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Local News

Morinville woman recognized for her 4-H contributions

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Spruce Grove – A Morinville woman’s volunteer contributions were recognized in Spruce Grove Monday afternoon. Jessica Verbeek was the recipient of the 2010 UFA 4-H Alumni Volunteer Service Award, a recognition that included a $2,000 gift certificate along with the framed award certificate.

Verbeek, a former member of the Riviere Qui Barre 4-H Multi club for 10 years, was recognized for her various volunteer… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Premier says health system is not a political football

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Ed Stelmach

On February 28, Alberta introduced the latest provincial budget – a budget that set aside billions of dollars for health care. Our Action Plan for Health makes Alberta the only province to provide the health care system with stable funding for the next five years – including a six per cent increase this year alone… […]

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Local News

Talk about the towns

Reading Time: 2 minutesNew Trucks Arrive

Bon Accord, Gibbons and Sturgeon County have two new tools in their fire-fighting arsenals. Both Gibbons and Bon Accord recieved a new 2011 freightliner pumeper truck last week. The identical trucks feature a 1050 pump with a 1,000 gallon tank. The six-passenger units have a front mounted turret and are ergonomically designed … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Fear and loathing in Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt is strange to think of a community in its centennial year as having an identity crisis, but that is precisely the problem that confronts Morinville 100 years after the community became a town. An identity crisis is…

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Jets hold awards night

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com staff

Morinville – The Morinville Jets gathered at coaches Corner Thursday night for their annual awards night dinner. This years event featured some special recognition for Dan and Roland Blackburn who are stepping down from running the team… […]

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Local News

Local teen wins poster competition

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – An MCHS student was presented with a cheque for $500 Monday by Service Alberta for her award-winning poster on identity theft. Sixteen-year-old Colette Bachand was one of five winners in the 2010 Alberta Consumer Champion Awards, an acknowledgement that recognizes Albertans who work to promote fairness in the Alberta marketplace by delivering outstanding consumer programs and awareness initiatives… […]