JAY DAVIS: Teams I care about make me thankful

With the Thanksgiving Holiday fast approaching, I got to thinking about what I am thankful for. And as a sports writer and all-around sports junkie, specifically what am I thankful for in my sports world. There are four teams I follow root for with conviction. One, of course, is the Mobridge-Pollock Tigers. Then there are the Chicago Cubs of Major […]

Outdoor work done, pool set for the spring

– By Katie Zerr A smiling frog, yards of yellow slide, fountains that spray water constantly and buckets that dump gallons of water on the kids below are standing ready to become part of the memories of area children. The new outdoor swimming pool is nearly ready for next summer’s action as crews complete work on the inside of the […]

County insurance benefits are costly

By Katie Zerr – A controversy has been brewing recently over what Walworth County taxpayers should be asked to pay for insuring county employees and their families. According to Walworth County Commissioner Duane Martin, the county pays for full coverage for their employees and more than half of that of their families. He said commissioners also get full county health […]

Lady Tiger Pride

Lady Tigers sweep Milbank, finish sixth at State A

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers used a win over Milbank on Friday to finish sixth at the State A Volleyball Tournament in Sioux Falls over the weekend. After suffering a 3-0 defeat to Dakota Valley in the opening round, the Lady Tigers rallied to sweep Milbank in the consolation semifinals. They could not stay with Sioux Valley and were […]

Three Lady Tigers earn All-Big Dakota Conference honors

By Jay Davis Three Lady Tigers were named to the All-Big Dakota Conference Volleyball Team. Earning All-BDC nods are seniors Cassi Heumiller, Alexa Schaefbauer and junior Lauren Henderson. The Lady Tiger trio are joined by: sophomore Tiara Flying Horse of McLaughlin; senior Tahnee Shaving of Cheyenne-Eagle Butte; senior Rilea Mielke and junior Shaly Werdel of Miller; seniors Sydney Fritz and […]

Leo Aberle was first baby baptized at Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial for Leo A. Aberle, 97, of Glencross, was held Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Timber Lake. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery in Mobridge under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Leo passed away on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at Bowdle Healthcare Center. Leo A. Aberle was born on Nov. […]

Beverly Voss taught in Wakpala, McLaughlin

The funeral service for Beverly Voss, 79, of Aberdeen, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, at Northern Plains Baptist Church, 1604, S. Melgaard Road, Aberdeen. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery under the direction of Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home of Aberdeen. Beverly died on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, […]

Rev. Norman Blue Coat funeral set for Monday in Eagle Butte

Rev. Norman Blue Coat, 80, of Eagle Butte, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Nov. 21, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre. Funeral services will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, at Eagle Butte UCC Church. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29, with prayer services at 7 p.m., at the […]

Arts and Travel club hears Thanksgiving story

The Arts and Travel Club met on Nov. 23 at the home of Lynn Kuehl.  The program was presented by Mary Ann Knudson on the history of Thanksgiving Day. The pilgrims, who celebrated the first thanksgiving in America, were fleeing religious persecution in their native England. In 1609, a group of pilgrims left England for the religious freedom in Holland, […]

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