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Lady Panthers win 15B crown

By Jay Davis After coming up short last season, Timber Lake returned to the top of the heap with a 3-0 win over McLaughlin in the District 15B championship match on Thursday. Home team McLaughlin put up a fight but fell short as the Lady Panthers won 25-19, 25-22, 25-20 to claim the title. Jordan Bickel and Sydnee Mettler shared […]

Battlers beat Wolverines in District 3B title match

By Jay Davis Herreid-Selby Area’s run at a fourth straight trip to state came to an end with a 3-1 loss to Potter County in the District 3B Volleyball Tournament championship match in Gettysburg on Friday. After the Battlers won set one 25-22 and the Wolverines won set two 25-20, the top-seeded Battlers took over and won the next two […]

Winner defeats Lady Tigers in Region 6A semis

By Jay Davis Defending state runner-up Winner used its size advantage to beat the Lady Tigers 3-1 in the Region 6A Volleyball Tournament semifinals at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym on Thursday. “Winner is a very good team,” said coach Rose Henderson. “They hit the ball well and played good defense.” Winner came out hot and raced to a quick 25-12 […]

PBR autographed chaps net $18K for New Hope

By Travis Svihovec Two pair of chaps auctioned at the Professional Bull Riders Finals raised $18,000 for the New Hope Foundation, thanks to the work of a McLaughlin man. Dallas Schott, a PBR stock contractor, has the chaps made each year by Joe Wamsley of Mandan, N.D. He takes the chaps to the PBR finals and gathers autographs from bull […]

New home is close to family

By Katie Zerr Moving from Denver Colo., to a small town in South Dakota and making a career change may seem a big jump for some, but for Ashley Smith it is all part of life’s adventure. Smith moved here in May to join Mobridge Police Officer Trevor Asmann and is currently training at the Walworth County Jail. “I am […]

Mervin Nimbar dies in Wis.

Mervin E. Nimbar, 89, formerly of Prairie du Chien, Wis., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse, Wis. Mervin was born on April 25, 1925, in Adams County, N.D., the son of Roy and Elizabeth (Rathke) Nimbar. After graduation from Mobridge High School, he married Margaret Mae Klebe on Jan. 16, 1946, in Aberdeen. […]

Lucille Leff services Friday in Mobridge

Funeral services for Lucille Leff, 93, of Mobridge, will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at United Congregational Church. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Kesling Funeral Home. Lucille passed […]

Two Mobridge men facing drug charges

Two Mobridge men were arrested Tuesday, Nov. 11, on charges related to distributing methamphetamine in the area. According to Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare, Troy Thompson, 42, and David Howell, 35, were arrested by law enforcement on Tuesday and are currently being held at the Walworth County Jail. Thompson is charged with distribution of a controlled substance and Howell […]

School Board discusses possible changes

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board opened the door for changes Monday, Nov. 10, with discussions on GPA verses ACT scores and the possibility of selling district-owned land on Third Avenue West. Superintendent Tim Frederick asked the board to consider information he presented them concerning the number of honor roll students in the senior class and lower ACT for some of those […]

JAY DAVIS: Peterson saga continues Monday

Last week when Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of reckless assault for the May switching of his son, the question of when he will be reinstated began cropping up. The answer is not coming as quickly as some would like. The first thing Peterson’s legal team did after his court date was […]


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