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
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
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
The Veblen Public Library has come a long way since it opened in 2012. Originally, the library was the elementary library for the Veblen School District. When the school closed,
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.
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