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Forefront L-R: Gov. Gary R. Herbert, Ardella Heiner. Heiner was honored as daughter of Henry and Susanna Gubler, one of the city’s founding couples. LaVerkin "Founders Day" celebration, LaVerkin, Utah, April 25, 2015 | Photo courtesy of  Jeanette Benson, St. George News

Residents, governor pay respect to LaVerkin Founders 

LAVERKIN – The rain did not dampen the spirits of those in attendance at the first LaVerkin Founders Day Celebration, Saturday. In fact, some attendees, including LaVerkin City Administrator Kyle Gubler, said the rain was fitting because the city’s founders always prayed for it. “They wouldn’t complain a bit about it and the show would go […]

Dixie State catcher Marla Reiter, Dixie State University vs. Azusa Pacific University, Softball, St. George, Utah, Apr. 25, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

DSU softball clinches third straight conference title with Saturday sweep 

ST. GEORGE – The No. 4 Dixie State Red Storm won three games on Saturday, including a postponed game from Friday and had more lightning delays, but completed the series sweep of Azusa Pacific. DSU finished Friday night’s game with a 13-4 victory after two more innings of play and then went on to beat […]

A triple-car accident occurred on Red Hills Drive in Washington when a driver allegedly wasn't paying attention to traffic ahead of her, Washington City, Utah, April 25, 2015 | Photo courtesy of Melissa Young, St. George News

Following too close triggers three-car accident 

WASHINGTON CITY – A triple-car crash occurred Saturday afternoon when one driver allegedly wasn’t paying attention to traffic and rear-ended one car that went on to rear-end the car ahead of it. The accident occurred around 3 p.m. in one of of the eastbound lanes of Red Cliffs Drive by the Albertsons Market. The car that triggered the […]

Cotton Days Celebration held in Washington City, Utah, April 25, 2015 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

Cotton Days kicks off with parade, tractor pull, festivities; STGnews photo gallery 

WASHINGTON CITY – Tractors and classic cars dominated the landscape at the Washington City Cotton Days Celebration which kicked off its slate of week-plus long activities Saturday morning. The fun started with an early morning 5K and Lions Club breakfast served up by Washington City leaders. A cheerful parade brightened the cloudy day with colorful clowns, classic cars, […]

A Toyota Prius rolled on southbound I-15 near milepost 17 after hydroplaning. No one was injured in the crash, Washington County, Utah, April 25, 2015 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Hydroplaning on I-15 triggers rollovers 

WASHINGTON COUNTY – Slick road conditions created by rainy weather are believed to have played a role in two rollovers on Interstate 15 Saturday. On southbound I-15 near milepost 17, a Toyota Prius was moving too fast for present road conditions and hydroplaned, Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Chris Terry said. The driver lost on control of […]

Zion Lions at Utah Shock, West Valley City, Utah, Apr. 25, 2015. | Photo courtesy AJ Martinez

RMFL football: Deluge can’t stop Zion Lions in romp over Utah Shock 

WEST VALLEY CITY — In a pouring rain at Granger High, the Zion Lions tried something new — they actually let an opponent score first. For just the second time this season, Zion fell behind, but it didn’t matter in the long run as the Lions dominated the rest of the game and came away […]

Proposed site of the Historic Hurricane Wayside Park on Street Street, Hurricane, Utah, April 23, 2015 | Photo by Reuben Wadsworth, St. George News

Lions Club hopes to start construction on Historic Hurricane Wayside soon 

HURRICANE – A group of Hurricane residents met at the city’s community center Thursday to discuss bringing the Hurricane Valley Lions Club’s vision of Historic Hurricane Wayside to fruition. The proposed park would sit on State Street at approximately 200 East on a triangular piece of land near the city’s flagship fire station. The project received city approval a […]

Racers come through mile marker six during the Southern Utah Half Marathon, St. George, Utah, April 25, 2015 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Views from mile marker 6; Southern Utah Half Marathon; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – In the early morning darkness Saturday, friends, family and even total strangers gathered together at mile marker 6 of the Southern Utah Half Marathon to provide racers with GU energy gels, Gatorade, water and words of encouragement to help them on their way to finishing 13.1 miles. Anticipation was high as volunteers set […]

U.S. Pro Champion Meredith Kessler, Ironman 70.3 St. George. St. George, Utah, May 3, 2014 | Photo courtesy of St. George and Zion National Park Tourism, St. George News

Athletes flock to St. George for Ironman 70.3; one week to race day 

ST. GEORGE — Thousands of athletes from across the world are making their way to an expected sunny St. George for the 2015 Ironman 70.3 St. George North American Pro Championship that will take place on May 2. The race marks the sixth consecutive year that St. George has hosted an Ironman triathlon. This year the event […]

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Busy day for Search and Rescue, 3 rescues; busy year continues 

ST. GEORGE — The Washington County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team was kept on its toes Friday with three separate incidents that rescued four people. Injured mountain biker, Prospector Trail in Red Cliffs Jason Curtis, the east-side captain for the county’s search and rescue team, said they received a call Friday afternoon regarding a mountain biker that […]

David C. Brereton, 29, of St. George, was arrested for DUI by police after crashing his car into the side of a trailer home on Dixie Downs Drive, St. George, Utah, April 23, 2015 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Man runs car into trailer home, arrested for DUI 

ST. GEORGE – A 29-year-old man who crashed his car into the side of a trailer home Thursday was arrested for alleged DUI and drug possession. Emergency responders were sent to the Canyon View Mobile Home Park at 1450 N. Dixie Downs Drive around 7:40 a.m. after it was reported a car had slammed into […]

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RMFL football: Lions travel to West Valley today for battle of unbeatens 

RMFL GAME PREVIEW CAPSULE Zion Lions (4-0, 3-0 in League play) at Utah Shock (3-0) Today at 4 p.m., at Granger High School, West Valley City, UT Broadcast: ESPN SportsRadio 106.1 FM with Devin Dixon Previous Meeting: April 19, 2014 — Dixie Rebels 37, Utah Shock 31 in 2 OT. Rebels escape with victory over Shock […]

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