Britton Mayor Clyde Fredrickson congratulated Britton native and former governor Frank Farrar at the unveiling of a historical marker located at the Britton Swimming Pool to commemorate Farrar’s service to the state.

Judge Darah Melroe was listening to 4-H member Emmett Symens tell all about his Hobbies and Collections Lego Project during the first day of Marshall County’s Achievement Days on Tuesday. In the background 4-H’er Jayden Bender is telling judge Julie Hassebroek about her Beef Builders Display. (Karen Mikkelson Photos)

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.

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Marshall County Sheriff Dale Elsen fingerprinted area youth as part of National Night Out activities held at the Britton Swimming Pool Park last week Tuesday. Attendees also were able to participate in games and a movie.

SCHOOL BOARD

The Britton-Hecla Board of Education again was able to toe the budget line when approving the 2018-19 budget at its regular meeting on Monday.

This worker had a bird’s eye view of Britton from on top of the water tower this week. The tower is being repainted and will continue to read, You Are In Britton in the traditional “smiley face” style. Area residents lobbied to keep the tower as is last year after the City Council had decided to make a change, and the lobbying effort was successful.

Those lazy, hazy days of summer are nearly over for Marshall County students.

CITY COUNCIL

The Britton City Council discussed upcoming changes for City Hall and the City Shop at its regular meeting on Monday.

Obituaries

The funeral for Warren E. Nelson was held on Monday, August 13, at the Britton-Hecla Arena in Britton. Rev. Ramona Hayes officiated and Diane Hoines brought the message.

Mike Stahl, of Sunset Colony, died peacefully at home on the 31st of July at the age of 76.

Laurel Storbakken, age 88, formerly of Veblen, SD, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018, at Edgewood Senior Living Vista in Watertown. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m.

Marshall County Journal

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