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Archie Mitzel was affectionately known as ‘The Warden’ on the farm

Mass of Christian Burial for Archie Mitzel, 89, of Herreid, was held Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Herreid. Burial was in St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Archie passed away on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, at Strasburg Care Center in Strasburg, N.D. Archie Mitzel was born on April […]

Adolph Hepper had storied career in cattle, buffalo industry

Mass of Christian Burial for Adolph Hepper, 86, of Mobridge, was held on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Adolph passed away on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, at his home in Mobridge. Adolph Elmer Hepper was born on May 12, 1929, in Sioux […]

Foster grandparents honored at annual luncheon

Submitted article A recognition luncheon in honor of the Foster Grandparents from the Cheyenne River and Standing Rock Reservations was held on Aug. 25 at the Grand River Casino in the River’s Edge Restaurant. The theme for this year’s recognition was Connecting Across Generations. Foster Grandparent Program is celebrating its 50th anniversary nationally this year. The belief that inspired its […]

Pam continues a Zerr tradition

By Katie Zerr When the Zerr family gets together, the kitchen plays a key role in the events. “We cook, sing, fish and play pinochle,” said Pam Zerr of Lewistown, Mont. Pam is the second of seven children of the late Punchy and Junne Zerr of Mobridge. She graduated from Mobridge High School in 1967, joined the Army and served […]

Keller leads runners at BDC meet

By Jay Davis Abby Keller led Mobridge-Pollock with a 12th-place finish at the Big Dakota Conference cross country meet on Thursday. Keller crossed the finish line at 21 minutes, 28.66 seconds. Teammates ReAnne Kohlus, Kallie Pearman and Emma Fulkerson finished 19th, 23rd and 24th, respectively. On the boys’ side, Kegan Pearman finished 24th, Tyler Blankartz 27th and Bray Harrison 30th. […]

Tigers to the east, swept; Tigers to the west, swept

By Jay Davis Wrapped around the Lady Tigers third-place finish at the Big Dakota Conference Tournament were two wins against fellow Tigers. Before the BDC, the Lady Tigers hosted the McIntosh Tigers and won 3-0. After the conference tourney, they played at the Ipswich Tigers and won another 3-0 match. Ipswich The Lady Tigers did not let their hosts get […]

Tigers finish third at pre-region meet

By Jay Davis The Tigers finished a solid third at the pre-region meet at Hillsview Golf Course in Pierre on Thursday. The Tigers finished third with 350 strokes. While they were a ways behind Parkston (293) and Chamberlain (307), they were a comfortable 21 strokes ahead of fourth-place Redfield-Doland. “I like where we are going into regions,” said coach Stephen […]

Early penalties, hot Sisseton QB lead to Tiger loss

By Jay Davis An early batch of penalties by the Tigers and a hot Redmen quarterback put Mobridge-Pollock in the hole early in a 40-7 loss to Sisseton in Sisseton on Friday. “We didn’t come our ready to play,” said coach Dan Merkel. “With the penalties we just shot ourselves in the foot.” Sisseton struck quickly behind quarterback Hunter Medenwald. […]

Lady Tigers take third at Big Dakota tournament

By Jay Davis In a tournament that ended rather abruptly, the Lady Tigers took third at the Big Dakota Conference Tournament in Ft. Pierre on Saturday. The Lady Tigers came out hot and shot down Todd County 25-11, 25-18 and Chamberlain 25-18, 25-13. After pool play, the Lady Tigers met up with Miller in the semifinals. Miller won set one […]

JAY DAVIS: Jones County/White River 62nd team to play Tigers

Since I’m always looking for a reason to delve into the histories of Tiger sports, Mobridge playing Jones County/White River in football for the first meeting ever is a very good reason. Of course this is the first football meeting between the two squads, Jones County (Murdo) and White River are in the first year of their football co-op, so […]


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