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Emma Hettich dies in Wash.

Emma L. Hettich, 89, died Oct. 28, 2015, in Puyallup, Wash. Emma was born on July 16, 1926, to Lydia (Berreth) and Phillip Badure at the family farm near Isabel. She grew up in a family of eight sisters, four brothers and one half-brother. At an early age she moved to Mobridge and worked at the American Café and Mobridge […]

MPHS robotics club gives presentation

By Peg Wunder Members of the Robotic Team of  Mobridge-Pollock High School, seniors Lucas Ulmer, Jordan Bachmeier and Lacy Steiger, presented a fascinating program to Rotary, Monday, Nov. 16, showing  the first robot they built. This is an after-school program and has only been available to students for several years.  Presently, there are two freshmen, two sophomores, six juniors and […]

Trib trio eating healthy

By Katie Zerr A desire to find something that would help three co-workers lose weight and feel better has led them to a lifestyle change they have now enthusiastically embraced. Kelsey Majeske, Breezy Kuehl and Stephanie Dame of Bridge City Publishing are currently undergoing a change that has had a dramatic impact on how they look and feel. The ladies […]

Senior Lady Tigers talk state volleyball

By Jay Davis Each of the five Lady Tiger seniors were given the opportunity to field a question and offer their thoughts on the season and their run to the state tournament. Lacy Steiger – on the team’s excitement when the final point hit the floor in the Region 6A championship match win over Miller: “The feeling was indescribable. At […]

Lady Tigers draw Dakota Valley in state tourney

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers open their eighth trip to the final eight when they play Dakota Valley in the 6 p.m. game at the State A Volleyball Tournament at the Premier Center in Sioux Falls on Thursday. At 23-6, the Lady Tigers enter the state tournament as the six seed. Dakota Valley, 26-4, is the number three seed. […]

Kahl resists sending information to California firm

Access to taxpayer information and conflicts between employees as well as more discussion on the jail situation were major issues tackled by the Walworth Count Commission, Tuesday, Nov. 17. The commission had received a letter from Sage, a company in California, threatening a lawsuit if the county auditor did not release information regarding property in the county to the company. […]

Former prosecutor enters guilty plea on federal charges

Former Walworth County State’s Attorney Christopher R. Jansen, entered a  guilty plea Tuesday, Nov. 17, in United States District Court on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and distribution of material involving the sexual exploitation of minors. The charges are in relation to incidents that occurred over a number of years beginning when Jansen, 35, befriended a client’s family […]

Darrel Smith: Federal mandates change local governments

How much liberty can we, our children, or our grandchildren expect to enjoy if every year the federal government and our state government pass hundreds of new laws and thousands of new regulations? Unfortunately, it’s not just laws, regulations and even courts that limit our liberty but also government mandates. A mandate is an order from a higher government that […]

Katie Zerr: Refugee claims are not based in fact

As we once again mourn the loss of innocent souls at the hands of cowardly acts of terrorism, some leaders in our country are calling for the halt of plans to bring Syrian refugees into this country. Prominent politicians are calling for the U.S. to stop taking in refugees from Syria, arguing that authorities might unwittingly allow terrorists to enter […]

JAY DAVIS: Field has strong state tournament history

While making their eighth appearance, and seventh in 11 years, the Lady Tigers are not the only team with a rich, 35-year history of state volleyball tournament competition. However, only defending champion Sioux Falls Christian and Milbank have teams with more appearances at the State A classic. Here is each team’s state tournament history. The Lady Tigers went to state […]


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