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Gemar, Greger are classroom all-staters

By Jay Davis Mobridge-Pollock seniors Stephen Gemar and Alex Greger did not just prove their abilities on the football field this year. They also showed that they are standouts in the classroom. For their exploits as students, Gemar and Greger were named to this year’s Academic All-State Football Team. The two Tigers were not the only area seniors who excelled […]

Area players earn 9A All-State honors

By Jay Davis Nick Larson and Kennedy Kosters of Herreid-Selby Area and Brady Brockel of Eureka-Bowdle have been named to the 2012 Class 9A All-State Football Team. Dakota Thorstenson of Herreid-Selby Area earned honorable mention status. Larson, who started at quarterback and defensive back, was named as the team’s special teams player. The senior was the Wolverines’ leader in a […]

Wrestlers have new faces mixed with experience

 By Jay Davis The new Tiger wrestling team is an eclectic group. The team has six seniors and five juniors, but at the same time has a bounty of wrestlers with little experience. “We have a lot of old kids this year,” said coach Spencer Novotny. “Old and inexperienced.” That is a bit of an exaggeration as three returning seniors […]

Chris is always ready with her camera

By Sandy Bond At day’s end, a draft horse is silhouetted in solitude on a Dakota prairie; icy blue clouds roll in over the “Mighty Mo” in anticipation of a Midwestern thunderstorm. Preserving stories in “Kodachrome” is Chris Wahl’s mission. “My friends and family knew that I’d be the one to take pictures of family holidays, get-togethers and other memorable […]

Many influence Anita’s cooking

By Sandy Bond Anita Harrison has always loved the real estate business, from the construction to the design to the decorating. “But my favorite part of the real estate business,” she said, “is the research. I absolutely have a passion for all the research it takes to figure out what the true market value is on property. That’s why I […]

Alvin Schlecht dies in Washington

Alvin Edgar Schlecht, 87, passed away Nov. 11, 2012. Al was born to Adam and Emily Schlecht on a farm near Java. In 1929, the family moved to Mobridge where Al attended Lincoln and Beadle grade schools, Mobridge Junior High and Northwest Lutheran Academy. In December of 1942, Al joined the Navy, receiving basic training at Great Lakes, Ill. He […]

Donald Lemler took over family farm

Mass of Christian Burial for Donald Lemler, 73, of Selby, was held Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Selby. Burial was at Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Donald passed away Nov. 19, 2012, at his home in Selby. Donald Charles Lemler was born April 3, 1939, in Mobridge, to […]

Dorothy Klaudt was teacher, bookkeeper, farm wife

Funeral services for Dorothy Klaudt, 89, of Herreid, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Mound City. Visitation will be at 6 p.m. with prayer service at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the church. Burial will be at the Mound City Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of […]

Milton Roebuck worked a wide variety of jobs

Funeral services for Milton Roebuck, 85, of Mobridge, were held Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobridge. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Milton passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Milton Dean Roebuck was born Oct. 15, 1927, to Jake and Dorothy Roebuck and […]

Eight contestants to take the stage

By Katie Zerr – Mobridge-Pollock seniors will compete for the Snow Queen crown Saturday, Dec. 1, at Scherr-Howe Event Center for the chance to represent the city in state contest held in Aberdeen Jan. 10 through 13, 2013. There are eight girls involved in this years contest. Liz Weleba is the daughter of Dave and Loretta Welaba. She is involved […]


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