Former minister found not guilty by Walworth jury

-By Katie Zerr Timothy Thompson, former pastor of a Mobridge Baptist Church, was found not guilty, Friday, Oct. 23, on two counts of sexual contact with a child under the age of 16 after a two-day trial in Fifth Circuit Court in Selby. Thompson had been accused of inappropriately touching of a member of his youth group who was also […]

Speeding, phones causing problems in school zones

– By Katie Zerr – Mobridge area drivers are being urged to obey all speed zones and traffic rules when using the roadways near schools. Captain Jordan Majeske of the Mobridge Police Department said there has been a problem with drivers speeding in school zones and being distracted while either dropping their children off at school or using the roadways […]

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Mobridge Rotary Club will be holding their annual children’s Halloween party on Saturday Oct. 31, in the Mobridge-Pollock High School commons area. The party will be held from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. with costume judging at 7 p.m. There will be games for the kids, hot dogs and drinks. The event is free. There will also be a middle […]

Story Time

Abby Keller finishes 88th at state cross country meet

By Jay Davis Eighth-grader Abby Keller had her state learning experience at the South Dakota State Cross Country Meet at Yankton Trails Park in Sioux Falls on Saturday. Keller ran the course in 22 minutes, 4.72 seconds and finished 88th out of 129 runners. She was right behind fellow eighth-grader TyRel Thompson of McLaughlin who finished 87th at 22:02.33. Ivy […]

Defending B champs top Tigers 3-0

By Jay Davis Class B’s number one ranked, defending state champion Warner Monarchs proved too much for the Lady Tigers in the regular season finale in Warner on Friday. The Monarchs defeated the Lady Tigers 25-14, 25-21, 21-18. “The girls put up a great fight against Warner,” said coach Rose Henderson. “It was a good match to have going into […]

Spooky Decor

Tiger rally comes up short in Groton

By Jay Davis After falling behind by 20 points, the Tigers rallied but came up short in a 27-21 loss to Groton Area in the Class 11B first round playoffs in Groton on Tuesday. “I’m happy with the way we played,” said coach Dan Merkel. “I’m really happy with how we played in the second half. We played pretty well […]

Jane Gray had Mobridge roots

Jane Gray, 77, of Watertown, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, at Jenkins Living Center in Watertown. Funeral mass was held on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, at Immaculate Conception Church in Watertown. Interment was in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Watertown. Honorary pallbearers were all of Jane’s grandchildren. Pallbearers were Eric McGill, Matt McGill, Jordan McGill, Justin Dame, Drake Ver Douw […]

Brandy sticks to the basics: find recipes, then modify

By Travis Svihovec Brandy Meier of Timber Lake has combined cooking skills learned as a child with some self-taught experience to form a sort of personal cookbook of wide variety. “I have some recipes,” she said. “I might modify them or find recipes and try to modify them the way I like it. That’s why it’s hard to find recipes, […]

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