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Simplot announces closure extension

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Operations at the Simplot Foods Aberdeen plant will continue until at least Thursday, July 31. Simplot spokesman David Cuoio said the extension is based on an unexpected increase in demand for Simplot products. “The…

Picture of the week: Graduation

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Graduating twins Ryan and Robert “Bo” Hohenfield take the walk to graduation. More pictures from graduation can be found on page six of this week’s Press. Pictures taken by Emily Wright.

ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston files appeal

Claims not enough time given to review Magnida plans by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston has taken their opposition to the proposed Magnida fertilizer plant to the next level by filing an appeal of the air permit…

Annen and Packer move forward after primary

Jensen’s bid for superintendent comes to an end by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer The 2014 Idaho primary election saw two races of strong interest to Power County voters. William Thomas Middle School Principal Randy Jensen was facing three opponents…

ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston remains firm

Potato processor insists Magnida should move by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer Local potato processor ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston is taking a firm stance that the proposed Magnida fertilizer plant should be moved. ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston spokesperson Shelby Stoolman summarized the…