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Legal

Police looking for info on Legal break and enter

By Morinville News Staff

Legal – Police are looking for the people who broke into the Town of Legal Public Works Yard early Thursday morning.
RCMP say an unknown individual or individuals entered the yard around 3:30 a.m. Mar. 21 after cutting the lock that secured the gate. Some vehicles parked in the yard were rummaged through… […]

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Arts & Culture

Primeau Pride shows in annual talent show

From top: Jaylaa Cattaruzza, Shakira Hall and Leigh Anne Stelter conclude their performance at the 19th Annual Georges H. Primeau Talent Show. Seventy-nine students participated in this year’s show, held Mar. 21 on the final day of school. See more photos on pages 14 and 15. – Stephen Dafoe Photo… […]

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Legal

Community briefs

Hurry Hard and learn to curl

The Morinville Curling Club will be giving residents a chance to learn a bit about curling this weekend. The club will hold an open house Saturday from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. at the rink… […]

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Morinville

Wildrose funds Little Warriors with extra MLA pay

By Stephen Dafoe

Edmonton – Three days after announcing the Wildrose Caucus Foundation, a registered fund that will see charities benefit from the 8 per cent pay hike MLAs received last year, the foundation has chosen Little Warriors as its first recipient.

Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith announced Thursday the Caucus Foundation would donate $25,000 to the sexual abuse prevention group, monies to be used towards their Be Brave Ranch, a centre that would provide a 30-day in-treatment program for children who are victims of sexual… […]

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Schools and youth

MCHS students to spend spring break with police

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Four students from Morinville Community High School will spend their spring break going through the same activities would-be police officers go through during depot training. Grade 11 students Donovan Jarvis, Amy Leung, Josh Wilson and Chris Wood will spend a week at Bellerose High School taking part in the St. Albert RCMP’s Youth Academy. Sixteen students from Bellerose High, Sturgeon Composite, Ecole Secondaire Sainte Marguerite d’Youville, Alexandre Tache and Paul Kane High School will join the four MCHS students… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column – Joe Morinville

Well the editor got upset with me the other night on the Facebook because I told him I had no ideas for this week’s column and that I was going to be late with it. He called me a bunch of names he’d never print in the paper, but that’s the kind of #@$% that he is. So I decided I’d just go through all his online stories and make comments about what’s going on in town… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Pattison’s motion boneheaded

Last week’s Council meeting left many of us in the gallery shaking our heads at the motion Councillor David Pattison made to financially support Safe Grad with public money. It was defeated 3-1 because the remaining members of Council had the good sense to realize what a boneheaded idea it was… […]

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Arts & Culture

Musical time planned at library during March Break

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Singer, songwriter, performer and Juno Award nominee are a few of the hats children’s entertainer Mary Lambert wears. Lambert will be bringing her high-energy show to the Morinville Community Library Mar. 27.

Lambert has performed more than 3,000 shows since beginning her career 20 years ago. Those performances have included libraries, schools and music festivals. Over the past two decades she had released a dozen CDs and two DVDs of her live concert performances… […]