Change to 3B tax defeated

Area residents on Tuesday, chose to keep the 3B tax funds working to promote the city and fund special events by defeating a referral of Ordnance #941, the use of the tax revenue.

Stroeder, Mickelson retain board seats

A close vote Tuesday, April 12, secured seats on the Mobridge-Pollock School Board for incumbents Eric Stroeder of Mobridge and Gilbert Mickelson of Pollock.

Darrel Smith: Various diversities can damage our ‘oneness’

Dennis Prager thinks the expressions on our coins– “E Pubis Unum” or “out of many one,” “Liberty” and “In God We Trust”– are three examples of American exceptionalism. America is forgetting these foundations. We now honor our diversity more than our oneness. Various diversities that damage our “oneness” include:

KATIE ZERR: Extremism catches Republican party

As we crawl ever closer to a contested Republican National Convention in Cleveland, the mood of the presidential campaign has not changed. All of the talk of becoming more “presidential” or uniting the party has proven to be just that: talk. The tone of politics in 2016 is abhorrent and something about which neither party should be proud.

JAY DAVIS: Nebraska putting faith in coaches from South Dakota

Some of you may know that Mobridge-Pollock grads Collin and David Jensen wrestle for a fellow South Dakotan Mark Manning. The South Dakota coaching tree has grown a couple of branches at Nebraska lately.

Goehring wins OART grandparent essay contest

The Oahe Area Retired Teachers sponsored a grandparent essay contest with fifth-grade students from the area. Participating schools were Selby Area and Mobridge-Pollock Upper Elementary. Approximately 70 students participated and Mariah Goehring from Mobridge-Pollock (Mrs. Huber’s class) won first place.

Scotcharoos keep Sadie’s family happy

Sadie Steiger can cook a meal, but she’d rather spend her time baking.

Henderson earns state qualification at Groton meet

Lauren Henderson qualified for state in the high jump and the girls’ 800-meter relay team won the title at the Rob Luecke Invitational track and field meet in Groton on Tuesday.

Three Lady Tigers earn top 10 finishes at golf opener

Three Lady Tigers earned top 10 finishes at the Mobridge Early Bird at Oahe Hills Golf Course on Monday.

Lady Tigers win Early Bird Meet title

The Lady Tigers won the girls’ division and Stanley County won the boys’ division at a cold, windy Mobridge-Pollock Early Bird meet at Tiger Stadium on Thursday.

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