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KATIE ZERR: We need reminders of good in the world

One only has to read a newspaper or watch any news program on television to be bombarded with the kind of evil of which mankind is capable. As we watch one human being decapitating another to make a point, or injured children being carried on stretchers from the remains of a school leveled by a rocket attack, or hear of […]

JAY DAVIS: Black and White Scrimmage kicks off at 5 p.m. Saturday

The Mobridge-Pollock Tigers football team is kicking off the new season with the Black and White Scrimmage on Saturday at Tiger Stadium. Head coach Nathan Lamb and the coaching staff use the annual scrimmage as a way to use live action in evaluating the players before the regular season begins. There will be somewhere between 45 to 60 scripted plays […]

City approves land switch at Shor Acres

The Mobridge City Council took a first step in a proposed development at Shor Acres and action to eliminate safety hazards at the Phansteil building. Property owners from Shor Acres (Kennedy Drive) attended the council meeting for a public  hearing concerning the exchange of city owned land in the area with acreage owned by a number of people. The purpose […]

High speed chase ends near Hague

Multiple officers from agencies across northern South Dakota and North Dakota, Tuesday, Aug. 19, were involved in a high-speed chase that began in Pierre and ended northeast of Hague, N.D. According to Walworth County Sheriff Josh Boll, two people were arrested by the Emmons County Sheriff’s Office near Hague. The driver, Bradley Parisien, 32, a resident of North Dakota, is […]

National association recognizes local group

By Robert Maisch The Bridge City Coin and Stamp Club held its annual potluck picnic in the city park on Sunday, Aug. 2 with 30 members and guests attending. Listening to attendees’ comments the location and weather were superb and the entrees and desserts were even better. The club received recently a plaque from the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in […]

Frank Broesamle was proud veteran

Funeral services for Frank Broesamle, 92, of Mobridge, were held Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge. Burial will be Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at 2:40 p.m., MDT, in the Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Frank passed away, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Frank was born […]

Otha Joens never stopped learning

Funeral services for Otha Joens, 92, of Mobridge, were held Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at UCC Church in Eagle Butte. Burial was at the Eagle Butte Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Otha passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Otha Marie (Roy) Joens was born Jan. 8, 1922, to Fred and Dessie (Kerns) Roy in Orofino, […]

Aurie Lawrence had generous spirit

Aurie McConnell Lawrence, 48, of Watertown, passed away Aug. 12, 2014, following a brief illness. She went to the Lord surrounded by her family and the people she loved. Aurie was born in Philadelphia, Pa., to Charles “Skip” and Marilyn McConnell. She grew up outside of Allentown, Pa., and graduated from Emmaus High School. She then attended Dickinson College in […]

Recipes go gluten, corn free

By Travis Svihovec Kristin Retterath learned to cook from her mom and by the time she was in middle school she was comfortable handling daily meals. She still cooks from scratch and has come up with new recipes as her own family’s needs have changed. “I’ve cooked the family meals since I was 11 or 12,” she said. “My parents […]


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