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Meet the New Provo City Center Temple President & Matron

by Deseret News

Allen Carlsen Ostergar Jr., 73, Oak Hills 4th Ward, Provo Utah Oak Hills Stake, called as president of the ...


LDS Dad Among Finalists for Doritos Super Bowl Commercial Contest

by Deseret News | News from Utah Videos

Jason Johnson enjoys spending time with his family, and for the past three years, entering the Doritos Supe...


LDS Presidential Candidate Now Ahead of Clinton in New Utah Poll

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Evan McMullin could win Utah and become the first third party candidate to win electoral votes since George...


Nauvoo looking for young performing missionaries

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

Applications to audition to be a young performing missionary next summer in the Illinois Nauvoo Mission are...


Famed atheist supports placing Bibles in public schools

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Atheist Richard Dawkins says he supports the Department for Education's drive to make sure every public sch...


Air Force Makes 'So Help Me God' Optional in Oath

by Deseret News | Everything Else

References to God in oaths are becoming optional. The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., is the ...


LDS Newlywed Diagnosed with Very Rare Disease: "It’s Just a Little Speed Bump to Eternity"

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

One week after Henry and Mackenzie Unga were married, Mackenzie Unga was diagnosed with a rare lung disease...


'Friends Forever' gather to remember the Washington Ward

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

A group of friends who last met for a sacrament meeting in the former Washington Ward in downtown Washingto...


1940 Census index crowd sourcing power

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Even though they thought it would take a year, the more than 132 million names in the 1940 U.S. Census were...


A personal invitation to the '12 Days of Service'

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

When I was a child, my family practiced the 12 Days of Christmas tradition. No doubt many readers have too....