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Community Carnival to kick off June

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – June will get off with a carnival atmosphere on the Morinville Public Elementary School Grounds. The school’s Parents’ Fundraising Association is hosting their 2nd Annual MPES Community Carnival June 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and are once again excited to offer a no cost event for the entire community… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Joe Morinville

So I see on the news a fellow’s got a petition going to erect a 1,000-foot statue of Wolverine in downtown Edmonton so it can revitalize the downtown. I thought at first it was a statue of the wolverine animal, but apparently it’s some comic book character that’s like Fonzie on Happy Days with a set of big steak knives for claws…. […]

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Local News

Young local readers have their Champion

By Ashley Janes

Morinville – The Morinville Community Library has a lot to be grateful for this week after receiving a generous $1,300 donation from Champion Petfoods. The gifted amount has ensured that their youth Summer Reading Program will take place as planned… […]

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Local News

Morinville Farmers’ Market ready for another season

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A new location and a new governing organization are in store for the Morinville Farmers’ Market this season. Recently taken over by the Morinville Festival Society, the weekly produce and product market will move to the Ray McDonald Sports Centre’s parking lot (9908 – 104 Street) when the market reopens for the season June 7… […]

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Arts & Culture

Edgore launching their first EP

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Local metal band Edgore will be taking to the stage at the Morinville Plaza to celebrate their first EP May 25. The band, made up of Esther, David and Gordon LeBel, began in 2011 as a duo called ED. Bassist Gordon LeBel joined a little later adding the Gor in Edgore. The group’s name is an amalgam of band member’s given names… […]

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Local News

Deputy Mayor appointed to Premier’s Council on Alberta’s Promise

By Morinville News Staff

Edmonton – Deputy Mayor Lisa Holmes is among 84 Alberta community, business and agency leaders appointed to the Premier’s Council on Alberta’s Promise, a group that will work directly with businesses by providing information and support to help their financial and in-kind investments to agencies and communities at a local level to support children and youth programs and initiatives. The appointment is in effect until Mar. 31, 2016. … […]