Lady Tigers beat Lady Midgets with new-look attack

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers took advantage of a six-day break to put in a new scheme. They took their new attack to the floor in McLaughlin on Monday and came away with a 3-0 win. The Lady Tigers beat the Lady Midgets 25-17, 25-10, 26-24. “We made a change, running a 6-2, and the girls handled that pretty […]

Tigers outlast Cubs on windy, rainy night

By Jay Davis First rain and high winds ruined the homecoming parade, then the Tigers ruined homecoming game as Mobridge-Pollock defeated Chamberlain 20-8 in Chamberlain on Friday. “Right off the bat we knew it was going to be a fight,” said coach Nathan Lamb. “With the conditions we didn’t know how much scoring there was going to be.” The teams […]

Heumiller earns top-20 finish at State A Golf Tournament

By Jay Davis Mitch Heumiller finished his high school golf career as an all-state member after finishing tied for 16th at the State A Golf Tournament at Central Valley Golf Club in Hartford on Monday and Tuesday. “I am very proud of how Mitch held his composure throughout the 36 holes,” said coach Jason Weisbeck. “He did well to maintain […]

Eleanor Mahlum lived in Mobridge

Eleanor Ruth Mahlum, 93, of Denver, Colo., passed away suddenly on Aug. 24, 2013. Eleanor was born on April 22, 1920, and grew up in Gettysburg. She married Arnold Mahlum on July 17, 1943. She lived and worked in Washington, D.C., while Arne completed his military service overseas during WWII. Following the war, they worked a number of years in […]

Alby Twete, 92, dies

Funeral services for Alby Twete, 92, of Selby, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at St. John Lutheran Church in Selby. Burial will be at Black Hills National Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Alby passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at the […]

Vincent Geraets was proud to be veteran

Vincent T. Geraets, 86, of Estelline, died on Oct. 4, 2013, at the Brookings Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary Catholic Church in Dell Rapids. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a liturgical wake service beginning at 6 p.m. at St. […]

Topic publisher Jim Nelson dies after cancer battle

A celebration of life for Jim Nelson, 67, of Timber Lake, was held Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at the Timber Lake School Gym with Pastor Bryce Schaffer of New Hope Church of Timber Lake officiating. James Frederick Nelson was born June 27, 1946, at Lemmon to Fred and Emma (Sittner) Nelson. He passed away in Mobridge on Thursday, Oct. 3, […]

Klein Museum to ‘Celebrate Christmas’

By Betty Street This coming Saturday, Oct. 12, is going to be a busy one in the Mobridge environs, specifically because three important events are taking place on that day. The Mobridge Garden Club Fall Craft Fair will be held at Scherr-Howe Event Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A soup and sandwich supper and senior citizens’ bazaar will […]

Commissioners to explore funding new jail

-By Sandy Bond In an intense meeting of two wills, Walworth County Commissioners at their Tuesday, Oct. 8, meeting ultimately made a unanimous vote to explore the feasibility of financing a 54-bed correctional facility. Commissioner Duane Martin remained reluctant, and in the middle of the discussion phase and after some verbal sparring, Don Leff urged that they vote on his […]

Snow misses Mobridge, slams West River

– By Katie Zerr Although the greater portion of the Mobridge area dealt with heavy rain and strong northeast winds, resident in this area were lucky compared to those who live in west and southwest South Dakota. In Mobridge during the weekend storm, Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5, 3.11 inches of rain fell in Mobridge according to the […]

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