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 The Idaho Falls Police Department is investigating reports of a gunshot in the parking lot of the Hurricanes bar early this morning. Shortly after 1:30 a.m. on November 10th, Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received a report that a person may have fired a gun in the parking lot at 888 Holmes Avenue.

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 Just before 6:00am this morning Bonneville County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Fall Creek Rd., approximately 1 mile from the Snake River Rd., to a report of a vehicle found crashed in the Creek bed.  Hunters in the area came upon the vehicle and could see a deceased individual trappe…

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Elisa Magagna, Publisher at The Morning News, played “Amazing Grace” on the violin for veterans in honor of Veterans Day, November, 2019. Shortly after the song, Mike Merlette, Commander of the American Legion post in Blackfoot, awarded Magagna with a plaque for “outstanding support of Ameri…

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The Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon at the Jason Lee Methodist Church had some amazing craft items and absolutely delicious food! It took place on November 9 from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M.

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    On Wednesday November 6th at approximately 6:45 am, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 3200 E. block of E. Lincoln Rd  to a report of a Robbery.  Deputies arrived and made contact with the resident who told them upon answering a knock at the front door at approximately…

Firth High School loves the Veterans. Today they held their assembly to honor all those who were in their families, communities, and veterans who were serving abroad. The entire room was packed. The orchestra played the military salute to the services, which is a medley of each branches song…

BLACKFOOT– Blackfoot High School is home to some very popular classes. One of these classes, in its first year is Interior Design and Fashion Design. Camber Lewis is the teacher of these unique classes and has had over 180 students sign up. "When we found out we could do the class, I was afr…

SOUTHEAST IDAHO– Local southeast Idaho Marines and military heroes have a proud place among the public. Blackfoot recently broke ground for the upcoming Veterans Cemetery, as well as supporting numerous veterans associations for those in need. Even though there are hundreds of veterans who c…

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Voters are allowed to vote once per day, per device. Please vote for your favorite entry–who will be awarded the prize of the month. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, November 5th in the Morning News.

I had the pleasure of going on a research investigation with Pocatello Paranormal Society. It was formed in Pocatello but they have been doing investigations all over Idaho and Utah. The crew had the opportunity to investigate a local bowling alley that was having incidents of orbs, people b…

BLACKFOOT– "When witches go riding and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers 'tis near Halloween" this quote stirs the cauldron of imagination during Halloween. The trick or treaters are coming and businesses are gussying up their stores and storefronts to welcome this spooky hol…

BLACKFOOT– Some of the best memories of Halloween as a child are of the candy haul, dumping the contents on the floor to get a better look at what treasures one received, bartering candy with siblings or parents, and the inevitable sugar high. Halloween memories change for many people as one…

SOUTHEAST IDAHO– The Pocatello Paranormal Society was created in 2010 after Lynn Southworth and Colleen O'Hara had moved to Pocatello. They had met on a Ghost Hunters watch page and their love of ghost hunting made quick friends. When they moved to Pocatello they were quickly joined by Bob B…

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Update: Some Scoutmasters did not know Scouting for Food was last week. If your donations were not picked up, the Food Pantry will be open on today (Monday) from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. and Wednesday. They are located at 245 W Sexton St. across from the cheese ‭plant.The scout leaders would like t…

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The Shelley High School Marching Band took third place in the circuit finals. The school leadership wrote that they are “so proud of these kids and everything they have accomplished.” Many are already preparing—and anxious—to compete next year.

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Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery at the Common Cents located on the 1000 block of S Boulevard. Anyone who may have witnessed anything in connection to this incident is asked to call the Idaho Falls Police Dispatch or Crime Stoppers.

BLACKFOOT– Even though there are not any of the signature Halloween stores in the area, one can still find a relatively good spread of costumes at Walmart and Deseret Industries. There are numerous trends that are coming to light from the amount of searches and popular video games, which are…

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BLACKFOOT– Second graders from around the county were excited to have the members of Farm Bureau come to their school. For the eighth year, members of Farm Bureau delivered pumpkins to the second graders at numerous elementary schools. This tradition has been a lot of fun for the teachers an…

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BINGHAM – Think you have the best Halloween decorations in the area? Send your pictures to editor@am-news.com for a chance to be featured in the paper and entered in a contest to win the prize of the month.

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Kiwanis runs the Scone Nugget at the Eastern Idaho State Fair. Through this, volunteers from the school (parents and students), helped earn over $5600.00 for school programs that benefit student education, success and involvement.

BLACKFOOT– Rockford received some happy news when the Big Idaho Potato Truck made a stop at the elementary school. The weather cooperated and even though it was cold, there were squeals of delight as the children were released from their classrooms to take a look at the giant spud.

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Idaho Falls, ID – On October 9th, at approximately 5:45 p.m., an Idaho Falls Neighborhood Police Officer was patrolling in the area of J and Lake Street and observed a vehicle fail to properly signal before leaving the roadway. The Officer subsequently performed a traffic stop on the vehicle…

BLACKFOOT– Many people may have seen the Rogue Pizza truck parked at the Oakridge Shell Station on airport road. The owner and operator of the truck is Kyler Anderson. Even though he has been in service for about a month he has had support from the community. 

BLACKFOOT– History is a fascination for many people. With the Halloween holiday fast approaching there are some historical and even local histories that are interesting to learn about. Halloween has had a rocky history with religion and history.

Binary Cocoa is a Southeast Idaho gaming company that sprang up in 2016. Joseph Brower, with a couple of other friends, created the company from their love of games. Their first games that were created were all digital, hence the name Binary, and they also say their games are sweet, which ma…

BLACKFOOT– High school is an integral time for many people. The Blackfoot High School, Class of 1949 is still holding the tradition of class reunions. Friday, September 27 was the 70th class reunion for these Blackfoot Broncos. Even though there were only nine in attendance, the stories were…

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