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Arts & Culture

Morinville museum achieves provincial recognition

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Nestled in the back of St. Jean Baptiste Park is the Musée Morinville Museum, home to the community’s rich cultural heritage and history. Museum staff are pretty excited these days, but it’s not necessarily about any new exhibits coming to the museum; it’s because the museum has just received some important provincial recognition… […]

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Local News

Local women to be honoured as unsung heroines

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Two Morinville area women are set to be honoured as unsung heroines Saturday night. Sheila Chisholm and Therese Gervais are two of five women to be honoured as part of an International Women’s Day event sponsored by the St. Albert Bahá’í community. The annual event recognizes the contributions women make to society through their generosity of spirit, courage, creativity, determination, steadfastness, leadership, enthusiasm, love, caring, and other attributes that enrich the communities in which they live… […]

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Morinville Sports

Time robs Titans of opening game of playoffs

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A sluggish Morinville Titans took to the ice Saturday night in the first of a best-of-three series against the Edmonton Ice. Having finished in fourth spot at the end of the regular season, the Titans got a first round bye, a situation that left the club a little rusty after two weeks of no competition and minimal practice… […]

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Local News

Luncheon gives seniors afternoon of memories

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Local seniors were transported back in time to 1911, the year Morinville was incorporated as a town, Saturday afternoon. Approximately 75 seniors from Aspen House, Heritage Lodge and Chateau Sturgeon as well as from throughout Morinville gathered at the Morinville Legion for a luncheon thrown in their honour.

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Local News

Parent delegation represented in the legislature

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After presenting their case to Morinville Town Council Tuesday night, a group of local parents who have requested the Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division (GSACRD) to follow the general provincial curriculum in Morinville schools… […]

Province

Alberta budget forecasts $3.4 billion deficit

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Finance Minister Lloyd Snelgrove presented the Stelmach government’s final budget Thursday afternoon, a document the newly-minted minister called a responsible budget that combines restraint with compassion… […]

Morinville Sports

Pressure on Jets to stay in series

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Friday night will either be the end of the 2011 playoffs for the Morinville Jets or an opportunity to move ahead for a final chance to best the North Edmonton Red wings in a best-of-five quarter final series. .. […]

Local News

Rotary Day in Morinville was service as usual

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Morinville Town Council proclaimed Wednesday Rotary Day in Morinville in recognition of the service club’s one-hundred-and-sixth birthday as an organization. But there was little time for celebration at the club’s Wednesday morning breakfast meeting. In fact, other than a brief mention of the proclamation… […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Morinville Centennial Community Gardens

Dear editor:

This year is Morinville’s 100th anniversary and we invite you to join in the festivities by participating in the Morinville Centennial Community Gardens. This is a return to our roots with a modern twist. Our objective is to promote community spirit, education and provide a place to grow healthy food inexpensively… […]

Local News

Parent delegation takes case to Morinville council

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A delegation of Morinville parents requesting the Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division (GSACRD) to follow the general provincial curriculum in Morinville schools rather than the Catholic separate curriculum brought their case to Morinville Town Council Tuesday night. The delegation, led by group spokesperson Donna Hunter, presented their case in an eight-minute address to Mayor and council, outlining not only their concerns as parents but what they feel should be the concerns of council…. […]

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Local News

Alberta Party leadership candidate in Morinville Thursday

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Alberta Party leadership hopeful and Hinton Mayor Glenn Taylor will be in Morinville Thursday night to meet with members of the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock Constituency Association. The long-time politician will be visiting the Ellerslie Constituency Association Wednesday night. Taylor has been actively on the campaign trail since announcing his bid for the party leadership Feb. 8… […]