Snow Day

Canden Miner flies down the slide at Freeman Davis Elementary Tuesday, February 27, during recess. The students enjoyed the warmer weather playing on the playground equipment and playing a game of kickball. Canden is the son of Jo Sarah Veaux.


KATIE ZERR: Good guy with a gun is always the solution

Last week in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas school mass murder, students took to the streets demanding action. It was a beautiful sight to behold. We had lawmakers stand shoulder to shoulder with these students listening, holding hands, offering thoughts and prayers but when the time came to actually take a stand, they turned their backs once again. Instead […]

BAlL FIVE:You can have have one, but having two is tough task

I noticed a few weeks ago that there are not very many teams in South Dakota that have good wrestling and basketball teams. With the numbers in from state wrestling and basketball’s regular season, I think it is a pretty convincing argument that a school or co-op has to get a little lucky to have enough boys to pull off […]

Darrel Smith: There is hope for the fallen

Our individual consciousnesses have told us that we have done things wrong. The Bible agrees with our consciousness. Rom. 3:23 says, “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” That means every one of us. But that is just part of the problem. Rom. 6:23 says, “For the wages of sin is death.” We are free […]

April 10 election set for school board, city

There will an election on Tuesday, April 10, as candidates have filed petitions for seats on both the Mobridge-Pollock School Board and the Mobridge City Council. Dr. Travis Henderson will face off against Todd Wagner, both of Mobridge, for a seat on the school board. Wagner has previously served on the board. The men are vying for the three-year term […]

Commission pushed to make jail decisions soon

Walworth County Commissioners Thursday, Feb. 22, discussed finalizing plans for the proposed jail project to present to the taxpayers before the election in November. The discussion on this project has been ongoing for several years and commissioners have researched many options, working with an architect firm and several jail consultants on the project. The plans have evolved over the years […]

Carl Moser was area farmer

Funeral services for Carl Moser, 95, of Selby, were held on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge. Carl Albert Moser was born on April 14, 1922, to John J. and Louisa (Goehring) Moser in Campbell County. He lived on the family farm and attended grade school at Dewey Country School near Mound City. After completing eighth […]

Verna Raba passes in Spearfish

Verna Raba, 98, Selby and most recently of Spearfish, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at Edgewood Vista Assisted Living in Spearfish. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Selby, led by Father Thomas Clement, Celebrant and Deacon Marcus Raba. Interment follows at Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of […]

Keith McVay was longtime educator, sports ref

Keith “Mac” McVay, 63, of Marion, passed away on Feb. 17, 2018, at his home in Marion. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at St. Christina Catholic Church in Parker under the direction of Hofmeister Jones Funeral Home. Mac was born on Sept. 20, 1954, in Rapid City to Charles and Margie McVay. He graduated […]

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