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Breckenridge Elementary School students worked on special arts and crafts projects and activities this week in preparation for Valentine's Day. We have more photos in our FLICKR album, just visit https://www.wahpetondailynews.com/, select Menu, and Photos on FLICKR.

A free throw from Fargo South put them up by one over Wahpeton with less than 10 seconds left to play in the Tuesday, Feb. 12 game. Bryce Rader took the inbound pass and drove the length of the court with nobody near him to get to the rack and draw a foul. The 88-percent free throw shooter s…

The Breckenridge-Wahpeton Bolt swimmers attended a large meet at the Hulbert Aquatic center in West Fargo. There were over 500 athletes from Minnesote, North Dakota and South Dakota in attendance. This meet was set up as a decathlon challenge for those willing to tackle all 10 events in thei…

Wahpeton sophomore Eric Anderson won both the 100 free (47.19) and 100 breast (1:03.70) during his Tuesday, Feb. 5 competition against Fargo South and Fargo North. Anderson’s 100 freestyle time shattered the Fargo South Pool record of 47.79 set in 1995 by Bismarck Century’s Derek Dunlop. 

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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The vast majority of people who have color vision problems have only a relative deficiency.  That is to say, if they have trouble distinguishing between red and green there are some reds and greens they can tell apart and some they can’t.  Interestingly, they can also do well with the colors…

An eyelid condition known as blepharitis is a long-term inflammation of the eyelids. When dry/allergy eyes do not improve with treatment, blepharitis is usually the culprit. This condition affects all ages but is most common in the elderly.    

WHITE WEEKEND. Snow totals will tick up tonight as a fresh four inches is expected through Sunday.   We look ahead for some relief in the mid-range forecast and see what’s on tap this in the next 48 hours in today’s Three Things. Featured Photo:  Frosted pheasant tracks are secured in snow by cold weather. Simonson...

By Nick Simonson All the flutter of a fleeing baitfish with the pulsating action of bucktail and flash come together in the Half and Half, a fly that combines the back end of a Deceiver with the weighted, jig-like action of the Clouser minnow into a powerful package that gets down in the column for...

ON THE EDGE.  We’re working our way through winter, and we’ve hit our fifth signpost of the season with the midway point of February.  We go through our Winter Severity Index and add some points today, taking stock of wildlife stressors for the season. Featured Photo:  A rooster pheasant puffs up against the cold along...