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Wilma Lindskov’s marriage started with a sheep wagon for a home

Funeral services for Wilma Lindskov, 94, of Isabel, will be held at 1:30 p.m., MST, on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at the Isabel Community Center. Burial will be in Hillview Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be Friday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at Kesling Funeral […]

Brandy’s house full of males brings her joy, contentment

By Katie Zerr A house full of males is challenging for any woman, but for Brandy Shillingstad, her houseful is a source of joy and contentment. Brandy and her family recently moved from Mobridge to their new home in Selby after she took the job as Walworth County deputy auditor. Her husband, Nash, is a farmhand with Salverson Farms. They […]

Tigers pull away in fourth quarter

By Jay Davis The Tigers rebounded from the Pine Ridge loss to defeat McLaughlin 58-38 in McLaughlin on Tuesday. Coach Tim Frederick said the Tigers’ effort and game plan laid out like it was supposed to. “We set some goals in the locker room,” said Frederick, “rebound-wise and turnover-wise.” The Tigers followed the plan to a T, outrebounding McLaughlin 36-14 […]

Lady Tigers top Cavaliers 37-34

By Jay Davis Life on the road seems to suit the Lady Tigers. After three straight losses in the friendly confines of their home gym, the Lady Tigers defeated Aberdeen Roncalli 37-34 in Aberdeen on Tuesday. “Bottom line, we came out and played as a team,” said coach Lindsey Kramer. “Everyone contributed and that was big for us. I’m proud […]

Shepherd wins title at Winner Invite

By Jay Davis Jaden Shepherd won the 126-pound title, leading the Tigers to a fifth-place finish at the Winner Invite in Winner on Saturday. “We had another great showing,” said coach Scott Stone. “There were just nine points separating second and fifth place. “If Tucker Holzer had not gotten injured we might have made up those points.” Holzer, who was […]

Council approves Henderson resignation

The Mobridge City Council Wednesday, Jan. 20, approved Rose Henderson to fill the position on the council from which she had resigned, until after the city election Tuesday, April 12. Henderson tendered her resignation from the board effective Friday, Jan. 15 in order that  the remaining year of her term could be put up for election and be included on […]

Sales tax funding for education debate- Stroeder: Recommendations could help local taxpayers

After working for months with other South Dakotans on the governor’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education, Eric Stroeder said he has learned a lot about the problems facing the state in education. Stroeder, along with math and science teacher LuAnn Lindskov of Timber Lake, were a part of the group that met with South Dakotans from across the state […]

Darrel Smith: Researchers, writers are good sources

You’re very unlikely to understand the differences in how we believe through formal education. You also won’t know from television and the media. These reflect different belief systems but seldom carefully explain and compare them. Independent researchers and writers are the best sources for this information. In the book “A Conflict of Visions,” Thomas Sowell says “Where visions conflict irreconcilably, […]

KATIE ZERR: Legislators need to hear from home

There is a wind of change in Pierre and the people of South Dakota and District 23 need to play a role in those change. Recently Gov. Dennis Daugaard addressed the legislature in his state-of-the state speech. In it he outlined the recommendations for dealing with the state’s teacher pay and recruiting and retention problems. Daugaard and his staff worked […]

JAY DAVIS: It’s like taking cousin to prom

You know the old sitcom cliché about the guy who couldn’t get a date for prom so he had to take his cousin? That must be kind of how the NFL Pro Bowl selection committee must have felt when so many star quarterbacks dropped out that Teddy Bridgewater is going to play in Hawaii. The czars of the NFL are […]


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