Relay for Life is a time to be thankful

It’s been nearly 10 years since John Salzsiedler was told he had cancer.

Mobridge woman killed in accident on U.S. 83 near Mound City

A Mobridge woman, Danielle McCollam, 26, was killed and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Monday, July 18 south of Mound City, according to a press release from the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

Jesus was a cultural transformer

Jesus once said, “I am the light of the world.” He told us that people don’t put lights under coverings but up where they illuminate the surroundings. According to sociologist Randall Collins and explained in his book “The Sociology of Philosophies” civilizations have been defined by a very small percentage of cultural philosophers. James Hunter, in his book entitled “How […]

Cancer affects all of us

I stood around watching as person and after person stood up when asked “Do you have a grandmother, grandfather, parent, aunt, friend that has or had cancer?” Pretty soon every person in the room is standing. We all have been affected by cancer in some way.

The Olympics – or cheering for our unnamed athletes

We’re getting pretty close to the Rio Olympics. The Summer Olympics are a wonderful thing. Every four years, at least here in the United States, people discover their athletic patriotism for three weeks. We cheer for athletes that we’ve never heard of and will forget nearly as soon as the closing ceremonies are over.

Morris family mixes food and outdoor fun

When the Morris family gets together at Rick and Sherry Morris’ residence in Mobridge its all about the outdoors and the food. Mary Morris, Tonya Peck and Janet Morris usually become the cooking crew during their family get-togethers.

Phyllis Blain’s most prestigious title was being mom

Phyllis Jean (Wessel) Blain, 80, died Friday, July 15, 2016, in Rapid City. Phyllis was born on April 1, 1936, in Mobridge to John Edward Wessel and Cecil Faye McClain

Sarah Lofgren was very active in Isabel community

Sarah A. Lofgren, 88, of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at the Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City. A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, July 18, 2016, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Chapel with Father

Don Paulson had illustrious teaching career

Funeral services for Donald Paulson, 84, of Sioux Falls and formerly of Mobridge, were held Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobridge. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Donald passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016, at Sanford USD Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Irene Walth enjoyed decorating her home

Funeral services for Irene Walth, 87, of Mobridge, will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at United Congregational Church. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation is at 3 p.m. with visitation at 7 p.m. on Wednesday (today) at Kesling Funeral Chapel.

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