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Warner stops Wolverines in state 9A semifinals

By Jay Davis Winning on the road in the playoffs is a tough task, especially when the home team is a talented, senior-laden team bent on making its first-ever trip to the state finals. Herreid-Selby Area ran into that buzz saw, as they were defeated 50-20 by the Warner Monarchs in Warner on Saturday in the Class 9A semifinals. The […]

Focused Lady Tigers sweep to District 11A crown

By Jay Davis A focused Lady Tigers hit the court in tune and won six straight sets to win their fifth straight title at the District 11A Volleyball Tournament at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Thursday. “We did not want to give anyone a chance to hang with us,” said coach Keri Bolduan. “The girls decided they wanted to win […]

Timber Lake earns first trip to state volleyball

By Jay Davis The Lady Panthers of Timber Lake are packing their bags for their first-ever trip to state after beating Harding County 3-1 in the Region 8B championship game in Lemmon on Tuesday. “It was an incredible night,” said coach Sarah Schweitzer. “The Panthers really came out to play. They played with real confidence.” Timber Lake jumped out early […]

Hare defeats Jansen, Noem re-eleleted

By Katie Zerr With a ballot count that went on late into the night, Challenger James “Jamie” Hare defeated incumbent Christopher Jansen in a tight race for the Walworth County State’s Attorney seat. Walworth County residents went to the polls in solid numbers Tuesday, Nov. 6,  casting votes in the race for the White House, Walworth County State’s Attorney, U.S. […]

Herreid-Selby Area wins second straight region

By Jay Davis Herreid-Selby Area retained its championship title with a 3-0 win over Highmore-Harrold in the Region 3B championship game in Selby on Tuesday. The Wolverines left no doubt who was in charge by dealing the Pirates a 25-11, 25-20, 25-21 defeat. “It was a great win tonight!” said coach Jody Schmidt. “We jumped out in the first game […]

Lady Tigers beat Miller, win fourth straight 6A title

By Jay Davis When the Lady Tigers opened the season, they had goals. The main goal was to take a team with four new starters and keep doing what the three previous Lady Tiger teams had done; win the region and play in the state tournament. The Mobridge-Pollock girls followed through with their goal when they defeated Miller 3-1 in […]

GF&P raises walleye limit on Oahe

– By Katie Zerr The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks has voted to raise the walleye limit on Lake Oahe next year in an effort help keep to the fish population healthy. The GF&P Commissioners meeting at Camp Lakodia near Madison, voted to make the change on Thursday, Nov. 1, in an effort to lower the number […]

JAY DAVIS: Lady Tigers, President have a common four-year term

President Barack Obama, his wife and daughters moved into a big white house at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest in Washington, D.C., in 2009. Since that time, the Lady Tigers are the only team that has represented Region 6A at the State A Volleyball Tournament. To some it may seem that playing in the final eight on the last weekend of […]

KATIE ZERR: Now comes the most difficult of tasks

Although the candidates may not believe it, the easiest part of this election is over. Now problem-solving must be the primary focus. Republicans, Democrats, Tea Party members and Independents need now decide that what is best for the country must be foremost on the agenda. The past two years have been pathetic. The moneymakers have pushed this Congress into being […]

Stephanie Van Dyke strove to be normal in face of illness

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, we said our final goodbye to our daughter, wife, sister, and friend, Stephanie Pauline (Kirkland) Van Dyke after a lifelong battle with Chronic Variable Immune Deficiency. Stephanie was born July 18, 1984, in Helena, Mont., to Mark Aubrey and Janet (Travis) Kirkland.  Born a creek baby, she loved spending as much time as possible playing […]


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