Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Doug Wells in Kona, Hawaii for the 2017 Ironman World Championships, Kona, Hawaii, October, 2017 | Photo courtesy of Doug Wells, 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, April 24-25.

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

Dress up the landscape with spring flowering shrubs 

File photo by victoria2305/iStock / Getty Images Plus, St. George News

FEATURE —Add a burst of color to the start of the garden season with spring flowering shrubs. Small or large, these beauties add color, support pollinators and help attract birds to the landscape.

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Deputies say drunk suspect led them on 10-mile pursuit so he ‘could put his dog away’

In this 2020 file photo for illustrative purposes only Iron County Sheriff’s Deputies and Cedar City Police respond to Interstate 15 just south of Parowan, Iron County, Utah, Aug. 23, 2020 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News

ST. GEORGE — A Cedar City man was arrested after a low-speed pursuit with Iron County Sheriff’s deputies that started on northbound Interstate 15 and ended at the suspect’s residence about 10 miles away where he told police “he needed to put his dog away.”

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Santa Clara resident to be this year’s oldest Ironman competitor

81-year-old Doug Wells stands before the IRONMAN statue at the intersection of Main and Tabernacle, St. George, Utah, April 22, 2021 | Photo by Rich Allen, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Doug Wells doesn’t consider himself old.

He turns 82 in November, but isn’t even retired from work. In fact, he’s taken time off from his day job as a real estate broker to prepare for an event one might not expect an octogenarian to take part in: a strenuous triathlon designed to test the mettle of some of the fittest athletes in world.

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One taken to hospital after 2 semis crash north of Cedar City

One of two semis that rolled over north of Cedar City, Utah, April 25, 2021 | Photo by Jeff Richards, Cedar City News

CEDAR CITY — Northbound Interstate 15 north of Cedar City was the scene of two semitractor-trailer crashes Sunday morning.

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Southern Utah hits the big leagues: Pro women’s golf comes to Hurricane 

Regina Plasencia, Copper Rock Championship, Copper Rock Golf Course, Hurricane, Utah, April 24, 2021 | Photo by Rich Allen, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Ashleigh Peterson paid half-attention as her father pointed out the intricacies of the sport happening in front of her.

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The top five honorable mention stories can be found below in the related stories below.

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