Isaac Olson wins 138-pound title at Faulkton tourney

By Jay Davis Isaac Olson won the 138-pound title at the Faulkton Invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday in Faulkton. Three more Tigers took the medal stand as Caden Lenz took second at 113 pounds, Jason Gerry took second at 170 pounds and Jaden Madison took third at 145 pounds. “Our boys went to work last week and we shoved three […]

Lady Tigers shut down Braves for first win

By Jay Davis The Britton-Hecla Braves were at their best for eight minutes before the next 24 minutes belonged to the Lady Tigers. The Lady Tigers defeated Britton-Hecla 37-20 at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym for their first win of the season on Saturday. Britton-Hecla outplayed the Lady Tigers and led 12-8 after one quarter. Mobridge-Pollock turned things around after that. […]

Cavaliers rally past Tigers in two-overtime thriller

By Jay Davis If Monday night at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym was any indication, it’s going to be a hot winter in the Bridge City. Defending Class A champion Aberdeen Roncalli nipped the Tigers 86-81 in two overtimes. “It was one of those games,” said coach Tim Frederick. The game was a tale of two halves leading into the overtime […]

Mishap is burned in memory and on back of cookbook

By Betty Street Cody Stotz finds teaching at Mobridge-Pollock High School an entirely different world from the one he attended at Mobridge High School. For one thing, he works in an almost-brand-new building. For another, veteran teachers he once respectfully addressed as Mr. or Mrs. he now calls by first name, which at first he found difficult to do. He […]

David Utter was happy, giving man

Funeral services for David Utter, 84, of Mobridge, were held Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church in McIntosh. Burial was in McIntosh City Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. David passed away on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. David Carl Utter was born on Oct. 10, 1931, to Ernest and Christine […]

Tony Schatz owned McLaughlin grocery

Anthony “Tony” Schatz, 93, died on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison. Anthony Michael Schatz was born on Sept. 9, 1922, at Hague, N.D., to Joseph and Katherinia (Ipach) Schatz. He married Virginia Pasqual at Bremerton, Wash., on Aug. 23, 1944. He is survived by his wife, Virginia of Madison; one son, Steve (Susan) Schatz of […]

Leonora Ritter loved the calm of farm

Funeral services for Leonora Ritter, 86, of Mobridge, were held Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at United Congregational Church in Mobridge with Pastor Richard Kunz officiating. Burial was in Mound City Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Leonora passed away on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Leonora was born on Dec. 27, 1928, […]

Charlie Mulloy was devoted to family and faith

Charles J. Mulloy Jr., 87, of Timber Lake, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at Holy Cross Church in Timber Lake, with Fr. Michel Mulloy and Fr. Bryan Sorenson officiating. Burial followed at Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. […]

Freada Mertz owned East Side Motel

Funeral services for Freada Mertz, 94, of Mobridge, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Mobridge, with Pastor Gary Street officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the services. Freada passed away […]

‘Longest Night’ service set for Monday at UCC

By Travis Svihovec The Mobridge Ministerial Association will lead a Longest Night service at 7 p.m. Monday at United Congregational Church. The Longest Night service takes place on Dec. 21, the shortest day of the year. The event acknowledges that as the world anticipates the Christmas season, many have difficulty at this time of year. “Some are experiencing the first […]

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