KATIE ZERR: Liberty depends on the freedom of the press

As one of the “enemies of the people” as branded by the president of the United States, it should raise my spirits to be critical of his work. But as a citizen of this country, I was holding out hope that I would not feel the need to do so.

IM22, budget dominate cracker barrel

Area residents on Saturday, March 4, heard representatives from two districts explain bills replacing IM22, the campaign and lobby reform measure and the upcoming budget battle during a legislative cracker barrel.

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Tigers fall short in second upset attempt

After pulling off an upset in the first round, the Tigers could not duplicate the feat as they were defeated 69-47 by Chamberlain on the Cubs’ home court in the Region 6A semifinals on Thursday.

Dante Fischer named to all-conference team

Senior Dante Fischer was named to the All-Big Dakota Conference Boys Basketball team.

Henderson, Stroeder earn spots on BDC honorable mention squad

Seniors Lauren Henderson and Naomi Stroeder were named honorable mention to the Big Dakota All-Conference Girls All-Conference Team.

Thomas Hilt dies in Wisconsin

Thomas James Hilt, 72, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Mequon, Wis.

Dianna Javers Clausen fought the good fight

Mass of Christian Burial for Dianna Javers Clausen, 62, of Mobridge, will be 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.

Louise Rieger passes

On March 2, 2017, the Lord released Louise Rieger from the bondage of her sin for the rest of time when He took her to be with Himself. She had walked on the earth for 94 years.