Wagner, Kramer, Henderson earn BDC honors

By Jay Davis After helping lead the Lady Tigers to a 20-9 record, senior Maranda Wagner was named to the 2014 Big Dakota All-Conference Volleyball Team. Wagner earned the first team nod for the second straight year after being named honorable mention her sophomore year. As a libero and defensive specialist, Wagner finished her Lady Tiger career as the program’s […]

Exchange student was ‘born for it’

By Jay Davis There have been a few foreign exchange students to don the helmet and shoulder pads for the Tigers over the years, but not many have come from across the Atlantic Ocean with the experience needed to be an impact player from game one. Oguez Kaan Emir, commonly called Kaan, came to Mobridge-Pollock High School as a foreign […]

Fish and wild game recipes go with outdoor lifestyle

By Katie Zerr Mobridge-Pollock School District building trades instructor Paul Goehring shares his pride and passion for building with his students and his love for the outdoor life with his family. Goehring is the youngest of 16 children of Maynard and Marcene Goehring and spent his youth in the Mound City/Herreid area. He graduated from Herreid High School in 1995 […]

Freemasonry program presented to Rotarians

By Peg Wunder Stan Schwellenbach, representing District 13 of the Masons of South Dakota, gave a very informative presentation when Rotary met on Monday, Nov.17. Stan is from Pierre and was accompanied by John Gonsor, also of Pierre. Freemasonry is the oldest and largest fraternity in the world. George Washington was a member. The list is very long of other […]

Pat Tracy was teacher, coach

Milton “Pat” B. Tracy, 86, passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Gold Living Prairie Hills in Rapid City. Pat was born in Pollock on April 4, 1928, to Milton and Vivian Tracy. He graduated from Pollock High School in 1946. He graduated from Northern State College in 1950. In 1951 he married Loretta Wolf and enjoyed 54 years of […]

Marty Medicine was an artist

Funeral services for Martin “Marty” Medicine, 50, of Mobridge and formerly of Wakpala, were held Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at the Wakpala Community Center. Burial followed at St. Bede’s Cemetery, Wakpala, under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Marty entered the spirit world on Nov. 9, 2014, at St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck, N.D. Martin Joseph […]

Aaron Hartman sang with Gospel Messengers

Aaron Hartman, 89, of Selby, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at the Bowdle Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Bowdle. Interment followed at Sutley Cemetery near Java, under the direction of Lien Funeral Home of Bowdle. Aaron Paul Hartman, son of Peter and Louise (Krueger) Hartman, was born at the family […]

Bill Dunbar saw the world

William “Bill” Dunbar, 86, of Sturgis and formerly of Dupree, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at the Fort Meade VA Center following a long struggle with heart disease. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis. Burial followed at Black Hills National Cemetery. Bill was born in Faith on April 13, […]

Marie Guthmiller loved music

Funeral services for Marie M. Guthmiller, 83, of Mobridge, will be held Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Zion Lutheran Church in Mobridge. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church. Marie passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. […]

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Mobridge area businesses and the local Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitor’s Bureau are kicking off the holiday season with a number of events next week, starting with a Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving (Thursday, Nov. 27) morning. Everyone is welcome for this free, family-friendly fun run/walk in Scherr Howe Event Center from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. The next […]

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