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Morinville News

Sturgeon School Division reviewing electoral boundaries

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Sturgeon County – Establishing Sturgeon School Division’s electoral boundaries will be the topic of discussion during four Open Houses scheduled for November. With the addition of Thibault and Legal School Districts to its jurisdiction, Sturgeon School Division now includes all of Sturgeon County and the towns of Legal, Morinville, Bon Accord, Gibbons and Redwater… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: From the desk of Planning and Development

By Greg Hofmann

We’d like to thank all the business owners who’ve taken time to speak with the Coeur de Morinville Area Structure Plan Project Team about their perspectives on Morinville’s current and future downtown. Some common themes emerged from our discussions that will undoubtedly influence what policies are developed for the Area Structure Plan (ASP)… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville students take part in first Alberta We Day Youth Rally

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Twenty-four students from Grades 5 to 8 and three staff members from Georges H. Primeau School will be departing by bus Wednesday to join the rest of the convoy waiting for them at St. Albert Catholic High School to travel to Calgary for We Day, an educational event to inspire young people to lead local and global change. Primeau teachers Ryan O’Gorman and Dianne Hutton will be accompanying the students… […]

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Morinville News

Library book sale offering bargains for readers

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Shelves and tables in the library lobby are loaded with paperbacks, hard covers and magazines, once enjoyed titles all waiting to be read again. The Morinville Community Library officially kicked off its annual book sale Monday morning, one part of its celebration of Library Month… […]

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Local News

Enchanted evening planned in aid of steeple restoration

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A wedding planner is putting her skills to use in aid of the People for the Steeple campaign to save St. Jean Baptiste Church’s steeple. Jennifer Lawrence of Posh Weddings is organizing the Enchantment Under the Sea event set to take place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Nov. 10. The event includes a dinner, dance and silent auction. All profits will go directly to the restoration project… […]

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Arts & Culture

Weekend in photos

Making a Splash
Children’s performers Splash ‘N Boots performed at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Friday evening. The Servus Credit Union-sponsored show drew an audience of about 80 children and their parents. – Stephen Dafoe Photo […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Progressive Views: Misrepresentation???

Our Member of Parliament, Mr. Brian Storseth, has committed a cycle of misrepresentation of the citizens of Westlock-St. Paul. He has supported legislation that fundamentally violates the basic values of our community, from supporting the violation of women’s rights to creating laws that encourage hate speech… […]

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Arts & Culture

Beatlemaniacs coming to Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A dead ringer for Ringo will take to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre stage Friday night along with three other musical actors playing the roles of the rest of the Fab Four. Beatlemaniacs is the second show in this year’s cultural centre concert series. The show takes place Oct. 26 at 8 p.m.

Cultural Centre Manager Laurie Stalker is excited to have the act on her stage…. […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Jets back on the win

By Morinville News Staff

Sherwood Park – The Morinville Jets followed a humiliating 4-1 loss to the Edmonton Mustangs Wednesday night with a 4-3 victory over the Sherwood Park Knights Friday night…. […]

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Morinville News

Chamber gathers to toot its horn

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – About 160 local business owners and their staff attended Thursday night’s annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Night, an opportunity for Morinville’s business community to mix, mingle and acknowledge their many success stories. The elegantly decorated Morinville Community Cultural Centre carried a masquerade theme for this year’s event… […]

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Morinville Sports

Western Canadian Challenge underway

Photos by Stephen Dafoe and Lucie Roy

Morinville – One of the largest high school volleyball tournaments in Canada began Thursday afternoon at Morinville Community High School. The Lions’ Western Canadian Challenge (WCC) Volleyball Tournament puts 48 teams on the volleyball court over… […]

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Sturgeon County

Rural break and enter

By Morinville News Staff

Sturgeon County – Police are reporting sometime during the daylight hours of Oct. 17 unknown individual(s) entered a detached garage located on a rural property near Township Road 552 and Range Road 262 in Sturgeon County. The main door was forced open and the unknown individual(s) stole a Honda Rototiller from the garage… […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets corralled by Mustangs

By Stephen Dafoe

Edmonton – Wednesday night’s road trip to the Bill Hunter Arena was a disappointing one for the Morinville Jets. With nine players off the ice with injuries or work commitments, the club fell for the first time in six outings, losing 4-1 to the Edmonton Mustangs… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville entrepreneur planning food event in St. Albert

By Stephen Dafoe

St. Albert – The Enjoy Centre in St. Albert is the venue for a new event food and wine aficionados are sure to enjoy. Morinville resident Shani Gwin, owner of Gypsy Communications, is set to launch the first Sturgeon Valley Food & Wine Festival Oct. 27 with two sessions, one at 4 p.m. and one at7:30 p.m… […]