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Council opens 2015 with short agenda

The Mobridge City Council, Monday, Jan. 5, dealt with the regular new business in a short, to-the-point meeting. The council approved a temporary wine and malt beverage license to the Friends of Scherr-Howe for an “I Hate Winter Cornhole Tournament” to be held Saturday, Feb. 7 at the event center. Also approved was advertising for the three-year garbage-hauling contract for […]

Commission approves hiring assistant

Walworth County Commissioners opened 2015 by approving the hiring of a county assistant to aid department heads and commissions in daily operations. Commissioner Duane Martin had asked the commission to consider hiring an assistant in order for the board to have enough information to make informed decisions and to free department heads of certain duties that take them away from […]

JAY DAVIS: Defense, defense, that’s what counts

After watching the Tigers and Lady Tigers play and win basketball games this weekend, one thing seems clear to me: defense matters. The Lady Tigers have made themselves relevant again and their defense is leading the way. They forced turnovers aplenty in their 52-41 win over Lemmon. It seemed like half the of the fourth quarter was Kaitlin Johnson-Good Shield […]

Wrestlers head to Mid-Dakota Monster for two-day tourney

By Jay Davis The Tiger wrestlers will compete at the Mid-Dakota Monster in Presho on Friday and Saturday. Coach Spencer Novotny reports that the team is almost completely healthy, but will be two teammates short this weekend. Stone Jensen is still out of action with his injured wrist, while Joseph Avalos will be away because his is entering the National […]

Lady Tigers crank up defensive second half

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers earned their first winning streak since 2012 by beating Lemmon 52-41 at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym on Saturday. “We beat a good team,” said coach Lindsey Kramer. “We needed a win of that caliber.” A big second-half turned the trick for the Lady Tigers. After falling behind 24-19 after two quarters, the Lady Tigers […]

Tigers wear down Chargers

By Jay Davis After trailing for most of three quarters, the Tigers poured it on late, outscoring Sully Buttes 22-13 in the fourth quarter and beating the Chargers 61-54 at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym on Friday. “Our ability to put pressure on the ball and play the number of kids we’re playing right now paid dividends in the fourth quarter,” […]

Pot pie, meat loaf are favorites among Betty’s family members

By Travis Svihovec Betty Street makes no bones about her love for cooking and baking. “I enjoy cooking very, very much,” she said. “I especially enjoy baking desserts, things with butter, sugar and flour.” Betty is a proofreader at the Mobridge Tribune. She also scans back issues of the Tribune, gathers items of interest, and puts them together each week […]

Clarence Maas dies in Illinois

Clarence E. “Dunny” Maas, 84, of Quincy, Ill., and formerly of Mobridge, died on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Sunset Home in Liberty, Ill. He was born on June 10, 1930, in Quincy, the son of Elmer J. and Coletta (Wellman) Maas. He was a truck driver and had also worked in farming. Clarence is survived by his children, Donald […]

Sally Thorstenson was loyal Selby sports fan

Funeral services for Marcella “Sally” Thorstenson, 84, of Selby, were held Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Selby. Burial was in Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Sally passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 3014, at Selby Good Samaritan Center. Marcella “Sally” Thorstenson was born Feb. 8, 1930, in Akaska, to […]

Angeline Keller was farm wife, mom

Mass of Christian Burial for Angeline Keller, 82, of Trail City, was held Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Timber Lake. Burial was in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Glencross, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Angeline passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Angeline Keller was born on Dec. […]


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