The winter storm last week was hopefully the final chapter in what has been a very long spring for area livestock producers. Brandon Hagen was carrying this calf through the snow.
(Calee Hagen Photo)

Drifts piled up on the east side of Britton’s Main Street during last week’s storm as gusting winds and 13.5 inches of snow made travel in town extremely difficult.
(Ryan Thibert Photo)

A snow drift approaching 10 feet covered First Street on the north edge of Britton after the storm last week and one-way traffic was the rule for several days.

Old Man Winter Won’t Give In

Old Man Winter just doesn’t want to let go this spring. Despite the fact that the official first day of spring was a month ago on March 20, Doug Oelkers

Roads Under Water

Highway Superintendent Dustin Hofland informed the Marshall Commission at its regular meeting Tuesday that there are a lot of roads under water in the county. Hofland said there are about

This is an architect’s drawing of the proposed new Marshall County Courthouse and Law Enforcement Center. Public meetings are planned around the county during the next three weeks to explain the plans and answer questions from residents.

This diagram shows the positioning of the proposed Marshall County Courthouse and Law Enforcement Center in relation to the current Courthouse.

Meetings Set On Courthouse

Marshall County Commissioners and HKG Architects of Aberdeen will hold a series of six public meetings around the county during the next three weeks to explain plans for a new



Former South Dakota Governor and Britton native Frank Farrar addressed well-wishers at his 90th birthday celebration held at the Britton Area Event Center on Saturday. Farrar invited all attendees back for his 100th celebration.

Two Vying For Pierpont Board

Pierpont voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a member of the City Council. Incumbent Audrey Johnson and challenger Angelia Baldwin are running for the three-year position.

Fort Sisseton Manager Ali Tonsfeldt worked to bring a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit called, “The Way We Worked,” to the fort. A grand opening of the exhibit is set for Saturday.

Smithsonian Exhibit Opens At Fort Sisseton

Many Marshall County area residents have never had the opportunity to go to the internationally famous Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., but now the Smithsonian is coming to Marshall County.


Marshall County Journal

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