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Morinville

Morinville Mayor’s funeral set for Friday

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town of Morinville confirmed Tuesday afternoon that a funeral for Mayor Paul Krauskopf, who died Sunday morning, will be held at St. Jean Baptiste Church Friday, July 5 at 10:15 a.m. Not yet confirmed is a reception to take place after Friday’s funeral at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre.
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Election 2013

Mayor’s battle with cancer prompts him to not seek re-election

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Mayor Paul Krauskopf announced after Tuesday night’s Council meeting that he would not seek re-election in the Oct. 21 General Municipal Election. The mayor made his brief announcement, had a press release circulated to media, and asked that he not be asked any questions after the meeting.

The mayor’s battle with cancer began July 6, 2010 when he was taken to the emergency department with constipation problems. The next day a CT scan revealed he had colon cancer, and surgery the following day removed… […]

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Morinville

Krauskopf appointed mayor of Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Within a half hour of former Morinville Mayor Lloyd Bertschi’s letter of resignation being read in Council Chambers, Morinville Councillor Paul Krauskopf was appointed Morinville’s new mayor. Krauskopf’s term runs from Nov. 13 until the next municipal election Oct. 21, 2013… […]

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Local News

Morinville Remembers

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

This Article Contains Photo Gallery

Morinville – Residents, dignitaries and members of the armed forces past and present came out in full force on a chilly Thursday morning to pay their respects to those who have fallen in combat and for those who continue to serve for the rights and freedoms Canadians enjoy.

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Local News

Deputy Mayor unimpressed with Champion Petfoods presentation

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Deputy Mayor Paul Krauskopf had some harsh words for Champion Petfoods President and CEO Frank Burdzy Tuesday night, urging the head of the local manufacturing plant to return to Morinville Town Council in January of 2011 with some concrete solutions on what the plant was doing to mitigate the smell emanating from its stacks.

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Election 2010

Morinville elects its six councillors

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Voters went to the polls Monday to choose six of 10 candidates to serve on Morinville Town Council for the next three years. After Morinville’s mayor and council were acclaimed last election, voters were pleased to not only have an election this time but also 10 candidates to choose from. The last time Morinville had an election was 2004, during which two candidates ran for mayor and six for council.

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Editorial & Opinion

Guest Editorial: Council candidate Paul Krauskopf

Guest Editorial by Paul Kraus Kopf

I was born and raised in Morinville. For many years I was in the retail sector and I worked for Sturgeon School Division for 16 years as a teaching assistant in Special Education. I retired from there two years ago. Currently I sit on the Attendance Board of Alberta Education as a continuation of my interest in education … […]

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Election 2010

Morinville councillors looking to keep their seats

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Four veteran councillors were still in the running 24 hours after nominations closed Monday. Candidates had until noon Tuesday to withdraw their nomination papers.
Returning to take another run at Morinville Town Council are councillors Gordon Boddez, Paul Krauskopf, Donna Phinney and Ben Van De Walle, four of council’s current six members … […]