Competing in the National High School Clay Target Championships in Mason, MI, this week from the Britton-Hecla/Langford squad from left to right are Hunter Neiber, Dane Feldhaus, Tynan Bennett, Chad Lang, and Carter Effling.

Havana native Gordy Phillips, left, unveiled this billboard honoring his grandson, Philadelphia Eagles’ tight end Dallas Goedert, at Havana’s 135th anniversary celebration on Saturday. At right is Goedert’s mother, Mary Carlson.

The corn was so tall that Curt Foster had to clear a path in this field southeast of Britton on Sunday so that he was visible in the Journal’s annual Fourth of July photo. Corn growth has far surpassed the old standard of “knee high by the Fourth of July” this year.

Jorg Richter is cycling for the Care-for-Rare Foundation which helps fight rare childhood diseases. The former Germany volunteer firefighter spent the night at the North Marshall Fire Hall midway through his cross country tour and is pictured with local firefighter Brian Beck.

Britton-Hecla student Emma Storley was awarded the Bill Michal Student Leadership Award given by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. She is pictured with the award’s namesake, Bill Michal, who was the featured speaker at the awards presentation.

News

ADRIAN HEITMANN

For most of his adult life Adrian Heitmann has served his community.

Nine-year-old Hudson Reints, son of Vaughn and Melinda Reints of Pierpont, brought home first and third place medals from the South Dakota Equestrian Special Olympics on Monday. With him is his volunteer coach Jacque Niles.

Hudson Reints’ connection with horses is almost magical.

The South Dakota Board of Education Standards adopted proposed revisions to South Dakota’s high school graduation requirements at a meeting Monday with an amendment directing the South Dakota Depar

Obituaries

Patricia Nipp, 85, of Cresbard, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the Faulkton Senior Living.

Ethel Petrich, 97 of Bristol, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018, at Sun Dial Manor in Bristol.

Joe Reeves Lamport, 79, of Cobbs Creek, VA, passed away on June 30, 2018.

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