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Mapleton Pioneer Day 2017

Mapleton Pioneer Day 2017

From the first siren early in the morning to the last firework late at night, Mapleton’s 2017 Pioneer Day Celebration had something for everyone. This year’s Mapleton Pioneer Day celebration began with the sound of sirens at 6:30 am. Much of Mapleton was on the move in the early morning. Some were gathering for the breakfast in the Mapleton City […]

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LaVonne Joyce Dugan Hales

LaVonne Joyce Dugan Hales

LaVonne Joyce Dugan Hales, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and loyal friend, passed away on July 5 at the age of 82. She was born November 14, 1934 to Roy William Dugan and Irene Parrott Dugan in Scottsbluff, Nebraska — the first of three children. LaVonne was a happy child who loved helping others. She yearned to become a […]

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Springville World Folkfest is July 31 – August 5

Springville World Folkfest is July 31 – August 5

The World Folkfest in Springville, Utah, invites the public to join its 31st celebration of world cultures, music and dance when visitors from around the globe present five evening performances and a free street dance during the week of July 31 to Aug. 5, 2017. Folk dancers and musicians from Austria, Belarus, Chile, Ecuador, Georgia, Indonesia and Romania are expected to […]

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Mapleton’s 2017 Pioneer Day Celebration is July 22

Mapleton’s 2017 Pioneer Day Celebration is July 22

Mapleton will hold its 2017 Pioneer Day celebration on Saturday, July 22. Morning events Morning events will be held at the Mapleton City Park (corner of Maple and Main), as follows: 6:30am-7:30am             Wake Up Call 7:00am-7:30am             Flag Ceremony at Mapleton City Park 7:00am-8:30am             5k Race and Fun Run – Start and finish at Mapleton City Offices 7:00am-10:00am […]

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Maple Mountain High Welding National Champions

Maple Mountain High Welding National Champions

By Lana Hiskey. Tosh Davis, Tyler Christmas, Ben Warnick, and adviser Jared Massic. Maple Mountain High School students Tosh Davis, Ben Warnick, and Tyler Christmas won first place at nationals at the SkillsUSA Welding Fabrication competition in Louisville, Kentucky.  Jared Massic is the welding adviser to these National Champions. With 37 state champion teams competing, the team was up against […]

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Maple Mountain Football Fundraiser is June 28

Maple Mountain Football Fundraiser is June 28

The Maple Mountain Football team will hold a fundraiser on June 28, 2017. See details in the flyer.

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Nebo Education Foundation awards grants to local schools

Nebo Education Foundation awards grants to local schools

The Nebo Education Foundation is composed of 20 volunteer board members who live in cities serviced by Nebo School District.  Board members meet each month to review and award grant requests, consider fund-raising avenues and other items that advance the educational opportunities for Nebo School District students.  Many of the donations received are for selected projects, yet a substantial amount […]

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Mapleton Concerts in the Park 2017 Season

Mapleton Concerts in the Park 2017 Season

Get ready for a great summer of Concerts in the Park! All concerts are free, and are held at the Mapleton City Park (corner of Maple and Main) on Monday nights at 7:00pm. This year’s summer concert series begins Monday, June 19th with the Shane Lee Band. The season continues with Tri Chevy’s, June 26 Maddie Wilson, July 3 Route […]

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Nebo Names Teachers of the Year

Nebo Names Teachers of the Year

Nebo School District has named its teachers of the year. Vicki Gardner Diamond Fork Junior High and Nebo School District Teacher of the Year  “Vicki is a legend at DFJHS. She is an unprecedented talent. Her students are captivated by her innovative methods and ability to connect the material to their lives. Students do not study history, they live, re-enact, […]

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Mapleton Police Press Release: Fatal Accident

Mapleton Police Press Release: Fatal Accident

John Jackson, Mapleton City Chief of Police. On Monday, May 22, 2017 at 7:31 PM, Mapleton Public Safety Departments responded to an accident which occurred at the intersection of 1600 and North Main Street. It was found that a 17-year-old male traveling west on 1600 North failed to stop at the stop sign, hitting an SUV that was traveling south […]

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MMHS Skills USA excels at State

MMHS Skills USA excels at State

by Lana Hiskey. Maple Mountain High School’s  Tyler Christmas, Tosh Davis, and Ben Warnick took First Place in Welding Fabrication. They are pictured here with advisor Jared Massic. Savannah Marker took Second Place in job Interview.: This marks the fifth year in a row that MMHS has won a gold medal in Welding Fabrication. The team and adviser, Jared Massic, […]

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Mapleton North Stake emergency preparedness plan; Mapleton Emergency Alert System

Mapleton North Stake emergency preparedness plan; Mapleton Emergency Alert System

by Kjirstin Youngberg. The Mapleton North Stake Presidency has organized a committee to prepare an emergency preparedness plan that will soon be introduced to all citizens within the boundaries of the Mapleton North Stake. Stake Emergency Preparedness Specialist, Therin Garrett, is working closely with Mapleton City officials to prepare this plan. Mapleton City is trying to get as many citizens […]

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Humanitarian Yard Sale is Saturday, March 25th

Humanitarian Yard Sale is Saturday, March 25th

The Mapleton Seniors Committee will hold a Humanitarian Yard Sale on Saturday, March 25th, at the Mapleton City Offices (125 West 400 North) from 8am to 2pm. All proceeds will be used to fund Senior Humanitarian projects. Donations will be accepted on Friday the 24th from 9am to 6pm. Here’s a chance to clean out your garage and basement of […]

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Aurora Tolman is Utah Valley Student of the Week

Aurora Tolman is Utah Valley Student of the Week

by Nebo School District. Aurora Tolman is a sixth-grade student at Mapleton Elementary in Mapleton. She has been chosen by the Nebo School District as the Daily Herald’s Utah Valley Student of the Week. Aurora loves math and is in the advanced learning math program. She is also in a Modern Woodman youth service club, where she does service every […]

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Mapleton police now carrying Naloxone

Mapleton police now carrying Naloxone

In November it was decided that all Mapleton officers would carry Naloxone (narcan) while on duty. Naloxone is an opioid blocker that reverses the effect of an opioid related overdose. It is administered nasally and has proven to save lives. In an overdose situation, every second is priceless and Mapleton officers usually arrive at the scene of a medical call […]

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Nebo Captain’s Academy

Nebo Captain’s Academy

by Lana Hiskey. Nebo School District held its Captain’s Academy on leadership and sportsmanship. Captains’ Academy is held three times each year and includes  captains from junior high and high school. Winter Captain Academy includes  boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball, wrestling, boys’ swimming, girls’ swimming, drill team, debate, and band. Nebo School District’s School Services Coordinator, Troy Bohling, said, “The Captain’s Academy […]

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Mapleton Ready: Survival Psychology

Mapleton Ready: Survival Psychology

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready’s January preparedness seminar will be on Survival Psychology. The seminar will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017, 7pm, at the LDS Mapleton Stake Center (970 N 400 E). Surival Psychology may well be the most important topic we’ve covered. We believe living ready is far and away more about what you know and share […]

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Mapleton Police: Information for a snowy morning

Mapleton Police: Information for a snowy morning

Editor’s note: The Mapleton Police Department has put out the following information in response to heavy snowfall last night. Here are a couple of things that we’d like to let residents know on this VERY snowy morning: 1- Our city plows are out and working to get the roads clear as soon as possible. 2- It is critical that drivers slow […]

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Carols and Confections is Weds, Dec 7

Carols and Confections is Weds, Dec 7

  The Maple Mountain High School Fine Arts department will present Carols and Confections on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 7pm, in the MMHS auditorium. Join the choirs of Maple Mountain High for this festive annual Christmas celebration! Tickets are $10, general admission; children 5+ permitted.

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Maple Mountain wins prestigious award

Maple Mountain wins prestigious award

by Lana Hiskey. The Utah Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (UIAAA) announced that Maple Mountain High (MMHS) was awarded the Director’s Cup for 4A schools in the state of Utah for the 2016-2017 school year. The Director’s Cup is based on three components: how the school finishes in state competitions; the combined GPA for each program that competes at state competitions; […]

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