James Boschker was talented musician

James Isaac Boschker, 71, entered Eternal Life in the early morning hours of Oct. 2, 2017, in Palm Springs, Calif. James was born in Mobridge on Jan. 18, 1946 to Esther and Isaac Boschker. He grew up in Mobridge. After graduating from Mobridge High School, he graduated from Augustana College in Sioux Falls with a B. A. in choral music education. Jim enlisted […]

Richard Cerney loved traveling to see family’s accomplishments

Richard J. Cerney, 68, of Mitchell, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at Sanford Medical Center in Bismarck. Memorial services were held on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at Northridge Baptist Church in Mitchell with Pastor Ben Payne officiating. Richard “Dick” Joseph Cerney, son of Ray and Mary (Gleich) Cerney was born on Jan. 26, 1949, in Geddes. He was the oldest […]

Tillie Kost was a very classy lady

Mass of Christian Burial for Tillie Kost 91, of Herreid, was held on Oct. 24, 2017, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Herreid. Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Tillie Rose Kost, age 91, passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Center in Herreid. Tillie was born on […]

Recipes to try after successful pheasant hunt

After hours in the fields, chasing the wily ring-necked pheasant, preparation of the prized bird for the table can sometimes be intimidating. But for those who grew up anticipating the fall, when the delicious delicacy is fresh from the field, we were trained to think of the pheasant like we would a chicken, but just more flavorful and preparation more […]

Cavaliers take down Tigers in second half

The Tigers scored nine points in the first quarter, but failed on three drives into the red zone, allowing Aberdeen Roncalli to take over in the second half and defeat Mobridge-Pollock 27-9 in the 11B playoffs in Aberdeen on Thursday. “Which half do you want to talk about?” asked coach Dan Merkel. “The first half was pretty good. We just […]

Warner stops Lady Tigers in regular season finale

Class B’s second-ranked Warner Monarchs had their way with the Lady Tigers in Warner on Friday. Warner beat Mobridge-Pollock 25-7, 25-13, 25-8 in the Lady Tigers’ last regular season match. Six-footers Peyton Ellingson and Laurie Rogers leading the way, the Monarchs hit 38 kills in the three-game match. “They just hit the ball over us,” said coach Rose Henderson. Henderson […]

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KATIE ZERR: Is the country at a turning point?

Will the courage of individuals shown in the past couple of weeks have an impact on our country? The Harvey Weinstein news is rattling the core of Hollywood according to headlines but there are so many more Weinsteins out there that believe they are doing nothing wrong. They continue to suggest, grab, intimidate and insinuate because they get away with […]


BALL FIVE: Class B joins Class A with Sweet 16 format

Class A volleyball started a different postseason last fall with the advent of the Sweet 16. It worked out pretty well for the Lady Tigers, but it was different. Instead of playing a rivalry match in front of familiar foes and just as familiar fans, the Lady Tigers played Pine Ridge. They won, but there was, to me, something missing. […]

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