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Beef ‘n Fun starts new traditions

-By Katie Zerr  Changing tradition is sometimes a difficult decision and so it was for the Mobridge Beef ‘n Fun Committee, when it decided to end the annual free beef feed that has been a part of the celebration for 36 years. After years of declining numbers for those who attended the feed, the committee decided to move in another […]

Cross country team opens with annual home meet

By Jay Davis The Tiger cross country runners will open the 2014 campaign when they host the annual Mobridge-Pollock Invitational at Oahe Hills Golf Course on Saturday. Racing begins at 10 a.m. The Tigers will look to make a move to the front of the pack more often with their sights set on qualifying and running in the State a […]

Coach, players getting to know each other

By Jay Davis With 37 girls out, new coach Rose Henderson and the Lady Tigers are hard at work in preparation of the upcoming season. As the players and coach gain familiarity, Henderson has the good fortune of having 13 players returning who were on last year’s 18-10 squad. “There’s been the leadership on the team that we’ve needed,” said […]

Tigers host Linton-HMB in season-opener on Friday

By Jay Davis The Tiger football team starts things just like they have started them the last seven seasons: facing off against North Dakota rival Linton-HMB. “It’s a game that, win or lose, is always a competitive game,” said third-year coach Nathan Lamb. The season kicks off at 7 p.m. on Friday at Tiger Stadium. “We finally get to get […]

David Jensen takes sixth at Pierre meet

By Jay Davis When the Tigers went up against AA competition at the Pierre Boys Invite on Tuesday, David Jensen showed the big school his golfing skills. Jensen shot a 75 to place sixth in the meet. “David played awesome!” said coach Jason Weisbeck. “At one point he had three consecutive birdies. It was fun to see him have so […]

SBC garden feeds, educates

By Katie Zerr In the northwest corner of the recreation area behind the Sitting Bull College (SBC) Campus in Mobridge, is a lush garden filled with heirloom tomatoes, a wide variety of squash and beans and other vegetables. Where once kickball games were held during recess at Beadle School now stands the educational link into the traditional diet of the […]

Scarecrow Hollow grows, now in 11th year

By Peg Wunder Kayla Boysen introduced Shawn Stickney when Rotary met on Monday, Aug. 25, at the Moose Club. Shawn gave a very interesting presentation of Scarecrow Hollow, which is open each year around the Halloween season. Shawn is president of the Scarecrow Hollow club which has non-profit status and is now in its 11th year. It all started in […]

Esther Ritter passes

Graveside funeral services for Esther A. Ritter, 90, of Selby, were held Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at the Akaska Cemetery under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Esther passed away Aug. 21, 2014, at Bowdle Healthcare. Esther Alvina Ritter was born June 26, 1924, to Fred G. and Christina (Flemmer) Ritter in Walworth County. She grew up […]

Curtiss ‘Cud’ Cheskey was soft-spoken, compassionate

Memorial services for Curtiss “Cud” Cheskey, 73, of Mobridge, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Kesling Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Cud passed away Aug. 23, 2014, at Rapid City Regional Hospice House […]

Howard Biederstedt dies in Armour

Howard H. Biederstedt, 83, of Armour and formerly of McLaughlin, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church near Armour. Burial will be at a later date in the Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, under the direction of Koehn Bros. […]


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