Lady Panthers settle for eighth at State B Tournament

By Jay Davis After a quick start, Timber Lake could not hold on as Wall rallied in the second half before beating the Lady Panthers 61-59 in overtime in the seventh-place game at the State B Basketball Tournament in Huron on Saturday. “Overall, I am happy with the way we competed at the tournament,” said coach Chris Hettick. “Obviously our […]

Dupree on roll entering State B tourney

By Jay Davis The Dupree Tigers enter their second straight State B Tournament hoping to make more noise than they did last year when they finished in seventh place. The Tigers are 22-1 and have won 19 games in a row. Their only loss came against North Dakota power North Star in late December. Coming into state as the three […]

Tigers play familiar foe in Cavaliers

By Jay Davis The last time the Tigers played in the state basketball tournament, the current players were just learning how to dribble. This is the first time in 19 trips to state that a Tiger team will play in Rapid City. But not all is unfamiliar, as the Tigers will open against a team they know very well in […]

Nursing is a calling, not a job

By Betty Street You may call her Beverly or Bev—she’s equally happy with either name—and her last name is Hausauer. Beverly is the new director of nursing at the Golden LivingCenter here in Mobridge. She began employment there March 4. Beverly was born and raised in Flasher, N.D., and grew up on the original homestead her immigrant German grandfather settled. […]

Coin, Stamp Club promotes Mobridge

By Robert Maisch Members of the Bridge City Coin and Stamp Club are helping to promote Mobridge at collector conventions. The Mobridge Chamber of Commerce has provided brochures of area historical events and sites along with other promotional material. Both host and attendees at the Aberdeen All-Hobby Show in February appreciated the informational handouts. Another is being readied for the […]

Jerry Harlow loses cancer battle

Gerald “Jerry” Harlow, 77, of Drayton, N.D., passed away at Valley Memorial Center in Grand Forks, N.D., on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, after a short, courageous battle with cancer. Jerry as born on March 6, 1935, at Drayton, to Theodore and Irma (McKeever) Harlow. He attended grade school in Drayton and high school in Crookston, Minn. He married Marjorie Cox […]

Bill Barnes was self-taught auctioneer

William “Bill” Barnes, 85, of Spearfish, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Spearfish Regional Hospital. Bill was born Jan. 6, 1928, to L.O. “Barney” and Edith (Jensen) Barnes at Lakefield, Minn. He spent his early years in the Lakefield area, moving to Faith at the age of 15. His family then moved to Mobridge where he attended high school. He […]

Shannon Lawrence was family’s real cowboy

Mass of Christian Burial for Shannon Lawrence, 34, of Ash Creek, was held Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the Eagle Butte School Auditorium. Burial was at St. Therese Catholic Cemetery, White Horse, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Shannon passed away Thursday, March 7, 2103. Shannon Lee Lawrence was born July 27, 1978, in Sioux Falls to […]

Addition, remodel project begins at MRH&C

After several years of working to secure funding for expansion, Mobridge Regional Hospital & Clinics (MRH&C) will begin an expansion and renovation project in the near future. Actually, the renovation of the current building has begun as the billing, medical records, human resources, and administrative areas of the facility have moved across the road into the East Campus where Vision […]

Budget cuts will impact MP district

Because of changes on the state level, the Mobridge-Pollock School announced Monday, March 11, their intent to extend the present opt out for another five years. This is not an additional opt-out, but the same opt-out for the same amount that was approved by a vote of the people in 2009. Before the change in the law, once a school […]

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