2018 Oahe Observer

Region 4B Champs

The Tiger wrestling team won the team championship title at the Region 4B Wrestling Tournament at Rapid City Stevens High School Gym on Saturday. Pictured are: (back from left) Tucker Holzer, Isaac Olson, Jaden Schilling, Nathan Bauer, Stone Jensen, Jason Gerry, Kamron Pearman, Jacob Steiger, Kyler Pearman, head coach Nathan Ford and assistant coach Levi Jensen; (front from left) assistant […]

Hettick Benefit

Glenham resident Casey Perman volunteered his services as auctioneer for the Taelyn Hettick benefit held Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Selby Area School. Perman kept the auction humming for more than four hours as donated items helped to raise funds for the Chris and Alexis Hettick family. Taelyn is inflicted with Caroli Disease, a rare and incurable illness.

Tigers win Region 4B wrestling title

With seniors Jaden Schilling and Stone Jensen winning individual titles, the Tigers won the Region 4B Wrestling Tournament in Rapid City on Saturday. Along with the two champions earning crowns, three Tigers took second, four took third and one took fourth, earning the Tigers a region-winning 181.5 points. Runner-up Custer/Edgemont scored 172 and third-place Philip Area scored 163. It is […]

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte ends Lady Tiger season

The Lady Tiger basketball season came to an end with a 49-18 loss to Cheyenne-Eagle Butte on Tuesday in Eagle Butte in the opening round of the Region 6A Basketball Tournament. While putting points on the board has been a challenge for the Lady Tigers all season, nothing has happened like this. Early in the second quarter, Hannah Stroeder hit […]

Ice cold first half sinks Tigers against Winner

The broad side of the barn was not wide enough in the first half for the Tigers at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym on Friday. The Tigers fell behind Winner by 23 points before the intermission, fought back in the second half, but lost the game 51-42. “We couldn’t have thrown one in the Pacific, Atlantic or Indian Ocean in the […]

Love of nature drives Louise’s hobbies

Louise Acheson’s love of nature and her approach to gardening play a big role in her helping to protect the butterflies, birds and bees. She lives just east of the Mobridge city limits with her partner, Wade Bryant. Louise is retired now and spends her time during the summer months planting and tending to gardens of flowers intended to attract […]

Rudy Kramer served country, city well

Funeral services for Rudy Kramer, 96, of Mobridge, were held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at United Congregational Church. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Rudy passed away on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center. Rudolph E. Kramer was born on Oct. 6, 1921, to John and Bertha (Kubier) Kramer […]

KATIE ZERR: Lawmakers take notice, this time it is different

As I listened to the news this morning it was reported the president directed the Justice Department to ban bump stocks and is contemplating requiring universal background checks for those purchasing a gun. I must say I was taken aback a little by the information and the feeling that I got when I agreed with this president. It was bit […]

BALL FIVE: Tigers tie for most state wrestlers

Seemingly within minutes after the Tigers won the Region 4B wrestling crown on Saturday, there was a Facebook post asking when was the last time the Tigers sent 10 wrestlers to state. There was a list of answers in the comments. Not many were right. Maybe that’s because it was more than 30 years ago. Even longer ago than the […]

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