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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Business owner grateful for community help

Dear editor:

There have been many times when generous people in the community have come to the aid of Smith Music. From the time the old convent was sold and many arts groups including Smith Music were “homeless” and threatened with insurmountable economic odds… […]

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Local Sports

Lady Wolves tackle provincials

By Kent Lessard

Morinville – The MCHS Lady Wolves travelled to Chestermere for the 3A ASAA Provincial Basketball Championships this past weekend. The girls faced Camrose in their first game, a team that they had beaten twice and lost to in overtime once this season. Camrose is led by seven grade 12s and their experience showed… […]

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Local News

Morinville in danger of losing its farmers’ market

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The colourful display of fresh produce, baked goods and handcrafted items that are commonly found in front of the library on Fridays could be gone from downtown Morinville this summer, replaced with nothing but the grey pavement and bricks that stand in front of the Town of Morinville offices… […]

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Schools and youth

MCHS Coffee House aids Japan [Photos]

Photos By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Morinville community High School held its annual Coffee House talent show Thursday night with a wide variety of acts taking to the stage. This year’s show, held on St. Patrick’s Day, started off with some bagpipes and highland dancing before moving on to musical numbers, dance numbers, and some dramatic and comedic performances. […]

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Local Sports

Morinville Road Runners run from success to success

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Morinville Road Runners Bantam Girls head for Calgary this weekend to compete in provincials Mar. 18 and 19, a spot the team earned back in late January… […]

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Local Sports

Students get multiple benefits from month of curling

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Students from Notre Dame Elementary School spent the past four weeks throwing rocks in Morinville without anyone raising an eyebrow. Grade 5 students from Dianne Hutton’s and Catherine Chan’s classes have been travelling to the Morinville Curling Club each week to learn a bit about the sport and about each other. […]

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Local News

Morinville’s online census could mean more grant dollars for community

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Town of Morinville is getting ready to conduct a census this spring, but this time around residents will be able to submit their information online. Morinville has entered into an agreement with Edmonton-based Pivotal Research to conduct an online census for Morinville residents from May 2 to 15. The company has previously conducted an online census for St. Albert with a 40 per cent response rate… […]

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Local News

Morinville woman recognized for her 4-H contributions

By Stephen Dafoe

Spruce Grove – A Morinville woman’s volunteer contributions were recognized in Spruce Grove Monday afternoon. Jessica Verbeek was the recipient of the 2010 UFA 4-H Alumni Volunteer Service Award, a recognition that included a $2,000 gift certificate along with the framed award certificate.

Verbeek, a former member of the Riviere Qui Barre 4-H Multi club for 10 years, was recognized for her various volunteer… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Premier says health system is not a political football

By Ed Stelmach

On February 28, Alberta introduced the latest provincial budget – a budget that set aside billions of dollars for health care. Our Action Plan for Health makes Alberta the only province to provide the health care system with stable funding for the next five years – including a six per cent increase this year alone… […]

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Local News

Talk about the towns

New Trucks Arrive

Bon Accord, Gibbons and Sturgeon County have two new tools in their fire-fighting arsenals. Both Gibbons and Bon Accord recieved a new 2011 freightliner pumeper truck last week. The identical trucks feature a 1050 pump with a 1,000 gallon tank. The six-passenger units have a front mounted turret and are ergonomically designed … […]

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Monday Morning News – March 14

The Mar. 14 edition of Monday Morning News hits store shelves and restaurant counters Monday morning. This week’s edition contains the following news stories… […]