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Penitentiary escapee arrested in Mobridge

-By Katie Zerr A Mobridge Police officer arrested a state prison inmate who walked away from a work assignment in Sioux Falls in December 2012 and now has been returned to the custody of the state. On Friday, Oct. 18, a caller alerted the police that inmate Wilson Two Lance Jr. was walking into Mobridge from the western edge of […]

Common Core Standards stir controversy

– By Katie Zerr Education standards adopted in South Dakota in 2010 have come under attack from both liberal and conservative groups before the true impact on the state has been measured. Under the No Child Left Behind Act it was believed that despite the concentration on math and reading and assessment through testing, the improvement in the assessment scores […]

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Parents of current 4-H members and /or anyone who may be interested in joining 4-H or learning more about the program are invited to stop by the A.H. Brown Public Library, in the meeting room, at Mobridge, on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Information about 4-H will be available as well as new enrollment for the […]

JAY DAVIS: Volleyball postseason starts Tuesday night

Maybe that little winter teaser we got Monday night was just Mother Nature’s way of announcing that it’s time for postseason football and volleyball in our neck of the woods. By the time the Tribune comes out next Wednesday, football will have played two rounds with the semifinals coming next. Volleyball will have its regions in Class A and districts […]

KATIE ZERR: Is Congress capable of being included?

The air in Washington is so polluted with controversy these days it is hard to separate the crud from the actual reason for concern. The Obama Administration is getting beaten up, with good reason, from all sides. The healthcare debacle is shameful, and should have been dealt with long ago. The lack of cooperation between the Administration and Congress is […]

St. Thomas More too much for Tigers

By Jay Davis Third-ranked St. Thomas More came at the Tigers on the ground and then went to the air. Both attacks worked as the Cavaliers handed the Tigers a 56-6 defeat at Tiger Stadium on Thursday. “St. Thomas More had good size and great athleticism,” said coach Nathan Lamb. “They are probably the most athletic team we’ve seen.” The […]

Herreid-Selby Area shuts out Tri-State

By Jay Davis Herreid-Selby Area got on top early and rolled to a 42-0 win over Tri-State in the opening round of the Class 9A playoffs in Selby on Tuesday. The Wolverines took the lead midway through the first quarter when Logan Schaefbauer went 34 yards to the end zone. They took a two-touchdown lead when Cooper Schaefbauer scored from […]

Lady Tigers host Leola-Frederick

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers will close out the regular season on Thursday, hosting Leola-Frederick at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium. The Parent’s Night festivities will start at 5:15 p.m. with the C game. The junior varsity will play 20 minutes after the completion of the first match, followed by introductions and then the varsity match. Seeded third in Region […]

Redfield-Doland ends Tigers’ season

By Jay Davis On a snow-covered field in Redfield, the Redfield-Doland Pheasants were like a snowball rolling downhill as they defeated the Tigers 50-0 in the opening round of the Class 11B playoffs on Tuesday. “It was frustrating,” said coach Nathan Lamb. “It was a sad way for our seniors to go out. They (Redfield-Doland) weren’t 50 points better than […]

Elva Ellwein loved raising her boys

Funeral services for Elva Ellwein, 92, of Mobridge and formerly of Isabel, were held Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at the UCC Church in Mobridge. Burial was at Hillsview Cemetery in Isabel under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Elva passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Elva Maud Bouwman Waddell Ellwein was born on Aug. […]


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