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Student looking to start Rotary group at MCHS

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – MCHS student Morgan Allen, who recently participated in the Rotary Club’s Rotary Youth Leadership Award program, is looking to take advantage of another Rotary-sponsored program to better herself, her school and the communities around her.
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Province to honour fallen police Sunday

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Members of the provincial law enforcement community will gather at the Alberta Legislature grounds along side Lieutenant Governor Donald Ethell, Premier Ed Stelmach, Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security Frank Oberle, family members and the public Sept. 26 to commemorate … […]

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Changes at local garage lead to technician search

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – After seven years as an automotive mechanic, Melissa Morin is retiring from the lift and wrench to take on the full time administrative duties of running Morin’s Auto Service, the family-owned business Melissa and her brother Joel run. But there is more to the decision than simply needing to devote more time to the … […]

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Morinville Blood Donor Clinic set for Tuesday

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – although the weather is getting colder and long sleeves are the order of the day, Canadian Blood Services (CBS) are hoping Morinville residents won’t mind rolling up their sleeves next week.
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Historical interpretive display opened in Lamoureux

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – With the snip of a ribbon last Saturday afternoon 138 years of Alberta history was preserved for future generations to learn from. Local residents gathered together with representatives from Sturgeon County and members of the River Valley Alliance to open a $35,000 interpretive display on the grounds of the 134-year-old Catholic Church in Lamoureux … […]

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Chamber busy organizing casino night to recognize its own

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Local businesses will be gathering at the Parish Hall Oct. 21 as the Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce celebrates its high rollers at the Annual Morinville Business Gala Awards.
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Chamber and businesses pool monies to help food bank

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Morinville Food Bank Society benefited from the generosity of the Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce, Servus Credit Union and Alliance Pipeline Tuesday morning … […]

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Upgrader conditionally approved for Strathcona

>By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Strathcona County – The Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) has approved an application by TOTAL E&P Canada Ltd. to build and operate a 300,000 barrel-per-day oil sands upgrader in the Alberta Industrial Heartland area of Strathcona County … […]

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One dead in Highway 37 collision

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – A late morning collision closed both lanes of Highway 37 for several hours Thursday and took the life of a 52-year-old man … […]

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Council approves pay and perk revisions

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Town Council examined, discussed and approved revisions to the remuneration policy for mayor and councillors during their Sept. 14 regular meeting … […]

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Council approves funding for local sports groups

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – At its last regular meeting before the fall municipal election, Morinville Town Council unanimously approved community grant applications put forth by two local sport groups. Morinville Fun Team Hockey and Morinville Senior Boys Basketball Association both submitted grant requests in the amount of $2,500 and both groups were green lighted by council to receive the funds … […]

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Province releases health consultation report

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – After four months of travelling the province consulting with Albertans at workshops hosted by the province’s 12 Health Advisory Councils, Edmonton Rutherford MLA Fred Horne has released a report containing recommendations on developing an Alberta Health Act, suggestions intended … […]

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County road closure begins this weekend

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – With limited time left before the end of construction season, Sturgeon County will be closing Township Road 524 (195 Avenue) from 50th Street to 82nd Street … […]