Tigers struggle in two road losses

By Jay Davis Things did not go the Tigers’ way in two season-opening losses. The Tigers were beaten 71-34 by Aberdeen Roncalli in Aberdeen on Monday after dropping a 57-46 game to Britton-Hecla in Britton on Saturday. “Right now part of the issue is we’re trying to find ourselves,” said coach Tim Frederick. “We’re trying to figure out our rotations. […]

Wrestlers win three titles, take second at Faulkton Invite

By Jay Davis The Tiger wrestlers won three individual titles and took second in team points at the Faulkton Invite on Saturday. David Jensen (195 pounds) and Chase Schoenhard (220) each won their second consecutive tournament, while Dalton Martian won the 182-pound title. The Tigers added more metal with Isaac Olson taking second at 126 pounds. Kegan Pearman (113) and […]

Lady Tigers knock off Britton-Hecla

By Jay Davis There will not be a long wait for the first win of the season this year. The Lady Tigers saw to that with a 31-29 win over Britton-Hecla in Britton on Saturday. “One word won us that game- defense,” said coach Lindsey Kramer. “I have stressed to the girls day in and day out, we are going […]

Cookies and cheesecake first, then we’ll talk about entrees

By Travis Svihovec Her daughters’ friends ask for her monster cookies. Her co-workers want cheesecake. Her family likes the baked goods, too, but their favorite meal is probably her lasagna or knoephla soup. Whatever is needed, Stacey Eisemann is up for the challenge. “I like to bake,” Stacey said. “I’d rather bake than cook. Cookies and cheesecakes are my specialty.” […]

Wayne Thompson dies in Oklahoma

Wayne “Wayneo” Dean Thompson, 47, of Perry, Okla., passed away on Dec. 5, 2014, at Integris Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla., due to heart complications. Wayne attended grade school in McLaughlin and Selfridge, N.D., and graduated from McLaughlin High School in 1985. Wayne enjoyed fishing and hanging out with the guys. He became a roofing expert and did many […]

Ben Kraft served in Afghanistan

Funeral services for Ben Kraft, 24, of Sioux Falls and formerly of Mobridge, were held Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at United Congregational Church. Burial was at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Wessington Springs, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Ben passed away Dec. 8, 2014, at his home in Sioux Falls. Benjamin Charles Kraft was born Nov. 28, 1990, […]

Longtime rancher Ray Johnson dies

Funeral services for Raymond “Ray” Johnson, 87, of Mobridge and formerly of Trail City, were held Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobridge. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Mr. Johnson passed away on Dec. 11, 2014, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Ray Johnson was born on Dec. 6, 1927, […]

Sylvia Fischer was compassionate woman

Sylvia Fischer, 65 ,of Belle Fourche and formerly of Timber Lake, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at her home in Belle Fourche. Mass of Christian Burial was held Dec. 16, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mobridge. Sylvia Lucy O’Donnell was born Feb. 10, 1949, in Mobridge. She was the daughter of James and Marcella (Damberger) O’Donnell. She grew […]

Committee excited about hosting 1,050 anglers

A year’s planning and hard work will culminate the night of Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, as volunteers award more than $185,000 in prizes to the area’s largest group of tournament ice-fisherman. The Mobridge Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee’s 14th Annual Ice Fishing Tournament will close on that Saturday after three days of fun and fishing. The Tourism Committee has been […]

Council completes 2014 business

The Mobridge City Council finished business for 2014, including approving budget supplements and appropriated capital outlay transfers. Mobridge Chief Finance Officer Heather Beck presented the supplements to the 2014 budget that will cover shortfalls or additions to department’s budgets at the Monday, Dec. 15 meeting. The council approved the supplements with the following changes. • An additional $500 was added […]

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