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C-EB Archers compete at World Challenge

By Jay Davis, Allen Benoist After winning the South Dakota NASP (National Archery in the Schools) State Elementary Archery Tournament in Rapid City in March, the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Upper Elementary Archery Team qualified for the NASP Nationals in Louisville, Ken. At Nationals the C-EB Archers competed with more than 12,500 kids from around the country. They competed in the NASP […]

Landon Schott wins state go kart racing championship

By Jay Davis Landon Schott of Aberdeen won the state championship at the South Dakota State Championship Go Kart Race at University Plains Speedway in Brookings on July 24 and 25. Landon nearly pulled off a clean sweep, winning five of his six races. In the Adult Medium Class, he started on the pole and won heat one. He started […]

Former player takes over football helm

By Kendra Thorstenson Former Mobridge alum and Northern State University football player Dan Merkel is the new head coach for the Mobridge-Pollock High School football team this year. Merkel grew up in Mobridge and is a 2001 graduate of Mobridge High School. Dave and Katie Merkel are Dan’s parents and he is married to executive director of the Mobridge Chamber, […]

Selby Good Sam names Doty new director of social services

The Good Samaritan Society in Selby has hired Amanda Doty as its new director of social services. Doty has spent her career working with patients and their families, including four years as director of social services at Crystal River Health and Rehab, a skilled nursing facility in Citrus County, Fla. Along with supervising admissions and discharges, in her new position, […]

Family, jobs keep Sarah busy

By Katie Zerr Three children, a job as a registered nurse and another as part of the ambulance crew, and a husband who is gone two out of every three weeks makes for a very busy life for Sarah Christman. Sarah and her husband Marty are originally from Huron, but have been in the area for more than five years. […]

Board considers more online education

With opening day just weeks away, the Mobridge-Pollock School Board Monday, Aug. 10, discussed a wide range of topics from class size to expanding the use of online education. The board convened at the Pollock Community Center, Superintendent Tim Frederick led the conversation on topics that concern the district now and in the future. Telling the group the teacher shortage […]

‘Honey’ Webb was Armstrong County rancher

Funeral services for Martin “Honey” Webb, 84, of Eagle Butte, were held Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte. Burial was in Eagle Butte Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Honey passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at St. Mary’s Avera Hospital in Pierre. Martin Webb was born at home […]

Milton Stiegelemeier was longtime Selby farmer

Milton Stiegelmeier, 93, of Selby, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society in Selby. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug., 11, 2015, at Selby United Methodist Church. Interment followed at Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of Lien Funeral Home of Bowdle. Milton was born on April 25, 1922, to Jacob B. and Kathrine (Berg) Stiegelmeier on their […]

Desire to give back leads to derby fundraiser

A Mobridge resident, wanting to give back to a community that helped him in his time of need, used his imagination and the sport he loves to create a unique fundraiser. Jacob Feist, who is battling melanoma, was helped with some of his expenses in the fight through the New Hope Cancer Foundation.  The foundation was started in the Mobridge […]

Rose Hundstad was spiritual person, would talk with anyone

Funeral services for Rose Hundstad, 72, of Mobridge, were held Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at Cornerstone Community Church in Mobridge. Burial was in Scandinavian Lutheran Cemetery in Stratford under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Rose passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Rose Arlene Darsow was born on Dec. 26, 1942, at Halfmoon, […]


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