Britton-Hecla and University of South Dakota graduate Kelsey Barrett is now serving as an addiction counselor and is using lessons learned as a prep and collegiate cross country standout.

Conditions were good for horse-drawn sleigh rides at Fort Sisseton’s Frontier Christmas held on Saturday.

Lessons Learned In Sport Paying Dividends

The finish line had long been a meaningful destination for Britton native Kelsey Barrett. A dedicated and highly successful long distance runner in both high school and college, Barrett gauged

City Okays Lease

Britton’s City Council approved a lease agreement for the old City Hall building at its regular meeting held at the Event Center on Monday. On behalf of Britton Home and

Visitors to Fort Sisseton’s Frontier Christmas had the opportunity to sample chestnuts being roasted on an open fire on Saturday.

Visitors to Fort Sisseton’s Frontier Christmas had the chance to see an old-time blacksmith in action.

Old-Time Christmas At Fort

The parking lot was packed and Mother Nature cooperated for Fort Sisseton’s annual Frontier Christmas on Saturday. Attendees were bundled up to counteract a winter breeze, but the sun was

Hanna Knebel, daughter of Basil and Kelly Knebel of Eden, gave Santa a kiss at Steen Photography’s 15th annual Charity Event. About 100 kids had photos taken in exchange for donations to the Marshall County Food Pantry. (Steen Photography Photo)

Darla Elsen, left, and JoAnn Landreth began Jo & Darla’s Cookie Walk 10 years ago, and the event became a holiday tradition in Hecla.

The Missoula Theatre production of “Peter and Wendy” was the first public event held in the Event Center in Britton. A total of about 325 people attended the performances Friday and Saturday, and the Britton Masons served their traditional Chili Supper out of the Donald Naddy Kitchen.

A total of 48 varieties of cookies were available for the 10th and final Jo & Darla’s Cookie Walk in Hecla on Sunday. Darla Elsen and JoAnn Landreth of Hecla began the event 10 years ago and have decided to end the tradition.

10 Years Of Cookies

For the past 10 years, a café/gym setup in Hecla has been home to a very special (and very sweet) affair. Jo & Darla’s Cookie Walk has been a Christmastime


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