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Tigers knock off Linton-HMB, sweep home quad

By Jay Davis Kaan Emir defeated Riley Mattheis 10-3 at 285 pounds to lift Mobridge-Pollock to a 32-30 win over Linton-HMB at the Mobridge-Pollock Quadrangular on Thursday. “It was a textbook ending,” said Coach Spencer Novotny. Novotny said that beating the Lions was a true team victory. “Even when you lose a match it’s how you lose that matters,” said […]

Lady Tigers win at home, drop two on road

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers looked like they were on their way to victory number seven when Sam Kilian of Potter County came bursting alive to lead the Battlers to a 57-52 overtime win over the Lady Tigers in Hoven on Monday. After holding big and small leads the entire game, the Lady Tigers held a 43-39 lead when […]

Tigers wrestle to second place at Winner tournament

By Jay Davis With David Jensen and Chase Schoenhard taking firsts, 12 Tigers earned medals and the team took second place at the Winner Invite on Saturday. “David and Chase wrestled well again,” said coach Spencer Novotny. “They are learning they have to be patient when kids are wrestling just to try and stay close.” Jensen raised his record at […]

Tigers earn season sweep over Midgets

By Jay Davis The Tigers won their third straight home game and picked up a season sweep over the Midgets with a 62-50 win at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym on Tuesday. The Mobridge-Pollock defense played a big part in the win. After McLaughlin scored 16 points in the first quarter, the Midgets did not score more than 12 points in […]

Mary Reiss, MHS grad, dies in Phoenix, Ariz.

Mary Beth Reiss was born Aug. 2, 1966, to Edward and Helen Reiss in Mobridge, where she was raised in a loving home with four brothers. Mary graduated form Mobridge High School where she excelled in basketball, tennis and played clarinet in the band. She went on to attend the University of South Dakota, graduating with degrees in both psychology […]

Elva Aman-Baumann was Register of Deeds

Memorial services for Elva Aman-Baumann, 88, of Selby, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Selby. Inurnment will be in Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Prayer services will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30, at the church. Elva passed away Jan. […]

Cooking process is fascinating

By Travis Svihovec The process of cooking a dish or meal caught the attention of Joe Lenz when he was a young boy. He spent a lot of time watching his mom cook and learning from her. “I was fascinated with it,” Joe said. “I wouldn’t say I’m a gifted chef by any means, but if I picked anything up […]

Chamber ice fishing tourney termed ‘a huge success’

By Peg Wunder Jesse Konold reported to the Mobridge Rotary, Monday, Jan. 26, that the ice fishing tournament this year was a huge success. He said it takes the Tourism Committee and all those who help at least 1,000 hours to put on the event. The tournament held in 2002 had one-person teams and 50 people signed up to be […]

Smelt, bait fish help walleye to recover

As the anglers hit the ice on Lake Oahe this winter, they are finding a fatter, healthier looking crop of walleye at the end of their lines. During the weigh-ins at the Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee Ice Fishing Tournament held the second weekend in January, both anglers and officials were commenting on the size, girth and weight of the […]

Illness numbers increasing in area

As the flu season peaks across the State of South Dakota, the Mobridge area has seen a good number of cases of flu-like illnesses in the community in the past two weeks. According to June Volk, the infection control nurse at Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics, the number of people coming into the clinic and the emergency room has been […]


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