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Morinville mother running for Green Party in federal election

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A Morinville stay-at-home mother has thrown her hat in the ring for the federal election, running as a Green candidate in the Westlock – St. Paul riding. Lisa Grant, who moved to Morinville approximately two years ago with her military husband, ran in the last provincial election under the Green Party banner, obtaining five … […]

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Duathlon coming to Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Easter weekend will see the return of the Iron Warriors Foundation for their second annual fundraising duathlon in Morinville. The Ice Breaker Duathlon will take place Apr. 23 at the Ray McDonald Sport Centre, combining two 2.5-kilometre runs bookending a 15-km bike ride… […]

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Arts & Culture

Storyteller brings his tales to Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – About two dozen area seniors spent Wednesday afternoon listening to stories at the Morinville Seniors Rendez-Vous Centre. But these stories weren’t tales told over a friendly game of crib. Storyteller and performance artist Tom McCormack brought his unique talents to town, entertaining his audience for 90 minutes with a mixture of story, song, music and some pretty authentic animal impressions as well as other natural sound effects… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Voter asks what MP Storseth has done for us lately

Reading Time: 2 minutesDear Editor,

With the Federal Election thrust upon us, I have started to research candidates in our area. It can be difficult living in a province and area that has a PC blue voting mentality built into its culture. As a fiscal conservative and social liberal, I find the culture of voting for the same party frightening. Where is the accountability for our politicians in Alberta to do the very best job or be voted out? […]

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Open Mic Night offers community a chance to show its talent

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Trade Show is not the only place to find entertainment next Friday night. Higher Grounds coffee shop will be holding their first Hot Dogma open mic night Apr. 15, a gathering of local talent in a relaxed atmosphere that organizers are hoping will bring out the community’s talent… […]

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Lions Club looking to honour citizen of the year

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Residents have just more than a month to nominate that exceptional person or family they feel are worthy of being recognized as citizen of the year. For the 33rd consecutive year, the Morinville Lions Club will be selecting a recipient for the honour from nominations submitted by the public. Nomination deadline is May 13 and the winner will be announced May 27 at the Volunteer Appreciation Night… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Sturgeon County has deep pockets and short arms

Reading Time: 3 minutesFour guys go out for dinner and everyone eats an equal share of the food served up, but when the bill comes, one guy starts squirming and making excuses about what his actual share of the bill is. After much argument, stalling and bafflegab, he reluctantly opens his wallet and lays out some cash, an amount that is a fraction of the value of the food he’s just ate… […]

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Morinville Chamber preparing for historic trade show

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to open the gates on their annual trade show set to take over the Ray McDonald Sports centre Apr. 15 to 17. Organizers of this year’s show are tying the annual gathering of local businesses into Morinville’s centennial with a 100 Years of Business theme and are planning the biggest show yet, an event that kicks off with the Friday night opening ceremonies Apr. 17… […]