Local News

Police report on dangers relating to children and strangers

Reading Time: 1 minuteOn November 19th, 2015, Morinville RCMP received a complaint from Notre Dame school that two teenagers had attempted to lure a child away from the school. Upon further investigation by the Morinville RCMP detachment, three other children came forward to report similar incidents this same date; all related to the same teenage youth. […]

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Teen Centre reopens in cultural centre

Reading Time: 1 minutePool balls cracked and video games beeped Thursday night with the official reopening of the Morinville Teen Centre. The facility, originally located across from the arena in Lions Park, closed recently, but was reopened Sept. 3 in classier digs. […]

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Youth programming back in swing for fall

Reading Time: 2 minutesby Morinville News Staff

A few new programs have been added to the youth mix this fall. The Town of Morinville’s youth coordinators are adding monthly Glow Dodgeball, Teen Movie Nights, and Teen Art Classes. The first two programs started last week, the third is scheduled to begin Sept. 29…. […]

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Group for GIRLS helping young woman understand themselves

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Zumba music blares from the program room of the Morinville Community Library as more than a dozen girls between the ages of 11 and 18 learn about themselves in a fun way. The Girls in Real Life Situations (GIRLS) program started Oct. 2 and will run for the next five Tuesday evenings, offering young women an opportunity to become more comfortable with who they are in a society that too often tells them they shouldn’t be… […]

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Ministry has an Impact on local youth

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Two rappers take to the stage, their rapid-fire freestyle rhymes spitting forth in an effort to outdo one another. Watching the two lyrical combatants are about 100 Morinville and area youth, each of whom enthusiastically applaud the performers at the conclusion of their set. But the rappers are not the only act to be seen at Impact Ministry’s Soul Café. Singers both solo and accompanied take… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: A young community needs some young ideas

Reading Time: 2 minutesIf the full details on Morinville’s municipal census have shown us anything it is that Morinville is a young community. Seventeen per cent of our population is between the ages of 25 and 34. The median age for a Morinville resident is 33.6 years of age, a figure consistent with data revealed in the previous census. Another 17 per cent of our community is made up of residents between the ages of 12 and 24. […]