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February 27th, 2015

Tablet raffled for Harvest for Hunger

February 28, 2015

BLACKFOOT — To help raise food and funds for "Harvest for Hunger," CHS Bingham Coop is raffling off a Microsoft Service Pro 3, a tablet that turns into a laptop. The tablet is worth $1,200.
"Our goal this year is to raise $20,000," said Jeff Nii, CHS Bingham Coop's marketing manager. "We really need the community's help to reach this goal."
CHS Bingham Cooperative in Blackfoot and American Falls are gathering donations of food, crops and money to help raise the equivalent of 2 million meals for hungry families.

Panthers come up short in district title game

February 28, 2015

ARIMO — The Snake River Panthers saw their season come to an end after a 60-52 loss to Marsh Valley in the 3A District 5 title game at Marsh Valley High School on Friday. For more on the game pick up Saturday's Morning News of visit the e-edition.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Foods for a Longer Life

February 27, 2015

February 26th

Man jailed after chase, crash

February 27, 2015

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Panthers forced to play for season after 63-53 loss to Marsh Valley

February 27, 2015

THOMAS — The Snake River Panthers fell to Marsh Valley 63-53 in the 3A District 5 tournament Thursday night. The Eagles and Panthers meet in a winner take all game tonight in Arimo. For more on the game pick up Friday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.

February 25th

New bill targets Idaho's daylight saving time

February 25, 2015

BOISE (AP) — Idaho House legislative leaders have introduced legislation exempting the state from observing daylight saving time.
The House Ways and Means Committee, made up of exclusively legislative leadership, voted 4-2 to advance the bill on Wednesday.
Prior attempts to pass legislation eliminating Idaho's daylight saving time — usually advocated by farmers and agricultural representatives — have failed.

Exchange student goes from Blackfoot to Broadway

February 25, 2015

Johanna Finn had never heard of Blackfoot. And it was not what she had in mind when she decided to spend a year as a foreign exchange student (from Finland).
"I remember the first thought that came to my mind was Blackfoot? What is that? Where is that? I was a bit disappointed that I wasn't going to a bigger city or somewhere with a beach. But after some thought, I was eager to see what it would be like to live in the countryside."
It turned out to be just what she needed.

February 24th

Water comes early at Jensen Grove

February 24, 2015

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Local girl sets her sights on Junior Olympics

February 24, 2015

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Man selling, shipping snow from his yard

February 24, 2015

MANCHESTER-by-the-SEA, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has found a way to profit from the several feet of snow in his yard: He's shipping it to people in warmer climates for the bargain price of $89 for six pounds.
Kyle Waring, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, got the idea while shoveling snow earlier this winter and launched ShipSnowYo.com.
At first he shipped 16.9-ounce snow-filled bottles for $19.99, but he found the snow melted by the time it arrived at its destination.

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