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March 14th, 2011

Hansen is Distinguished Young Woman

March 14, 2011

THOMAS — Poise has been defined as grace under pressure.
Saturday night, 20 Snake River High School juniors displayed poise as they presented their talents, physical fitness and self-expression during the 2011 Distinguished Young Women (DYW) program at Snake River High School.
Hannah Hansen won this coveted title.
Hansen won a $2,000 scholarship for earning the 2011 Distinguished Young Woman title. In addition, she won $300 for scholastics, $300 for interview, $300 for fitness and $300 for self-expression.

March 11th

Three locals to receive National Turkey Federation awards

March 11, 2011

By LESLIE MIELKE
lmielke@cableone.net
POCATELLO — Two Boy Scouts and a Snake River senior will be honored tonight at the National Wild Turkey Federation local chapter's annual fundraising dinner.
In the past three years, 1,225 hybrid oak and crabapple trees have been planted on the Snake River south of Blackfoot down to Preston, said Ed Bullock, president of the Southeast Idaho National Wild Turkey Federation. Ten Boy Scouts' Eagle projects have also been completed by planting a number of these trees,

Local teacher receives classroom grant

March 11, 2011

MORNING NEWS
BLACKFOOT — A new teacher in Blackfoot has been awarded a classroom start-up grant to help establish her classroom.
Ms. Debbie Steele, a first grade teacher at Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center, has been awarded a grant for $250 from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association. The grant will fund the purchase of new reading and science materials to provide students kinesthetic, audio, and visual learning strategies through hands-on experiments and real-life experiences.

Longtime friends get together in Blackfoot

March 11, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Seventy years ago, a group of students began kindergarten at Groveland Elementary School.
On Friday five of those people — three from Idaho, one from Utah and another from Lithuania — got together to enjoy one another's company once again.
"We have known one another for a long time," said Darla Solinsky of Groveland. "We have a lot in common."
"This is more fun that a class reunion because we all came out of the same area," said Joyce Bateman Adams of Orem, Utah. "Groveland was a wonderful place to grow up. We're just drawn to each other. We love each other."

March 10th

Distinguished Dudes perform

March 10, 2011

The Morning News—Melanie Moore
Last year's Distinguished Dude Beau Hoskins, center, is surrounded by candidates vying for this year's title. Seventeen juniors showcased their fitness, talent and self expression in search of being named Distinguished Dude. The event is a fundraiser for Blackfoot's Distinguished Young Women program, which will be March 19 at 7 p.m. at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center.

Brothers inducted into Potato Museum Hall of Fame

March 10, 2011

Wapello students use hands-on approach to learning science

March 10, 2011

March 8th

County voters approve all levies

March 8, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Voters approved all supplemental and plant facility levies in Bingham County Tuesday by big percentages.
Electors approved the Blackfoot School District No. 55 two-year supplemental levy for $1.975 million by 81.8 percent. The raw totals were 863 yes votes to 214 no votes. A simple majority was needed to pass.
Snake River School District No. 52 had asked voters to convert $375,000 of a previously approved $500,000 school plant facility levy to a supplemental levy for two years. This passed by 448-95 which is an approval of 82.5 percent. A simple majority was needed to pass.

Tanner brothers to be inducted into Idaho Potato Museum Hall of Fame

March 8, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Often when inventors come up with ideas to make a certain industry process easier, they need the help of others to bring their ideas to life.
During a couple of generations and over five decades, Earl M. Tanner and sons Dave, Max and Harvey did just that for many of Bingham County's potato farmers.
"It was solving their problems," Dave said of the role the four Tanners had in growing the county's potato industry into the world power it now is. "Sometimes I think we asked too many questions."

March 7th

County, hazing case defendant reach plea agreement

March 7, 2011

BLACKFOOT — The Bingham County Prosecutor's Office said they have reached a plea agreement in the case regarding Nathan Walker, one of five former Blackfoot High School athletes charged with various misdemeanor offenses.
Walker was charged with one county of principal to battery and five charges of principal to false imprisonment, all misdemeanor charges. The charges were amended last week to identify Walker as principal in all the charges.

 

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