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CRYP School Supplies Drive assists 350 students

Submitted article On Wednesday, Aug. 19, the Cheyenne River Youth Project hosted its annual School Supplies Drive distribution in the Cokata Wiconi teen center’s gymnasium. Now, just days later, the nearly 27-year-old, not-for-profit youth project has already provided 88 families and 350 children — from Headstart through high school — with the school supplies they need to start the new […]

‘Nonie’ Wicks spent lifetime serving state with nursing career

Naomi Wicks, 93, of Redfield, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at Community Memorial Hospital in Redfield. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Redfield. Cremains will be buried at Richland Cemetery, north of Carpenter under the direction of Thelen Funeral Home of Redfield. Naomi “Nonie” Wicks was born […]

Clement Olson enjoyed traveling

Funeral services for Clement Olson, 98, of Mobridge, were held Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Selby. Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Clement passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Clement Wallace Olson was born on Feb. 8, 1917, to Edward and […]

Ruby Hanson was ‘official fan’ of Elvis

Graveside services for Ruby Hanson, 80, of Mesa, Ariz., and formerly of Mobridge, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at Mound City Cemetery, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. All are welcomed to join the family afterwards to honor and remember Ruby at Bernie’s Bar and Grill in Mound City at 3 […]

Glen ‘Cuddy’ Cudmore loved cowboy lifestyle

Funeral services for Glen “Cuddy” Cudmore, 63, of Timber Lake, were held Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at Timber Lake Community Center. Burial was in Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Cuddy passed away Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. Glen “Cuddy” D. Cudmore was born March 8, 1952, at Lowe Hospital in Mobridge. During his lifetime, […]

Lady Tigers open season in Chamberlain Saturday

By Jay Davis After winning 20 matches last season, the Lady Tiger volleyball team is working hard in preparation of another successful season in their second year under the tutelage of head coach Rose Henderson. The preseason is nearly complete. The Lady Tigers open the regular season on Saturday when they travel to Chamberlain to take on the Cubs. “The […]

Tigers start first season under new coach at Winner Friday

By Jay Davis The Tigers kick off the 2015 season on Friday at the Winner Warriors. First-year head coach Dan Merkel will not have his full complement of players, but preseason practice cannot be blamed for the injured players. “Football-wise, we’re fine,” said Merkel. “But we have two players out with a hernia and an appendix, and they’re two starters.” […]

Golfers beat Winner in season opener

By Jay Davis No Tiger could garner medalist honors, but the team dominated play against Winner at Oahe Hills Golf Course on Thursday. Winner’s Sam Hossle won the meet with an 87. The Tigers took over after that. Stone Jensen took second with an 88. Noah Fried came in third with a 91. “The top few players played solid rounds,” […]

School year starts with three kindergarten classes

Increasing numbers of  incoming kindergarten students has forced a change of plans at the elementary level in the Mobridge-Pollock School District. Because of the number of incoming students, but a drop in the students that qualified for the district’s junior kindergarten (JK) program, that program has been dropped for this year and there will be three classes of kindergarten at […]

Thompson enters pleas of not guilty on both counts

A former Mobridge pastor  entered a plea of not guilty in Fifth Circuit court in Selby, Monday, Aug. 24,  on two charges of sexual contact with a child under 16. Timothy Thompson entered a plea of not guilty and will go to a jury trial in Walworth County. Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare said he is trying to get […]


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