Jenkins, Biel Reign

Crowned as the 2020 Britton Area Snow Queen Royalty on Saturday were Snow Queen Jaden Jenkins, left, and Junior Snow Queen Cassidy Biel. The local royalty will compete in the state contest in Aberdeen in January.

‘Challenging’ Understatement

This is an example of what area farmers are facing when trying to harvest crops this fall. Wet and muddy conditions have presented numerous challenges. The soybean harvest is nearly complete with the corn harvest just beginning.

Hecla Plane Hit Tree

hosted by the Britton Action Club (BAC) at the Britton Area Event Center on Thursday. (Lori Amerman Photo) Caleb and Abby (Koop) Nelson of Forman, ND, and daughter, Aisha, dressed up as chefs and a bowl of spaghetti for the Trunk Or Treat event

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Britton-Hecla quarterback Aiden Fredrickson eluded a pair of Burke defenders in Class 9A quarterfinal playoff action on Thursday. The sophomore threw for a touchdown and also scored on a pass interception return.

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Being surrounded by Britton-Hecla defenders was a common problem for Burke quarterback Hunter Van Nieuwenhuyse in quarterfinal action on Thursday. Chase Mundt (16), Andrew James (30) and Wyatt Bray (80) are closing in on this play.

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Some stores have announced plans to be closed on Thursday, and Britton’s Main Street will likely be a pretty lonely place as residents head to Brookings to cheer on the Braves’ football team in the

Jenkins, Biel Reign

Crowned as the 2020 Britton Area Snow Queen Royalty on Saturday were Snow Queen Jaden Jenkins, left, and Junior Snow Queen Cassidy Biel. The local royalty will compete in the state contest in Aberdeen in January.

Jaden Jenkins and Cassidy Biel were selected as 2020 royalty at the 73rd Britton Area Snow Queen Festival held at Amacher Auditorium on Saturday.

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Britton native Colonel Scott St. Sauver, Retired, was the featured speaker at the Veterans Day program held at the Britton-Hecla School on Monday.

Retired Colonel Scott St. Sauver, a 1980 Britton High School graduate, talked to attendees of Monday’s Veterans Day Program about ways they could honor veterans.

Obituaries

BEVERLY HAWKINS

Beverly Hawkins, 92, of Britton, passed away peacefully under the care of Hospice at the Strand-Kjorsvig Nursing Home in Roslyn on November 7, 2019, with her daughters at her bedside.

DORTHEY GERKIN

DorothyGerkenpassedaway on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Wheatcrest Hills in Britton, at the age of 102.

HARLOD OLSEN

Harold Olsen passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Wheatcrest Hills in Britton, at the age of 82.

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