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Editorial & Opinion

Is ghastly and gruesome really Halloween

MorinvilleNews.com Editorial
By Stephen Dafoe

I suppose it was inevitable in a world where people eat the reproductive organs of animals on national television for fun, profit and their entitled fifteen minutes of fame that Halloween would follow the same path of over the top shock-value as everything else.

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Schools and youth

MCHS recognizes its academic excellence

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Parents, grandparents and friends of current and past Morinville Community High School (MCHS) students packed the schools gymnasium Thursday night to watch Principal Vic Pederson, teachers and members of Morinville’s business community recognize the school’s academic achievers.

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Local News

Morinville coupon book hits mailboxes next week

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Mailboxes in and around Morinville will be stuffed with savings early next week. That’s the official launch date for a new coupon book being coordinated by Hunters Print and Copy in downtown Morinville.

Owners Steve and Denise Hunter said they have been toying with the idea for some time now of producing and distributing … […]

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Election 2010

Turnbull elected school board chair

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Second-term Greater St. Albert Catholic School board trustee was elected chair of the board during Tuesday night’s organizational meeting.

Turnbull took the oath of office with five returning trustees and one new trustee, fellow Morinville representative Noreen Radford.

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Schools and youth

Midstream and MCHS launch lunch program

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Mugging for the camera over a container of freshly-baked cookies in the MCHS cafeteria was a light-hearted way to kick off the solution to a serious problem – many Morinville students are going to school without a lunch.

Representatives of the Morinville Midstream Support Society went to the high school Wednesday afternoon to present Sherry Wiley with a cheque for $6,000, money the coordinator of a new school lunch program to be run out … […]

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Local News

Deputy Mayor unimpressed with Champion Petfoods presentation

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Deputy Mayor Paul Krauskopf had some harsh words for Champion Petfoods President and CEO Frank Burdzy Tuesday night, urging the head of the local manufacturing plant to return to Morinville Town Council in January of 2011 with some concrete solutions on what the plant was doing to mitigate the smell emanating from its stacks.

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Election 2010

County Council sworn and appointed

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – Six councillors and Mayor Don Rigney were sworn into their respective offices of County Council Tuesday morning. Morinville Staff Sergeant Mac Richards performed the honours of taking the oath from councillors and mayor.

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Local News

County commits $400,000 to make voice heard

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – After a one hour in-camera briefing Tuesday morning on the Heartland Transmission Project (HTP), Sturgeon County Council voted unanimously to commit up to $400,000 to participate in the Alberta Utility Commission’s (AUC) quasi-judicial hearing set to take place in the spring of 2011.

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Local News

Garage sale to benefit food bank

By Morinvillenews.com Staff

Morinville – Pleasant Homes, located west of Morinville just off Highway 642, will be opening its doors this Friday and Saturday for their 4th Annual Charity Garage Sale. Once again this year, the funds raised through the two-day event will be matched by the local home manufacturer and donated to the Morinville Food Bank Society.
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