Local Sports

Thank you, Mr. Hockey

Eight months after Morinville rallied to be the next Kraft Hockeyville, the man behind the movement was recognized by Morinville Town Council for his efforts in helping the community win $25,000 towards improvements at the Ray McDonald Sports Center.

Mayor Lisa Holmes presented Wayne Gatza with the Pride of Morinville certificate at the Nov. 10 Regular Meeting of Council. […]

Local Sports

Morinville Sports Shorts

Kraft Hockeyville presented Morinville for Hockeyville organizer Wayne Gatza and Mayor Lisa Holmes with a cheque for $25,000, monies the community received for finishing in the Top 10. From left: Councillor Nicole Boutestein, Paul Smith of Smith Music (Hockeyville song), Stephen Dafoe of Morinville News (Hockeyville video), Wayne Gatza Organizer of the Morinville Kraft Hockeyville, Joe Kozakewich, Sales Representative Kraft Canada Inc. and Mayor Lisa Holmes. In front young hockey players Kayla Kluss, Alyssa Palma and Owen Kluss. […]

Local News

Morinville unites for final Kraft Hockeyville event

A jubilant group of Hockeyville supporters turned from celebrative to contemplative about 10 seconds after learning if Morinville would be in the Top 2 communities for this year’s Kraft Hockeyville. After listening to much of Saturday night’s Hockey Night in Canada Broadcast, residents found out Morinville was the second community named as being out of the running in the west. […]

Morinville News

Will Morinville vote its way to the top?

Morinville was all about Hockeyville over the weekend as two days of voting opened, giving the Top 10 communities a chance to move up to the Top 2. Though it is unknown if Morinville will make the cut, it is well known that many Morinvillians know they are not robots, the question asked with each vote to make sure votes were manually entered. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: That’s how we did it in Morinville

If you trawl around Facebook or Pinterest long enough you are bound to come across some positive affirmation meme that uses a quotation attributed to Margaret Meade: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” […]

Local News

Morinville makes Kraft Hockeyville’s Top 10

Saturday night’s edition of Hockey Night in Canada probably had more Morinville residents watching the Flames Vs. Avalanche game than might normally be the case. Kraft announced their Top 10 finalists in this year’s Hockeyville contest early into the game. […]

Local News

Hockeyville event packs the Mac for skating and KD

More than 100 residents and their children took to the ice at the ray McDonald Sports Centre Sunday afternoon for the final major Hockeyville event before the Top 10 finalists are announced Mar. 14 during Hockey Night in Canada. […]