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World War II veteran Bryce Thoelke, soon to be 95 years old, was recognized for 75 years of continuous membership in the Britton American Legion Post. Legion Commander Mike Kraft presented Thoelke with a certificate to mark the accomplishment, and South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Membership Chairman Rose Kraft presented him with a pillow case made by Auxiliary members around the state for deployed troops and “special” people.

County Gets Bridge $$

The South Dakota Transportation Commission awarded 27 Preservation, Rehabilitation, and Replacement Bridge Improvement Grants (BIG) totaling approximately $14 million to local governments, including Marshall County, at its meeting last week.

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Britton city worker Brent Bury made short work of this ash tree on a city boulevard. Workers have been able to spend time in recent weeks beginning the process of removing ash trees from city property. Hopes are to remove all ash trees before the arrival of the emerald ash borer, a pest that will kill untreated ash.

City In Race Against Ash Borer

Britton city workers are in a race against time, and so far they are leading.


Marshall County Journal

PO Box 69, Britton, SD 57430
Phone: (605) 448-2281
Fax: (605) 448-2282