Baseball, softball teams start practice next week

By Jay Davis It’s time to get the leather oil out get the gloves ready for summer. Mobridge Youth Organization summer baseball and softball practices start on Tuesday, May 26, at the MYO youth baseball complex. Practice times for the first week are: T-Ball (boys and girls kindergarten and younger) 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; co-ed coach pitch (grades 1 […]

Track and field regions are tomorrow in Miller

By Jay Davis The postseason is here for the last high school sports season of the year. The region track and field meets, the last chance for athletes to gain berths in the state meet, take place on Thursday. The Tigers and Lady Tigers will try and fill the bus at the Region 6A Track and Field Meet in Miller. […]

Big Tuesday leads to third place finish at state golf tournament

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers charged up the ladder on day two to take third place at the Girls State A Golf Championship at Madison Country Club on Tuesday. After an opening round 415, the Lady Tigers were sitting in sixth place, needing to pick up the pace to assure they would at least stay where they were to […]

Enderson arrested for grand theft

By Katie Zerr – Mobridge resident and Mobridge Ministerial Association (MMA) Thrift Store Manager Darci Enderson was arrested Wednesday, May 13, on charges of grand theft, a Class 4 felony. According to Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare, an investigation into fund issues at the MMA Thrift Store led to a warrant being issued for her arrest. She turned herself […]

One man killed, five others injured in head-on crash

By Katie Zerr – The brother of a Mobridge man traveling home after attending Mobridge-Pollock graduation ceremonies, was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday on U.S. Highway 12, eight miles west of Bowdle. David Hoffman of Colton was killed and five others seriously injured in the accident that also involved a Mobridge resident. According to the a report […]

Paintbrush replaces spoon during remodeling project

By Faye Jackman When all your children move to South Dakota and your sister-in-law and her husband (Gary and Betty Street) and your mother-in-law (Corrine Douglas) live in Mobridge, what choice do you have?  So in 2006, Carole Douglas and her husband Bill moved here, too. Carole is a pharmacist at Family Pharmacy.  She attended pharmacy school at Idaho State […]

Lois Heil was a Proverbs 31 woman

Funeral services for Lois Adell Heil, 94, of Mobridge, were held Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Family Worship Center. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Lois passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at her home. Lois Adell Ross was born Jan. 17, 1921, to Arthur and Lola (Parker) Ross in Mobridge. […]

KATIE ZERR: Election will be long, contentious race

If the first couple of months are any indication, it is going to be one long, nasty race to the White House in 2016. The number of candidates and the issues, real or preceived, will make the next year or so very interesting. At first it seemed that it was going to be another Clinton versus Bush race. It was […]

Leo Berens loved to watch things grow

Leo Berens, 88, of Selby, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Selby. Interment with military graveside rites by the Selby Legion Post followed at Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of Lien Funeral Home of Bowdle. Leo Vincent Berens, son of […]

JAY DAVIS: Following state golf through internet is rather nerve-racking experience

The South Dakota High School Activities Association needs some kudos. State golf tournaments are not like the team sports such as basketball, football, volleyball and track. One cannot simply go to PBS on television or on the computer to watch the drama unfold. But through the SDHSAA website there was live scoring for the tourney. It is a frustrating way […]

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