Steph Gemar to throw discus for Troy University Trojans

By Jay Davis Mobridge-Pollock senior Steph Gemar signed her letter of intent to compete in track and field for Troy University in Troy, Alabama. Why would a young lady from northern South Dakota decide to further her education at a university 1,550 miles from home? The weather is one reason. Attending a school that is just a stone’s throw from […]

Lady Tigers take Ipswich deep into fourth quarter

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers pushed Ipswich to the limit before dropping a 49-38 game at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Friday. “Friday was a night we put everything together that we have been working on in practice,” said coach Ann LaMont. “We had good ball movement and were getting good shots. Defensively were took their posts out. Part […]

Tigers top Warriors for third straight win

By Jay Davis The Tigers won their third game in five days with a 67-42 win over Standing Rock in Ft. Yates, N.D., on Tuesday. The Tigers jumped out quickly with an 8-0 run to start the game. Standing Rock fought back to get within one, but the Tigers scored seven straight and led 17-11 after one quarter. Jason Hill […]

Jensen, Schoenhard take second at Big Dakota

By Jay Davis David Jensen and Chase Schoenhard wrestled to a pair of second-place finishes at the Big Dakota Conference Tournament in Ft. Pierre on Saturday. Jensen raised his season record to 15-2 in taking second place at 195 pounds. After pinning Kibbie Reynolds of Todd County and Lonn Stadlman of Parkston, Jensen came up against fifth-ranked Herman Fennell III […]

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Jordan Albers makes Mobridge home

By Katie Zerr Jordan Albers isn’t much of a cook, she said, but she does like baking cupcakes. “Logan is really an amazing cook,” she said. “I would just rather eat his cooking.” Jordan grew up in Parkston, which is located south of Mitchell, the daughter of Bryan and Sheri Mogck. Her father farms in Tripp, S.D. and her mother […]

Arts, Travel leaves Okla., Texas tour starts Feb. 24

By Joyce McClellan The Arts and Travel Tour Bus pulled up to the home of Jeaneane Buckmeier on Monday, Feb. 10, and after a short business meeting conducted by president Betty Reich, members boarded the bus for our imaginary trip on Route 66 through Oklahoma. Our tour guide Jeaneane picked us up at Oklahoma City and we started across western […]

Former Mobridge resident Don Sonnenfeld passes

Former Mobridge resident Don Sonnenfeld, 79, passed away on Feb. 3, 2014, at his daughter’s home in Minneapolis, Minn. He had entered hospice care on Jan. 24, 2014. Don was born on Nov. 6, 1934, to Jacob J. and Magdalena (Kranzler) Sonnenfeld in rural Java. He attended school and was confirmed in the Lutheran faith in Java. He went to […]

Bonnie Schaefbauer was a people person

Mass of Christian Burial for Bonnie Schaefbauer, 69, of Mobridge was held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mobridge. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Bonnie passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Bonnie Schaefbauer was born April 4, 1944, at Mobridge to Ben and […]

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