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Legal crime stats stable

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com staff

Legal – Morinville RCMP Staff Sergeant Mac Richards paid a visit to Legal Town Council Tuesday night, bringing the mayor and council up to speed on policing in the community in the first five months of 2011 as well as presenting a comparison to previous years. That comparison shows crime is no worse than it has been in the past few years… […]

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Government unveils new polymer bills

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Ottawa – The Bank of Canada unveiled a new series of polymer bank notes Monday morning, currency the government believes will be harder to counterfeit and longer lasting that the current cotton / paper notes… […]

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Couple builds business on helping others

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A Morinville couple has gone from being helped by a local charity to turning helping others into a business. Room By Room, owned by Mark and Shelly Damon is a success story that reads like the road map for many businesses that have started as a sideline and grown into something much larger… […]

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Garrison and County to host major Canada day event

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – With 12 hours of entertainment, patriotism and fun, organizers are hoping County residents will make Edmonton Garrison their stop to celebrate Canada Day. The Canada Day celebrations will see six bands playing throughout the day, a military car crush, 250-car show and shine, CF-18 flyover plus other aerial participants as well as appearances by the Edmonton Oilers and local and regional entertainers… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Vancouver riot was all about getting some Epic pics

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Column: Dave Foe’s View

Wednesday night’s post-cup riot has sent photos and videos around the world. Of course, the best pictures were not captured by media but by the narcissistic schmucks with their iPhones, Blackberries and other little electronic toys their mommies and daddies pay for… […]

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Editorial: Let’s Party

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe banners are up, the floats are being worked on and festival committee members are experiencing that tension and uneasy feeling that comes before the floodgates are opened on a week of celebrations, Morinville style… […]

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Monday Morning News June 20 edition

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe June 20 edition of Monday Morning News hits store shelves and restaurant counters Monday morning. This week’s edition is 28 pages of Morinville news and views. This week’s issue contains the following news stories… […]

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Students hit the stage in concert series [PHOTOS]

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – This week will see five concerts hit town between Tuesday and Saturday, four of them musical acts with plenty of experience in getting their audiences’ toes tapping. But this past weekend saw another five concerts hit town, spread over three days. The Smith Music Concert Series, an annual event that gives students… […]

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630CHED coming to town this week

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Edmonton’s 630CHED will be rolling into town as the sun comes up Thursday morning to broadcast live from the Community Cultural Centre. The Edmonton AM station will be conducting four interviews during their morning slot and five in the afternoon, all with locals, and all in conjunction with the community, its history and the town’s St. Jean Baptiste Festival… […]

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Something fishy at Heritage Lake

Reading Time: 2 minutesMorinville – Akenberry Trout Farms paid a visit to Heritage Lake on a wet afternoon June 16 to stock the popular year-round fishing hole with another 3,000 rainbow trout. The man-made lake is stocked three times a year for a total of 9,000 trout. An additional 1,000 are deposited in the Morinville fish and Game Club Pond… […]

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Local parents have opportunity to see what choice looks like

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After being selected as the partner to offer a non-faith-based education to the children of Morinville families, Sturgeon School Division did not waste any time in getting to the task of holding a public meeting to show parents what that choice would look like for their children and their parents… […]