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Halloween around town

There were plenty of ghosts, goblins and costumed Morinvillians roaming town Wednesday. Here are a few moments our lenses captured… […]

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Morinville News

Kubinec takes Cardiff Road question to Legislature

By Stephen Dafoe

Edmonton – After three cracks at bat the previous week, Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Maureen Kubinec finally got to ask about the Cardiff Road interchange in the Legislature Wednesday afternoon. But the answers from Minister of Transportation Ric McIver provided little in the way of new information. … […]

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Morinville News

Free program to tackle physical literacy

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Parents, coaches, teachers and early childhood educators are being invited to take part in a free 90-minute workshop Nov. 12 to help them incorporate physical literacy and fundamental movement skills into their work. The program takes place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is part of the Canadian Sport for Life movement, an initiative to make sport better through long-term athlete development and the encouragement of healthy lifestyles… […]

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Pedestrian safety RCMP focus for November

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – November has been designated Pedestrian Safety month under the Alberta Traffic Safety Plan. Morinville RCMP members and their road safety partners will be keeping an eye out to ensure drivers… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Council is spending my money on what?

If Budget 2013 passes third reading this December, Morinville Town Council is planning on spending $3.7 million to build a giant tin lunchbox at the east and west entrances to town, an homage to the hard-working men and women who leave Morinville each morning and who return to the “Family Choice” each and every night around supper time… […]

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Local News

Wednesday Print Edition Download

Our weekly print edition will be at our more than 100 locations in Morinville, Cardiff and Legal Wednesday morning. This week’s edition is 32 pages of our regular round up of local relevant news all wrapped in a special Halloween-themed cover… […]

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Morinville News

Zombie Apocalypse to aid local food bank

By Stephen Dafoe

Take a love of the Walking Dead and a love of helping a good cause and you have the making for another Zombie Apocalypse, set to take place Nov. 17 at the Morinville Zoo… […]

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Morinville News

Column: Joe Morinville – Halloween Edition

Joe reflects on Halloweens of his past and how they differ from today.

1 – When I was young we dressed up as vampires…long cloak-wearing vampires that talked with thick Eastern-European accents and were afraid of garlic. Now kids dress up as vampires named Edward, vampires that are supposed to sparkle… […]

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Legal

Catholic school district looking to create legacy for students

By Morinville News Staff

St. Albert – Greater St Albert Catholic Schools are looking for seven community members to be part of an initiative they believe will build better futures, one student at a time. The newly established Education Foundation for Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools will consist of nine members: one trustee volunteer, the district secretary-treasurer, … […]

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Local News

Youth earn rewards for positive results

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Morinville – Eight-year-old Tyson Francis, 10-year-old Alex Winterhalt, and 13-year-old Matthew Thiessen are the latest recipients of recognition through Morinville’s Positive Ticket Program…. […]

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Editorial & Opinion

MLA Column: Environmental monitoring

By Maureen Kubinec, Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA

Here in Alberta, we are blessed with abundant resources and breathtaking landscapes. Our environment provides us with endless recreational opportunities and our resources are not only ensuring prosperity for our province, but for all of Canada… […]

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Legal

Local chef teaming up with TV chef to promote healthy eating

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – Chef Phil Hughes of Premium Food Services has joined celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, a global initiative to have people take a stand for real food. Hughes is currently using the program’s concepts in the school lunch program he runs in Legal but is looking to expand the benefits of good eating…. […]

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Morinville News

Rough week for the Morinville Jets

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Two points in three outings is not the week the Morinville Jets wanted, but it is the week they got. After losses to the North Edmonton Red Wings and Spruce Grove Regals, the Jets returned to home ice Sunday night to defeat the Strathcona Bruins… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: from the desk of Public Works

By Claude Valcourt

As reality is about to set in terms of winter approaching, a few projects are being completed or will be undertaken shortly as we wrap up construction season for this year. Trees will be planted along the new trail on 100 Street in… […]