Lillian Boyko of Britton was all smiles as she balanced three plates at one time during the Hanson Family of jugglers and unicyclists program for participants on the Britton Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. At right is Christa Hanson. Over 100 youth participated in summer reading.

This is the old Newark School that was built in 1921. The town, established in 1883, once had three grocery stores, a large hardware store, and a barber shop, as well as other businesses.

Five members of the Britton-Hecla/Langford Trapshooting Team will represent the squad at the national competition in Michigan this week. Team members from left to right are Jordan Dawson, Taylor Dinger, Dane Feldhaus, Tynan Bennett, and Carter Effling.

Karin Gunderson of Phoenix, AZ, will sing and play her harp at a concert planned for the First Lutheran Church in Britton on Wednesday, July 17. She will also host a seminar and meal on July 18 at the church.

This photo represents the old and the new of the Zion Reformed Church of Amherst which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend. The old church on the left housed the congregation from 1920 until the new church was dedicated in 2008. The old church was originally located in the country in Weston Township and moved into Amherst in 1946.

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Lillian Boyko of Britton was all smiles as she balanced three plates at one time during the Hanson Family of jugglers and unicyclists program for participants on the Britton Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. At right is Christa Hanson. Over 100 youth participated in summer reading.

Langford’s annual Summer Fest and Alumni Weekend is set for Friday through Sunday, July 26-28.

Following a difficult winter that forced the Britton-Hecla School District to cancel classes on a number of occasions, the school board adopted a plan for future weather situations at the school at

This is the old Newark School that was built in 1921. The town, established in 1883, once had three grocery stores, a large hardware store, and a barber shop, as well as other businesses.

Although Newark is now a ghost town, I can remember when it was a good-sized town with a Post Office established June 15, 1883, by John E. Pulver.

Obituaries

Allen “Butch” Roy Person, 73 of Lisbon, ND, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 12, 2019 at his home.

Reecy Nickeson, 51, of Alexandria, MN, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at her daughters’ home in Wahpeton, ND, under the care of hospice.

Douglas Eric Franzen of Eagan, MN, died unexpectedly on the night of July 4 at Hennepin County Medical Center of complications following emergency surgery.

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