Coin, Stamp club donates to library

By Robert Maisch The Bridge City Coin and Stamp Club donated books to the A.H. Brown Public Library as part of the club’s National Coin Week (NCW) activities. This was the third successive year the club has donated books. The library now has 28 titles dedicated to the numismatic and exonumia hobbies. At the club’s meeting on May 1, a […]

Students learn cooking skills

By Katie Zerr Teaching a group of teenagers about nutrition and how each ingredient impacts the health of a meal can prove to be a daunting task. But for Deb Kraft and her sophomore and junior students, it has proved to be fun and an eye-opening experience. The class consists of twice as many males as females and they are […]

Betty Jeanne Johnson was deeply religious

On March 4, 2014, Betty Jeanne Johnson, 88, fell asleep in death. She was born Betty Jeanne Turner on Jan. 8, 1926, to Othiol and Ruby Turner in Selby. During her younger years, she moved to Boise, Idaho, with her parents, her sister Ginger, and her brother George. They lived in an apartment building owned by her mother’s family. She […]

Marcella Kraft, former resident, passes away in Black Hawk

Marcella Kraft, 78, of Black Hawk and formerly of Mobridge, passed away April 30, 2014, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Marcella was born the third child of 11 to John and Helen Imberi on July 7, 1935 in Hillsview. She was raised on the family farm in Glencross. Marcella married Gene Kraft in 1956 and they raised their six children […]

Gemar second in discus at Howard Wood Relays

By Jay Davis Steph Gemar took second place and two boys’ relay teams placed at the Howard Wood Relays in Sioux Falls on Friday and Saturday. Gemar tabbed her second-place finish with a throw of 129 feet, 9 inches. While that throw was farther than anyone else has gone in Class A this season (Gemar’s season best is 134-3), she […]

Lady Tigers round out season with pre-region golf meet

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers warmed up for the postseason, playing at the pre-region meet in Mitchell on Tuesday. “The mood of a pre-region is less than ideal,” said coach Jason Weisbeck. “Kids are simply playing a meet to play a meet. In the end the girls got a little feel for the course and hopefully will know how […]

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JAY DAVIS: Listening to a mother-in-law

I ran into Steve Assmussen’s mother-in-law the other day and she told me I better write a good story about Steve’s horse winning Kentucky Oaks on Friday. A guy can’t make promises this time of year. It is, after all, the middle of track and golf season. The sports pages in the Tribune are mostly dedicated to the exploits and […]

KATIE ZERR: Forum shows the best sides of candidates

Listening to politicians talk about themselves, their parties, current issues and why they should be elected is not high on the list of how some would like to spend three or four hours of their life. But for anyone with an interest in the future of the city, county, state and nation, it should be near the top of that […]

Water restrictions start May 19

Mobridge residents may have to change their watering habits for a while as at the Monday, May 5 meeting the Mobridge City Council approved restrictions on lawn watering during the water tower refurbishing project. Water department manager Brad Milliken told the council water stored in the small tank near city hall while work is being completed on the tower near […]

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