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Big Family Day weekend planned for Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Families, farmers’ markets and fireworks are just part of the focus this Family Day weekend. The Town of Morinville has partnered with the Morinville Festival Society to bring three days of activities to town, affording residents the opportunity to connect with their families and one another over the long weekend… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Making time to unplug

Reading Time: 2 minutesWe’re not alone in this, nor are news people alone in our slavish devotion to the iPhone, iPad, and other technological gizmos that have made our lives more efficient and yet deprived us of more and more time as we do more and more work because… […]

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Contest puts the snowman in Morinville’s Snowman Festival

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Families have a couple weeks to take advantage of the snow that has accumulated in their yards this winter. Judging for the annual Snowman Festival Competition will take place on Family Day (Feb. 18) and organizers are hoping prizes of $200, $100 and $50 in gift vouchers will provide extra incentive for Morinville families to get out and get creative in the snow… […]

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Local News

Snowman Contest packs together some creative entries

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Morinville – A lack of snow and warmer weather did not deter a number of Morinville families from getting creative in the snow. This year’s Snowman Competition entries, in keeping with the purpose of the holiday, were tasked with building their snowmen into active family units having fun. Additionally, snowmen arrangements were in keeping with Morinville’s participation in the ChooseWell initiative, a provincial campaign for healthy and active lifestyles… […]

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Morinville Family Day weekend a success

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Staff

Morinville – Organizers of this year’s Family Day festival are calling the cooperative initiative a big success. This year Morinville’s Community Services Department teamed up with the Morinville Fish and Game Association and the Royal Canadian Legion’s Women’s Auxiliary to cross promote a weekend’s worth of activities for all ages… […]

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Arts & Culture

Family Day events carry centennial theme

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy staff

Morinville – Families packed the Ray McDonald Sports Centre Monday for the annual Family Day Snowman Festival.

In addition to the annual titular snowman competition, residents had an opportunity to lace up their skates and take to the ice as a family, spend some time playing broomball, and enjoy some of the centennial cake and cupcakes the Town of Morinville laid out for residents… […]