KATIE ZERR: Now is not the time to be tired of the fight

When the odds are against you, is it time to give up the fight? Sometimes the overwhelming odds against winning a battle can cause us to pause before we pick up the mantel of a cause. Others, no matter the odds, pick it up and rush head long into the fray, hoping to make a difference. There are times when […]

BALL FIVE: Tigers earned significant win on Friday

Unless you have been a devoted follower of Mobridge-Pollock football, you cannot understand the significance of Friday night’s win at Sisseton. This group of Tigers has been trying to learn how to win an important game for a couple of years now. It’s not that easy to do. Learning to win games against quality programs with winning traditions takes supreme […]


Darrel Smith: Leftist, liberals have differences

There are many significant differences between leftists and liberals; this is the third column about those differences as explained by Dennis Prager in the article, “Leftism Is Not Liberalism.” “Liberals have a deep love of Western civilization. They taught it at virtually every university and celebrated its unique moral, ethical, philosophical, artistic, musical and literary achievements. No liberal would have […]

Family donates dad’s sculpture collection to Klein Museum

After seeing the article about Mobridge’s art work in the South Dakota Magazine, a Wisconsin woman, Sue Schafer and her brothers, decided that her father’s collection of C. (Chrisopher) A. Pardell’s bronze Native American sculptures would find a good home in Mobridge. Her father, Walter H. Sievert, grew up in Mobridge when his father Rev. K. (Karl) G. Sievert was […]

Residents indicted on federal violations

Three area residents made their initial court appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno Friday, Oct. 6, after being indicted for violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Mobridge residents Jeffrey Jensen, and Amanda Silbernagel, and Steve Marin of Selby, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on the misdemeanor charges. Jensen, 53, and Silbernagel, 30, both doing business […]

Long drive highlights win at Sisseton

Holding a 21-6 lead midway through the third quarter, the Tigers staged a 91-yard, 16-play drive for their fourth touchdown, putting the finishing touch on a 28-12 win over Sisseton in Sisseton on Friday. Facing a win-or-stay-home game, the Tigers took down a Sisseton team that won the last eight times the two teams played and was 15-3 all-time in […]

Hard-hitting Ipswich takes down Lady Tigers

Abigail Grabowska came out swinging and led Ipswich to a 3-0 win over the Lady Tigers at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym on Monday. Grabowska had nine kills in the first set. The got the visitors going and they never looked back, defeating Mobridge-Pollock 25-13, 25-15, 25-12. “Yes, Grabowska did come out swinging,” said Coach Rose Henderson. “We had a lot […]

Gettysburg hosts three, three, three meets in one

A plethora of races were run as one in Gettysburg on Wednesday with the staging of the Central South Dakota Conference Meet, the Yellowstone Trail Conference Meet and a combined race that included Lyman, the only team not in either of the conferences. Four Mobridge-Pollock runners had top 20 finishes in the CSDC race. Abby Keller led the Tigers with […]

Carla Lang fought to rebuild business after fires

Funeral services for Carla Lang, 77, of Mobridge will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Family Worship Center in Mobridge. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Visitation will start at 5 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Kesling Funeral Home. Carla passed away on Sunday, Oct. […]

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