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Morinville Sports

Jets clip Hawks in tight game

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Jets picked up their second consecutive win Tuesday night, a 7-6 decision against the visiting Fort Saskatchewan Hawks. The home-ice victory brings the Jets to 15-11-0 and added another two points to their season tally… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville Council Briefs

Council gives thumbs down to Northern Lights Library Services request*

Morinville Council gave six thumbs down to the idea of accepting a .22 per capita increase to the Northern Lights Library System (NLLS), which provides services to the Morinville Community Library and other libraries in Sturgeon County… […]

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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 24 pages 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. […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Joe Morinville

Come Feb. 4 the government is going to start keeping all the pennies that get turned into the banks and then they will be no more. Folks are talking that the nickel is going to be next. I hate to see the penny go, but it got me to thinking about all the other stuff we used to love that isn’t around now, at least not as much… […]

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Morinville News

Police briefs: Two charged with stolen property

Morinville RCMP arrested two females Jan. 5 in connection with a number of thefts from vehicles, fraud and break and enters in Sturgeon County.

Rachel Dawn Lorenz, age 26, of Gibbons, has been charged with possession of stolen property as well as an additional 16 criminal code charges. Lorenz was also arrested and charged on Dec. 24, 2012 following a complaint of thefts from vehicles in Morinville… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Healthy Routes – Your Picks of 2012

By Gladys Kublik, owner Neighbors Vitamin Shop

All the reflections and reviews of the year gone by prompted us to do a review of our own. After reams of reports generated by our system and in depth analysis by our inventory specialist we were able to compile a short list of our best sellers for 2012. So in the ever popular countdown format, we thought we would share the results with you… […]

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Arts & Culture

Morinville Festival Society looking to break the ice with family fun

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Festival Society is looking to help families beat the winter blahs by taking one of Canada’s great pastimes indoors. In their first mini-festival outside the annual St. Jean Baptiste Festival, the society is bringing a street hockey skills competition to the cultural centre Jan. 26, tying the event to the Will Stroet children’s concert taking place the same day… […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets defeat Regals at home

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Sunday night brought home another big win for the Morinville Jets, their second consecutive victory over the league-leading Spruce Grove Regals. Sunday night’s home-ice effort was a 5-2 victory for the Jets and kicked off the their post-Christmas return to ice in a strong way… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville Teen Centre reopens with solid support

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The sound of popcorn popping and pool balls cracking mixed with the laughter of Morinville youth Saturday afternoon during the grand reopening of the Morinville Teen Centre. The facility, located across from the Ray McDonald Sport Centre at the corner of 104 Street and 99 Avenue, recently underwent approximately $7,000 worth of renovations and equipment upgrades, measures Nick Valcourt, Morinville’s Youth Worker, said were needed to make the facility a place youth would feel comfortable hanging out in… […]

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Morinville Sports

Lady Wolves take fourth spot in weekend tournament

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Lady Wolves made it to a fourth-place finish Saturday night at the conclusion of their invitational tournament. Eight high school teams competed in the two-day event at Morinville Community High School Jan. 4 and 5… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Progressive Views – Idle No More

Gaining momentum in early December, the “Idle No More” movement has grown to become a tremendous force in Canada’s political landscape. In Edmonton and across Canada, thousands have gathered en masse in peaceful protest to speak out against the failed relationship between the Canadian Government and Canada’s First Peoples, and to encourage the Canadian Government to meet… […]

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Arts & Culture

Battle of the Boxes judging this week

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Repurposed recyclables began entering the Morinville Community Library over the weekend, entrants in the first Battle of the Boxes, an event that was open to individuals, families and businesses over the holidays. The challenge was to take left over packaging materials and turn them into whatever could be imagined… […]