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RCMP looking for robbery suspects

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – RCMP are asking for the public’s help in solving a robbery and assault that took place Saturday evening. The alleged incident took place around 5 p.m. and was reported to police later in the evening … […]

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Tunnel excavation yields dinosaur bones

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton– Less than a month after local interest in dinosaurs caught the public’s attention with the opening of Jurassic Forest outside Gibbons, an eagle-eyed City of Edmonton employee discovered the remnants of the real thing in west Edmonton … […]

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RCMP looking for assault suspect

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – RCMP are looking for a woman with a distinct spider tattoo on her neck and an apparent penchant for road rage. The suspect is accused of assaulting a young woman at the Husky on 100 Avenue …
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Motorcycle Poker run to support military families

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – It’s been two years since Master Cpl. Erin Doyle was killed in southern Afghanistan. Doyle, who was with the 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, was killed Aug. 11, 2008 when insurgents attacked his command outpost in the Panjwaii district … […]

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Band Camp offers entertainment and education

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Diners and shoppers along 100 Ave. and 100 St. got a little musical entertainment last week courtesy of students from Smith Music. Eight musicians performed at a number of area businesses between Aug. 17 and 20, breaking into two separate groups and ending the week as an eight-piece band …

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Schools and youth

Morinville preschool experiencing strong growth

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The floor of the Morinville Tiny Tots trailer glistens, reflecting the primary colours of the educational toys and tools resting on it, brightly coloured objects that will soon delight and teach a new crop of students at the Morinville preschool. … […]

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RCMP release sketch of robbery suspect

Bon Accord – Morinville RCMP have released a composite sketch of the suspect in Monday’s robbery of the Castle Cones ice cream stand in Bon Accord and are asking the public to help identify him …
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Chamber obtains visitor information centre status

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Three weeks after receiving news that the province was receiving a $70,000 grant to promote tourism, the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce received word that it has gained accreditation as a visitor information centre … […]

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Town looking to curb roaming cats

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Although the town has a bylaw against roaming pets, many residents are still not getting the message, particularly those who let their cats run free. But Donna Tona, Morinville’s interim manager of enforcement services said there is a crack down coming on uncurbed cats … […]

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Jets looking for board members and volunteers

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – With the Jets starting their fall camp next week, there is no doubt the Junior B club will have more than enough players to choose from this season. But what the team is lacking at present are board members to help run the organization … […]

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Local Sports

Morinville Jets looking forward to fall camp

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Jets are looking to come on the ice this season with a team that has more size, more speed and a more balanced attack. That’s the word from Jets’ Director of Player Development Roland Blackburn, who said the Junior B hockey club is anticipating …
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Bon Accord ice cream shop robbed

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Bon Accord – Morinville RCMP are looking to apprehend the male suspect who forced his way into the Castle Cones ice cream trailer yesterday afternoon and made off with a scoop of cash … […]

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Crime rate down in Legal – RCMP concerned about Fête partying

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – RCMP Staff Sergeant Mac Richards brought a mixture of good and bad news to Legal Town Council Aug. 16. On the positive side, crime was down during the second quarter of 2010. On the negative side, after hours partying during Fête au Village was a problem again this year.
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Legal youth and council still committed to skate park

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – The dreams of riding along the half-pipe didn’t exactly move any closer to reality Aug. 16, but Legal’s mayor and councillors remain committed to making it happen as soon as possible … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Town needs to sink money into economic development not a pool

MorinvilleNews.com Editorial

Perhaps with the almost certainty that Morinville Town Council will not be given their seats by acclamation this time around, perhaps the words “community pool” will be tossed around like the waves after someone has taken a dive into the deep end. If they are, those politicians espousing such ideas may be playing to a small audience and may well be taking a dive off the high board into the shallow end. […]