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Morinville Sports

Morinville Sports Shorts

Daniel Otto, #16, has become a TOWER OF POWER on the blue line for the Mustang Peewee 2A team. Mr. Reliable comes to mind when making reference to Daniel, he is always in position and always makes the smart play. Daniel… […]

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Arts & Culture

Rend to play benefit concert for Little Warriors

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Three local women have combined their talents with their passion for a worthy cause to promote an upcoming concert with up-and-coming rock/pop band Rend. The fundraiser for Little Warriors will take place at the Celtic Knot in St. Albert Mar. 9 and is an opportunity for people to help address a serious issue with a fun evening of entertainment.

Little Warriors, a national charitable organization that focuses on the education and prevention of child sexual abuse, received considerable media attention recently after being notified their request for $650,000 … […]

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Morinville News

Scouts carry the torch for their founder

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – It was an evening of flaming torches and a roaring campfire as approximately 100 local and visiting scouts took to the streets of Morinville Thursday night in honour of Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of the scouting movement. Members of 1st Morinville Scouting joined with members of 12th St. Albert Scouts and members of the Morinville and District Girl Guides for a torchlight parade, campfire session and refreshments… […]

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Arts & Culture

Canadian Legend Charlie Major packs cultural centre

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Approximately 120 country music lovers came out to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Wednesday night to hear Canadian Legend Charlie Major and his band perform a collection of songs that champion the blue-collar hero.
Major, whose career burst fourth 20 years ago with the release of his first album, has remained true to his roots and true to his fans… […]

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Morinville News

Former NHL players offer MCHS students some lessons on life

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Former NHL players Robb Brown and Jason Strudwick were in the halls of Morinville Community High School (MCHS) Tuesday afternoon to offer a bit of mentorship to a group of about 100 students. The hockey players were brought to town by the 4Life Foundation, a Toronto-based organization devoted to building bridges within local communities by recognizing individualism, affirming diversity, building and enhancing relationships, and promoting excellence, compassion and respect… […]

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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, including coverage of this Family Day weekend shenanigans… […]

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Arts & Culture

Freedom to Read Week recognizes the fight against censorship

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Although the Morinville Community Library is more than just books these days, the printed word is still its stock and trade. Next week the library will be joining with libraries throughout the nation in defending intellectual freedom and the right to curl up with a good book, no matter what ideas and concepts those books may contain… […]

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Morinville Jets tied at a game apiece in round one series

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Family Day fireworks were a fitting prelude to Monday night’s CJHL round one playoff game between the Morinville Jets and the visiting North Edmonton Red Wings. With a 5-3 defeat in their own barn Friday night, everything was on the line for the Red Wings in game two of the best-of-three series. A win for the Jets would end the series and advance … […]

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Morinville News

Morinville Sports Shorts

The MCHS Wolves Sr. Boys basketball team took second place in their invitational tournament over the weekend. The team opened with a 65-36 victory over the Redwater Renegades, then went on to defeat Ponoka 50-44… […]

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Arts & Culture

Young musician excited to open for major artist

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – When Canadian Legend Charlie Major takes to the stage of the cultural centre Wednesday night; his audience will have already heard a Morinville legend.

Local singer / songwriter Justin Hogg will be opening for the multi award-winning country singer… […]