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Sully Buttes tops Tigers in two-overtime game

By Jay Davis Sometimes four quarters are not enough for this Tiger team. Mobridge-Pollock lost its second double overtime game of the season, falling 54-51 to Sully Buttes in Onida on Saturday. “It was a great game if a person likes to watch two teams slug it out for more than four quarters,” said coach Tim Frederick. “The teams went […]

Seven Tigers place at Webster tourney

By Jay Davis The Tigers had a successful day at the Webster Area Invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday, winning three second-, three third- and one fourth-place finish. The Tigers placed fourth in team standings. “We’re improving,” said coach Scott Stone. “We had some tough losses, but we made it a point of letting the boys know that they are wrestling […]

Top-ranked Sully Buttes proves too much for Mobridge-Pollock

By Jay Davis Class B’s number one-ranked Sully Buttes proved too much for the Lady Tigers on Tuesday at Mobridge-Pollock Gym. The Chargers pulled away quarter by quarter and beat the Lady Tigers 67-29. While the Lady Tigers did force the Chargers to play methodically in their half-court offense, the Chargers used their defense to force the Tigers into mistakes […]

Turning turbines harnessing South Dakota wind

Along a ridge not far from Pollock, 55 turbines reach into the clouds, harnessing South Dakota’s wind to generate electricity. The Campbell County Windfarm south of Pollock, as of Dec. 31, is fully operational reported John Labiak of Con Edison Development. Con Edison owns and operates renewable and energy infrastructure projects and is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc, the […]

Committee decides to let them fish

On Tuesday, Jan. 5, the Mobridge Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee released the following regarding the fishing portion of the tournament. “We made the official call early! We will be fishing, but we highly recommend no use of vehicles, portables will be your best bet. To have more safe fishable ice, we did open up the boundaries to the U.S. […]

Danielle uses family recipes for cookies, cabbage burgers

By Travis Svihovec Danielle Hagge’s cooking skills were influenced at an early age by her grandparents, in particular a grandmother who paid attention to details. “She was German,” Danielle said. “Very German.” Her grandmother passed along recipes for breaded and pan-fried chicken, a cabbage burger made in the oven, and several desserts with a special touch. Her grandma didn’t just […]

Darrel Smith: How important is American oneness?

After the columns about the supremacist Islamic jihad we face and our almost unbelievable response or failed response to it, I wish to return to the ideas I was writing about before the California terrorist attack. It might be helpful to review some of the first columns that I wrote. In my first column on Sept. 16, I talked about […]

Bruce Skeie, formerly of Mobridge, dies in Rapid City

Mass of Christian Burial for Bruce A. Skeie, 68, of Rapid City and formerly of Mobridge, was held Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, at Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Rapid City with Father Michel Mulloy officiating. Burial was in Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, under the direction of Serenity Springs Funeral Chapel. Bruce Arnold Skeie passed away at […]

JAY DAVIS: Can Vikings bring back Purple People Eater days and beat Seattle?

There are a lot of people around here drinking the purple Kool-Aid after the Minnesota Vikings went into Lambeau Field and upset the Green Bay Packers to win the NFC North Division title on Sunday night. It was a win a long time coming for the Vikings. Not since Brett Favre’s first year had the Vikings won a game on […]

KATIE ZERR: Conservative reaction is a huge turnoff

As an Independent voter who is on the fence about the upcoming presidential election, the reaction by conservatives to President Obama’s movement on improving background checks for weapons sales was a push to back the Democratic candidate. That means any candidate the Democrats put up against any Republican. The conservatives reaction in some cases was so disheartening and immature makes […]


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