Lady Tigers host annual volleyball tourney Saturday

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers will host the annual Mobridge-Pollock Invitational Volleyball Tournament on Saturday at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym. Coming to the Bridge City to compete with the Lady Tigers are Cheyenne-Eagle Butte, Eureka-Bowdle, Faith, Lemmon, Edmunds Central, McIntosh, McLaughlin, Timber Lake and Leola-Frederick. The Lady Tigers defeated Timber Lake in last year’s championship for their third straight […]

Runners have tough day at Webster

By Jay Davis An under-the-weather Tiger cross country team struggled at the Webster Area Invitational on Monday. With one runner out due to illness and the rest of the team feeling the effects, no Tiger finished in the top 50. Justin Nobles led the boys, coming in 51st. Justin Jacobs was 54th and Kegan Pearman 58th. Aaron Jacobs was out, […]

Mobridge-Pollock, Groton playing for new trophy

By Jay Davis In an eight-game football season, every game is important, but starting on Friday, the game between the Mobridge-Pollock Tigers and Groton Area Tigers is taking on a little more significance. From the brainchild of 1957 Mobridge High School graduate Roy Gay, Mobridge-Pollock and Groton Area will be playing for the “Eye of the Tiger” traveling trophy. Gay […]

Lady Tigers struggle, but sweep Cubs

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers ran their early season record to 3-0 with a pair of three-set wins. The Lady Tigers defeated Eureka-Bowdle in Eureka on Tuesday after sweeping Chamberlain at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Saturday. Chamberlain It did not have the feel of a three-match sweep when the Lady Tigers defeated Chamberlain 25-23, 25-20, 25-12 at home […]

Eva Fischer helped develop ‘Socks for Seniors’ program

Eva Rose (Jund) Fischer, 64, of Rapid City, died at her home on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, following a brief illness. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Rapid City. Burial will be at a later date under the direction of Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home of Rapid City. Eva was born […]

Maggie Aberle had love for all things living

Mass of Christian Burial for Magdalene “Maggie” Aberle, 91, of Glencross, was held Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Timber Lake. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery, Mobridge, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Maggie passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Selby Good Samaritan Center. Maggie was born Aug. 25, 1923, in Hague, […]

Editor of Lakota writer’s history to speak in T. Lake

By Kathy Nelson, Timber Lake Topic Emily Levine, who spent 10 years editing the manuscripts of Lakota historian Josephine Waggoner, will present a program at the Timber Lake Museum on Sunday, Sept. 21. The finished work, “Witness: A Hunkpapha Historian’s Strong-Heart Song of the Lakotas,” was published in the fall of 2013 by University of Nebraska Press. During the 1920s […]

Beef ‘n Fun Day volunteers share favorite beef recipes

By Katie Zerr The Mobridge Beef ‘n Fun committee takes beef promotion seriously and has for 37 years. One of the original members of the committee that established the event, John Badgley, said even though changes are made, the basis of this event, to promote the Ag industry in our area, has remained the same. What began 1977 in appreciation […]

City hires Goldsmith as administrator

– By Katie Zerr Christine Goldsmith will replace Mobridge City Administrator Steve Gasser when he retires Friday, Sept. 19. On the recommendation of a hiring committee consisting of Ward II Councilwoman Amy Cerney, Mayor Jamie Dietterle and Mobridge businessman Travis Vetch, the city council in a special meeting Friday, Sept. 5, approved the hiring of Goldsmith. Dietterle said it was […]

Events set for Beef ‘n Fun weekend

As the 37th Annual Beef ‘n Fun celebration quickly approaches, changes to the event are being completed and new events planned for the Saturday, Sept. 13, weekend. The event committee decided this year, because of declining number of residents attending the free beef feed and ranch rodeo, they needed to inject something new into the celebration. The committee will offer […]

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