2018 Walworth County Guide


BALL FIVE: Wrestlers having regular season like no Tiger team ever

The Tiger wrestling team made history on Saturday in Webster when the team won its third straight regular season wrestling tournament. Not only is this the first time the Tigers have won three straight tourneys in the regular season, it’s the first time in the program’s 58-year history a team has won three tournaments during the regular season. The Tigers […]

Darrel Smith: There are dramatic changes to the America we love

We all disagree about many things. Unfortunately, the social divisions in America’s are increasing until they rival America’s divisions before the Civil War. This is partially explained online by, “Bill Whittle on the Frankfort School.” Activists have taken a sword to every aspect of traditional American society. Both America and Western Civilization were influenced by Christianity, but Christianity is being […]


Train hits vehicle on tracks, kills Mobridge woman

A Mobridge woman was killed Friday, Dec. 29, when the vehicle she was driving was struck by a train near the closed crossing on Fourth Avenue East. Authorities are still waiting for official identification of the body as an autopsy has been ordered and DNA has been sent for comparison to aid in identification. The woman died when the 1999 […]

Records set as cold grips state

It was just plain cold during the New Year’s holiday all across South Dakota with many places setting records for all-time coldest temperatures on that date, including Mobridge. A temperature at Mobridge of 30 degrees below zero was recorded at 6:32 a.m. on New Year’s Eve, which tied the old record. The coldest temperature on New Year’s Day was recorded […]

Sheri Deibert loved checking cows in her pink Croc shoes

Funeral services for Sheri Deibert, 55, of Herreid, will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Peace Lutheran Church in Herreid. Burial will be at Valley View Ranch Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will start at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4, at the church. Sheri passed away on Thursday, […]

Mistake with eggs leaves a memorable odor

“And boy did they stink,” said Philiphine Smolik as she recalled with a laugh a valuable lesson learned in her cooking experience. She was talking about a mistake she made leaving food on the stove longer than she should have. It happened back when she was still living on the family farm near Timber Lake with her late-husband Vic. “I […]

Tigers crush field at Webster for third straight title

The Tigers continued their early-season success by crowning five champions and winning the Webster Invitational Wrestling Tourney in Webster on Saturday. “I am pleased with their performance,” said coach Nathan Ford. “Everybody showed up to wrestle.” With Jacob Steiger, Jaden Schilling, Tucson Freeman, Stone Jensen and Carson Keller winning individual titles, the Tigers racked up 172 points to win the […]

Top-ranked Sully Buttes too much for Lady Tigers

Class B’s number one-ranked Sully Buttes Chargers handed the Lady Tigers a 58-32 defeat at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym on Tuesday. With the press on, the Chargers raced out to a 23-3 lead in the first quarter. Sully Buttes kept the heat on the Lady Tigers and built a 33-4 lead until late in the second quarter when the Lady […]

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