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UPDATE − Firefighters were dispatched last night to a fire around 7:30 p.m. at a locally owned landfill.

REXBURG − Chinese officials arrested China Horizons director Alyssa Petersen last month and charged her with “illegally moving people across borders.” Peterson’s family believes the charges to be unfounded and have set up a GoFundMe page to raise funds for legal fees.

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Over the next few weeks, the Standard Journal will be publishing candidates' answers posed for the upcoming November election. These are answers given by St. Anthony Candidates. 

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REXBURG — Restoration work on a local Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant proved to be more than a headache for the company in charge of the repair work.

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Everyone has their favorite holiday and our featured cooks today would choose July 4. Heather and Jon Weber love July 4, and this year it has another special meaning as they have been chosen to be the Grand Marshalls at the Whoopee Day Parade in Rexburg, Idaho.

It is always special to honor our dads on Father’s Day which is nationally designated as the third Sunday in June. This year, it is June 16. One of the best ways to make dad happy is to cook dinner for him or, if he likes to cook, let him do the cooking and the family members clean-up.

ST. ANTHONY — Two-year-old Gabriella “Gabby” Smith attended an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at the St. Anthony baseball field on Saturday. She did so like many children her age, but Gabby had the advantage of a motorized wheelchair to help her quickly find all those colorful eggs.

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REXBURG −Chinese officials arrested China Horizons director Alyssa Petersen last month and charged her with “illegally moving people across borders." Peterson's family believes the charges to be unfounded and have set up a GoFundMe page to raise funds for legal fees.

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REXBURG −Chinese officials arrested China Horizons director Alyssa Petersen last month and charged her with “illegally moving people across borders." Peterson's family believes the charges to be unfounded and have set up a GoFundMe page to raise funds for legal fees.

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President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build eight new temples throughout the world. For the first time, the announcement of eight new temples was made Saturday evening during the women’s session of general conference, which was held…

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