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St. Jean Baptiste Festival gearing up for bigger 2011 event

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Record turnouts to this year’s St. Jean Baptiste Festival, combined with the praise heaped upon organizers by the Town, businesses and residents, indicate that the event was a resounding success. But organizers of next year’s festival are suggesting that perhaps Morinville hasn’t seen anything yet … […]

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Morinville gets new fire chief … for a day

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Fire Chief Ron Cust rolled up, lights and siren activated, to the doors of Smith Music in Morinville Wednesday night. But there was no emergency. The chief had come to pick up his replacement for the evening – eleven-year-old Smith Music student Emily Short … […]

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Horner on mission to Europe

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Spruce Grove-Sturgeon-St. Albert MLA Doug Horner is off to Europe this weekend to begin ten days of promoting Alberta as a hub for innovation, investment and collaboration … […]

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Firefighter calendar set to swing into action

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Although 2011 is still four month away, the Morinville Fire Department is getting set to launch next year’s Fire Within calendar. And while monies raised from the annual fundraiser help provide the department with the training and equipment they need to swing into action, Morinville Fire Chief … […]

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Motorcycle Poker Run raises money for military families

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – Bikers from throughout Sturgeon County and beyond gathered at Kilroy’s Pub in Legal Saturday to honour the memory of Master Cpl. Erin Doyle, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2008, by participating in a poker run to raise money for Loretto Chapel’s the Christmas Hamper Campaign at the Edmonton Garrison, a charity that helps military families … […]

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Legal prepares for Meet Your Community night.

By Ruthann Weeks
FCSS Coordinator, Legal

Legal – Legal’s Community Services Board (CSB), which combines Recreation and Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) is pleased to be offering our 4th annual Meet Your Community Event on Friday Sept.17 at the Legal arena from 6-9 p.m … […]

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Long arm of the law out over long weekend

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – With motorists looking to cash in on the last hoorah of summer, Alberta’s RCMP and Sheriffs will be out in full force over the Labour Day long weekend to make sure that reckless and impaired drivers do not make their ride their last hurrah forever … […]

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Car and train collide near Cardiff

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – A woman has been flown to hospital by STARS air Ambulance after the vehicle she and a female passenger were travelling in collided with a train Thursday morning.
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