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Region 4A too fast, Tigers/Lady Tigers can’t make state

By Jay Davis The Tigers did not have a runner qualify for state at the Region 4A Cross Country Meet in Chamberlain on Wednesday, but it was not for the lack of trying. The boys’ division was maybe the fastest region in the state with 13 runners coming in under 18 minutes and the top 33 all breaking the 20-minute […]

Lady Tigers drop three, streak runs to five straight

By Jay Davis The Lady Tiger losing streak went to five matches as they dropped three matches this week. The Lady Tigers were beaten 3-0 at Sully Buttes on Thursday, 3-1 at Potter County on Monday and 3-0 by Linton-HMB at home on Tuesday. “We’re struggling right now,” said coach Keri Bolduan. “We played a lot better in Gettysburg on […]

Tigers score three defensive touchdowns in win

By Jay Davis When the offense was struggling to finish drives, the defense took over as the Tigers defeated Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 46-16 at Tiger Stadium on Friday. “We turned the ball over in the red zone and didn’t execute all that well,” said coach Nathan Lamb. “Luckily we were able to make some defensive plays.” Cheyenne-Eagle Butte looked ready to […]

Martha Walker was great cook

Funeral services for Martha E. Walker, 85, of McLaughlin, were held Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at UCC Church in McLaughlin. Burial was in the McLaughlin Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Martha passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Martha E. Metzger was born on April 23, 1928, in Corson County to […]

Walt Balliet was local insurance agent

Walter A. “Walt” Balliet, 84, of Rapid City, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Walt was born on May 22, 1929, to Jacob A. and Dorothea (Strobie) Balliet on the family farm northwest of Trail City. He attended grade school at Fischer School and graduated from Northwestern Lutheran Academy in Mobridge in 1947. He […]

Chris Dolecheck was on more roofs than Santa

Funeral services for Chris Dolecheck, 90, of Mobridge, were held Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Burial followed at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Chris passed away Oct. 17, 2013, in Mobridge. Chris Anthony Dolecheck was born a twin on March 26, 1923, in Dickinson, N.D., to Clementz and Mary […]

Charlotte Anderson loved family and friends

Funeral services for Charlotte Anderson, 78, of Mobridge, were held Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Charlotte passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Sanford Hospital in Bismarck, N.D. Charlotte L. Anderson was born on June 8, 1935, in Stanley, Wis., to Milton and Cleo (Mulder) […]

Restaurant in sisters’ plans

By Betty Street “I did not know what happiness was until we came to Mobridge … peacefulness,” said Adriana Gaspar, who has lived in Mobridge with her husband, Jason Eilert, and their three sons for about a month. They moved here from Palm Springs, Calif. They have since been joined by Adriana’s sister, Lisa Gaspar, and her daughter. Another special […]

Holzwarth school built to last

By Sandy Bond Laughter once filled the air as country school children played Crack the Whip, Fox and Geese, or where the boys cleaned off a spot near the front door and shot marbles during the half hour recess. Today the old one-room Holzwarth School stands silent. Only the gentle rustle of corn stalks with corn yet to be harvested […]

KATIE ZERR:Listening, discussing vital in a democracy

With the temporary passing of the debt ceiling crisis and the government reopening, there was sigh a relief that could be heard across this country and the globe. We may have averted another crisis for now, but there seems to be no end in sight for the deep divide in Congress that fuels these continuing dramas. This ongoing problem harms […]


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