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Herreid-Selby Area players earn All-State honors

 By Jay Davis The middle of the net was well taken care of for the Herreid-Selby Area Wolverines on their way to a sixth-place finish at the State B Volleyball Tournament in Mitchell, so much that both middle hitters were named to the Class B All-State Volleyball team. Shauni Schwartz, senior from Herreid High School, was named second team, and […]

Tigers working hard as season nears

By Jay Davis There will be a different look to the Tiger basketball team this year after the graduation of Peyton and Bailley Friesz. Gone are Peyton’s 1,137 points, the second most in Tiger basketball history. Gone are an all-state and two all-Big Dakota Conference players who last year combined for 34 points, 14 rebounds and five steals per game. […]

Everything new for Lady Tigers basketball team

By Jay Davis What’s new with Lady Tiger basketball? Just about everything. Last spring’s graduating class included a host of seniors and the last of the mainstays of a team that won 55 games in three years. Also gone is the coach who led them to those victories. Ann LaMont takes the reins for the Lady Tigers. This is the […]

Callie Slater earns second All-State honorable mention

By Jay Davis Postseason accolades have come the way of Callie Slater for the second straight year. The senior setter for the Lady Tigers was named honorable mention to the Class A All-State Volleyball team. Slater received the award after last season. “Callie is an all-around good athlete,” said coach Keri Bolduan. She is very knowledgeable about the game and […]

Schoenhard wins Stanley County title

By Jay Davis After missing last season due to injury, sophomore Chase Schoenhard celebrated his return to wrestling by taking first place at 192 pounds at the Stanley County Invitational on Saturday. Schoenhard was not the only newcomer to enjoy some opening weekend success as eight of the 11 Tigers placed in the tournament. “We wrestled pretty well,” said coach […]

Marilyn Bollinger dies

Marilyn Y. Bollinger, 71, of Omaha, Neb., passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by family on Nov. 29, 2012. Marilyn was born to Rueben and Irene Metzger in a farmhouse near Eureka. She had a special gift for touching the lives of others. She lived her life as a testament to her faith in God. She is survived by […]

Madison to represent MPHS on national choir

By Katie Zerr Shawna Madison, daughter of Shawn and Jodi Madison of Mobridge, will represent Mobridge-Pollock High School at the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) National High School Women’s Honor Choir in Dallas, Texas, March 12 through 16. Shawna’s audition was one of 4,000 submitted. She was one of 300 students chosen to participate in the chorus. She will travel […]

Grandparents, community draw Kayley to gerontology

By Sandy Bond The unconditional love of her grandparents, Ruth Mittleider and the late Mervin Mittleider, and members of her small close-knit community of Herreid was the reason Kayley Mittleider gravitated to a career in gerontology. Kayley just started her career as the new administrator of the Good Samaritan  Center in Selby after an internship at Bethany Lutheran Home in […]

Commission hears discussion on new jail

By Sandy Bond – At the Tuesday, Dec. 4, meeting of the Walworth County Commission, James J. Brennan, President and CEO, of Brennan Group, Columbia, S.C. and David Cruseturner, Managing Director, of Brennan Management Services, Little Rock, Ark., appeared before the board to discuss jail specifics. They have been doing their homework, they said, since they last appeared before commissioners […]

Council approves swimming pool plans fee

By Katie Zerr– The Mobridge City Council approved an additional payment to Helms and Associates of Aberdeen for the swimming pool plan revision, Monday, Dec. 2, but not without questions about additional costs. Jay Koch representing Helms, told the council it would cost the city an additional $23,000 for the revision to reduce the project size. That would include a […]


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