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Local News

Jets home opener to be a community party

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Like Santa Claus, the Jets home opener and tailgate party comes but once a year. And like the jolly old elf, the home opener brings with it a bag of goodies for kids of all ages. This year’s home opener and tailgate party is no exception and … […]

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Schools and youth

School beautification will provide year-long learning

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Enthusiastic first and second graders at École Georges P. Vanier School stepped out of the classrooms Monday afternoon to do a little digging, a little planting and a little watering. The students paired up with classmates to plant some new perennials and shrubs at the front of the school … […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets two for three in weekend tournament

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – There were no points to be earned by the Morinville Jets in this past weekend’s three-game Junior B exhibition tournament in Fort Saskatchewan, unless one counts the points rookie hopefuls were looking to earn with the club’s coaching staff … […]

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Competition gathers Sturgeon County’s firefighters

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – Firefighters from Redwater, Namao, Gibbons, Bon Accord, Morinville and Legal gathered in Citadel Park Saturday for the annual Firefighters Combat Challenge, an event that pits Sturgeon County volunteer firefighters against one another and themselves to navigate an obstacle course, completing a number of firefighting tasks in the best time … […]

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Local News

Active Living Fair deemed a success

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The inaugural Active Living Fair wrapped up at the Morinville Parrish Hall Saturday afternoon after four hours of offering the community a chance to see just what the community has to offer … […]

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Food Bank looking to better serve community

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Growth and the added needs of the community have prompted the Morinville Food Bank to take steps to become its own entity.

After years of operating in connection with the Midstream Society, the food bank is now operating as the Morinville Food Bank Society, although it will continue to operate from its current location in the Midstream Society’s Thrift Shop.
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GPS system to track offenders

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Calgary – A new research project being conducted at the University of Calgary will evaluate the effectiveness of using global positioning satellite (GPS) technology to monitor offenders in the community … […]

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Wellness centre celebrates first anniversary

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – While many local organizations and groups gather at the Parrish Hall Saturday for the Active Living Fair, showing the roll they play in the health and vibrancy of the community, one local business will be opening its doors to celebrate its first year of helping with the health and wellbeing of individuals within the community.
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Morinville Sports

Morinville Titans prepping for season

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Junior C Titans take to the ice at the Ray McDonald Sports Centre tonight, the first of several tryout sessions the club is having over the next couple of weeks to get ready for the 2010-2011 Noralta Junior C Hockey League season … […]

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Arts & Culture

Fair gathers community groups in one location

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Recreational and Cultural Coordinator Melonie Dziwenka believes that Morinville is full of community spirit, something the town’s many organizations show. The problem is not everyone in town is aware of the organizations and the work they do … […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Jets thinning the herd heading into season

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Jets 6-5 loss to the Edmonton Mustangs Wednesday night was no great disappointment to the team’s coaching staff. The home-ice exhibition game was but another opportunity for rookie hopefuls to prove themselves and for coaches to see who has what it takes to wear a Jets’ jersey … […]

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Local News

Unlocked vehicles could lead to big problems

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – Morinville RCMP Staff Sergeant Mac Richards is advising residents in all areas policed by the Morinville Detachment to lock their vehicles and take precautions against attracting thieves … […]