Christmas Concert

Mobridge-Pollock second and third graders presented their holiday concert Tuesday, Dec. 5, with a tribute to winter. The classes sang about snowflakes, snowmen and how fun winter can be in the right state of mind. At the end of the last song “We’re Going on a Sleigh Ride,” the students surprised the crowd with a snow ball shower! The fourth […]

Magical Medora Christmas

A Magical Medora Christmas entertained more that 700 Mobridge and area fans at Scherr-Howe Event Center on Saturday evening. Performing one of their many Christmas songs are (from left) Emily Walter, Chad Willow and Jared Mason. The concert was a fundraiser for the Mobridge Rodeo Association.


Tigers open season with a bang at Stanley County

The Mobridge-Pollock Tiger wrestling team opened the season with a bang, winning five titles, 16 medals and taking second place at the Stanley County Invitational in Ft. Pierre on Saturday. “I don’t think I could have asked for anything more,” said coach Nathan Ford. “Sure, we lost a couple of matches we could have won, but we also had some […]

KATIE ZERR: Administration is chipping away at women’s rights

No matter how hard politicians try, women will not be relegated back to the role of subservient human beings. Despite the efforts of some conservatives, women will not sit idly by while being patted on the head and told to “leave the politicking to the men, honey.” This has been happening for years. Women have made gains on the business […]

BALL FIVE: Recalling a favorite conversation with Pat

I have been asked many times over the years, “When are you going to take over for Pat?” That, of course, was never going to happen, being a writer does not make a guy a radio commentator. But it is and always will be one of the greatest compliments I have ever been paid. To be mentioned in the same […]

Lady Tigers enter season with influx of youth

After coming within a last-second shot of beating Cheyenne-Eagle Butte in the region and finishing 7-13 last season, the Lady Tigers enter this year looking to replace all five starters. “The jamboree on Saturday was huge for us,” said fourth-year head coach Lindsey Bachman. “I think it gave them a little confidence. We played four girls who had not had […]

Darrel Smith: Is the main stream media fair?

Academic researcher Tim Groseclose says the whole country would vote like South Dakotans if the media weren’t leftist. He wrote “Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind.” He establishes that 18 of 20 major media sources are left of center. Investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson describes how this impacts us in the books, “Stonewalled” and “The Smear: How […]

Tigers have young but deep basketball team

While his first year as Tiger basketball coach brought big changes, that may have been just preparation for the changes this year. The coach is same, but the pieces of the puzzle are changing dramatically. With Dante Fischer, Jaidon Sjomeling and Caleb Dockter graduating after combining to score nearly 80 percent of last year’s points for last season’s 9-13 squad, […]

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