Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Open Letter To Morinville Residents from Higher Grounds

It has been our joy to serve the town of Morinville for the last eight years: six as Higher Grounds and two as New Beginnings. By spending and giving money here, you have enabled us to donate thousands of dollars to local charities such as JMMF, Victims Services, The Food Bank, Midstream Support, and The Boy Scouts—to mention just a few. In addition, we were able to give monetary gifts to individuals, families, and communities in emergency need. […]


Week in photos

DQ coming
Construction was in progress on Tuesday across from Tim Hortons for a $1.23 million development. The construction is a building that will include a DQ and other potential businesses.
– Lucie Roy Photos […]

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Arts & Culture

Fogeys looking to jam

by Morinville News Staff

Guitars, drums, and other instruments will soon be put in the hands of middle-aged Morinvillians looking to get their musical groove on. Fogey Jam is a new initiative of Higher Grounds Espresso Bar in Morinville’s downtown core. Coffee shop manager Crystal Terhorst is hoping to pool as many as eight quadragenarians, quinquagenarian, sexagenarians and beyond to jam together… […]

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Arts & Culture

The day in photos

Higher Grounds Espresso Bar was packed Thursday night for the coffee house’s monthly charity crib tournament. The fun evening of social card playing raised more than $400 for the Mayr family whose daughter Blakelee was born with Cornelia de Lange Syndrome. The family is raising funds for a trip to California to attend a special conference on the disorder. – Stephen Dafoe Photo […]

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Morinville sights and bites

Festival Champions
Champion Petfoods President and CEO Frank Burdzy presented Morinville Festival Society Chair Paul Smith with a $20,000 cheque Thursday afternoon, the first of five cheques. The local pet food manufacturer did a telephone survey this summer to help determine where it should be investing its community dollars. The overwhelming response from that survey and… […]