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Arts & Culture

Morinville Public Library celebrates its achievement

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Morinville – The Morinville Public Library opened its doors to politicians and well-wishers Sunday afternoon for a special celebration to mark its latest achievement. The library was one of two recipients of the 2011 Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Library Service (for a community under 15,000) and won the prestigious award… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: We cleaned it – let’s keep it this way

Last Wednesday town staff, business owners, students and residents gathered together for one common cause – cleaning up Morinville. Operation Clean Sweep, Morinville’s contribution to Pitch-In Canada’s nationwide initiative to clean up our own backyards is a noble endeavour designed to make Morinville look a little better to residents and visitors… […]

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Local News

EMS Week kicks off in Morinville with demonstrations

By Monday Morning News Staff

Morinville – EMS Awareness Week (May 16 – 22) kicked off in Morinville two days early with emergency response groups from Morinville and Sturgeon County gathering at the Morinville Community High School parking lot May 14 for a free barbecue and an opportunity to dispense free information on things residents can do to prevent the need for their services… […]

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Local News

Monday Morning News – May 16

The May 16 edition of Monday Morning News hits store shelves and restaurant counters Monday morning. This week’s edition marks our sixth month of providing Morinville with a quality news magazine with a strictly Morinville focus. This week’s issue contains the following news stories… […]

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Local News

Around the Town

Compiled by Etienne Thevou

Last week’s summer-like weather brought people out and about in Morinville to pitch-in, celebrate and just generally get about… […]

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Morinville

Bike ride honours memory of fallen resident

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – It has been many years since Roger Champagne was gunned down in Las Vegas by a man looking to feed his drug habit, but the Morinville man, well known for his kindness in the community, has never been forgotten by friends, family or the hundreds of MCHS students who were born some years after the man’s passing. Such is the legacy of Roger Champagne whose memory is honoured each year by MCHS students who take to the mountains for a bike ride that bears his name… […]

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Local News

GSACRD stakeholder meeting draws range of program ideas

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Technology enhanced learning and delivery rated high with approximately 100 area parents, teachers, students and other Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional School Division (GSACRD) stakeholders during a special meeting Wednesday night. The local Catholic school division held the stakeholder meeting at St. Albert High School around the question of what specialized alternative programs are worth pursuing in the division, seeking stakeholder input on what programs the division could pursue… […]

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Local News

Community Cultural Centre appeal decision satisfied

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – With less than a month to go before the official opening of the Community Cultural Centre, Morinville Town Council was faced with deciding if a condition set by the Subdivision Development Appeal Board (SDAB) last spring was satisfied. In a three-to-two vote Tuesday night the condition was removed, allowing the occupancy permit to be issued… […]