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Puppets have returned to the Morinville Community Library. In this video, Assistant Director Cheryl Pasechnik explains the variety of puppets the library has available to play with and create your own puppet productions.  […]

Arts & Culture

Morinville Online: Poet Christopher Raine [VIDEO]

The Morinville Community Library hosted the launch of Vacant Morality: Poems of the Past by Christopher Raine Saturday afternoon. The event included a live reading and book signing with the author. […]

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. […]

Arts & Culture


The songs of Richard and Robert Sherman, made popular in Walt Disney’s 1964 movie Mary Poppins, came alive on the cultural centre stage Dec. 2 and continues Thursday and Friday night. […]

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

ELVIS ’56 brings the magic of the King to Morinville

Hailed as one of the most talented Elvis Tribute Artists (ETA) in the world, Cody Ray Slaughter has performed across the United States and on Late Night with David Letterman. The ETA made a stop in Morinville Nov. 17 as part of his Nov. 14 to 25 Canadian tour. […]

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. […]


Poker run remembers Erin Doyle [video]

Engines revved Saturday afternoon as more than 100 riders departed from Kilroy’s Pub in Legal for the annual Erin Doyle Memorial Poker Run. All proceeds from this year’s event go to Kids with Cancer. […]