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Wheatcrest Hills staff in Britton practiced social distancing aides, medical staff, first responders, and healthcare workers while posing with a sign thanking their heroes – doctors, clinicians, – for serving faithfully and fearlessly today and every day.

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Church services took different forms due to COVID-19 concerns. Mallory Jones, front, and her mother, Lori Rabenberg, passed out palm branches and devotionals prior to a Palm Sunday procession around Britton, followed by an online service.

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Britton city worker Brent Bury made short work of this to remove all ash trees before the arrival of the emerald ash tree on a city boulevard. The City of Britton is hoping ash borer, a pest that will kill all untreated trees.

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A new library in Susu Village, Zambia, funded largely by donations of Elizabeth’s Library International, issued a challenge to her from Marshall County area residents, will hold its hometown to help build the library, and it is expected to impact grand opening this spring. Britton native Lana Lynn, chairman generations in the African country.

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Britton city workers put up banners to honor members of this year’s Britton-Hecla senior class. This year’s graduation featured a parade down Main Street of graduates followed by an outdoor presentation of diplomas.

Pandemic Top Story Of 2020

There is no question that the top news story for 2020, not only in Journal Country, but across the world, is the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has changed people’s lives.

Vaccine Distribution Challenging

Ensuring widespread distribution, usage and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine in South Dakota will be challenging, health experts say, due to the rural nature of the state, the difficulty in storing and distributing doses of the vaccine and concerns that some people will be reluctant to be vaccinated.

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Katie (Wegleitner) Cramer, a Britton-Hecla graduate and the daughter of Dan and Cathy Wegleitner of Lake City, helped create an event this fall that brought much-needed care and assistance to more than 100 homeless individuals in Wisconsin. In this photo she performed for President Trump with the 147th Army Band during the state of South Dakota’s “Salute to America” celebration at Mount Rushmore last summer. (Photo by Sgt. Fiona Berndt)

B-H Grad Helping Bring Food, Love To Homeless

This fall, a Northern State University alumna helped create an event that brought much-needed care and assistance to more than 100 homeless individuals in Wisconsin.


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