Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Photo shows Honda struck after its driver allegedly made an illegal U-turn on SR-18 in Central, Utah, Jan. 31, 2021 | Photo by David Dudley, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 30-31.

See the related stories at the bottom of this page for five honorable mention stories.

Sex offender transported to hospital, then jail after farmer finds him naked in a Washington City field

Stock image by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A St. George man is facing felony lewdness and failing to register as a sex offender after he was found lying naked in a field in Washington City on Monday morning. He was transported and admitted into the hospital with hypothermia and more than two days later was booked into jail.

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Council-approved impact fee increase may prove challenging for builders, buyers and renters in St. George

A construction worker walks along the top of an apartment complex under construction in Washington City, Utah, Feb. 18, 2020 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — After much discussion, spanning several meetings, the St. George City Council voted Jan. 21 to increase impact fees to help pay for infrastructure that will support new residents and homes.

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Letter to the Editor: Can you hear us? Our student perspective on the Dixie State name change

Dixie State University campus, St. George, Utah, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Dixie State University, St. George News

OPINION — The Dixie name has been questioned for several years, and it is becoming increasingly apparent that the name is affecting students. As the student executive council, we love our University and are extremely proud to be attending this school.

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Illegal U-turn suspected as cause of T-bone collision on SR-18 that sends 3 to hospital

Life Flight responds to an accident on SR-18 in Central, Utah, Jan. 31, 2021 | Photo by David Dudley, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Traffic was halted on state Route 18 after an alleged illegal U-turn led to a two-vehicle collision near mile marker 26 Sunday around 12:30 pm, troopers said.

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Low light, low maintenance houseplants

Aglaonema ‘Siam Red’ (Red Chinese Evergreen) is a popular low light plant that can brighten up any space with its beautiful foliage, location and date unspecified | Photo courtesy of, St. George News

FEATURE —Don’t let a lack of brightly lit windows stop you from gardening indoors. Include some low maintenance, low light houseplants and maintenance strategies to boost your success.

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