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Why Did Brigham Young Pick the Desert?

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I’ve spent a good deal of time lately traveling around the West. And I’ve seen many places closer to Shangr...

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Amazing Pioneer Primary teacher known as 'Mi Maestra'

by LDS Church News | Everything Else

There are two things that are all but certain if you visit the Cristobal Colon Ward in Cali, Colombia. Firs...

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Provo's Oldest Pioneer Home Saved with Help of LDS Church

by Daily Herald | News from Utah

If the LDS Church's gargantuan efforts to save the Provo Tabernacle weren't enough, the church is stepping ...

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Lost Recording of an Interview with 1867 Mormon Pioneer Found

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Getting to know an ancestor through journals, stories and old photographs is one thing. It’s quite another ...

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Families Celebrate Christmas Traditions as Mormon Pioneers Did

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

While the snow fell outside Saturday, many gathered in a theater inside the Church History Museum of The Ch...

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Remembering the Rescue: The Legacy of Ephraim Hanks

by Jannalee Rosner | People Lifestyle

After nearly a month of cold winter storms, having few warm clothes and little food, the Martin Handcart Co...

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Mormon Practice of Food Storage Becoming Popular with Others

by Salt Lake Tribune | What They're Saying About "Us"

After two wars, numerous natural disasters and an economic downturn, Americans suddenly have a voracious ap...

1930 Fraud Against an LDS Southwestern Mission

by Keepapitchinin | Best of LDS Blogs

In 1930, when this episode took place, the term “Mexican Mission” included Mexico and also Spanish-speakers...

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The Blessings of Willing Obedience: a Martin Handcart Story

by Deseret News | What We Believe

Isaac John Wardle began working in the coal mines in Ravenstone, England, at the tender age of 7 — six days...

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5 Ways to Get Your Kids Excited about Pioneers

by Jannalee Rosner | Lifestyle

Photo from Ephraim's Rescue. For those parents who struggle with getting their kids to unplug long enough t...