Lady Tigers drop first three contests

By Jay Davis For four minutes, it looked like the Lady Tigers were going to give the Cavaliers a run for their money on Monday in Aberdeen. But when the wheels came off, they fell all the way off. Aberdeen Roncalli led 11-8 midway through the first quarter, but then scored the last nine points of the first quarter. The […]

Mobridge-Pollock splits first two games

By Jay Davis The Tigers opened the season by splitting a pair of home games. They defeated the Britton-Hecla Braves 48-46 on Saturday, but were beaten 55-32 by the Aberdeen Roncalli Cavaliers on Monday. Roncalli Putting the ball in the strings proved to be a major problem for the Tigers on Monday against Aberdeen Roncalli. Mobridge-Pollock shot just 30 percent […]

Tiger 195-pounder earns Faulkton repeat

By Jay Davis Make it a repeat for the Tiger 195-pounder. Chase Schoenhard won his second straight Faulkton Invitational title on Saturday in Faulkton. Schoenhard was one of three Tigers who placed. Jaden Madison took third-place at 138 pounds and Brett Lang took fourth-place at 220 pounds. “It was not as tough a tournament as it has been in the […]

Sarah Hlavinka served Dallas well

Sarah Emily Hlavinka, 74, a resident of Dallas, Ore., died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. She was born on Feb. 1, 1939, in Isabel, the daughter of Samuel E. and Emma Kern Guyer. She attended schools in both McIntosh and McLaughlin. She married Leonard Charles Hlavinka on Sept. 3, 1954, in McLaughlin. They […]

‘Fudgie’ Harris had distinguished career in Washington, D.C.

Phyllis “Fudgie” Harris, age 91, of Mobridge, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Phyllis was born in Mobridge on July 26, 1922, the daughter of William D. and Lily (Carlson) Zimmer. She attended school in Mobridge and graduated in 1940. Shortly after Pearl Harbor was attacked, Phyllis joined her sister, Doris, in Washington, D.C., to work […]

Robert Klein taught school in Saudia Arabia

Memorial service for Robert (Bob) D. Klein, 81, of Mobridge will be Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at 5 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Kesling Funeral Home. […]

South African at home in Selby

By Sandy Bond “Christmas in Africa is during the summer,” Michelle Knecht said. “So we usually spent time on the beach or at a braai (BBQ) close to the water. We do have Christmas crackers (party favors with prizes inside that you pull apart) at our table.” What brings a South African girl to the South Dakota prairie? Her husband, […]

Bridge City singers perform with choir

The Mobridge area was well represented in the All Faiths Festival Choir, a group of 58 singers from South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota, who, under the direction of H.C. Smith of Minneapolis, Minn., and Mike Coyne of Hoven, and accompanied by the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, performed in the 10th annual “Christmas on the Prairie” concert Dec. 8 […]

Commissioners put jail issue to a vote of the people

-By Sandy Bond  With so many unknowns, Walworth County Commissioner Duane Martin urged other commissioners Tuesday, Dec. 17, not to hurry into a decision on building a $4.5 million, 54-bed jail facility in Selby. Changes have been made to the state’s criminal justice system and Martin said the commission should allow time to see how those changes affect Walworth County. He […]

Council approves Riverfront Development plan

-By Katie Zerr Taking steps to prepare for development of the riverfront, the Mobridge City Council Monday, Dec. 16, approved the model of the development as a concept and approved an agreement for platting, zoning and design guidelines. The Mobridge Riverfront Master plan design has been on display for the past two weeks at the office of North Central South […]

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