State Class A Track and Field Meet results

By Jay Davis State A Track and Field Meet Boys Division Team Scores: St. Thomas More 121.5, West Central 60.5, Dell Rapids 52, Aberdeen Roncalli 50, Madison 45, Sioux Falls Christian 43, Bon Homme 36.5, Ethan/Parkston 36, Clark/Willow Lake 33, Groton Area 33, Custer 32, Redfield-Doland 24, Winner 23, Sioux Valley 18, Webster Area 16, Elk Point-Jefferson 15, Lennox 11, […]

No medals won by Lady Tigers or Tigers at State A track meet

By Jay Davis No one had that special race or event this time around. The Tigers and Lady Tigers ended their season without scoring points at the State A Track and Field Meet in Spearfish and Rapid City on Friday and Saturday. The closest the team came to the medals stand was three 10th-place finishes. Mason Keller ran to 10th […]

Schaefbauer, Thorstenson, Weiszhaar win titles

By Jay Davis Three area seniors ended their careers as state champions at the Class B State Track and Field Meet in Rapid City on Friday and Saturday. Cooper Schaefbauer of Herreid-Selby Area won his third straight state title in the pole vault.  Schaefbauer became a three-time champion when he cleared the bar at 13 feet, 3 inches. Runner-up Tony […]

Brian English was a man of the sea, pioneer in commercial fishing

Brian Lee English, 75, of Selby, passed away on May 30, 2015, in Mobridge. No services will be held. The family will hold a private memorial at a later date. Arrangements are with Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Brian English, son of Lee and Mary (McCornack) English, was born on July 31, 1939, in Klamath Falls, Ore. Brian grew up […]

Rick Godkin served country and community

Memorial services for Rick Godkin, 70, of Mobridge, will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Trinity Lutheran Church. Inurnment will be in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation is Wednesday, June 3, at Kesling Funeral Home, starting at 3 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Rick passed away […]

Jeremy leaves hectic life to come home to Mobridge

By Katie Zerr The call of home was strong for Jeremy Bearsheart, but it was meeting a woman that was the reason he returned home and has set his roots back in Mobridge. Jeremy was born in Mobridge, raised in Bismarck, but returned to Mobridge to attend Mobridge High School, graduating in 1993. He got married, left Mobridge and traveled […]

Madison hired as Mobridge police chief

By Katie Zerr- The Mobridge City Council, Monday, June 1, took on the task of filling the positions of Mobridge Police Department chief and captain, by promoting officers currently working in the department. The meeting started on a somber note, as council president Gene Cox, leading the meeting in the absence of mayor Jamie Dietterle, asked residents to take time […]

Eight city residents indicted for distribution

By Katie Zerr – Eight Mobridge residents have been indicted by a Walworth County grand jury and warrants were, at press time, being processed for various drug charges. According to Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare, an ongoing investigation by the Mobridge Police Department has uncovered a group of individuals who purchased and sold non-prescription and prescription medications including powerful […]

KATIE ZERR: Solutions to housing are important to area

It is no secret that our community and those that surround us have housing problems. There are many reasons for this from lack of funds to modernize older homes to property taxes to changing expectations and low inventory. There is a shortage of nice, clean, move-in- ready, affordable dwellings. A group of area residents is working with Home Address, a […]

JAY DAVIS: Baseball players need jobs that give them time to play

Myself, I am pretty excited about Legion Memorial Field being the home to three baseball teams this year. The Teeners and amateur Cardinals are back, and for the first time in a few years, the Post 4 American Legion is fielding a squad. America’s Pastime will take center stage at Legion Memorial Field later this summer when Mobridge is host […]

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