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Artists Awarded

Several Mobridge-Pollock High School students won awards at the Lakota Nation Art Show Dec. 19 through 22 in Rapid City. Pictured are (back, left to right) Alexia Laundreaux, first in colored pencil and second in charcoal; Lexy While, third in miscellaneous; Karlie Spiry, third in scratch art; (front, left to right) Ethan Kettering, third in charcoal; Trent Hammer, first in […]

3B Committee pledges funds for pool project

The proposed new aquatics center was the main topic of discussion at the Monday, Jan. 7, city council meeting and included arguments for an indoor center, funding options and a pledge from the 3B Committee. Mobridge resident Kim Ulmer gave a short presentation on how the people of Mobridge, not the council, should decide whether they want an outdoor or […]

1,000 anglers to hit the ice on Saturday

There will be a multitude of shacks on wheels and pickups pulling trailers in Mobridge this week, as the anglers from 14 states and Canada descend on Mobridge for the Annual Ice Fishing Tournament. The event, one of the largest ice fishing tournaments in the nation, begins Thursday, Jan. 10, with a new event, the Ice Fishing Expo at Scherr-Howe […]

Roland Cory installed first KOLY transmitter

Funeral services for Roland Cory, 88, of Mobridge, were held Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobridge. Burial was Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Black Hills National Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Roland passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Roland L. Cory was born Aug. 8, 1924, […]

Karl Mitzel kept books for Campbell County

Mass of Christian Burial for Karl Mitzel, 82, of Herreid, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Herreid. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and starting […]

‘Children’s Blizzard’ of 1888 claimed many lives

(This moment in South Dakota history is provided by the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation, the nonprofit fundraising partner of the South Dakota State Historical Society.) The Weather Channel began assigning names to big snowstorms in 2012. A blizzard that blasted the Midwest on Jan. 12, 1888, was so destructive that it acquired several names: “The Children’s Blizzard,” “The Schoolchildren’s […]

Konold provides Rotarians with ice fishing tourney facts

By Peg Wunder Jesse Konold gave a brief synopsis about the upcoming fishing tournament giving some facts that not everyone may have heard about when Rotary met on Monday, Jan. 7. The tourney is filled with 500 teams, but if any team notifies the Chamber that they cannot come, a team is drawn from the waiting list. The tournament starts […]

Cook’s talents challenged with every child’s birthday

By Sandy Bond One of Stephanie Dame’s most memorable and largest baking projects, she said, was a birthday cake she baked and decorated for son A.J.: a Mack dump truck.  With each successive birthday of her three children, she tries to outdo herself, getting a little more creative each year. As circulation manager and customer service representative, Stephanie is a […]

Tigers tear past three opponents

By Jay Davis It took but a few possessions for the Tigers to establish their inside game and assert themselves as the stronger team on Tuesday in McLaughlin. Daniel Roberts scored the first five times he touched ball and the Tigers were out to a 13-5 lead. They nevered look back in beating the Midgets 73-41. “We most certainly wanted […]

Spiry captures Mid-Dakota Monster title

By Jay Davis Brady Spiry won the 220-pound weight class at the Mid-Dakota Monster wrestling tournament in Presho on Saturday. “It was great,” said coach Spencer Novotny. “It was good to see him win.” In his first tournament since moving up from 195 pounds, Spiry outlasted four straight wrestlers to win the title. He opened with a pair of wins […]


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