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AAU wrestlers bring home state medals

By Jay Davis Eight young grapplers earned trips to the medal stand at the South Dakota State AAU Wrestling Tournament in Brookings over the weekend. Ethan Black Fox led the Mobridge contingent with a second-place finish at Novice Hwt. Black Fox picked up pins over Ethan Blasius of Kimball and Alex Pulling of Whitewood before falling to Nash Hutmacher of […]

Schwartz, Mettler named B All-State

– Jay Davis – After leading the Herreid-Selby Area Wolverines to a lofty 21-2 record this season, Herreid senior Shauni Schwartz has been named first team to the 2013 Class B Girls All-State Basketball Team. As the Wolverines’ center, the 5-foot 10-inch Schwartz averaged 17.4 points, nine rebounds, 3.9 blocked shots, 3.5 steals and 2.6 assists this season. Her career […]

Three Tigers named to All-Big Dakota team

By Jay Davis After leading the Tigers to a 19-7 record, conference, district and region titles and fourth in state, three Mobridge-Pollock players have been named to the Big Dakota Conference All-Conference Basketball Team. Earning the distinction for the Tigers are seniors Daniel Roberts and Zach Dockter and junior Mitch Heumiller. The trio put up some big numbers in leading […]

Cooking changes with time

 By Betty Street Jayne Shaffer chose her own middle name when she was seven years old. Back when she was Jayne Hathaway, all of her friends had middle names except for her; so one day she sat down with a very good friend and together they explored various names to find one she liked. They agreed upon Elizabeth; and from […]

Alpha Prasek was class valedictorian

Funeral services for Alpha Prasek, 92, of Mound City, were held Friday, March 22, 2013, at Norway Lutheran Church, rural Glenham. Burial was at the church cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Alpha passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Center in Selby. Alpha (Anderson) Prasek was born Sept. 20, 1920, to Gerhard […]

‘Bert’ Goehring Liebelt made many friendships running Friendly Tavern

Mass of Christian Burial for Roberta “Bert” Goehring Liebelt, 74, of Mobridge, was held Monday, March 25, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Fr. Bill Hamak officiating. Burial was in the Mound City Cemetery under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Bert died March 21, 2013. Roberta F. Schaefbauer was born June 27, 1938, on the […]

Pauline Hammrich was longtime local teacher

Mass of Christian Burial for Pauline C. Hammrich, 89, of Mobridge, was held Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Ipswich. Burial was in the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Pauline passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Pauline (Petersen) Hammrich was born Dec. […]

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A Mobridge man has been charged with kidnapping after a witness called police Saturday, March 23, after witnesses an incident on Seventh Street West. At 3:15 a.m. caller reported seeing a man shove a woman, who was kicking and screaming, into the backseat of a vehicle. He had dragged her across the street to the vehicle that was running. The […]

Fundraising, donations to ease pool tax burden

With the vote on the opt-out to fund the new aquatics center in two weeks, city officials and members of the Mobridge Swimming Pool Committee have heard concerns from residents about how the opt out will impact their taxes. Concerns of another tax increase have been voiced by Mobridge residents at a number of venues. The maximum amount the city […]

Group explores need for day care facility

The need for a licensed daycare facility that meets state requirements was discussed with parents and local day care providers, Monday, March 25, at city hall. Christine Goldsmith and Dawn Konold of Mobridge Economic Development, and Angela Snyder of the South Dakota Department of Social Services led the discussion on what is needed to provide the service in Mobridge. A […]


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