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Helen Pederson was a true ranch wife

Funeral services for Helen Pederson, 96, of Timber Lake, will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at United Parish Church in Timber Lake. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Mrs. Pederson passed away on Nov. 23, 2014, at […]

Recipes to add to your feast

It is a busy week for area cooks with Thanksgiving feasts, family gatherings and shopping on the agenda. So for this week’s Cook of the Week column, we are reprinting recipes from our cooks that would be great additions to any holiday meal. There are recipes for the bird, a snack, side dishes and a sweet. We appreciate all of […]

Rachel Vojta receives culinary degree

By Katie Zerr Rachel Vojta of Mobridge, received her associate degree in culinary operations from LeCordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale, Ariz., in June. She recently attended ceremonies at the LeCordon Bleu in Minneapolis, Minn., where she was named to the president’s list and received highest honors for finishing with a 4.0 grade point average. Rachel previously completed […]

Brandon Beutler named 9B All-State linebacker

By Jay Davis Brandon Beutler of Eureka-Bowdle has been named to the Class 9B All-State Football Team. The 6-foot, 22-pound senior was named as the starting fullback. Beutler rushed for 1,087 yards and scored 14 touchdowns this season as the Patriots went 5-5 and made it as far as the quarterfinals before they were beaten by eventual state champion Hamlin. […]

Four Wolverines named to Class 9A All-State team

By Jay Davis Four players from Herreid-Selby Area earned positions on the Class 9A All-State Football team. Wolverines making the team are seniors Cooper Schaefbauer and Ethan Deibert and juniors Israel Argullin and Brady Fiedler. Argullin, (5’10”, 180 pounds) is the all-state kicker for the second straight year. He made 36 of 51 extra points this season and is 51 […]

Tigers earn 11B Academic All-State honors

By Jay Davis Proving they don’t just excel on the field, four Tiger seniors have been named to the Class 11B Academic All-State Football Team. Earning the prestigious honor are Preston Frederick, David Jensen, Mason Keller and Chase Schoenhard. A total of 75 players and managers made the Class 11B team. Braylan Benoist of Cheyenne-Eagle Butte earned a spot on […]

Officials open jail consortium discussion

Representatives from 11 counties across the area attended a meeting Thursday, Nov. 20, to learn about the possibility of forming a consortium to help fund a 54-bed jail in Walworth County. Law enforcement and county officials from Sioux, McIntosh and Emmons counties in North Dakota and Potter, Campbell, Corson, Dewey, Hyde, McPherson, Edmunds and Walworth counties in South Dakota met […]

Mobridge loses the Alco store

Mobridge will lose a popular shopping destination as it was announced on Friday, Nov.21, that all 198 Alco Stores will be closing for good. Despite reassurances that the Mobridge store would not be closing after the company filed for bankruptcy in October, liquidation proceedings are taking place as all Alco stores across the country are closing their doors. The Mobridge […]

JAY DAVIS: Turkey Day games have meaning

Since this seems to be a football-related week on the sports pages, we might as well stay on the subject and have a short chat about tomorrow’s Thanksgiving Day football games. With Detroit and Dallas being the traditional hosts of a Thanksgiving game, the day does not always have games with playoff implications. All three games give us that this […]

KATIE ZERR: The season means thinking of others

Across the country people are marching in the streets protesting the non-indictment of Ferguson Mo., police officer Daren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. Everyone knew it was coming, but no amount of preparation stopped the violence in Ferguson. Clashes with those attempting to stem the violence, the burning of police vehicle and businesses in the neighborhood occurred on […]


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