Paul Schweitzer’s passion was selling automobiles

Mass of Christian Burial for Paul Schweitzer, 82, of Timber Lake, was held Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Timber Lake. Burial was in Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Paul Peter Schweitzer was call home to Heaven on Jan. 12, 2016. He was residing at Good Samaritan Center in […]

Ralph Hanson was Pollock guy through and through

Ralph Wayne Hanson, 58, of Pollock, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, at CHI St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck, N.D. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Pollock Community Center with Pastor Ramona Hayes officiating. Burial was in Norway Lutheran Cemetery, Glenham, under the direction of Myers Funeral Home of Linton, N.D. Ralph Wayne Hanson was born on […]

Parents teach Caitlin basics of cooking and baking

By Travis Svihovec Caitlin Rousseau got kitchen advice from her parents, her dad leading the way in the baking department and her mom teaching her how to cook. “My grandpa was diabetic, so everything my mom cooked was more diabetic-friendly,” Caitlin said. “We ate more salads growing up, and less meat and potatoes.” Given the choice, Caitlin would rather bake […]

Tigers win two of three at home quad

By Jay Davis The Tigers went head to head with the Class B’s fourth-ranked Stanley County and came up short, but not without a good fight. Stanley County beat the Tigers 49-30 at the Mobridge-Pollock Quadrangular at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym on Tuesday. In the other matches, the Tigers beat Lemmon-McIntosh 42-24 and Ipswich/Leola 62-0. While the Tigers and Buffaloes […]

Tigers topple Chieftains, fall to Warriors

By Jay Davis The Tigers got it going from the get-go on Friday and knocked off Crow Creek in a 61-47 ball game. Things went the other way on Monday when Standing Rock jumped out to a 22-7 lead and beat the Tigers 69-57. Both games were played at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym. Crow Creek The Tigers started the game […]

Full-strength team takes second place

By Jay Davis At full strength for the first time this season, the Tigers took second place at the Battler Wrestling Tournament in Gettysburg on Saturday. With two second-place finishes, one third, four fourths and two fifths, the Tigers racked up 167.5 points to take second in team standings. Stanley County was the run-away winner with 209 points. The Tigers […]

Lady Tigers upend Braves

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers earned their biggest win of the season, knocking off Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 60-52 in Eagle Butte on Saturday. The win snapped a seven-game losing streak against the Braves. “It’s the best I’ve seen us play in I don’t know how long,” said coach Lindsey Kramer. With Alexa Schaefbauer leading the way, the Tigers played straight […]

Henderson resigns seat, council meeting postponed

The Mobridge City Council could not hold its scheduled Monday, Jan. 18 meeting because of a lack of a quorum. There were special circumstances surrounding the lack of quorum, beginning with the resignation of Ward I Councilwoman Rose Henderson on Friday, Jan. 15. According to Mobridge City Attorney Rick Cain, Henderson had tendered her resignation and is no longer a […]

Another major fire hits Mobridge, West Side Meats destroyed Saturday in sub-zero temperatures

For the second time in a week area volunteer firefighters battled a major blaze in below-zero weather Saturday, Jan. 16, as the West Side Meats building was destroyed. Firefighters from Mobridge, Selby and Glenham fought freezing temperatures and a wind chill near minus 20 degrees while trying to keep flames from traveling to homes and other businesses. According to the […]

Darrel Smith: Rural/urban diversity creates more challenges

America is full of different kinds of diversity. The differences between rural and urban America is another growing diversity. Three significant changes have happened since our country was founded. The first is a population shift from rural to urban areas. We were originally an overwhelmingly rural country. The U.S. population in 1790 was almost 95 percent rural and is now […]

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