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Local News

Breakfast major fundraiser for local group

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville — Pancakes, waffles, bacon, ham, eggs, and toast come out of the Rendez-Vous Centre’s kitchen in a steady stream whenever the Knights of Columbus (KOC) get together to hold a community breakfast. The local Catholic Fraternal Order holds a monthly breakfast nine months out of the year, taking a break in July, August and December.

“It’s a fundraiser for us,” said Knight Henry Lamoureux. “Actually, right now, it is our biggest fundraiser. We have a lot of charities asking us for money and that’s how we help them.”… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Voting for those you believe in

As our Civic Election draws closer, I have been thinking about the voting process and realize that many people may be unaware of exactly how it works. In Morinville we do not have a ward system and therefore six councillors will be elected based on the total number of votes each of them receive. With this being said… […]

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Morinville Sports

Sports shorts

The Sturgeon Mustangs took to the ice Sunday afternoon for a home game against the visiting (4-0-0) Wainwright Polar Kings. The contest ended in an 11-0 defeat for the Mustangs… […]

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Arts & Culture

The week in photos

Tiggy Taggy – Tiggy Taggy – Hoy Hoy Hoy
One of the Brabec Brothers performs a beer drinking song at Oktoberfest Friday night. This past weekend’s Morinville Food and Jam Festival carried a German theme. The weekend kicked off… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Business owners not welcome

Dear Editor:

Candidates have it wrong. Red Tape and high taxes are part of the problem why so few businesses move here. But mostly it’s because business owners aren’t welcome. I’ve owned and run a small business in Morinville’s business park for over four years… […]

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Morinville

Gazebo dedicated to Mayor Paul Krauskopf’s memory

by Lucie Roy

Morinville – The gazebo in the St Jean Baptiste Park was surrounded by an
Morinville Fire Department Honour Guard Sunday as Claude Valcourt, Morinville’s Director of Public works played the bagpipes on a morning reserved for the dedication ceremony honouring Mayor Paul Krauskopf, who passed away June 30 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Mayor Krauskop’s niece Shawna Ethier spoke to those who assembled for the ceremony. “On behalf of my aunty Linda and our whole family I just wanted to say thank you all for coming this morning. We are very grateful for all the support … […]

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Morinville

Farmers’ Market to carry on through the winter

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Though the Morinville Farmers’ Market has packed up its canopy tents for another outdoor season, residents and visitors will soon have the opportunity to shop for produce and products on Friday afternoons once again. The market will move into the lobby of the Ray McDonald Sports Centre on Fridays beginning Oct. 18, operating from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. throughout the winter… […]

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Local News

Adopt-A-Pet Oct. 1

The Morinville News has teamed up with the Morinville Veterinary Clinic to help get some of our community’s stray animals adopted out to good homes. We have produced a little video segment to let you see the animals currently in needs of homes, and we encourage our readers to share this segment with your friends… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-a-Candidate Question No. 1

compiled by Ashley Janes

Q: Town residents have been voicing their concern regarding business development. Some have argued that there is a lack of variety and development is too slow. Others are concerned about irresponsible development and what unregulated growth will do to our quality of life. Where do you stand on this issue and… […]