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For Bob, catering is ‘just fun’

By Travis Svihovec Bob Stoecker’s start in catering meals came about in an unusual manner in the early 2000s. His son was a member of a drum and bugle corps that traveled to performances and competitions. Bob volunteered to help with the cooking. “There were 225 people and they’d eat four times a day,” he said. “That’s 1,000 meals a […]

Raymond Doerr passes in Pierre

Raymond Doerr, 83 of Pierre and formerly of Mobridge, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Avera Maryhouse in Pierre. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Ft. Pierre. Burial was at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Agar, under the direction of Isburg Funeral Chapels of Pierre. Raymond Doerr was born on Oct. 25, […]

Karen Walker dies

Funeral services for Karen Ducheneaux Walker, 70, formerly of Mobridge and Cheyenne River Tribal member, were Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Wakpala Community Center. Burial was at Ascension Episcopal Cemetery, Blackfoot, under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Karen entered the spirit world on May 19, 2014, in Rosholt. Karen May Ducheneaux Walker was born on April […]

Jake was a free spirit

Funeral services for Jake T. Longbrake, 24, of Eagle Butte, were held Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Eagle Butte High School Auditorium with Mother Margaret Watson and the Episcopal Lay Readers officiating. Burial was at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Jake passed away May 19, 2014, in Eagle Butte. […]

10 M-P graduates awarded $1,000 TEF scholarships

By Macel Monthye Tiger Educational Foundation (TEF) has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 10 Mobridge-Pollock High School 2014 graduates. These scholarships are awarded each year to MPHS graduating seniors who have excelled in academic excellence, leadership capabilities, participation in school activities, volunteerism and sincere educational and professional goals. The students are: • Eric Looyenga, son of Martin and Deb Looyenga, was chosen for […]

Madison Rau, Kailee Webb win Isabel HS rodeo titles

By Jay Davis Madison Rau of Mobridge-Pollock and Kailee Webb of Timber Lake won titles at the Isabel High School Rodeo on Monday. Rau won the barrel racing with a time of 17.65 seconds for her third win in the barrels this season. Cassy Woodward of Dupree was second at 17.84 seconds. Webb used a time of 20.6 seconds to […]

Wolverine boys capture Region 2B championship

By Jay Davis The Herreid-Selby Area Wolverines will defend their Class B state title as champions of the Region 2B Track and Field Meet held in Gettysburg on Saturday. The Wolverines used four event wins and three runner-up finishes to score 118 points. Second-place Sully Buttes was 20 points back with 98. The meet helped the Wolverines round out their […]

Three local juveniles steal, damage bus

Three local juveniles are facing charges after taking a bus for a joyride Friday, May 23, and doing approximately $1,000 damage to the vehicle. According to Mobridge Police Captain Al Bohle, at 7:26 p.m. dispatchers began to receive calls from motorists on U.S. Highway 12, east of Mobridge reporting the bus was traveling eastbound and was being driven in an […]

MRA adds upgraded, reserve seating package

There are more rodeo admission options available at the 2014 Sitting Bull Stampede with the addition of reserved seats above the bucking chutes. Money generated from the sale of Gold Buckle seating will go to the Mobridge Rodeo Association. Two areas above the bucking chutes will each have tables and seating for eight people. The cost is $500 and includes […]

Lady Tigers win Region 6A track title

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers had the biggest day of their season, winning the Region 6A Track and Field Meet at Chamberlain on Thursday. The Lady Tigers racked up nine region titles and nine more second-place finishes while piling up 175 points. Second- and third-place teams Chamberlain and Winner scored 125 and 120, respectively. “I’m impressed,” said coach Marty […]


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