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Residents question candidates at driveway forum

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Twelve of Morinville’s 15 mayoral, council and school trustee candidates braved a chilly evening to gather in a South Glens driveway Tuesday night, answering questions from about two dozen residents of the roughly 280-home subdivision located southeast of Morinville proper. Candidates Lucie Roy, Ben Van De Walle and Kerry Knight did not attend, although Knight sent regrets that she was double booked that evening.
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Candidates make their pitches to business owners

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Fourteen of Morinville’s 15 mayoral, council and school trustee candidates came out to the October luncheon of the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon to make their pitch at business voters and to answer questions from Morinville’s business communities.
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Three candidates running for two Morinville trustee seats

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Three candidates have put their names forward to fill Morinville’s two seats on Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division No. 29’s seven-member board. The division pulls four trustees from St. Albert, two from Morinville and one from Legal. Cathy Proulx was acclaimed as Legal’s trustee, but Morinville’s race is between incumbent trustee Lauri-Ann Turnbull and newcomers Noreen Radford and Heather Thiessen … […]

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Newcomers looking to earn spot on council

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – When the dust of Nomination Day finally settled Tuesday afternoon, six political newcomers remained poised to battle it out for the next four weeks, hoping to convince Morinville voters that they are ready and able to take on the challenges confronting a growing community … […]

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Morinville councillors looking to keep their seats

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Four veteran councillors were still in the running 24 hours after nominations closed Monday. Candidates had until noon Tuesday to withdraw their nomination papers.
Returning to take another run at Morinville Town Council are councillors Gordon Boddez, Paul Krauskopf, Donna Phinney and Ben Van De Walle, four of council’s current six members … […]

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Ten-way race for Morinville Town Council

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Three years after Morinville’s six councillors were elected by acclamation, 10 names have been tossed into the ring for those same six seats. Four incumbent councillors are being challenged by a six newcomers, each hoping to earn a spot at the council table … […]

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Mayor and council acclaimed in Gibbons

By Stephen Dafoe

Gibbons – Once again this election cycle, Gibbons voters will have to find something else to do on Election Day other than vote. Monday’s nomination deadline passed with just enough nomination papers filed to fill the seven seats on Gibbons Town Council … […]

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Trapani to take on Bertschi for mayor’s seat

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Monday’s noon nomination deadline saw two names brought forth for the position of Morinville’s next mayor. Three-term incumbent Mayor Lloyd Bertschi is being challenged by one-term Councillor Joseph Trapani. Both Bertschi and Trapani earned their respective seats on Morinville Town Council by acclamation during the 2007 municipal elections … […]