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Local News

Summer barbecue season results in Christmas joy

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Anyone who has passed through the doors of the Morinville Home Hardware store on a Friday this summer has likely encountered the tempting aroma of barbequed goodies being offered right outside the door. Burgers and dogs, bread and bacon wrapped shrimp have all been on the lunchtime … […]

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Schools and youth

Positive ticketing program rewarding youth

]By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – When Community Peace Officer James Alaeddine pulls someone over, it’s more often than not to give them a ticket or to educate them on why they might get a ticket in the future if they don’t change their behaviour. So it’s little surprise that when the peace officer rolls up on a 12-year-old girl riding her bike, the immediate reaction is to expect the worst.

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Arts & Culture

Country and folk show set for this Thursday

By Étienne Thevou

Article Contains Audio Content

Morinville – Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and Juno Award-winning entertainer Gary Fjellgaard is coming to Morinville this Thursday, performing at the Morinville Parish Hall with folk singers Saskia and Darrel.

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Morinville Sports

Jets ground Flyers in Sunday home game

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Jets gave the Stony Plain Flyers their 16th defeat of the season Sunday afternoon, handily beating the lightly-dressed team 8-1. The Flyers, who were defeated 18-1 by the St. Albert Merchants Friday night … […]

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Morinville Sports

Vipers pick up back-to-back victories

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – After suffering a 7-4 loss to the Onoway Ice Dogs Wednesday night, the Legal Vipers picked up two points Saturday night for their 9-3 road victory over the Hinton Heat and followed it with another two points for their 6-5 victory over the Athabasca Aces Sunday afternoon.
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Local News

Monday Morning News is here

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Morinville – Those looking for a little something to read during their coffee break, lunch break or other down time during the day have an opportunity to do so Monday morning. The first issue of Monday Morning News hits shelves, counters and restaurant tables throughout Morinville Nov. 15.

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Local News

Community Cultural Centre ready to rock in 2011

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Anyone driving past the future home of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre can see the $11 million facility has rapidly taken shape since the groundbreaking on May 7 of this year. But what residents may not know is the progress being made to fill it with events and activities once the ribbon is cut next June.

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Morinville Sports

Vipers put down by Dogs

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – If there is a silver lining in the dark cloud that descended upon the Vipers Wednesday night, it’s that their 7-4 defeat at the hands of the undefeated Onoway Ice Dogs was a closer margin than the 10-1 upset they suffered Oct. 27.

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Local News

Morinville Remembers

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

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Morinville – Residents, dignitaries and members of the armed forces past and present came out in full force on a chilly Thursday morning to pay their respects to those who have fallen in combat and for those who continue to serve for the rights and freedoms Canadians enjoy.

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Local News

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre launches new website

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Ottawa – It is estimated Fraud robs Canadians of between $10 and $30 billion each year, a figure comparable to revenues from drug trafficking. Yet only five per cent of fraud victims report the crime, the majority thinking it will not help … […]