Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Merry Christmas to you all

Reading Time: 1 minuteWe’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers and advertisers for their support over the past 12 months. As we reflected back this week on all of the great news stories over 2016, we are reminded of what a great community Morinville is. […]

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Marvelous Moms looking to help others

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Morinville Marvelous Moms are once again taking up donations for families in need this season, something they do in conjunction with many other local agencies and community groups.
Organizer Sarah Hall said the MMM have been collecting applications for families in need since mid-November but hadn’t had many come in until this past week. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: A tale of two Christmas lists

Reading Time: 3 minutesChristmas is coming and Terry and Tim both have their lists to make. Tim, being eight, has a list, not unlike many boys his age. It’s the list of items he is hoping Santa will give him the OK on and drop down his chimney, Christmas Eve. Terry, being 32, a single mom and working two part-time jobs, has a different kind of list. It’s a list made up of all the things she has to pay for in December to ensure that she, Tim and Tim’s baby sister Jennifer have a roof over their head, clothes on their backs and food in their bellies. […]

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We wish you a Mercer Christmas

Reading Time: 3 minutesLooking like Santa Claus in his younger days, the Mercer brothers have more in common than their love of a manly beard. The two Morinville residents and their families have a great love of the Christmas season and decorating their homes for the holidays. […]

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Local Moms working the Christmas magic once again this year

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhat began as a way for a couple local mothers to connect over coffee and the Internet has expanded to a network of 1400 Morinville and area moms who are uniting once again for a noble purpose — making sure no family is left behind this Christmas season. The marvelous idea reinforces the groups self-chosen name of Marvelous Moms. […]

Arts & Culture

Feliz Navi-Dogma puts Christmas spin on local talent night

Reading Time: 2 minutesIt will be a festive Friday at Higher Grounds Espresso Bar Dec. 11. That’s the night the coffee house’s regular Hot Dogma talent night gets in tune with the season for a Christmas-themed evening of community entertainment called Feliz Navi-Dogma. Th event runs at the coffee house from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. […]

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Letter: Knights launch hamper program

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Knights of Columbus St. Anne Council, on behalf of St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Parish and the Morinville Food Bank, re pleased to announce that they will b coordinating the Christmas Hamper Project for Morinville and District once again this year. Las year 103 hampers containing food and numerous children’s toys and gifts were … […]

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Sobeys once again holding festive baking contest

Reading Time: 3 minutesby Stephen Dafoe

Morinville — With the holiday season approaching, many local bakers will be breaking out their favourite recipes to whip up a batch of festive baking again this year. Sobeys Morinville are hoping bakers will bring their goodies to the grocery store in a few weeks for a chance to win $500 in gift certificate prizes to use on more baking supplies… […]