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Grapplers win two of three at Linton-HMB quad

By Jay Davis The Tigers polished off the duals part of their schedule by winning two out of three matches at the Linton-HMB Quadrangular in Linton on Thursday. The Tigers beat Harvey-Wells County 70-12 and Ellendale-Edgeley-Kulm 61-14 before dropping a 41-33 match to Linton-HMB. “Both teams we beat were young just like us,” said coach Spencer Novotny. “We got some […]

Lady Tigers win battle of boards, but not game

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers proved they could hold up rebounding against a taller team, but could not put two solid halves together and were defeated 51-29 by Potter County at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Monday. “We rebounded very well,” said coach Ann LaMont. “I think its something we’re getting better at.” The Lady Tigers got off to […]

Midgets avenge loss, beat Tigers 64-60

By Jay Davis McLaughlin avenged its loss in Mobridge by handing the Tigers a 64-60 loss in McLaughlin on Tuesday. “You have to give them (McLaughlin) credit,” said coach Tim Frederick. “They are a much improved basketball team. They played hard, moved the ball well and found the open man. Their big guys killed us.” The Tigers, namely Preston Frederick, […]

Jensen captures Winner title

By Jay Davis David Jensen led a contingent of nine Tigers placing with a first-place finish at the Winner Invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday. Jensen won the 195-pound division with three straight wins. After he pinned Mitchell Peterson of Hill City and Tyler Masat of Redfield-Doland, Jensen had to overcome an early injury to win the championship match. “David cut […]

Baking enjoyable, great therapy

By Sandy Bond Baking ranks right up there with sewing as Jessica’s Lipp’s favorite hobbies. “Many people my age don’t like to sew or even bake,” she said. “I took three years of sewing in high school and I found I enjoyed it. I have a Brother sewing machine that I received as a gift; I never really got a […]

Simons retires after 36 years as court services officer

By Sandy Bond Counseling for troubled youth in the 1970s in Walworth County, “might have included sitting around the kitchen table and partaking of a home-cooked meal with the sheriff, his wife and their children,” Rod Simons said. “Back then Walworth County Sheriff Jim Spiry and his family lived in a mobile home right next to the jail.” That’s all […]

Lila Kludt of Huron dies

Lila Kludt, 74, of Huron, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Sanford USD Medical Center. Her funeral service will be at 11a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at First United Methodist Church in Huron with burial at Earlville Cemetery, rural Wessington Springs. Visitation with family present will be Thursday, Jan. 30, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Welter Funeral Home […]

Fern Dillard dies

Fern Louise Dillard, a resident of Pasadena, Calif., passed away peacefully on Jan. 13, 2014, at the age of 89. She was born in the Township of Ridgeland, S.D., on Sept. 8, 1924, and raised in Mobridge.  She was the youngest child of Absalon and Jessie Rye. She had four siblings: brothers, Allen Rye and Harold Rye, and sisters, Shirley […]

Sales tax revenues continue to increase

-By Katie Zerr A positive trend in Mobridge in recent years points to a growing and healthy economy in this area. While other parts of the country are still struggling to recover from the slow economy nationally, there has been an increase in sales tax revenues in this area. That means people are continuing to spend money and move the […]

Lenz named Region 5 MS principal of the year

– By Katie Zerr The South Dakota Association of Secondary School Principals (SDASSP), at their meeting in Deadwood Jan. 22, named Mobridge-Pollock Middle School Principal Joe Lenz the Region 5 Middle School Principal of the Year. Lenz said he was surprised, to say the least, about the honor. “It is very humbling,” he said. “I think it is a direct […]


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