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JAY DAVIS: The game of football is still in my system

Talking football with Tiger coach Nathan Lamb on Tuesday, the conversation took a turn to how the game ends for most players. Every year around 1.1 million young men, and a handful of young women, play high school football. For all but about 2 percent of those players, the game is over for them after their senior year of high […]

KATIE ZERR: Can airstrikes eliminate the problems in Syria?

As we watch the United States being pulled into yet another Middle East conflict, we wonder what any action taken against the Syrian government will accomplish and what the future holds for our military. History has proven that airstrikes can lead to years of involvement and billions of taxpayer’s dollars, much of which is wasted. The Obama Administration, with the […]

City storm sewer project progresses

More orange cones and large equipment have created a maze for drivers on Grand Crossing in Mobridge as summer construction continues. Drivers have not only had to dodge the equipment and orange cones for the South Dakota Department of Transportation project, but have had to deal with city projects along the route as well. The City of Mobridge is updating […]

Changes are made to state DOT plan

Changes have been made to the timetable of the Grand Crossing/Highway 1804 project as the end of the construction season gets closer. According to South Dakota Department of Transportation Mobridge Area Engineer John Villbrandt, changes are being made, but some of those are tentative, depending on the end of the season. “In the next month, we are planning to get […]

Cross country opens at home Saturday

By Jay Davis The 2013 Tiger cross country team has some work to do if the kids are going to reach postseason goals this fall. “We’ll see who can step up and make enough improvement to make it to state,” said coach Stephen Hettick. “We definitely have the potential to do that.” The Lady Tigers have three runners with varsity […]

Villbrandt leads golfers to third place at Milbank

By Jay Davis Tyler Villbrandt took seventh place, leading the Tigers to third place at the season-opening Milbank Poet Invitational on Thursday. “It was awesome that we achieved our goal of third place as a team. It was difficult for the boys to play the toughest course out of the gate,” said coach Jason Weisbeck, “but they did well and […]

Football Tigers open season at Linton-HMB Friday

By Jay Davis When the Tigers hit the field against Linton-HMB in Linton on Friday, the team will be full of new faces in new places with a few old faces in new places, too. The Tigers graduated 12 players from last year’s 4-5 team, but some key elements return. “The team makeup is good,” said coach Nathan Lamb. “We […]

Coach, team on cusp of volleyball milestones

By Jay Davis After finishing seventh at the State A Volleyball Tournament last fall, the Lady Tigers are back and ready to make another run in the postseason. The season starts Saturday at Chamberlain, and if the Lady Tigers can get a win, the season will have started with a bang. The first win of the season will give coach […]

Hartson White owned Selby Gas for 32 years

Hartson Ralph White, 95, of Selby, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Selby Good Samaritan Center with his wife of 69 years, Irene, and his children, Nancy, Bob and Tom, and their families, at his side. Harston “Whitey,” son of Ralph and Anna (Karns) White, was born Nov. 2, 1917, in Herreid. He attended grade school and high school in […]

Rich Wendt followed dream to own ranch

Memorial services for Richard Wendt, 67, of Glenham, were held Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at Family Worship Center in Mobridge. Burial will be Thursday at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Richard passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen. Richard L. Wendt was born Oct. 23, […]


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