SARA BERTSCH: Action needs to be taken regarding the border crisis

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a list, which stated the total number of children crossing the southern border illegally and to which states they were sent. This state-by-state list confirmed that 21 unaccompanied minors have been placed in South Dakota. The border situation continues to worsen as the days go on. Each day an […]

JAY DAVIS: The situation could have been handled differently

The Mobridge-Pollock sports world was turned atilt last week when volleyball coaches Keri and Rick Bolduan resigned. I am not going to delve into any of the he said, she said background of the fiasco. Everything I have learned is hearsay, rumor and innuendo. What I will give is an insight into how this kind of incident would have been […]


Looyenga, teammates win Walleye Classic

By Jay Davis Marty Looyenga of Mobridge and teammates Corey Sauerwein and Brady Kleffman of Aberdeen used a consistent two days of fishing to claim first place in the South Dakota Walleye Classic on Lake Oahe and in Akaska on Friday and Saturday. The trio pulled in 12.44 pounds on day one and 11.05 pounds on day two for a […]

Eureka Selby beaten twice at state tournament

By Rich Fiedler, Jay Davis The Eureka Selby (ES) Teeners played in the 13-14 VFW State Baseball Tournament in Garretson over the past weekend. They played in two very close games but could not pull out a win. In the first game, Parker defeated ES in a back and forth game that ended at 11-5. Parker scored the first in […]

School Board holds special meeting

-By Katie Zerr The Mobridge-Pollock School Board at a special meeting Wednesday, July 23, accepted the resignations of volleyball coaches Keri and Rick Bolduan and voted to immediately advertise to fill the head coaching job. A crowd of more than 20 people, including part of the volleyball team, attended the meeting. Those who spoke to the school board supported the […]

Locals win at Days of 1910 Rodeo

By Jay Davis The Days of 1910 Rodeo in Timber Lake drew cowboys from and far and wide, but that did not stop the locals. Four area athletes won events and a handful of others collected checks for placing. Deon Dorsey of Isabel won the calf roping title with a time of 9.0 seconds. Dorsey earned $743 for his effort. […]

Margie Grange dies in Washington

The beloved 93-year-old matriarch of the Grange family, Margie Eileen Grange, passed away on July 9, 2014, two years and two days after her late husband, Dick. Margie was the first child of Otto and Ruth Steinke. She was born in Albert Lea, Minn., on Dec. 15, 1920. The family moved to Mobridge, where Margie lived through her school years. […]

Richard Dunn loved to cook

Mass of Christian Burial for Richard D. Dunn, 52, of Mobridge, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mobridge. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday with a rosary at 7 p.m. at […]

First Annual Arts in the Park held in conjunction with Crazy Day

By Sara Bertsch The city park is an excellent location for anyone to have a relaxing walk or look at the scenery. On August 2, people will find more than just flowers. Beginning at 10 a.m. the first annual Arts in the Park event will kick off. According to Kayla Boysen, the visitor’s center coordinator at the Mobridge Chamber of […]

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