Lady Tigers finish just out of hardware at state

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers ended up just on the outside looking in at the Girls Class A State Golf Tournament at Spearfish Canyon Country Club on Monday and Tuesday. Two Lady Tigers just missed a top 20 finish, while the team was one spot away from winning a trophy. Emily Dale and Chelsy Hoffman shot matching 191s to […]

Tigers capture Central Conference track title

By Jay Davis Highlighted by the 400-meter relay team setting a new conference record, the Tigers used four wins and 109 points to win the title at the Central South Dakota Conference Track and Field Meet in Chamberlain on Saturday. “We had a pretty good day,” said coach Marty Looyenga. “We had a lot of strong performances and a lot […]

Sara will bring the dessert

By Travis Svihovec When it comes to producing goods in the kitchen, Sara Bertsch leans more toward baking a dessert than producing the main meal. “Sometimes I forget the key ingredient because I want to get through it faster,” she said. “Dinners take so long.” Sara, 20, is the summer intern at the Mobridge Tribune. She started Monday and will […]

Grants, donations pay for directory sheds

By Robert Maisch Directory sheds have been placed in Greenwood and Mobridge City Cemeteries through an AARP community project grant obtained by the South Dakota Retired Teachers Association and through local donations of material and labor. The funding also provided computer units with dedicated software for the Senior Citizens Center and Klein Museum for use by the public. Material and […]

Wilmer Vollmer dies in Ohio

Wilmer Vollmer, 89, passed away March 30, 2014, at the home of his daughter, Sandra, in Dayton, Ohio, where he lived for the last five years. Wilmer was born at the Mobridge hospital on May 28, 1924, to Adam and Emma Vollmer. Funeral services will held Memorial Day, May 26, 2014, at Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge. Visitation will be […]

Maynard Schmidt was proud of his Herreid farm

Maynard C. Schmidt of Sturgis, 87, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Sturgis Regional Hospital due to complications from pneumonia. Maynard was born on a farm near Herreid on Aug. 30, 1926, to Christian and Lea Schmidt. He attended Herreid High School and graduated in 1944 and thereafter taught country school for a short time. In 1946 he […]

Patrick O’Toole of Selby dies

Patrick O’Toole, 80, of Selby, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. A private family service will be held. Patrick was born at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada, on Oct. 27, 1933. He graduated from Bellermine High School in Tacoma, Wash., and Northern State Teacher’s College in Aberdeen. He joined the United States Air Force in 1952 and was […]

Linda Dienert was concerned for others

Funeral services for Linda Dienert, 63, of Mobridge and Pollock, were held Monday, May 19, at Pollock Lutheran Church. Burial followed at Spring Valley Cemetery, rural Pollock, under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Linda Mae Dienert was born July 4, 1950, in McLaughlin, to Adam and Lillie (Hauck) Walker. She was raised through the age of […]

Council approves resolution for bonds

The Mobridge City Council approved a resolution that will move the city one step closer to beginning the outdoor pool project. In approving Resolution 14-09, the council approves the ground lease and lease agreement related to the swimming pool. That means bond holders (bonds will fund the pool) will own the pool until the bond is paid in full. It […]

Pool project bids too high to accept

  Shocked at the high bids received for the Mobridge Outdoor Pool Project Thursday, May 15, the members of the committee, city government, contractors and engineers have mobilized to bring the project costs back in line. On Thursday, two contractors bid the project, with both of those bids coming in at more than $3.5 million. Both contractors, Sharpe Enterprises, Inc., […]

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