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Son stole, then pawned mom's jewels

A man who pawned $20,000 of his mother's jewelry was sentenced to six months in jail this week.

Mungall gets her seat

Carmen knew from an early age her daughter Michelle Mungall was suited for a career in politics. On Tuesday night her belief became reality as Mungall, born and schooled in St.
Sculpture pays tribute to Lois Hole

Sculpture pays tribute to Lois Hole

Despite blowing snow and frigid temperatures, more than 300 people gathered at city hall on Thursday to unveil a bronze sculpture of late lieutenant-governor Lois Hole.
Cabinet maker sees gold

Cabinet maker sees gold

Andrew Spring is still golden. The former Paul Kane student won his fourth consecutive gold medal at the provincial Skills Canada competition at the Agricom this week. Spring, 21, competed in the cabinet making category.

Local Spotlight

Ammar’s Moosehead Open Stage started off as a funky blues jam. But lately hosts Mark Ammar and Noel (Big Cat) Mackenzie have diversified the talent.

Children's festival dances to Acadian music

Standing on the rocky bluffs of Nova Scotia, Briand Melanson, 25, often ponders his French Acadian culture. “It’s very distinct. The way we talk, the food we eat like Robbie pie. And our music is fiddle music for a kitchen party.

Ground broken on charity development in Morinville

These days, Katrina Black talks about how good health starts at home, and she has just the right place in mind.

Seniors sell flowers for Salvation Army

The River Ridge Seniors Community Centre is once again hosting a blooming spring sale. The residents of the Mission Hill complex are selling different varieties of plants and flowers to benefit the local Salvation Army.

County Council

Sturgeon County councillors took the first step towards borrowing $5 million for a massive new road project. Councillors approved first reading of a borrowing bylaw that could see the county borrow as much as $5.08 million to upgrade 195th Avenue.

Mornville ends 2008 well into the black

Morinville's financial numbers for last year show the town is deep in the black, with little debt and lots of cash in the bank. The town ended 2008 with a surplus of $425,521, which comes on top of the more than $1.