Our Morinville: The Week In Photos

Above: Joanne Maurier sent us this excellent photo of a male American Robin.


Local photographer Don Boutilier sent us this photo of a rabbit in the yard.

Aspen House had a travelling Farmers Market Sept. 1. Recreation Therapist Leeza Shymka picked up produce at the Morinville Market and from Aspen’s onsite garden and offered it to the residents.  They each got to pick five items off of the carts. Everyone seemed to really enjoy the opportunity to try fresh, local produce. – Submitted Photos

The Musée Morinville Museum is celebrating Alberta Culture Days with a virtual museum exhibit each Friday in September. The first video, released Sept. 4, is about their Model A Ford exhibit.

The Morinville Art Club is also celebrating Alberta Culture Days with a weekly art tutorial. You can pick up a free kit at the library or Museum from Tuesday to Monday for that weeks lesson.

Donald Stewart Murphy, a well-decorated Royal Canadian Navy WWII veteran, was laid to rest at the end of August. He was awarded by order of the President of the Republic of France, the rank of Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour, had a catering business and worked 33 years as a Commissionaire. You can read our article on this great Canadian here.

Deon Piercey sent us these three shots of the evening sky.

Dee Rambo sent us these two cool shots from the Morinville Fish & Game Association pond.

We presented the Morinville Museum with our print archives from our Monday Morning News and Morinville News print edition days last week. The back issues will allow those looking for past stories a way to do physical research. Our past stories from our 10 years as an online daily are also archived on this website along with current stories in our new lighter news and info format.

Curling registration is now open and will be done online this year. See the details below and visit http://morinvillecurlingclub.com for more details and to register.

It was quite the excitement last Monday at Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools St. Kateri Academy, located at Westwinds Drive in Morinville. The St. Kateri Tekakwitha Academy school day started with the teachers greeting the students outside the school entrance with their names and Grade on signs so the students and parents could find where they should be lined up. – Lucie Roy Photo

You can read the story here.

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