Tiger rally comes up short in 47-44 loss to Miller

By Jay Davis After a disastrous first quarter, the Tigers tightened their bootstraps to come storming back and make a game of it before falling 47-44 to Miller in Miller on Tuesday. “I’m proud of the effort,” said coach Tim Frederick. “We battled back and got in a postion to win. But the reality is we can’t get ourselves in […]

Semmler hands Jensen first defeat at Big Dakota

By Jay Davis David Jensen suffered his first loss of the season at the Big Dakota Conference Tournament in Ft. Pierre on Saturday. Jensen was edged 8-6 by Miles Semmler of Parkston in the championship match at 195 pounds. “It was probably the best match of day, at any division,” said coach Spencer Novotny. “We just came up a little […]

FOP #18 sponsoring Polar Plunge event

– By Katie Zerr The waters of Lake Oahe are not exactly inviting in April, but on Saturday, April 18, area residents are invited to take a plunge into the lake to help raise money for a great cause. The area Fraternal Order of Police Northern Palins Lodge #18 (FOP) and Polar Plunge, South Dakota are planning an area event […]

Lady Tigers light up nets in 21-point win over Miller

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers, and namely Kaitlin Johnson-Good Shield, torched the net early and ran away from the Miller Rustlers 61-40 in Miller on Tuesday. “First things first,” said coach Lindsey Kramer. “We played all four quarters and didn’t let up. We knew how big a game this was because they are just ahead of us in the […]

Board approves refinancing school bonds

– By Katie Zerr Seizing an opportunity to save the district and Mobridge taxpayers money, the Mobridge-Pollock School Board, Monday, Feb. 9, approved refunding the bonds issued in 2007 to fund building the high school. Toby Morris, of Dougherty and Company, LLC, showed the board by refinancing the bonds the district would begin to see a savings in 2018 that […]

Larry Fischer was active Mound City man

Funeral services for Larry Fischer, 76, of Mound City, were held Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Herreid Baptist Church. Burial was in Mound City Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Larry passed away Jan. 20, 2015, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Larry was born on Oct. 17, 1938, to Theofel and Elsie (Reich) Fischer in rural Herreid, […]

JAY DAVIS: Proposed regions would change wrestling landscape

Which teams the Tigers compete against in the postseason usually stays pretty much status quo. The South Dakota High School Athletics Association just released its proposed sports alignments for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. If they stay with the proposal, the wrestling postseason is going to take on a whole new look. The Tigers are competing in the Region 4B […]

Lew Wallace was man with natural mechanical ability

Funeral services for Lew Elder Wallace, 87, longtime merchant in Mobridge, were held Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Lew entered the spirit world on Jan. 29, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society in Selby. Lew was born in rural Fort Yates, N.D., on […]

KATIE ZERR: Grassroots right, methods go wrong

The past couple of weeks have been a lesson in South Dakota politics that has not been an easy pill to swallow. Recently a bill sponsored by Senator Corey Brown of Gettysburg concerned changing the signature requirements on petitions. Senate Bill 166 would have required the number of approved signatures for a ballot measure to be connected to the number […]

Nyla can manage in kitchen, outdoors is still her favorite

By Katie Zerr Taking on a new job as the Walworth County Treasurer, Nyla Moak is settling into her new position at the courthouse in Selby. After many years in the banking industry, Nyla finds her new job a challenge, but also said she really likes it. “I have a lot to learn, but it is going really well,” she […]

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