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Jerry Meadows will begin a walk from Sisseton through Britton to Aberdeen next Wednesday to raise money for the Wounded Warriors Program as well as to raise awareness of veterans’ issues. This photo was taken on a similar recent walk in Minnesota.

‘Road Walker’ Will Travel Through Britton

He has been dubbed the “Road Walker,” and Jerry Meadows takes pride in that title. The Sisseton resident will be hitting the road beginning at 8 a.m. next Wednesday, July

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This is the old Newark School that was built in 1921. The town, established in 1883, once had three grocery stores, a large hardware store, and a barber shop, as well as other businesses.

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Newark Lake was an artesian lake that served as a source of power for a creamery and flour mill in Newark and also provided recreation. The sixth person from left is Lily Besuchet (Glarum), mother of Mrs. Kenneth Marcuson.

Ghost Town Has Lively Past

Although Newark is now a ghost town, I can remember when it was a good-sized town with a Post Office established June 15, 1883, by John E. Pulver. It had

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Lillian Boyko of Britton was all smiles as she balanced three plates at one time during the Hanson Family of jugglers and unicyclists program for participants on the Britton Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. At right is Christa Hanson. Over 100 youth participated in summer reading.

Langford Summer Fest Set

Langford’s annual Summer Fest and Alumni Weekend is set for Friday through Sunday, July 26-28. Billed as the “Biggest Little Party in Northeast South Dakota,” the event will kick off


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