Arts & Culture

Collecting toys of Christmas past

For the past five decades, Ron Cust has been accumulating toys. Whether it was small scale replicas of the cars he dreamed one day to drive or vintage automobiles he cruises around town, the retired fire chief has a love for four wheels and an engine. For the past week, Cust and some other local toy collectors have been showcasing their vintage cars, trucks, dolls, games and unique hockey tables at Smith Music for others to enjoy. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letters: MPS writes to Santa

Monique Webb’s 1W class at Morinville public School sent us their letters to Santa Claus for publication. We’re running them in their unedited charm. Be sure to see our video interview with this class about their favourite thing about Christmas. We’re hoping to talk to Notre Dame students later this week. […]

Local News

We wish you a Mercer Christmas

Looking like Santa Claus in his younger days, the Mercer brothers have more in common than their love of a manly beard. The two Morinville residents and their families have a great love of the Christmas season and decorating their homes for the holidays. […]

Local News

Chimney believed to be cause of house fire

A chimney fire is believed to be the cause of a house fire at 10608 – 86 Street in Moriville Monday night that caused damage to the home’s exterior and second floor.

Fire crews were called to the scene in the Sunshine neighbourhood at approximately 10:44 p.m. Nov. 30. […]

Arts & Culture

Country Fair provides variety of activities [VIDEO]

The Morinville Festival Society held their annual Country Fair Saturday at the Ray McDonald Sports Center. The event included a farmers’ market, bench fair and a number of activities, including a couple of sports events.

The event wrapped up Saturday night with the farm-to-table dinner and a street dance. […]