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Rain brings welcome relief to area

After many months of extremely dry conditions, it seems the Northern Plains are getting in one month all of the precipitation that was supposed to have fallen during the past year. May has been a very wet month for many in South Dakota, including the section of the state that has been locked in drought conditions since the summer of […]

Garcia could get 20 years in prison

One of the leaders of a drug distribution ring has pleaded guilty to brandishing a firearm while committing a violent crime and conspiracy to distribute/possession with intent to distribute cocaine in relation to an incident that occurred in Mobridge. Jose “Ivan” M. Garcia, was indicted on the charges in October after he was arrested in connection with a December 2011 […]

KATIE ZERR: DOJ’s investigation of reporter wrong on every level

A sports fan can tell when a coach is beginning to lose control of a team. There are signs that not all is right when cameras catch heated exchanges between the players, or the players and coaches. Sometimes it is one or two players telling the press about what is happening in the locker room or that there are certain […]

JAY DAVIS: Roberts is greatest discus thrower in S.D. history

I am not one to usually be too melodramatic. But today, hyperbolizing about the discus career of Daniel Roberts is quite called for. I hope you didn’t stay at home or stay at work or just have your back turned at the wrong time while Roberts was throwing at Tiger Stadium the last four years. If you did, you missed […]

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A motorcyclist was cited for being an unlicensed driver and not having a motorcyclist endorsement Tuesday, May 28, after an accident on East Grand Crossing. Dawson Buckley, 48, of Eagle Butte was operating the motorcycle that was involved in the accident with a vehicle driven by Wendy Hoisington, 16, of Mobridge. Hoisington was eastbound on Grand Crossing at 5:12 p.m. […]

Sierra Stotz wins 100-, 200-meter sprint titles

By Jay Davis Sierra Stotz of Eureka-Bowdle earned the title of “Class B’s Fastest Girl” after winning the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes at the State B Track and Field Meet in Sioux Falls on Saturday. The Patriots junior won the 100 by the smallest of margins. Stotz and Kristie Mettler of Timber Lake were side by side until Stotz edged […]

Long, triple jump titles earn Mettler field performer award

By Jay Davis Timber Lake senior Kristie Mettler put the finishing touch on a brilliant high school career by being named the Outstanding Field Performer at the State B Track and Field Meet in Sioux Falls on Friday and Saturday. Metter won two titles and nearly a third. She won the long and triple jumps, prompting her outstanding performer award. […]

Herreid-Selby Area wins Class B title

By Jay Davis The Herreid-Selby Wolverines are the state champions for the first time as a sports co-op. The Wolverines used four first-place finishes to rack up 71 points and win the team title at the State B Track and Field Meet at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls on Friday and Saturday. The field events were prosperous for Herreid-Selby […]

Discus throwers earn gold medals

By Jay Davis They were the favorites in the competition before the state meet began. They were the state champions when it was over. But not only did Daniel Roberts and Steph Gemar win there respective Class A discus titles, they each won the gold medal by having the longest throws in all three classes at the State A Track […]

Albertus Ford enjoyed vacations to visit family

Funeral services for Albertus Ford, 83, of Mobridge, were held Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Cornerstone Community Church in Mobridge. Burial will be Thursday, May 30, 2013, at 3 p.m., MDT, at Black Hills National Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Albertus passed away Friday, May, 24 2013, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Albertus Roy Ford was […]


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