Wet and cold weather in 2019 have created a dangerous situation this year for South Dakota farmers who store grain in bins, heightening a risk of entrapment or death that has existed on farms for generations.
Voters turned down a proposed $8.6 million bond issue for a new Marshall County Law Enforcement Center and Courthouse in the primary election on Tuesday. The ballot issue had called for the demolition of the existing Courthouse (pictured above) that was built in 1908 if no other use was found for the old building. This photo was taken last summer from a drone by Britton native Brian Johnson.
Marshall County residents voted down a proposed $8.6 million bond issue to build a new Law Enforcement Center and Courthouse in the primary election held on Tuesday.
Karen Mikkelson is retiring from her position as Marshall County extension secretary on Friday. The Langford High School graduate served in the position for 36 years.
Teresa Maxwell snapped this photo of a squall that swept through the Britton area Tuesday morning. The brief rain and wind storm was replaced by sunny skies and a forecast of summer-like temperatures for the rest of the week.
The Langford Area Community Foundation donated $1,000 to Glacial Lakes Area Development (GLAD). The donation was matched by the South Dakota Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund. Pictured left to right are Mark Nelson, Langford Area Community Foundation, and Lindsey Kimber, Executive Director of GLAD.
“If you see someone without a smile give them one of yours.”
A law enforcement procession in honor of longtime Marshall County Sheriff Dale Elsen began on Britton’s Main Street and went through Kidder, Veblen, Lake City, Eden, and Langford. Elsen, who passed away last week, served as sheriff for 37 years.
Residents lined Main Streets of Marshall County communities to honor longtime Sheriff Dale Elsen on Friday.
Just one local issue is on the ballot for Marshall County voters on this year’s primary election ballot.