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Morinville Christian School announces changes at awards night

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – The Third Quarter Awards Ceremony at Morinville Christian School Thursday night presented more than 20 students with applicable certificates for Honour Roll, Bible Club, Bullseye and two academic achievement awards – one for Distinction for marks 95 to 97 and Great Distinction for those with marks 98 to 100… […]

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Collision scenario seeks to drive message home

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Sirens screamed through the streets of Morinville Thursday morning as police, paramedics and firefighters arrived at the scene of a two-vehicle collision behind Morinville Community High School that claimed the life of a Morinville youth and sent three others to hospital with undisclosed injuries. One student was arrested at the scene and later charged with impaired driving… […]

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Local News

Council reallocates funds to pay for Civic Plaza project

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Council held its nose and voted 5-1 in favour of reallocating grant monies to pay for the Civic Place renovations now estimated at $4.2 million. Council had hit the roof Feb. 28 when representatives from ONPA Architects and Synergy Projects Ltd. delivered the news project costs had escalated but would not exceed $4 million. A month and a half later and Synergy still believes the project will be $4 million project or less; however, ONPA Architects’ fees will increase that number by approximately $171,000… […]

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Local Guiders and Scouters advance to new levels

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A rite of passage took place Wednesday night at opposite ends of Morinville as local Guiders and Scouters participated in special ceremonies at the Morinville Legion and Morinville Community Cultural Centre. The ceremony is an annual opportunity for youth to take the next step in their growth and development… […]

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Arts & Culture

Fiddle and guitar flash mob hits Morinville

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – A group of 48 Grades 4, 5 and 6 students from Camilla School spent all day on the road conducting flash mobs in the area. Armed with enthusiasm, high spirits, fiddles and guitars they performed four-minute flash mobs at the Morinville Public Elementary School, Sturgeon County offices… […]

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Champion compliance agreement targets May

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Two months after unanimously voting in favour of pursuing a compliance agreement with Champion Petfoods over outstanding odour issues, the document is yet to be signed by the two parties. It was anticipated both the Town of Morinville and pet food manufacturer would ink the agreement by mid-April.

Morinville’s Chief Administrative Officer Debbie Oyarzun told councillors during the Apr. 24 Council there had been some back and forth between Champion’s and Morinville’s legal advisors on the document that caused the delay… […]

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Around the towns in photos – midweek edition

Notre Dame students Ethan Oliver and Jayden Gratton get a little lacrosse training monday from Ryan Dilks of the Edmonton Rush. Dilks was at the school all day Monday teaching students how to play lacrosse, the history of the game, the Edmonton Rush organization, and what it takes to be a professional athlete… […]

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Legal

Kubinec wins Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Westlock County Councillor Maureen Kubinec ensured Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock remained in PC hands Monday night after garnering 45 per cent of the vote. Kubinec received 7,447 votes, 341 more than Wildrose candidate and former Alberta Report publisher Link Byfield who received 7,106 votes (43 per cent) in the constituency.

Byfield was the frontrunner throughout the evening with a healthy to moderate lead until Westlock and Morinville vote tallies began coming in around 10:30 p.m. … […]

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Arts & Culture

Vollrath brings three days of fiddling to Morinville

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Morinville – Veteran Canadian fiddler Calvin Vollrath was back in town over the weekend, entertaining approximately 600 fiddle music fans in three separate shows. The musician, who grew up in Cardiff and cut his musical teeth in Morinville and surrounding area, released his 55th and 56th CDs at a CD release concert Saturday night: the aptly named The Homecoming and a second release titled Spring Creek… […]

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Annual Baby Crawl sees some tough competitors

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Sunday afternoon’s Annual Trade Show Baby crawl (hosted by The Morinville News ) saw six competitors take to the stage, each eager to take this year’ competition glory. Although all competitors were in top racing form, only the top three took the prize packages home: a $500 registered education savings plan (RESP) from Knowledge First, a gift basket from the Morinville Fire Department, and a gift basket of baby products from Neighbors Vitamin Shop / Morinville Health Foods… […]