Hecla, SD

A Portion Of ND Highway 32 To Close Near Havana

FARGO, N.D. (NDDOT) – A section of North Dakota Highway 32 will be temporarily closed to through traffic at the railroad crossing in Havana, North Dakota, beginning Tuesday, August 9. During the closure, the Dakota Missouri Valley Western Railroad is scheduled to perform maintenance at the crossing. A detour...
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Harvest Days in Britton offers two night of live music, many more events: Out & About Top 3

Harvest Days: Friday and Saturday in Britton. Friday events include a parade at 6 p.m. and live music by Darren Beyer at 9 p.m. at Snapper's Dry Bean. Saturday's events include a pancake feed, food vendors, kids activities, a vendor and craft fair, a car show a rib cook-off, live music by by Weston Frank from 4 to 8 p.m. and live music by Tripwire starting at 9 p.m. There's a $10 admission charge for Tripwire. For a complete schedule visit
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Josh Heard had a memorable game in his hometown with a 6-0 win

LANGFORD, BC – Josh Heard had a memorable game in his hometown, scoring two goals and delivering two assists. He might have been the best player in the game, but other players like Marco Bustos and Alejandro Díaz Liceága stepped up for the club. Josh Heard with...

Anna Sell Named Oakes Public School Interim Superintendent

OAKES, N.D. (From Oakes Public School) – Anna Sell has been named Oakes Public School Interim Superintendent. Anna Sell began her love for education way back in Elementary school in Colorado. Her family eventually moved to Oakes where she attended and graduated from OHS in 1987. Mrs. Sell holds...

Greg Dobitz Named Oakes Elementary School Principal

OAKES, N.D. (Oakes Public School) – Greg Dobitz has been named the Oakes Elementary School Principal. Greg grew up in Bowman, North Dakota. After graduating from BHS, he obtained a bachelor’s degree from Valley City State University in 2005, majoring in Elementary Education. In 2017, he obtained his master’s degree in Educational Leadership from North Dakota State University.

Local Shooter On Roll In Area Trap Events

Tynan Bennett of Britton continues to be on a roll in area trapshooting events. The Britton-Hecla senior-to-be competed in Alexandria, MN, last week in the Central Zone shoot. This shoot is held at nine clubs in the Central Zone that includes 10 states and two Canadian provinces and had over 700 shooters competing. Shooters can win at the club and can also can win Central Zone titles.

New LA Supt. Feels Lion Pride

Ryan Bruns is happy to be wearing maroon and gold once again. As a former Burke Bulldog, whose school colors were also maroon and gold, Bruns is feeling right at home in the Langford Area School District. This is fortunate since he is just beginning his tenure as the district’s new superintendent.

Harvest Days This Weekend

Harvest Days is back this weekend with fun activities over all three days. Events take place Friday through Sunday with many favorites on the schedule, some events back by popular demand and even a few new ones. Friday’s events include an open house , noon meal and door prizes at...

Jason Anthony Osborn Found Unharmed In Fargo

KATHRYN, N.D. ( – The Oakes Police Department thanked to public in their efforts to help locate 48-year-old Jason Anthony Osborn. Multiple law enforcement agencies attempted to locate him in Oakes and surrounding agencies according to the police department. The Oakes Police Department thanked the public for their help...

Law Enforcement Searches For Man Who Walked Away From Motel In Oakes

DICKEY CO., N.D. (KVRR) — Law enforcement in Oakes are trying to find a man who used to live in the town after he walked away from the Harvest Inn Motel without his phone, vehicle and other belongings on Saturday around noon. They say 48-year-old Jason Osborn of Aberdeen...


Janel Georgia Buro, Havana, ND, was born November 25, 1970 to Eli and Mary Ann (Siegler) Buro in Aberdeen SD. She was raised on her parent’s farm south of Ludden, ND, attended Oakes High School and graduated in 1989. Janel was baptized as an infant in the Congregational Church, Merricourt, ND.

SD FFA Leadership Retreats celebrate 50th anniversary

BATH (July 18, 2022) - Fifty years ago, the SD FFA held the first ever South Dakota FFA summer leadership camp, which over the years has been renamed SD FFA leadership retreat. The SD FFA values tradition and builds on it to make a difference today’s youth. This year’s leadership retreat students celebrated fifty years of SD leadership retreat, and all those who make it possible every year! In…