Irene McNamee helped build warships during WWII

Irene Helen McNamee, 95, passed away Oct. 31, 2013, in Laurel, Mont. Irene was a uniquely independent woman whose life spanned nearly a century. She was born on July 31, 1918, on a homestead in Grant County, N.D., to German immigrants Joseph and Susanna Gross. She learned to speak English at the country school she attended for four years. She […]

‘Murph’ was born 100 years too late

James “Murph” Murray, 65, of Leola, entered the spirit world on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Murph was born May 18, 1948, about 100 years too late. He loved wagon trains, mules and the Native American way of life. The happiest two months of his life were spent on the Centennial Trail in 1989 with his beloved Jeanie and two small […]

Wayne Ten Broek was NWLA Dean

Wayne B. Ten Broek, 95, of Waupaca, Wis., and formerly of Mobridge, passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Crystal River Nursing and Rehab Center in Waupaca. Wayne was born in rural North Dakota on April 12, 1918, son of Barney and Ada (Brennecke) Ten Broek. He married Mildred C. Meyer on Oct. 22, 1932, in Milwaukee, Wis. Wayne […]

Wolverines turn things around to earn state berth

By Jay Davis When the team was struggling through a 2-7 stretch in the middle of the season, it was hard to look ahead and see a team that was going to gel and become district and region champions. But that is exactly what the Herreid-Selby Area Wolverines did. The team finished the regular season on a tear with six […]

JAY DAVIS:Top seeds at state volleyball have some impressive records

The top seeds in the state volleyball tournaments have put up some lofty records this season. Starting with the Class B tournament in Huron, the top four seeds have a combined record of 117-6. Defending state champ Warner is 30-1 with their loss to Class AA number one seed Sioux Falls O’Gorman. Arlington is 31-1 with its lone loss to […]

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