Spring schedules taking hits as winter decides to stay

By Jay Davis There will be spring sports sooner or later, but later is the operative word. This week’s schedule is all but cancelled. Golf in Britton on Monday and the Big Dakota Track Meet in Miller on Tuesday have already been wiped from the schedule. The Tigers lose a pair of imporant track meets this weekend. The American Legion […]

Camaros, Mustangs split All-Star basketball games

By Jay Davis The motor companies split the games at the Dakota Radio Group All-Star Basketball Games at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Saturday. The Ford Lady Mustangs beat the Chevy Camaros 59-52 in the opener before the Chevy Camaros came back to beat the Ford Mustangs 77-66 in the boys’ game. A pair of all-staters led their teams to […]

Terry Davis was cameraman for Mobridge-Pollock webcasts

Memorial services for Terry G. Davis, 73, of Mobridge, were held Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Family Worship Center. Terry passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at his home in Mobridge. Terrance Gene Davis was born Feb. 14, 1940, in Emmons County, N.D., to Charles and Ruth (Schnabel) Davis. He was raised on the family farm there, graduating from Pollock […]

Jim Coats farmed his entire life

Jim Coats, 65, of Doland, died peacefully surrounded by family members on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. Funeral services were held Friday, April 12, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Doland. Burial followed in the Doland Cemetery under the direction of Furness Funeral Home of Clark. He was born James Leslie Coats on […]

Young cooks see a need, fill it

By Betty Street Becky Maciejewski of Timber Lake and her friend Megan Bickel of Isabel observed that if people don’t belong to a church, they don’t have anyone to help with organizing a meal after a funeral except for family members. And it’s the same with a wedding: nobody to help but relatives. So these young stay-at-home moms decided to […]

Coin Week activities planned

By Robert Maisch The Bridge City Coin and Stamp Club members laid out plans for the 90th annual National Coin Week activities, April 21 through 27, at their meeting on April 11. The 2013 theme is “Buffalo Nickel Centennial: Black Diamond Shines Again.” The buffalo nickel was issued from 1913 to 1938. Members will be placing exhibits at the Chamber […]

Tiger Ed. Foundation awards undergrad grants

By Macel Monthye Tiger Educational Foundation (TEF) board members voted to award several undergraduate grants of $50 each during recent meetings at the Grace Fellowship Hall of the United Congregational Church. Seventh-grader Brady Greger was awarded a grant to participate in the South Dakota Junior Honors Choir (SDJHC) that was held in Rapid City Jan. 18 and 19. Eleven students […]

Council supports housing project

Addressing the housing needs of Mobridge, Diane Weick of SW Design (formerly F&L Development) requested support from the council to pursue another moderate housing project in the city. SW Design is the company that assisted with building the Third Avenue West four-plex projects in 2004 and 2009. These homes have been fully rented since the building was completed and there […]

Commissioners move to hire help for assessor

In an attempt to achieveequity in taxation, commissioners voted three to two Tuesday, April 16, to advertise to hire two full-time employees in the assessor’s office following an appeal by Commissioner Duane Martin. Commissioners Martin, Richard Godkin and Denis Arbach voted yes and Commissioners Don Leff and Phylliss Pudwill votedno. The records are not current and assessed values of most […]

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The Mobridge Rodeo Association has added an honor memoriam to the Sitting Bull Stampede Parade in order pay tribute to their members who did not have the opportunity to serve as grand marshal. “We wanted to pay tribute to those who were involved in the Rodeo Association and the Stampede who were not named grand marshal,” said Dean Tisdall, association […]

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