Morinville Sports

Jets ground Flyers

The Morinville Jets picked up their third consecutive win Sunday night, a 5-2 victory over the 7-5-1 Stony Plain Flyers. The accumulation of wins puts the Jets at the top of the CJHL’s West Division with a 7-3-4 record. […]

Arts & Culture

Brokop bringing Patsy Cline Project to Morinville

Singer/songwriter Lisa Brokop has been performing for more than 20 years, much of that her original material. This weekend she brings the songs of music legend Patsy Cline to the stage of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. Tickets are still available for the Nov. 5 dinner and show at $50 for adults and $40 for seniors and students. They can be purchased at the cultural centre during business hours. […]

Business

Morinville Sobeys assists MCHS with two school initiatives

Morinville Community High School (MCHS) was the recipient of two cheques from Morinville Sobeys last week. Store owners Shaun and Susie Thompson presented the school with a cheque for $430 for the school’s Urban Agriculture program, and one for $1511 for the school’s HOWLS (Honour, Ownership, Welcoming, Leadership and Safety) program.
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Local News

First Reading of 2017 Capital Plan shows near $20,000,000 budget

Council has unanimously passed First Reading of their 2017 Capital Plan, as well as their long-term plan update stretching to 2037. The Capital Plan outlines a budget for infrastructure spending for the municipality, as opposed to day-to-day expenses of running the Town outlined in the operational budget, which also received First Reading. […]

Local News

First reading of operational budget passes without any hiccups

Council unanimously passed First Reading of their 2017 Budget very quickly Oct. 25 following only a couple clarifying questions from Council. This is typical of First Readings, where councillors do not offer amendments or debate beyond clarifying the intent of the document. Many budget amendments are commonplace in this Council’s term and may come forward during Second and Third Reading. […]

Morinville Sports

Kings drop second Saturday nighter in a row

It was a game of catch-up for the Morinville Kings Saturday night against the visiting Whitecourt Wild. The problem for the Kings is they never caught up long enough to pull ahead.

The Kings fell 6-5 to the Wild, their second loss in as many outings, and now sit in third place with a 3-2-0 record early into the season. […]

Arts & Culture

Morinville Public School students get musical [VIDEO]

Morinville Public School Grade 1 students have been learning about music, how music is recorded, and trying their hands at playing a variety of musical instruments. The school has sent five classes to Smith Music over the past two weeks as part of the school’s field trip program.
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Morinville News

Morinville’s new schools could have solar panels

The province announced Wednesday that the government is making funding available for the installation of solar panels at 36 school projects now in the planning or design phase that have not yet gone to tender. This includes the Greater St. Albert Catholic School Division’s K-5 and Sturgeon School Division’s 5-9 projects. […]

Local News

County signs on to Town Rec Centre project

Sturgeon County is throwing their hat in with the Town of Morinville to develop a business case for Morinville’s major new recreation centre project, following a unanimous Oct. 26 vote from Sturgeon County Council to develop a business case for the regional recreation centre together. This decision came after a request from Morinville’s Council to their county counterparts to develop the business case together to create more leverage in requesting funding/grant opportunities from the federal and provincial government. […]

Morinville Sports

Jets take down Warriors on the road.

For the second time in as many games, the Morinville Jets have emerged with a 6-1 victory.

After toppling the Spruce Grove Regals 6-1 Sunday night at home, the Jets repeated the score Wednesday night on the road against the Beverly Warriors. […]

Arts & Culture

Family switches from horror films to pirates for Halloween Display

Freddy Kruger, Leatherface, Jason, Pinhead and Pennywise from Stephen King’s IT were hanging out in a Morinville neighbourhood with Chucky, a zombie with a severed head, and that creepy girl from the Ring last Halloween. This year, Joanne and Trevor Antonsen have opted for a pirate theme for their annual display in their 98 Street yard.
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