Eight Scouts advance, Larsen installed as SPL

By Tom Collignon Eight Mobridge Boy Scouts were recognized with advancement awards at a Court of Honor on Thursday conducted by the Mobridge Rotary Boy Scout Troop 65. Tyler Larsen, son of Amy and Tony Larsen, was awarded the rank of Life Scout. This is the fifth rank for Tyler and puts him in a position to earn Eagle Scout […]

Salsa, fish become food gifts

By Katie Zerr Sharing the fruits of their bounty, whether it is the fish they pull from Lake Pocasse or Oahe, or the salsa they make from homegrown tomatoes, Janice Haan and her husband Pastor Floyd, enjoying giving. Janice and Floyd live in Pollock, where he is the pastor at the Pollock Memorial Presbyterian                                                                                                                  Church and she teaches at the […]

Accident claims Clarence Runs After Jr.

Funeral services for Clarence Runs After Jr., 58, of Eagle Butte were held Saturday, March 29, 2014, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Eagle Butte with Mother Margaret Wilson and the Episcopal lay readers officiating. Burial followed at Eagle Butte Cemetery under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Clarence entered the spirit world on March 24, 2014, […]

Wade Chasing Hawk enjoyed rodeo, ranching

Funeral services for Wade Chasing Hawk, 39, of Eagle Butte, where held Saturday, March 29, 2014, at All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte with Rev. Matt Fallgren officiating. Burial followed at Chasing Hawk Cemetery, rural Red Scaffold, under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Wade entered the spirit world on March 25, 2014, at the Eagle […]

C.L. Maynard was master of trades

Funeral services for Claude Lawrence “C.L.” Maynard, 47, of Ridgeview, were held Monday, March 31, 2014, at All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte with Father Dan Juelfs officiating. Burial followed at the Mossman Cemetery under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Claude Lawrence Maynard III was born July 12, 1966, to Ronald Wayne Maynard and Mary […]

Germaine Means was humble, kind ranch woman

Funeral services for Germaine Means, 80, of Eagle Butte, where held Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Tiospaye Topa School Gym in LaPlant. Burial was in St. Paul’s Episcopal Cemetery, LaPlant, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Germaine passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Germaine Elizabeth (White Eyes) Means was born on […]

Players announced for all-star basketball games

By Jay Davis, DRG The annual Dakota Radio Group’s 2014 All-Star Basketball Games are set to unfold on Saturday April 12 at the Scherr-Howe Events Center in Mobridge. This year’s event will again feature many premier senior girls and boys basketball players from Mobridge-Pollock, Herreid-Selby Area, Edmunds Central, Eureka-Bowdle, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte, McIntosh, McLaughlin, Timber Lake, Potter County and Tiospaye Topa. […]

Twelve Bridge City grapplers place at state tourney

By Jay Davis Twelve Mobridge wrestlers earned their way to the medal stand at the South Dakota Wrestling Coaches Association State Wrestling Tournament in Rapid City over the weekend. Brookelynn Vogel, the only Bridge City girl in the tournament, led all of the local wrestlers by finishing second in state at Girls Novice 95 pounds. She earned to trip to […]

Assessment, jail issues decided

Walworth County Commissioner held another marathon meeting Thursday, March 27, spending nearly three hours on pressing issues and decisions that could shape the future of the county jail. In one of the most debated issues in recent memory, the board heard Walworth County Director of Equalization Deb Kahl and Commission Duane Martin debate the  value of bringing in an outside […]

School board votes on contract renewals

  At a special meeting Tuesday, April 1, the Mobridge-Pollock School Board decided to reduce the administration staff by one and the elementary staff by one to meet 2014-2015 budget constraints. With grant funding ending, staff that had been paid through that funding is gone. Since the drop in the state funding level in 2010 has not been made up […]

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