Cooking is stress reliever

By Katie Zerr The ultimate cooking disaster has kept Larena Selzler from grease frying, but hasn’t put a damper on her desire to try new things in the kitchen. In January 2014, a mishap in the kitchen while Larena was cooking fry bread resulted in a fire that destroyed the home in which she and her children were living. Although […]

Rotary hears account of Liedtke’s trip to Israel

By Peg Wunder Brian Liedtke, introduced by Michael Sterling, gave a power point presentation of his trip to Israel when Rotary met on Monday. Liedtke traveled there about one year ago with a religious group. He said that he has presented this in a religious vein but that this time he was going to present it in a more political […]

Tigers win title, Lady Tigers take second at Eureka Legion Meet

By Jay Davis The Tigers used four wins to race to 102 points and win the boys division at the Eureka Legion Meet on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers outscored the Tigers with 115 points, but finished second to Potter County. “I proposed to the team that they are auditioning for regions and they stepped up,” said coach Martin Looyenga, “and […]

Lady Tigers finish in second at Region 6A Golf Tournament

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers did not get as close to favorite Parkston as they did last week, but still came in comfortably as runners-up at the Region 3A Golf Tournament at Hillsview Golf Course in Pierre on Tuesday. “It was a little tougher for the Tigers today,” said coach Jason Weisbeck. “We were a few shots back from […]

Board approves staff compensation

Taking steps to resolve key issues facing the Mobridge-Pollock School District, the board of education Monday, May 11, voted to move forward with a plan to keep teachers in the district. During a special meeting on Wednesday, April 29, the board identified challenges in education and worked to find solutions to some of those challenges. The board set a goal […]

Weekend brings much-needed moisture

After months of little or no moisture, South Dakota was drenched over the past five days, making up for precipitation deficits across the state. In Mobridge and the surrounding area, the Tuesday, May 5, U.S. Drought Monitor listed the area as having moderate drought conditions. The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that since May 1, 4.03 inches of precipitation has […]

KATIE ZERR: Being paid to be a “B” is shameful

As a news junkie who reads and listens to far too much national news, my love/hate relationship with 24/7 news channels is more often than not distressing. As a woman who looks forward to the day when we can be on a level playing field with men, it irritates me to listen to women cutting down other women because they […]

JAY DAVIS: ‘Deflategate’ letting air out of Patriot title fun

After an investigation that took months longer than was needed, the NFL took a misdeed that was not worthy of time, effort or money, to drop an anvil of a fine on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. I’m not going to go into all of the details. You can find them pretty easily if you want to read […]

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