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Small SD shops make buy-local pitch

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Heidi Marttila-Losure

DakotafireMedia

Pushing crowds. General chaos.

That’s become the national image of Christmas shopping.

Area small-town retailers would like shoppers to consider another option: Skip the crowds, and stay home for…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Small SD shops make buy-local pitch

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Heidi Marttila-Losure

DakotafireMedia

Pushing crowds. General chaos.

That’s become the national image of Christmas shopping.

Area small-town retailers would like shoppers to consider another option: Skip the crowds, and stay home for…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

South Dakota teen shot in head returns to school

May 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BRITTON, S.D. A northeastern South Dakota teenager who authorities say suffered a head wound in an accidental shooting in a school parking lot returned to class less than a week after the incident. Continue Reading

Teen faces charges after gun goes off

May 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

BRITTON (AP) A Britton-Hecla student faces firearm charges after an accidental shooting at a school parking lot, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
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MHS grad helps save man’s life

April 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Maxwell uses high school CPR class in real-world incident.
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Governor’s Capital For a Day heads to Britton

October 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BRITTON (AP) The governor’s Capital For a Day program heads to Britton on Wednesday.
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Britton to be ‘Capital for Day’

August 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The northeastern South Dakota town of Britton will be the state’s “Capital for a Day” in October. Continue Reading

Britton gets a state loan, but Belle Fourche denied

January 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The state Board of Water and Natural Resources decided Thursday to give financial help to Britton for major renovations to the community’s sewer system, but turned down Belle Fourche’s request for assistance in purchasing a second loader for its landfill. Continue Reading

In Other Words: SDPB picks up where others leave off

November 19, 2010 in The Daily Republic

I was disappointed but not surprised to see The Daily Republic’s brazen attack on public broadcasting in your Nov. 5 editorial. Using the cover of our state budget woes, and the battle cry of “no competition with private enterprise,” the article salivated at the prospect of being able to take the hatchet to South Dakota Public Broadcasting. Contrary to the impression left by your editorial, SDPB has already taken its 10 percent reduction in its general fund appropriation since fiscal year 2009. Continue Reading