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Doris Smith was fond of roses

Doris Mabel Smith, 77, of Sturgis, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 7, 2012. She died peacefully at home surrounded by her family after a long battle with cancer. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at the United Parish in Timber Lake, with Pastor Ken Hunt officiating. Burial followed at the Timber Lake Cemetery. A […]

Dick Grange made a friend every day

“Safe flight, Mission Complete,Time to Head Home” On July 7, 2012, our family and the world lost one of the best from the “Greatest Generation.” Dick passed away peacefully at Legacy Hospital, surrounded by loved ones grateful to be in his presence through his final moments. He always loved a crowd and surely felt comfort in the love around him […]

Allen Hellesund was Timber Lake’s weather observer

Mass of Christian Burial for Allen Hellesund, 92, of Timber Lake was held Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Timber Lake. Burial was in the Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Allen passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Allen was born to Andrew and Julia […]

Marvin Walth, lifetime Bridge Citian dies

Funeral services for Marvin F. Walth, 83, of Mobridge will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at the New Freedom Baptist Church in Mobridge. Burial will be at 1 p.m., MDT, Friday at Black Hills National Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Marvin passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Marvin Walth […]

Mother Nature again takes control of Lake Oahe

By Katie Zerr In 2011, levels on Lake Oahe were as high as possible with the water lapping the top of dam at in Pierre. In 2012, vast areas of shoreline and floating trees that have not been seen in years are visible above the surface of the water. What a difference a year makes. During August in 2011, the […]

Is a new jail in the county’s future?

By Sandy Bond “If you build it, they will come,” might sum up what the future could be if Walworth County renovates the older section of the jail, upgrades the “new” addition that was completed in 1999, and builds another addition. This concept was explored at a presentation by Managing Director David Cruseturner of Brennan Management Services, Construction Management of […]

JAY DAVIS: Every Tiger team home during opening week

When it comes to starting the new school sports year, the athletes at Mobridge-Pollock High are getting some home cooking right across the board. The golf team kicked the week off by hosting the Big Dakota Conference Meet at Oahe Hills Golf Course on Tuesday. Cross country starts its season with the traditional season-opener at the golf course on Friday […]

KATIE ZERR: We need to know the person, not the party

In his own words, Rep. Todd Akin, a Missouri Republican, has twice this week stated reasons that voters in this country need to get to know who candidates are and what they represent before casting a ballot in November. Akin, during an interview with KTVI, he was asked whether or not abortion should be legal in the case of rape, […]

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The Mobridge Police Department is continuing to search for the suspect in a reported rape in Mobridge on Saturday, Aug. 11. Mobridge Police Chief Justin Jungwirth said the acquaintance rape occurred at a Sixth Avenue East residence at 3:50 a.m., last Saturday, while victim was sleeping. Jungwirth said the police are actively looking for the man, but he suspects that […]


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