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The Breckenridge High School Drama Department will present two one-act plays this coming week. The grade 7-9 play will be performed at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 and the 10-12 grade play will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. The performances will be held in the Play House Theater at Breckenrid…

The billboards outside the Wahpeton Eagles Club received facelifts on Thursday, Jan. 17. Employees of M Construction & Landscape replaced the framework outside the two billboards. The old framework was becoming less able to securely hold billboards, Eagles Club Chairman Cliff Barth expla…

A defensive slugfest at Grand Forks Central High School saw Wahpeton come away with a 44-31 victory on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Both teams were held under 30 percent from the field in the Eastern Dakota Conference battle and the Huskies gave up less than 20 points in both halves.

Several Breckenridge-Wahpeton swim team athletes traveled to the two-day swim meet in Jamestown, North Dakota, this past weekend. They performed technically well and showed some nice time drops, especially in the longer event. This is good to see at this time of our season.

The Breckenridge Cowboy wrestling team traveled to the Parkers Prairie Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 12 to battle some of the top teams and individuals in the state. As a team, the Cowboys took eighth place out of the eleven teams that attended and had some great individual performances.

Julene Hussey, nee Scheuffele, (Wahpeton, North Dakota) married Nick Fazio (Reading, Pennsylvania) in a Christian marriage ceremony at South Shore United Methodist Church in Riverview, Florida on Nov. 23, 2018. Ryan Hussey, the bride’s son, gave her away. Johnny Fazio, the groom’s son, was t…

Valley Lake Boy’s Home, Breckenridge, Minn., held its annual holiday open house Wednesday, Dec. 12. The party served as both a meet and greet with the public as well as a retirement celebration for outgoing director Mark Engebretson. Engebretson was named executive director of the home in No…

Jan Ketterling, a local psychologist, participated in the Region 2 American Quarter Horse Championship show last weekend in Rapid City, South Dakota. Her horse, No Doubt Ima Loper, was awarded the Grand Champion award in three events: Amateur Performance Geldings, Open Performance Geldings a…

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By Nick Simonson For a quick-tying and fun addition to any lure with a treble hook, such as a crankbait, in-line spinner or  spoon, that also ups the odds for catching fish, dressing a few spare treble hooks in colors that set various species off and seal the deal when they come in for a...

By Nick Simonson As we settle into the heart of ice season and the challenges of the middle stretch come to be, there are some little changes that can help up the odds of success and make things easier, when conditions might conspire to make fishing tougher.  What follows are a few tips, tweaks and...

STEP-BY-STEP. We’re working our way through the heart of winter and taking care of those tasks to wrap up fall and get ready for spring.  We talk about that and more in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo:  Light snow overnight holds dog tracks on an early morning walk…before the wind fills them back in....

By Nick Simonson   It used to be that the middle of January was a dead time for me, a melding together of quiet post-holiday nights ticking away in front of the tying bench punctuated by frantic weekend searches for perch or walleyes on hardwater in an attempt to overcome the slowing mid-ice bite, all...