Pool issues dominate council meeting

By Katie Zerr – Saying information printed in a story in the Nov. 14 edition of the Mobridge Tribune was untrue and information on a pool liner system he offered to Mayor Jamie Dietterle was ignored and rejected, Kim Ulmer addressed the demolition of swimming pool at the Monday, Nov. 19. He said he had never presented information concerning the […]

Commissioners except Jansen’s resignation

By Sandy Bond Walworth County Commissioners voted to accept states attorney Chris Jansen’s resignation effective Dec. 1, after coming out of executive session with Jansen for reasons of discussing personnel, at their Tuesday, Nov. 20, meeting. In the recent general election Republican Jansen was defeated by Independent Jaime Hare. Laurie Bauer, who served as part-time assistant states attorney approximately eight […]

KAITE ZERR: People need to start paying attention

Sometimes it is confounding how, despite years of discussion, weeks and months of advertising, and daily news reports on local radio, there are still people who are unaware of what is happening in their towns. Events of recent weeks show how important it is to keep up with what is happening at city and school levels. On Monday, Nov. 12, […]

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Local businesses and organizations will be celebrating the official kickoff of the Christmas season in Mobridge Friday, Nov. 30, with the annual Parade of Lights on Main Street. The celebration will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the official opening of the railroad crossing South Main Street. The Parade of Lights will begin at 6 p.m. with entries lining up […]

Lady Panthers beat Lyman for first state tourney win

By Jay Davis With a 3-1 win over Lyman in the seventh-place matchup, the Lady Panthers of Timber Lake recorded the team’s first-ever state tournament win. The victory propelled the Lady Panthers to a seventh-place finish at the State B Volleyball Tournament, played Thursday through Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. Lyman Lyman came out firing against Timber Lake […]

Herreid-Selby Area settles for sixth

By Jay Davis With a win over Timber Lake sandwiched between two losses, the Herreid-Selby Area Wolverines were forced to settle for sixth place at the State B Volleyball Tournament, played Thursday through Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. “It is an understatement to say we were disappointed,” said coach Jody Schmidt. “Sixth or fourth in our case is […]

MPMS students chosen for SDJHC

By Katie Zerr Three Mobridge-Pollock Middle School students have been chosen to participate in the South Dakota Junior Honors Choir (SDJHC) in Rapid City Jan. 18 and 19. Ninth-grader Taylor Brekke, daughter of Bruce and Debbie Brekke of Mobridge is a third-year member of the honors choir. Jesse Roshau, an eight-grader and a second-year member, is the daughter of Joe […]

Dinner theater Dec. 9 at Edge Event Center

Be ready for “A Dickens of a Time” when local talent brings the play to life at the Edge Event Center on Sunday, Dec. 9. Two performances of the play are planned with a dessert matinee set for 2 p.m. and a dinner theatre set for 6 p.m. Loosely based on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” the play is written […]

Ramona offers recipes, advice

By Sandy Bond With a ready smile and good word for everyone, Ramona Krause is a joy to the townsfolk of Java. She does, however, readily admit to one vice: Pepsi-Cola. Regular, not diet! When listening to concerns brought to her by others, her sage wisdom is gleaned from simply surviving some hard times: “It could have been worse.” After […]

Doris Kormendy dies in Brookings

Doris Kormendy, 88, of Brookings and formerly of Aberdeen, died on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at the United Living Center in Brookings. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, Nov. 19 at Sacred Heart Parish in Aberdeen. Burial followed at Memorial Gardens in Selby. Doris Kormendy, daughter of Joseph “Joe” and Sophia (Dobus) Zambo was born May 26, 1924. […]

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