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Second Economic Summit set  Ellen Cook Leader Editor              In 2008, Box Elder County’s unemployment was at 3.2 percent.  Just three years later, it has nearly tripled to 8.9 percent.  That number is even down from an earlier high of…

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Girl injured in auto-ped accident

An eight-year-old Tremonton girl is in Primary Children’s Hospital after she was struck by a pickup truck on Tremonton’s Main Street Thursday night. According to Tremonton Police Chief David Nance, the girl was waiting with her older brother on the…

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Students applauded by board

Sandra Neff Leader Correspondent   At the last meeting, members of the Board of Education enjoyed learning of some of the accomplishments of students in the district.  Board President Connie Archibald applauded the students who planned their Eagle Scout projects around…

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The Faces of Violence

Gangs in Utah   Jessica Tanner Leader Assistant Editor  This is the second in a three-part series about violence, its victims and their cry for help.  Information is from the 24th Annual Crime Victim’s Conference held recently at New Hope…

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Governor visits Grouse Creek

Courtesy Photo/Diane Tanner  Utah Governor Gary Herbert visits with Grouse Creek residents at the Box C Ranch during a recent visit to the rural community.  He discussed, economics, education and the future of small towns. , Emma Blanthorn and Aron…

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Home from Asadabad

Leader/Jodie Valdez Nick Meyer recently returned home from a tour of duty in Asadabad Afghanistan. He received a warm welcome from family, friends and neighbors, complete with fire truck and police escort, flags, balloons and signs. Pictured handing balloons to…

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Tremonton sets election

Early voting begins Oct. 25   Leader Staff Early voting for the Tremonton City Municipal Election will begin Tuesday, Oct. 25, and run through Friday, Oct. 28, and from Monday, Oct. 31, through Friday, Nov. 4, at the office of…

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Tremonton Plans for Future

Adopts Trails Master Plan   Special to the Leader   After a year of planning efforts, Tremonton City has completed the 2011 Trails, Parks and Open Spaces Master Plan, approved Oct. 4.  The plan offers the city a long-range plan…

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Farm Truck Rolls

Leader/Ellen Cook The driver of this farm truck, Alan Johnson, 59, was hauling silage at the Gardner Dairy in Honeyville Saturday evening about 6:30 p.m., when the rear tires of the truck slid off a narrow private road.  The truck…

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Redistricting affects Box Elder

Leader/Jessica Tanner Ronda Menlove, Utah House of Representatives District one, recently attended a Kiwanis Club meeting to discuss the redistricting issue with individuals in attendance. Box Elder is now grouped with Weber County rather than Tooele County due to growth.…

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