Kristie Mettler named LMC outstanding girl athlete

By Jay Davis Kristie Mettler of Timber Lake and Caden Smiley of Faith were named the outstanding athletes at the Little Moreau Conference Track and Field Meet on Friday. Mettler had a superb day with three LMC titles and three state-qualifying standards. She won the 100, 200 and long jump and took second in the triple jump. Mettler is set […]

Ipswich girls set Eureka records

By Jay Davis The Ipswich girls put on a clinic breaking five records at the Eureka Lions Meet on Saturday. Macy Heinz (two) and Tori Moore set new standards on the track, while Shekota Myers set two new records in the field. Heinz took down the old 800 and 1600-meter records. She ran the 800 in two minutes, 21.87 seconds […]

Sully Buttes wins team and individual golf titles

By Jay Davis Sully Buttes swept the team titles at the Region 5B Golf Meet at Oahe Hills Golf Course on Monday. Charger teammates Brayden Wittler and Nicole Mosiman won medalist honors. The Sully Buttes boys won a log-jammed boys’ division by the slightest of margins. The Chargers shot 283 to slip past Potter County with 284 and Eureka and […]

Team earns state trip as Lady Tigers take second in Region 3A

While they could not keep up with Parkston, the Lady Tigers left the rest of the field in the dust to take second place at the Region 3A Golf Tournament at Hillsview Golf Course in Pierre on Monday. “It’s always awesome to bring home the hardware,” said coach Jason Weisbeck. “My hats off to Parkston. They are arguably the best […]

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Mobridge police arrested a man for aggravated assault after they were alerted by Aberdeen Police of a domestic situation at Ninth Avenue East residence. Officers found a man threatening his wife with a gun. “It turned out that the gun was a replica of a black powder pistol and was not capable of being fired with live ammunition,” said Mobridge […]

KATIE ZERR: Scandals are nothing new to politics

It has been a bad week for the Obama Administration with a series of controversies forcing the White House team to engage the “cover our six” mode. Probes into what Republicans are calling a Watergate-like cover up of the terrorist attack in the Benghazi consulate attack are turning ugly with talk of impeachment rearing its ugly head. It seems like […]

JAY DAVIS: My teams are making fan experience bigger, better

I don’t know if it is just a mere coincidence or not, but my two favorite professional sports teams are about to go through a major upgrade in the places they call home. The Minnesota Vikings are going whole hog with a brand new stadium that is going to cost somewhere near a billion dollars. The Chicago Cubs are going […]

School board approves junior kindergarten kindergarten

The Mobridge-Pollock School District took steps Monday, May 13, to change the opportunity of children in the district to get a quality education experience. With a series of changes in staffing, the board of education opened doors for younger students to get a foot up in education by re-establishing a birth-to-second-grade position in the district. Prior to last year, the […]

Grand Crossing project begins Monday

Area residents can expect a summer of change and a bit of inconvenience as the South Dakota Department of Transportation renovation of Grand Crossing and S.D. Highway 1804 takes over the thoroughfare. In the coming weeks, Grand Crossing will undergo changes that will include new curbs, gutters, sidewalk, lights and road surface. At a meeting held Tuesday, May 14, in […]

Tigers sweep relays at conference meet

By Jay Davis Led by the 1600-meter relay team setting a new record, the Tigers swept the relays at the Central South Dakota Conference Meet at Tiger Stadium on Saturday. The team of Austin Borah, Mitch Heumiller, Mason Keller and Cody Schaefbauer tore their four laps up and hit the finish line in three minutes, 28.31 seconds. The record was […]

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