Medicaid, education concerns aired

A crowd of nearly 50 area residents met with District 23 Senator Corey Brown and Representative Justin Cronin Saturday, Feb. 22, at a cracker barrel session at the Pizza Ranch in Mobridge. Brown opened the session telling the group that funding drives policy and that money decides what policies move forward through each legislative session. He explained that in the […]

Tigers split last two regular season games

By Jay Davis The Tigers raised their winning streak to six games with a 59-52 victory over Winner at home on Friday, but could not pull off the road upset and closed the regular season with a 68-47 loss to Cheyenne-Eagle Butte in Eagle Butte on Monday. Braves Cheyenne-Eagle Butte used an 8-0 first-quarter run and a 9-0 second-quarter run […]

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte ends Lady Tiger season

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers had a little fight left in them for the postseason, but could not keep up with Cheyenne-Eagle Butte as the Braves defeated the Lady Tigers 58-33 in the first round of the Region 6A tournament in Eagle Butte on Tuesday. “I was very proud of the girls,” said coach Ann LaMont. “They did what […]

Chase Schoenhard wins Region 4B championship

By Jay Davis Chase Schoenhard won the 220-pound championship at the Region 4B Wrestling Tournament in Rapid City on Saturday. He leads a three-man Tiger team to state. David Jensen took third at 195 and Isaac Olson took fourth at 120. After disposing of J.R. Belford of Potter County and Todd VanderMay of Bennett County with first-period pins, Schoenhard ran […]

ABBA tribute is Saturday

By Travis Svihovec The next performance in the Bridge City Concert Association series is a tribute to ABBA, a Swedish vocal group, and is titled Thank You for the Music. The concert is Saturday, March 1, at 8 p.m. in the Mobridge-Pollock Junior High Theater. The four singers loosely play the roles of the original ABBA, which was two married […]

Trips take Kayla back in time

By Katie Zerr Kayla Boysen has traveled a bit, wandering far from her Firesteel roots to Nevada and California. On some occasions, she even crosses centuries. Kayla, the daughter of Bonnie and Bernie Boysen, was raised on a ranch two miles west of Firesteel, and is a graduate of Isabel High School. She has six siblings, including a brother, a […]

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Five petitions have been filed, all by incumbents, with three more petitions circulating for the upcoming Tuesday, April 8, election for the Mobridge City Council and the Mobridge-Pollock School Board. Candidates have until Friday, Feb. 28, to file their petitions. Current Mayor Jamie Dietterle, Ward I Councilman Tom O’Connell and Ward III Councilman Randy Carlson have all filed their petitions, […]

KATIE ZERR: Change is needed in county elections

As the country and the world revolves around us, sometimes the State of South Dakota lags behind. Sometimes this is a wonderful and comforting trait that allows us to save our way of life. In others, it may be time to open up to alternatives In South Dakota voters who are registered Independent or are non-party affiliated in some instances […]

Agnes enjoyed life and everything in it

Agnes Orlene (Eisenbeisz) Glatt, 81, of Spearfish, was called to heaven on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Funeral services were held on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Spearfish. Burial followed Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis. A memorial has been established to benefit Hospice of the Northern Hills. Agnes was born to Christ and Lydia (Fischer) Eisenbeisz […]

Janet Brockel was farm wife

Funeral services for Janet E. Brockel, 86, of Java, were held Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Selby. Burial was in Bethany Lutheran Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Janet passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn. Janet Elaine (Larson) Brockel was born on Oct. 25, […]

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