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    September 10, 2014

    Idaho Falls hospital treating 6 children...

    By Journal Staff IDAHO FALLS — Officials with Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) in Idaho Falls said specialists were treating several ch...
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    September 9, 2014

    Blackfoot teacher named $100,000 grant f...

    By Journal Staff A Blackfoot elementary teacher is in the running for one of five $100,000 grants associated with the Thank a Million Teachers Dream B...
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    September 9, 2014

    Fair sees high turnout

    By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Eastern Idaho State Fair (EISF) attendance wasn’t record-breaking this year, but officials say it was still one of th...
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Chris Layton, of Idaho Falls, has participated in the demolition derby at the Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot for 18 years. To see a photo gallery, go to blackfootjournal.com.
    September 9, 2014

    Demolition derby closes Eastern Idaho St...

    BY DEBBIE BRYCE For the Journal BLACKFOOT — The demolition derby at the Eastern Idaho State Fair drew 7,000 fans to the Grand Stand for racing actio...
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    September 8, 2014

    Host of crashes injure 12 area motorists...

    By Journal Staff It’s been a rough stretch for area motorists with at least 12 people injured in crashes, two of which involved fires, according to ...
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Firth’s Brodie Kate breaks through a hole in the Malad defense Friday evening during their game in Firth.

Firth pulls away late to beat Malad

BY JIMMY HANCOCK Jhancock@journalnet.com FIRTH — It wasn’t the first time Firth had the ball on Malad’s 1-yard line and went for it on fourth down, but when Brodie Cate…

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Book of Mormon resonates with many

June 1830. Mendon, N.Y. It was in the evening when Phineas, a circuit preacher was on his way home. He stopped at the Tomlinson Inn in Mendon for dinner. While…

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Small changes make a home feel fresh

Sometimes it is the simplest tweak to an object that makes the biggest impact. Take the mirror above my desk, for example. I purchased it at a garage sale a…

Fundraisers set to help Firth man

Fundraisers to help Tom Brewington, Firth resident, who has stage 4 pancreatic cancer, will be held Sept. 13 and 27. The Sept. 13 event will be a community party and…

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Suoer-heavy weight champion Jeremy Broncho will defend his title Saturday in Old Town.

Fort Hall champ to defend title today

BY DEBBIE BRYCE For the Journal Jeremy Broncho will defend his superheavy weight title at the Old Town Pavilion in Pocatello on Saturday. The current Rocky Mountain Golden Glove champion,…

Games of the week

BY JIMMY HANCOCK jhancock@journalnet.com The Aberdeen Tigers lost two regular season games last year, one to West Side the other to North Fremont. It was the Huskies, almost two months…

‘The Canterville Ghost’ playing at Shelley theater

The Virginia Theater presents “The Canterville Ghost,” by Oscar Wilde, adapted for stage by Heather Hahnestock, Sept. 12, 13, 15, 18, 19, 20 and 22 at the Virginia Theater, 186…

Upgrades planned for Blackfoot airport

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot Municipal Airport will soon receive some much-needed upgrades, according to city officials. Mayor Paul Loomis said they will be replacing the existing…

Bingham sheriff warns of scam on Facebook

By Journal Staff BLACKFOOT — Bingham County Sheriff Craig Rowland is warning people about a scam on Facebook. He said people are receiving messages from an Agent Cathy McMorris, who…

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Idaho Falls hospital treating 6 children with respiratory illness

By Journal Staff IDAHO FALLS — Officials with Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) in Idaho Falls said specialists were treating several children with symptoms consistent with a respiratory illness…