Author: Emily Rust

Iris Hall, Elliana Howard and Dallas Scott, fifth graders at Madison Middle School, hold a poster they used to advertise a garage sale at the Madison County Library. 0

Garage sale held to build Kenyan school

Students from Madison Middle School held a garage sale to raise funds for Kenyan AIDS orphans March 30. Ellianna Howard, Dallas Scott and Iris Hall, fifth graders at Madison Middle School, spent Saturday morning...

Bryce Decker holds an Easter basket at Rexburg’s Easter egg hunt on March 30. Over 5,000 eggs were filled with candy for the event. 0

Hundreds of children hunt eggs

Hundreds of parents and children danced with the Easter Bunny to “I like to move it” by Sacha Baron Cohen before Rexburg’s annual Easter egg hunt at Porter Park March 30. “I think it’s...

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Living the gospel with same-sex attraction

Leroy Richtsen (name has been changed), a professor at BYU-Idaho, grew up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was baptized when he was 8 years old, was ordained to offices...

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Police issue felony arrest warrant

The Rexburg Police Department issued a five-count felony arrest warrant for Gary Lynn Michael Hall March 6. Hall allegedly stole a purse from a Kmart customer and used her credit card to spend at...

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1,651 snow angels made on golf course

Students and citizens created 1,651 snow angels at Rexburg Municipal Golf Course Feb. 23. A raffle was also held to raise funds for the Family Crisis Center. Amanda Harris, who works for the Family...

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Reality shouldn’t be replaced by fiction

Every year, sensational fictional stories and dramas create a tidal wave of die-hard fans and commercialized products. “Harry Potter,” “Twilight,” “The Hunger Games,” “Star Wars,” “The Justice League” and “The Lord of the Rings”...

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Students prepare to set new world record

The current world record for the most snowmen built in one hour is 1,279, according to Guinness World Records. Three BYU-Idaho students said after Feb. 23, Rexburg residents will hold the new world record....

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Humanity greater than what media portrays

We live in a society that is quick to accentuate the negative aspects of life. Without a doubt, there are plenty of cases of domestic abuse, violence, murder and war. There are starving children,...

President Barack Obama receives the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts as first Lady Michelle holds the bible at the ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday Jan. 21. 0

Obama sworn in for second term

The second inauguration of President Barack Obama filled Washington D.C. with events and ceremonies on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As the President walked onto the podium, the crowd began chanting “Obama” while the...

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The gospel recognizes women as equal

A few months ago I overheard a conversation in which a fellow student expressed strong negative feelings about being a woman at a church school. In an   impassioned tone she said she was...