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Interstate open

April 24, 2015

About 7:30 p.m., the Idaho State Police (ISP) reported all lanes on Interstate 15 have been cleared and are back open at milepost 103.5.
At 4:30 p.m., a semi had overturned. Both southbound lanes were closed. They are now open.
More information will be released by the ISP as it becomes available.

Accident on I-15

April 24, 2015

Both southbound lanes are currently closed on Interstate 15 at milepost 103 due to an accident involving a semi-trailer.
The Idaho State Police reports that traffic is being diverted off the freeway at the Shelley exit 108. Motorists are advised to find an alternate route of travel.

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April 24, 2015

All about pets

April 24, 2015

5 fabulous ingredients for your pet's diet
(MS) -- We've all heard about super foods that we should be adding to our diet because of their antioxidant and nutrient-rich properties, but did you know there are similar foods for our pets, too?
Michele Dixon, a health and nutrition specialist with Petcurean, offers her list of five ingredients to consider for your pet's diet. Some can be found in premium quality recipes for cats and dogs, like NOW FRESH, which is available at pet specialty stores.

Weekend calendar

April 23, 2015

Saturday, April 25
• Walk a mile in her shoes at 11 a.m. at Jensen Grove. Registration opens at 10 a.m. at the Emanuel Lutheran Church, 1110 Parkway Dr. in Blackfoot. A cake auction begins at 11:30 a.m. at the church. Proceeds go to support the Bingham Crisis Center. For more information, go to www. walkamileinhershoes.org.

Abraham Lincoln misquoted again on Ohio Statehouse banner

April 22, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Statehouse banner marking the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death includes his famous words "With malice to no one, with charity for all."

Except that's not exactly what Lincoln said in his second inaugural address. What he said was, "With malice toward none, with charity for all."

Train derailed at Rich Lane

April 21, 2015

A train has derailed at the Rich Lane crossing blocking the crossing. Crews are working to get the train back on track.

Idaho State Police investigate one-vehicle crash

April 21, 2015

SHELLEY — Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle crash near milepost 109 on Interstate 15 Monday night.
According to a news release, Jordan Furniss, 24, of Rigby was southbound in a 2006 Pontiac G6 about 8:24 p.m. when he drifted off the left shoulder of the road and into the median. At that point the vehicle overturned.
Furniss was wearing a seatbelt. He was taken to Easter Idaho Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance.
The Shelley Police Department and Bingham and Bonneville county sheriff's offices assisted the ISP.

Coming up this week

April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20
• Softball registration at 6 p.m. at Snake River High School Library for girls 5-18. $45 sign-up fee. Please bring birth certificate. For more information contact Misti Nelson at 208-403-4819 or BinghamCountyGirlsSoftball@yahoo.com.

Wednesday, April 22
• Hiking program Craig Lathen will be in the Blackfoot Library at 7 p.m. to share information about local hiking locales and how to enjoy the experience safely. This is a free program with refreshments served.

Photo of the week

April 21, 2015

Morning News — Leslie Sieger
Tressia Knapp reads children's book "One of Each" by MaryAnn Hoberman, to her son William Saturday at the used book sale at the library.

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