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County residents could see 7.42 per cent increase in taxes

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – The average Sturgeon County homeowner is looking at an increase of roughly $98 in property taxes in 2012. That’s the verdict after day one of Sturgeon County budget talks. Some member of County Council met with administration Wednesday morning for the first of a series of budget discussions, looking at the overall picture and some more detailed examinations department by department… […]

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Community unites to remember fallen Morinville soldier

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Yellow ribbons will soon dot the community, silent tributes to Master Corporal Byron Greff, who was killed by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan Oct. 29. Although words of grief have been expressed throughout the country and Greff is being remembered as a soldier, a husband and a father, fewer seem aware that Greff lived with his family in Morinville where he coached minor hockey… […]

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Morinville Jets taste defeat at home

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Beverly Warriors took the Morinville Jets down a notch Tuesday night, coming from behind to win the contest 5-4 in Morinville’s barn. The loss is the Jets first defeat in six outings, and brings the club’s record to 10-3-1 this season… […]

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Sturgeon County CAO resigns

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – County Council accepted the resignation of County Commissioner Chris Micek Tuesday afternoon, that resignation effective the same day. The news of Micek’s departure was sent to media by way of a press release Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m… […]