Britton-Hecla seniors held the Class 9A state football championship high after defeating Corsica-Stickney in overtime on Thursday. From left to right are Hunter Neiber, Nathan Dahme, Chad Lang, Carter Deutsch, Preston Jones, and Skylar MacConnell. The Braves finished their sason with an 11-1 record, winning their final 11 games.

The Britton-Hecla football team was escorted down Britton’s Main Street by emergency vehicles and cheered on by fans standing in the snow on Friday afternoon as the squad left for its semifinal game with Warner.

Tyra Gefroh Photography of Britton is one of eight South Dakota businesses selected from over 100 applicants for a 2017 Dakota Rising Fellowship. Gefroh is a 2009 Britton-Hecla graduate and opened her business in January of 2014.

Britton-Hecla first grader Kendra Kadoun is petting Mochi, and classmate Olivia Borgen is waiting her turn as the dog with the worldrecord tongue toured the Britton-Hecla Elementary on Friday with her owner and children’s author Carla Rickert.

Britton-Hecla’s football team celebrated as it was about to run through the student tunnel following a first-round win over Clark-Willow Lake on Thursday. The Braves, who have compiled an 8-1 season record, host Canistota-Freeman in quarterfinal action this Thursday at 7 p.m. See game details and preview on page 6.

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Britton-Hecla seniors held the Class 9A state football championship high after defeating Corsica-Stickney in overtime on Thursday. From left to right are Hunter Neiber, Nathan Dahme, Chad Lang, Carter Deutsch, Preston Jones, and Skylar MacConnell. The Braves finished their sason with an 11-1 record, winning their final 11 games.

The Britton-Hecla football team turned a miserable start into a glorious ending in the Class 9A state championship game in the Dakota Dome in Vermillion on Thursday.

Haley Ringkob, left, was crowned the 2018 Britton Area Snow Queen Saturday night and Taylor Storbakken was selected as the Junior Snow Queen.

Haley Ringkob and Taylor Storbakken were selected as 2018 royalty at the 71st Britton Area Snow Queen Festival held at Amacher Auditorium on Saturday.

The Britton-Hecla football team was escorted down Britton’s Main Street by emergency vehicles and cheered on by fans standing in the snow on Friday afternoon as the squad left for its semifinal game with Warner.

Halloween is past, but Britton will likely look a bit like a ghost town on Thursday.

Obituaries

The funeral for Cindy Eikamp was held at 10:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, November 15, at the First Lutheran Church of Britton with Rev. Terrill Sorensen officiating.

The funeral for William E. “Bill” Smith will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 9, at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Forman.

Denise Caye (Frohling) Krueger, 55, of Hecla, SD, passed away on October 27, 2017, at Sanford Aberdeen Hospital.

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