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Blackfoot teens survive 4-wheeler wreck

May 15, 2012

A pre-prom 'day date' resulted in no prom at all for Blackfoot teens Heidi Dreher (16) and Jeron Katseanes (17) after a crash on a 4-wheeler in Bone last Saturday. Instead, it was a ride on the life flight helicopter for Dreher and a night in the hospital for Katseanes. Both teens walked away with lots of road rash, some cuts and minor injuries but are 'happy to be alive!'
It was to be a day of fun, food and 4-wheeling in Bone on the property of Mitch Mansanarez for 14 couples enjoying their pre-prom 'day date,' now a tradition among high school students.

Stoddard reporters tour newspaper office

May 15, 2012

Stoddard fifth graders toured the Morning News office Tuesday on a field trip.
Students in Kristine Barrus' classroom produced two newspapers this school year.
"We had to ask the five "w's"—who, what, where, why and when," said Daniel Andrade. "Then we had to make up some stories."
Co-editor Austin Andrews wrote about volcanoes.

Chamber director resigns

May 15, 2012

The executive director of the Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce and the Idaho Potato Museum has submitted her resignation.
"I want to spend more time with my daughters at the age that they are now," said Leah Rigby, who has been in her position for the past 14 months. She noted that her daughter Madison is 14 and is involved in several activities. Brittnie, a student at BYU-Idaho, will turn 21 later this year.
In addition, she has two granddaughters and a grandson, ages 3, 1 1/2 and 1 1/2.

 

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