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Janet Ziegler dies in Mitchell

Janet Ziegler, 83, of Mitchell, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 205, at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mitchell. Burial was in Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, under the direction of Bittner Funeral Chapel of Mitchell. Janet Lee (Crawford) Ziegler was received into heaven on Feb. 21, after […]

Dick Anderson adored his grandchildren

Funeral services for Richard “Dick” Anderson, 76, of Whitehorse, were held Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the Timber Lake School Gym. Burial was in Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Mr. Anderson passed away on Feb. 19, 2015, at St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck, N.D. Richard Dean Anderson was born on Nov. 15, […]

Bobbie handles the cooking of treats and big family meals

By Travis Svihovec By 9:30 a.m. Monday, Bobbie Baumann: • Fixed four pair of glasses that fell victim to basketball games and other maladies over the weekend; • Arranged an appointment, in Bismarck and on short notice, for a patient having vision problems and who was headed there for another appointment; • Adjusted a new pair of glasses for a […]

Top region teams take down Tigers

By Jay Davis Two of the top teams in the region got the best of the Tigers. They were beaten 84-64 by Cheyenne-Eagle Butte on Monday after dropping a 66-53 game to third-ranked Winner in Winner on Friday. Braves The Tigers were behind the eight ball most of the night in their 20-point home loss to Cheyenne-Eagle Butte on Monday. […]

Lady Tigers whip Crow Creek in Region 6A opener

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers celebrated their first home postseason game in three years by laying a 76-42 whipping on Crow Creek in the Region 6A tournament at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym on Tuesday. “I’m proud of the girls for getting it going right away,” said coach Lindsey Kramer. “It’s hard to play teams like that and get your […]

Five Tigers earn berths at state tournament

By Jay Davis Five Tigers extended their season by qualifying for state at the Region 4B Wrestling Tournament in Ft. Pierre on Saturday. The Tigers’ “big two” continued their mastery. David Jensen raised his season record to 34-1 by winning the 195-pound title. Chase Schoenhard captured the 220-pound title and raised his record to 34-3. They will be joined at […]

Litschewski freed on appeal, then taken back to prison

A Mobridge resident convicted of three counts of rape and sexual contact with a child under the age of 16 will have to wait a little longer for his freedom after the State of South Dakota appealed his release from prison. Richard (Dick) Litschewski has been serving a 27 1/2 year sentence after being found guilty in 1997 of raping […]

Has this February been unusually cold?

As we look at the 2014-2015 winter so far, some area residents are wondering why the South Dakota winter has been so unusual. But is it really? Or have we been spoiled by warmer weather into thinking it should be more than 50 degrees in February or is the cold more normal? With a cold November and parts of December, […]

KATIE ZERR: Deportation could change our lifestyle

Most of those who live in this country feel a surge of pride when we hear the National Anthem or as we are speaking the words to the Pledge of Allegiance. There is something about declaring that you are an American who is aware of what our forefathers went through to establish this nation that bolsters that pride. These small […]


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