Timber Lake advances to State B with Round of 16 win

Timber Lake edged Herreid/Selby Area 58-54 to win the Round of 16 game in Fort Pierre on Thursday. With the win, the Panthers head to the State B tournament for the first time since 1996 and just the second time in school history. “Obviously, winning the Round of 16 game was amazing for the kids, program and community,” said coach […]

Attempted cattle theft launches investigation

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is working with Utah authorities to arrest an individual involved in the attempted fraud of a local business. According to Walworth County Sheriff Josh Boll, a Utah man, Jonathon Robinson, had attempted to defraud Mobridge Livestock Auction (MLA) by purchasing cattle through an online bidding process. Boll said Robinson attempted to secure 206 cattle for […]

Declining MPSD student numbers cause concern

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board discussed the possible changes that could be necessary for them to make in the near future in order to deal with declining enrollment numbers. Mobridge-Pollock Superintendent Tim Frederick told the board that the steadily declining numbers will make it necessary to make changes in staff and or curriculum to meet the standards of the state aid […]

Tom Zott named All-Big Dakota basketball player, Cerney honorable mention

Mobridge-Pollock’s junior foreign exchange student Tom Zott has been named to the All-Big Dakota Conference Boys Basketball Team. Sophomore Reese Cerney was named honorable mention. Tiger coach Mike Busch said Zott did more than was expected from a young man coming from Germany to South Dakota. “I’m really happy for him receiving this honor,” said Busch. “The other coaches in […]

Thirteen wrestlers earn berths in state tournament

Six young Tigers were crowned regional champions and seven more wrestlers qualified for state with second- and third-place finishes at the SDWCA Region 2 Tournament in Huron on Sunday. Claiming region titles were Jacob Steiger at Cadets 120, Cole Wellner at Schoolboy 160, Bryson Andrews at Bantam 83, Carson Kosters at Bantam 70, Bold Anderberg at Tots 49 and Jared […]

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