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Notre Dame picks up two 6th place showings in St. Albert Run

Photos by Joann Deveau

St. Albert – Notre Dame Elementary’s School’s Running Club took to the trails Thursday afternoon for a 1.5 kilometre race. In total, 29 students participated in four categories of race along with students from St. Albert.
Notre Dame picked up two sixth place showings and another pair of placements in the top ten. A total of 363 students competed… […]

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Morinville Jets pay tribute to military this weekend

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Jets will take to the ice in camouflage jerseys and socks this Saturday, but the change in attire is not to blend them into their surroundings as they storm the crease looking to defeat the St. Albert Merchants. The military-themed Jets’ jerseys are all part of the Junior B club’s salute to the military, an initiative that will culminate in the jersey’s being auctioned off to raise funds for the Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC)… […]

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Morinville Jets lose in overtime

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A false sense of security and some late period penalties Sunday night cost the Jets the opportunity to take their third consecutive win. The Jets were defeated 5-4 in overtime by the Spruce Grove Regals, a club who failed to be intimidated heading into the third period trailing 4-1… […]

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Two Jets benefit from Servus scholarships

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Sunday night’s Jets home opener began with a special presentation from Servus Credit Union’s Morinville branch. Jets Justin Proulx and Jorey McRae were each presented with $500 cheques from the local financial institution… […]

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Mavericks set to take to ice for fifth season

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Saturday mornings will soon see the bleachers of the Ray McDonald Sports Centre full of parents, grandparents and other relatives enthusiastically watching children play hockey. But for three hours each Saturday what will set the players on the ice apart from many other teams that will occupy the rink that day and throughout the week is the range of ages and genders playing together on the ice… […]

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Morinville Fish and Game Association more than hunting and fishing

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Located at the north end of 107 Street, the Morinville Fish and Game Association’s club house could not be in a better spot. Surrounded by a nearly-one-kilometre trail loop and a fishing pond created from a spring-fed borrow pit, the club house sits surrounded by the outdoors. With geese, ducks, common terns and other wildlife drawn to the pond as readily as the residents who gather to enjoy them, the Fish and Game Association is uniquely positioned to be surrounded by what they enjoy – nature… […]

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Jets take three straight in weekend tournament

By Stephen Dafoe

Fort Saskatchewan – It was a three-for-three affair for the Morinville Jets over the weekend. The Junior B team took part in the Fort Saskatchewan Pyramid Hawks Pre-Season Tournament Sept. 9 – 11 and won all three of their contests. The Jets defeated the Hawks 9-3 Friday, followed it with a 6-3 victory over the Strathcona Bruins Saturday, and capped it with a closely fought 3-2 victory over the St. Albert Merchants Sunday afternoon… […]

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Around the Town

Notre Dame Elementary School Principal Greg Lamer joins Morinville Mayor Lloyd Bertschi and Councillor Paul Krauskopf in cutting the ribbon to open the school’s garden Sept. 8. The garden was funded through a $ $5,000 Centennial … […]