Local News

Vandals strike historic church

Vandals struck Morinville’s historic St. Jean Baptiste Church on the evening of Apr. 3. The church and park sidewalk was spray painted with anti-theological and homophobic messages, including “I Hate God”, and “I Love Satin” (sic), as well as swastikas and anarchy symbols. […]

Business

Apartments and commercial space mix in 100 Block West building

Trade Development Corp. President Scott Jendruck provided an update on his new four-storey mixed commercial and residential development project at Wednesday’s Chamber luncheon. The building, located on 100 Avenue south of the Shell gas station, combines 10,800 square feet of ground floor commercial space with 55 apartments for adults and seniors. […]

Local News

Police looking for daylight bar robber [VIDEO]

Morinville RCMP attended a robbery at Red-Nex Bar and Grill in Morinville Wednesday morning at 11:10 a.m. Police say a lone male, wearing blue safety coveralls, a black balaclava and yellow hard hat, entered the business and demanded money from the lone staff member. Although the suspect did not produce a weapon, the staff member believed the lone male to have a weapon. […]

Arts & Culture

Cultural Centre adapting Morinville Rant and Rave page as a musical

After years of bringing in a variety of cultural performances, the Morinville Community Cultural Centre has decided to take a cue from social media and put something everyone can relate to on stage. They have contracted the Morinville Misanthropes to adapt the Morinville Rant and Rave page as a musical. The show will take place Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. […]

Business

Sock Store to open in May

A new retail store will open on 100 Street next month, answering the call of countless Morinville residents asking for a place to buy a pair of socks when they need them. […]