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Weekend in photos

Web of fun
Georges H. Primeau School student Breyanna Randell was a spider on the wall Friday afternoon. Twenty-three teams each taped one of their group to the wall. The timed event involved a lot of duct tape and … […]

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Arts & Culture

BeatleManiacs bring Beatlemania to town

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Friday night’s BeatleManiacs show knocked one out of the park for the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. After several excellent concerts with minimal attendance, BeatleManiacs hit the right nostalgic note, one that resonated with more than 200 ticket holders coming out to see the next closest thing to the Fab Four… […]

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Morinville News

Sturgeon Foundation celebrates half century of service to seniors

Heritage Lodge resident Stan Kaminski, Redwater Diamond Spring Lodge resident Joyce Roshko, Sturgeon Foundation Board of Directors Chair Paul Krauskopf and St. Albert North Ridge Lodge Resident Jean Borle cut the cake at the Sturgeon Foundation… […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets start week with a loss

By Morinville News Staff

Edmonton – The Jets’ road trip to the Red Wings barn Wednesday night ended in a 9-7 loss for the Jets, their second loss this month and third this season. Details on Wednesday night’s game were not submitted by our deadline… […]

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Morinville News

Rotarians looking for a few good members

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – It’s hard not to get caught up in the infectious enthusiasm of the Morinville Rotary Club. The Rotarians, as they call themselves, are a friendly group of local business owners and professionals who are not there to advocate for business like a Chamber of Commerce but to simply advocate for putting service above self… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville sees pink during Breast Cancer Awareness month

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Pink hammers and tool belts for sale, taking up a collection of bras, and baked goodies at good prices were some of the initiatives local businesses did in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. … […]

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Morinville News

Police investigating B&E

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Police are investigating a break and enter to a house under construction that occurred over night Oct. 23. Morinville RCMP investigation showed someone had broken into the building and stole a shop vac and chop saw as well as a number of smaller tools. Although a specific address was not provided, police say the house was located near the Detachment…. […]

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Legal

Crews respond to County fire

By Morinville News Staff

Sturgeon County – Morinville firefighters responded to a commercial structure fire northeast of Legal Wednesday morning. The fire took place at a farm in the Township Road 575 and Range Road 244 area… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville’s 2013 budget passes first reading

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Council gave first reading to the 2013 budget, a necessary step to open the door on a month-and-a-half of public consultation, tweaking and trimming. Council and Administration will hold two open houses, one Nov. 6 and another Nov. 8, to get community input on where resident and business tax dollars need to be spent next year. Additionally, a public forum is scheduled for Nov. 13 prior to a possible second reading of the budget that evening… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville Council briefs

By Morinville News Staff

Deputy Mayor sworn in

Councillor Nicole Boutestein was sworn in as Deputy Mayor by Legislative Officer Jennifer Maskoske Oct. 23. Boutestein will serve as Morinville’s Deputy Mayor until Apr. 23, 2013 and replaces Councillor David Pattison whose term of office expired Tuesday… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Joe Morinville

Fall is upon us and Joe has some things rolling around in his brain. It may be squirrels storing nuts in his head for winter… […]

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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. If you are unable to obtain a copy at one of our more than 100 locations, you can download it here…. […]