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Schools earn mixed academic rating results

While the number of high-performing schools across Idaho increased this year, results were mixed for Power County schools, according to the most recent results of Idaho’s Five-Star Rating System. This is the second year the state has reported results under…

Picture of the week: Trying to finish first

Children of all ages tried to be the first one across the finish line at the Pioneer Day celebration at the Aberdeen City Park on Saturday. July 27. The celebration is held each year to commemorate the LDS pioneers arriving in the Salt Lake Valley.

Picture of the week: Cutting the hay crop

Despite the threat of rain, the hay has to be cut and dried so it can be baled. If the hay is left until good weather, the quality of the hay goes down and doesn’t make as good a feed as when it is cut at the right time. The rain that the area has been receiving is welcome to almost everyone but it comes at a time when hay farmers are trying to get the second crop of hay harvested.

Despite the threat of rain, the hay has to be cut and dried so it can be baled. If the hay is left until good weather, the quality of the hay goes down and doesn’t make as good a feed as when it is cut at the right time. The rain that the area has been receiving is welcome to almost everyone but it comes at a time when hay farmers are trying to get the second crop of hay harvested.

Antique car show coming to Aberdeen

Mayor Morgan Anderson told the city council that an antique car show would be coming to Aberdeen on Monday, Aug. 5, around lunch time. The car show will be at the LDS Church parking lot with about 100 cars involved.…

Wildfires keep BLM crews busy

Asks for public help to prevent summer burns Hot, dry temperatures, lighting and human-caused wildfires have kept BLM Idaho wildland firefighters busy these past few weeks. With increased temperatures expected to continue, firefighters are asking the public to help prevent…

Picture of the week: After the ping pong balls

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Children and adults both were after the ping pong balls after they were dropped out of the plane on Saturday at 11 a.m. as part of the Aberdeen Daze celebration. After the balls were dropped, they did a lot of bouncing before coming to rest so it took work for everyone to capture the ping pong balls.