This photo is an example of what power poles in the area looked like following last week’s storm. Rain and high winds caused power outages around the area, snapping some poles and downing power lines.

These curious deer are just a few of the estimated 300 head that have taken up residence on the Gerry Person farm southeast of Britton. Deep snow has forced the animals to seek food from area farmers. Any farmers having issues are urged to contact GFP officials.

National Farmers Union recognized Amherst farmer Paul Symens with the organization’s highest honor during the 117th National Convention held in Bellevue, WA, March 3-5. Symens is pictured with his wife, Faye.

News

Britton-Hecla second grade teacher Vonda Storley was named the school’s Teacher of the Year. Storley will wrap up her 30th year of teaching this spring.

Compassionate, hard-working, kid-first attitude, team player, and toptier educator.

This photo is an example of what power poles in the area looked like following last week’s storm. Rain and high winds caused power outages around the area, snapping some poles and downing power lines.

Despite an ugly week of winter weather, the Marshall County area dodged a bit of a weather bullet.

The Marshall County Commission accepted several resignations at its meeting on Tuesday that had been postponed from the week before due to inclement weather.

Obituaries

The Mass of Christian Burial for Andrew E. “Andy” Young was held on Monday, March 18, at St. John de Britto Catholic Church in Britton. Rev. Fr. Albert Cizewski will officiate.

Dennis “Denny” Meloy Carson, 78, died on Friday, March 1, 2019, in Billings, MT, of natural causes with his granddaughter, Sydney at his side.

Pamela R. Jennen, of Volga, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Select Specialty Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Marshall County Journal

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