Gwen Biersbach was first USD homecoming queen

Funeral services for Gwen Biersbach, 96, of Mobridge, will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 3, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with family present to meet friends at 6 p.m. at Kesling […]

Lila has held many jobs, would love to own restaruant

By Betty Street Lila Schmidt is a talented woman. She crochets afghans, scrubbies, potholders, the tops of kitchen towels, and handle covers for cast iron skillets. Lila sews as well and for many years stitched much of her own wardrobe. Now most of her sewing skills go into making quilt tops. Lila also is a master weaver and has made […]

Benefit for Kyah includes dinner, youth talent show

By Sandy Bond Her name meaning “Earth,” Kyah Feyereison, 10, loves the earth’s colors. The green of the grass where she plays tag with her brother, Noah, 12, and sister, Avah, 7, and frolics with her ShitZu Cocoa, on their front lawn in east Mobridge. Or the blue of their pool where she “swims like a fish,” says her dad […]

Scarecrow Hollow: 10 years of frights

“Decades of Darkness” will be a celebration of the 10 years that area residents and some that come from far away have been spooked at Mobridge’s Scarecrow Hollow. The annual haunt that is now held over two weekends during Halloween has from the very beginning helped to feed the hungry in the area, helped to fund the new addition to […]

Archambault elected to lead Standing Rock Tribe

Residents of Standing Rock Reservation have elected a new chairman as tribe’s election commission certified the results of the Wednesday, Sept. 25 election on Monday. Dave Archambault II will lead the Standing Rock tribe for the next four years defeating Mike Faith for the tribal chairman position, 1,025-904, according to the certified results. Archambault captured seven of the eight districts, […]

KATIE ZERR: Blackmail is never a good tactical move

On Monday, 800,000 federal employees were sent home on furlough while the childish tactics of some members of Congress brought parts of the federal government to a halt. These people, labeled non-essential employees, are not getting paid while the infighting of the Republican Party takes a toll on the average American and our economy. These so called leaders of our […]

JAY DAVIS: Impossible to prove, but it has to be a record

Five touchdowns in one game? Not a record. Three interceptions in one game? Not a record. Three interceptions on three consecutive plays by the opponent? That has to be a record. Mason Keller had one heck of a ball game on Friday. His five touchdowns were a remarkable feat. His three interceptions were also quite the deal. We’ve seen players […]

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Area residents are getting together to help a local couple who are battling similar serious conditions and the weight of the cost of medical treatment. Alvin and Wanda Alcorn are both currently recovering from brain aneurism surgery. In May of 2013, Alvin Alcorn was taken by air ambulance to Sioux Falls, when it was discovered he had a bleeding brain […]

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