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COP still monitoring speed zones

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Nearly two months into the school year, the advertisements and reminders to slow down in school zones have all been packed away for another year. But for volunteer members of Morinville’s Citizens on Patrol, the need to remind motorists to check their speed is a year round mission, not just something to talk about when summer is over.

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Morinville Sports

Vipers ready for home opener this weekend

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – Senior hockey fans are gearing up for this Saturday night’s home opener for the Legal Vipers. The North Central Hockey League season got under way for the Vipers last Saturday night in Drayton Valley with a 4-1 road win for the club.

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Smith unleashes Wildrose municipal policy

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Red Deer – Wildrose Alliance Leader Danielle Smith released the party’s Municipalities and Infrastructure policy at Red Deer City Hall Thursday, a document the leader refers to as a work in progress like the party’s other policies.

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Tiny Tots receive visit from military

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – It’s not every day that a group of three year olds are allowed close access to a cougar, but students at Morinville Tiny Tots soon found out Tuesday afternoon that this cougar had no fur or whiskers. Rather, the cougar was a large military vehicle that once trained soldiers in the skills needed to operate tanks.

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Long-term care costs set to increase in 2011

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – The province announced Tuesday that long-term care facility operators will adjust accommodation fees beginning Feb. 1, 2011 to reflect increases in operating costs. However, the government is planning to cap the increases at three per cent to maintain affordability.
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Editorial & Opinion

Letter to the editor: Reader concerned about voter turnout

Next, congratulations to Mayor Lloyd Bertschi and to the six councillors. Having read all the articles that have been written in Morinvillenews.com and attending the All-Candidates Forum, I believe that all 10 people who ran for councillors should be congratulated for coming forward and hope those that didn’t win will come forward again in the next election.

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