Jim Jackson was a farmer at heart

Funeral services for James “Jim” Jackson of Mobridge will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2018, at the United Congregational Church in Mobridge. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will start at 11 a.m. on Monday at the church. James Lawrence Jackson was born Jan. 24, 1929, at […]

Albert Berger owned Mobridge bowling alley

Albert G. Berger, 82, of Bismarck, N.D., died peacefully on March 28, 2018, at Richardton Health Center in Richardton, N.D. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Bismarck. Burial was in the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, rural Mandan, N.D., under the direction of Bismarck Funeral Home. Albert was born […]

Vernon Kalmbach retired to Bowdle

Vernon L. Kalmbach, 84, of Bowdle, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at Bowdle Healthcare Center. Graveside services at Mobridge City Cemetery will be announced later this spring. Vernon Lee Kalmbach, son of Jacob and Ella (Neumiller) Kalmbach, was born at Akaska on Sept. 26, 1933. He was brought up in Akaska and attended Akaska School. Following his schooling, he worked […]

Katherine Becker was on ‘The Price is Right’

Katherine Becker, 88, of Urbandale, Iowa, and formerly of Pollock, died at Taylor Hospice House in Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday, March 30, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Pollock Memorial Presbyterian Church with Rev. Floyd Haan officiating. Burial will follow at the Dale Cemetery, rural Emmons County, N.D., under the direction of Myers […]

Duane Quenzer was an accomplished carpenter

Duane Quenzer ended his battle with cancer on March 19, 2018, at his home in Ham Lake, Minn., with his family at his side. He leaves his loving wife of 42 years, Ardella; daughter, Meri (Lloyd) Pedersen; sisters, Dee Rueb and Pat (Ron) Schauer; grandsons, Hunter, Parker and Tanner Pedersen; sisters-in-law, Jan Kent and Linell Borah; and numerous nieces and […]

Weisbeck’s garden provides bounty

Fresh is better, according to Lisa Weisbeck, who grows a garden that fills her shelves and freezer with homegrown produce and herbs. Lisa’s family loves tomatoes and many of the dishes she cooks contain the produce from her garden. In fact, last year, she and her husband Mark, canned about 90 quarts of tomato and vegetable juice, spaghetti sauce, and […]

Early Bird Meet cancelled

The Mobridge-Pollock Early Bird track and field meet scheduled for tomorrow at Tiger Stadium has been cancelled due to the weather. With the shortness of the spring schedule, there will be no makeup date. This is the first time weather has caused cancellation of the Early Bird since 2009. It wasn’t always that way in the beginning years of the […]

They’re flocking this way

An unusual sight filled the skies above South Dakota as thousands of geese head south to escape the unusually cold weather in the north. This flock of Canadian, Grey and Snow geese were gathering in a field along U. S. Highway 83 Saturday, March 31. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Aberdeen, a low temperature of 2 degrees […]

Easter Egg Hunt

Cameron Lawrence carries daughter Peyton to get her started at the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Mobridge City Park on Saturday. Running behind is mom Cassie. The Lawrences are from Harrisburg. Peyton is the grandaughter of Dave and Jen Lawrence of Mobridge.

KATIE ZERR: Important local decisions make voting essential

With only two races in the balance in Mobridge, will voters show up to the polls on Tuesday? Although it probably doesn’t seem as important, with only city council and school board on the ballot, voting is just as or more important on the local level than ever. Those sitting on the school board and the city council decide on […]

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