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Garage sale to benefit food bank

By Morinvillenews.com Staff

Morinville – Pleasant Homes, located west of Morinville just off Highway 642, will be opening its doors this Friday and Saturday for their 4th Annual Charity Garage Sale. Once again this year, the funds raised through the two-day event will be matched by the local home manufacturer and donated to the Morinville Food Bank Society.
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St. Jean given third term as mayor by council

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – A week after Alberta municipalities went to the polls, Albert St. Jean has received a third term as mayor of Legal. Unlike Morinville, Gibbons, Bon Accord and Sturgeon County, who hold separate elections for mayor; Legal continues to elect five councillors whom then elect the Town’s mayor from within at their organizational meeting.

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Morinville looking for input on Municipal Sustainability Plan

By Morinvillenews.com Staff

Morinville – Residents now have an opportunity to participate in Morinville’s ongoing work with its Municipal Sustainability Plan (MSP). The Town unveiled a new online survey Friday, giving residents an opportunity to provide their input into the plan that will take Morinville through its next quarter century.

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Midstream Support Society seeking volunteers

Morinville – With a mandate of helping those in need in the community, Morinville’s Midstream Support Society, like many community organizations, needs volunteers to do its work.

Midstream Support Society President Joyce Preeper said the organization has several projects currently on the go, but the … […]

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Council sworn in time for heavy agenda

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Mayor Lloyd Bertschi and the six councillors who will serve by his side over the next three years were sworn in by the Honourable Ken Kowalski, speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly and Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA, Friday afternoon.

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Talk About the Towns

By Étienne Thevou

It was an active weekend for fundraising Oct. 22 – 24. Here’s a recap of what went on this weekend and a highlight of few things going on in the community this coming week.

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Jets earn two out of four points in weekend outings

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The troubled Morinville Jets (4-7-1) put an end to a five-game losing streak Friday night with a 10-5 victory over the 6-3-2 Spruce Grove Regals, the number two team in the CJHL’s west division. However, Sunday afternoon’s home-ice contest against the West division’s top-ranked Beverly Warriors resulted in a 6-4 loss for the Jets.

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Vipers have strong opening week

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – The Legal Vipers played to a full house Saturday night, giving their fans what they came for, a home opener victory. After picking up a 4-1 road victory over the Drayton Valley Wildcats Oct. 16, the Vipers sank their fangs into the Edson Ice, handily defeating the visiting club 12-5.

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Cardiff Corner issue moves to facebook

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Facebook is well known as a place for friends to gather on the Internet to learn what everyone is having for lunch or to share their most intimate thoughts and observations. But one area resident is using the popular social networking site to raise awareness of the situation at Cardiff Corner.
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Local credit union has long history in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Customers walking into Servus Credit Union Thursday morning might have thought the cake laying on a table waiting to be cut was just another of the many mini celebrations local business frequently have for their staff or customers. But the slab of frosted desert lying before them represented seven decades of serving the financial needs of Morinville residents.
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COP still monitoring speed zones

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Nearly two months into the school year, the advertisements and reminders to slow down in school zones have all been packed away for another year. But for volunteer members of Morinville’s Citizens on Patrol, the need to remind motorists to check their speed is a year round mission, not just something to talk about when summer is over.

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Vipers ready for home opener this weekend

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – Senior hockey fans are gearing up for this Saturday night’s home opener for the Legal Vipers. The North Central Hockey League season got under way for the Vipers last Saturday night in Drayton Valley with a 4-1 road win for the club.

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