Projects requiring capital outlay presented

By Kendra Thorstenson The 2015-2016 budget proposal presented at the May Mobridge-Pollock School Board meeting continued to highlight discussion at the July 13 board meeting as several projects that would require capital outlay funding were presented. Projects being considered include installing a new visitor bleacher section at Tiger Stadium and improving the playground area at Freeman Davis. Superintendent Tim Frederick […]

Ike Schmaltz dies

Eugene (Ike) Schmaltz, 83, passed away on July 7, 2015, in Everett Wash. He was born on Nov. 24, 1931, to Jake and Margaret (Bosch) Schmaltz on a farm northwest of Mobridge. He grew up in Mobridge, graduating in 1951. While in high school, he played basketball and was the center for the Tiger team that went to the state […]

Sheila Ann Stoick dies in Colorado

Mass of Christian Burial for Sheila Ann Marie O’Donnell-Stoick, 70, of Lakewood, Colo., and formerly of Mobridge, was held Monday, July 13, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mobridge. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Sheila passed away on July 3, 2015, in Arvada, Colo. Sheila was born on July 23, […]

Brenda Crowley funeral is Friday

Memorial services for Brenda Crowley, 57, of Mobridge, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2015, at United Congregational Church in Mobridge. Inurnment will be Monday, July 20, 2015, at the North Dakota Veteran’s Cemetery, Mandan, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Brenda passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Sanford Medical Center […]

Myrene Brockel was Mobridge nurse

Myrene F. Brockel, 72, of Bowdle, died Sunday, July 5, 2015, at her home in Bowdle. Funeral services were held Friday, July 10, 2015, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bowdle. Interment followed at the church cemetery under the direction of Lien Funeral Home of Bowdle. Myrene Faye Brandlee, daughter of Evangeline (Stolsmark) and Reuben Brandlee, was born in Bristol […]

Cooking wasn’t always fun

By Kendra Thorstenson Even the crafts Brea Perman makes taste good apparently. She found that out when her three Doxie cross puppies destroyed and devoured the centerpieces she made for her upcoming wedding. “I only had three centerpieces done and they ate all of them,” she said. The centerpieces consisted of a twine-wrapped can with burlap flowers and lace on […]

Jacob Hazel earns Eagle Scout Award

Submitted story On July 7, 2015, Jacob Culver Hazel, grandson of Theresa Hazel, earned the Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Award. Jacob is a member of BSA Troop 584 of Katy, Texas. For his Eagle service project, Jacob designed and built Adirondack chairs and tables for the recently-constructed Lone Survivor Foundation Retreat Center in Crystal Beach, Texas. This retreat […]

Mandan 14s top Teeners 16-3

By Jay Davis The Mandan, N.D., 14-year-old Babe Ruth team defeated the Mobridge 13-14 Teeners 16-3 at Legion Memorial Field on Friday. “They were just a good baseball team,” said coach Chase Schoenhard. “We didn’t play great, but we didn’t play that bad.” Mandan led 2-1 before erupting for nine runs in the third inning. A 5-run fourth set up […]

Cards can’t score, lose four straight home games

By Jay Davis The Mobridge Cardinals struggled to score runs while dropping two doubleheaders at Legion Memorial Field over the weekend. Groton defeated Mobridge 12-1 and 6-1 on Friday. Aberdeen won 4-0 and 11-4 on Saturday. “We’re just having a hard time scoring runs right now,” said player/manager Ryan Hoffman. “We have to get our bats going.” Groton jumped ahead […]

Aberdeen couple wins walleye tourney

By Jay Davis Erik and Ericka Feickert of Aberdeen netted 15.5 pounds of walleye to take first place in the Mobridge Mixed Couples Walleye Tourney held Saturday on Lake Oahe. For winning the tournament, the calcutta and the biggest walleye, a 6.42-pounder, the Feickerts collected nearly $2,500 in winnings. Wade and Jenny While of Mobridge came in a close second […]

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