BALL FIVE: Huffman takes on two marathons in two days

You can knock states 19 and 20 off the list if you are keeping tabs on Curtis Huffman of Mobridge and his nation-hopping tour, running marathons around the country. On Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, Huffman ran back-to-back marathons for the first time. He raced in the New Hampshire Marathon in Bristol. The next day he ran in the Maine […]

Mobridge-Pollock comes up short in state bid

The Mobridge-Pollock bus will not be making a trip to the state cross country meet this year as no Tigers or Lady Tigers earned state qualification. Abby Keller led the Mobridge-Pollock contingent, taking 27th in the girls’ division, running 22 minutes, 10.38 seconds. Gretchen Olson took 33rd and Emma Fulkerson 45th. Kamron Pearman was the first Tiger to cross the […]

Darrel Smith: Democrats are more divided than Republicans

Why are intense divisions growing between our political parties? Based on responses to ten issues, the difference has grown from 15 percent to 36 percent over 23 years. These growing divisions within American society might be more threatening to us than Islamic terrorism, the Islamic State, North Korea and Iran combined. Jesus described the damage of internal divisions when He […]

Rhaecine Sam wins Region 4B cross country title

Rhaecine Sam of Wakpala is headed to state as a region champion after winning the boys’ division at the Region 4B Cross Country Meet on Wednesday in Gettysburg. Sam ran his race in 17 minutes, 8.03 seconds to beat Christopher Hass of Sunshine Bible Academy by more than 21 seconds. He will have familiar faces around him as Timber Lake […]

Win over Lemmon/McIntosh puts Herreid/Selby Area in postseason

Herreid/Selby Area earned a trip to the postseason with a 55-14 win over Lemmon/McIntosh in Herreid on Friday. Clayton Randall II led the Wolverines with touchdown runs of 41, one and 15 yards. Karson Vander Vorst, Brady Gjefle and Thomas Dryer also had touchdown runs, while Wade Begeman connected with Blaine Grage for a 21-yard touchdown pass. Brayden Peterson scored […]

New jail facility debate continues

Walworth County Commissioners again put the new jail discussion on the table as more options have emerged and old discussions were rehashed. According to Walworth County Assistant Ryan Badten, commissioners discussed whether or not to move forward with a current plan on the table from PFIC which is a build and purchase plan that would cost of $9.28 million. PFIC […]

Mobridge woman recovering in Fargo medical facility

A Mobridge resident is recovering in a Fargo, N.D., medical facility after suffering a brain aneurysm. Belinda (Voegele) Holzer, wife of Dave Holzer and mother of Tucker and Emily Holzer, suffered the aneurysm rupture on the right side of her brain while attending a football game Friday, Sept. 29. She was taken to Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics and was […]

Wolverines earn 3-1 win over rival Sully Buttes

Herreid/Selby Area won perhaps its most important match of the season, defeating Sully Buttes 3-1 in Selby on Tuesday. The Wolverines opened with a 25-14 win. Sully Buttes squared the match at 1-1 before the Wolverines reassumed control to win 25-13 and 25-17. Herreid/Selby Area used a balanced offensive attack with Charlie Tisdall, Maddie Schumacher and Rachel Fiedler knocking down […]

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