Annual MYO signup night is Thursday at high school

By Jay Davis The annual Mobridge Youth Organization signup night is set for tomorrow (Thursday) in the Mobridge-Pollock High School commons area, starting at 7 p.m. MYO representatives will be on hand so the area’s youth (kindergarten through 12 years old) can sign up to participate in the 2014-15 seasons of soccer, baseball, softball, tennis, drama, football, basketball and volleyball. […]

Heumiller, Hill named first team All-Big Dakota

By Jay Davis Mobridge-Pollock seniors Mitch Heumiller and Jason Hill have been named to the 2014 Big Dakota All-Conference Basketball Team. Juniors Preston Frederick and Mason Keller were named honorable mention. Heumiller averaged 12.5 points per game in conference action. Heumiller scored 19 points and dished four assists against Winner, had 17 points and five rebounds against Miller and had […]

LeBeau erupts in seventh-place game

By Jay Davis Just after lunch on Saturday, the Creighton LeBeau Show aired on South Dakota Public Television. LeBeau torched the net in the second quarter, setting up an 83-55 Cheyenne-Eagle Butte win over Pine Ridge in the seventh-place game at the Class  A State Boys’ Basketball Tournament in Sioux Falls on Saturday. The Braves and Thorpes were in a […]

Everybody cooks but Alexis

By Travis Svihovec Alexis Hettick has something in common with a well-known television character. “I like to compare myself to Debra off of “Everybody Loves Raymond” because she only knows how to make one thing good, Lemon Chicken, kind of like my specialty is Chicken Delight,” Alexis said. Alexis, 33, is the daughter of James and Gwenn Ackerman of Selby. […]

Museum seeks art that depicts history history

By Kathy Nelson, Timber Lake Topic The Timber Lake and Area Museum is looking for artists. The art project was envisioned years ago by the late Jim Nelson, who suggested a series of paintings and drawings to be hung in the main gallery that would tell the history of the area, especially Dewey and Corson counties, and the Cheyenne River […]

Tea time with grandchildren was special to Arlene Moser

  Funeral services for Arlene Moser, 73, of Mobridge, were held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Family Worship Center. Burial was in the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Arlene passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Arlene Margaret Hellhake was born May 3, 1940, to […]

Robert Jilek dies in Washington

Robert Lee Jilek, 73, passed away March 4, 2014, of congestive heart failure, at Puyallup, Wash. Funeral services were held Monday, March 10, 2014, at Powers Funeral Home in Sumner. Interment was at Sumner City Cemetery. Robert was born Feb. 8, 1941, in Mobridge and lived on a farm nine and a half miles north of Glenham with his parents […]

Judy Big Eagle was open-hearted woman

Funeral services for Judy Traversie Big Eagle, 65, of Ridgeview and formerly of Rapid City, were held Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Whitehorse Community Center, with Pastor Norman Blue Coat and Calvin Chapman officiating. Music was provided by the Blue Coat Girls, Sisters In Harmony, and Daryl Whipple. Burial was at Emmanuel Episcopal Cemetery, Whitehorse, under the direction of […]

Bill Kohn was decorated athlete, coach and official

Memorial services for William “Bill” Kohn, 69, of Glenham, were held Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Kesling Funeral Chapel in Mobridge. Burial was in Glenham Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Bill passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Memorials can be sent to New Hope Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 422, Mobridge, SD, […]

Five-year plan basis for city’s future

Residents who have questions on how and why some actions are taken in local and county governments can get a glimpse of board or council’s reasoning by looking to the future. A constantly changing five-year plan, based on needs and budget, is what drives Mobridge City government. Gone are the “fly by the seat of our pants” days, when city […]

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