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The Brett and Samantha Hockenbrock family received a late Marshall County Healthcare Center on Dec. 28. Pictured with the Christmas present this year when Shelbee was delivered at the family are proud sisters Natylee, 18 months, and Delilah, age 5.

Hospital Delivers Late Present

Brett and Samantha Hockenbrock of Britton received a late Christmas present last week in a very unexpected way. Shelbee MayLynne Hockenbrock wasn’t due until yesterday, Jan. 7, but the seven

2019 in Review

By Sen. Mike Rounds As 2019 comes to a close, I’ve had time to reflect on the past year. As a state, we celebrated the commissioning of the USS South

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The Norstar Federal Credit Union opened the doors of its new former location and will provide more office space, a conference building last week. The new facility is located just north of the room, additional storage, and two drive-up lanes.

Courthouse Debate Top Story

Plans for the new construction and/or remodeling of the current Marshall County Courthouse continue to be a hot topic among residents and county commissioners, and that story ranks as the

Unique Challenges For Schools

Volunteers did some last-minute arranging at the Marshall County Food Pantry’s Christmas Store prior to accepting visitors on Friday. Gift items were donated by area residents, boxed and organized by community volunteers, and those volunteers also helped area residents shop for a Christmas gift for each family member on Friday and Saturday at the Marshall County Community Building.

Unique Challenges For Schools

Small, rural school systems in South Dakota and across the country face sometimes daunting challenges in providing a strong education to students. Limited funding, difficulty in hiring and retaining good


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