Junior Class President Isaac Olson and his date Hannah Stroeder led the Mobridge-Pollock 2018 prom grand march Saturday, April 21, at the high school. More prom pictures can be found on page 6.

Spring Concert

The Freeman Davis first graders sing about “A Mouse and a Moose and a Little Green Frog” at their Thursday, April 19, concert. More pictures from the concert can be found on page 12.

Music was an important part of Dick Lillestol’s life

Funeral services for Richard “Dick” Lillestol, 88, of Mobridge were held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobridge. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Dick passed away Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Mobridge Regional Hospital. Richard Arthur Lillestol was born April 5, 1930, in Minneapolis, Minn., […]

Joyce Chesmore was a quilter

Memorial services for Joyce Doris Chesmore, 83, of Mobridge, were held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobridge with Pastor Gary Street officiating. Burial of her cremains will be later at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis under the direction of Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge. Joyce Doris Chesmore passed away on […]

Maxine Vojta was a farm wife

Funeral services for Maxine Vojta, 94, of Mound City, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Norway Lutheran Church, rural Glenham. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation starts at 3 p.m. on Friday at Kesling Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 p.m. […]

Dr. John Duerre passes

Dr. John Arden Duerre, PhD, 87, passed away surrounded by his loving family on April 7, 2018, in Woodbury, Minn. John was born on Aug. 21, 1930, in Webster, the son of Stella (Barber) and Dewey Deurre. He grew up and attended high school in Bristol. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at South Dakota State University and his […]


KATIE ZERR: A social credit system might make us better people

If the U.S. Government gave its citizens a social credit score, where would the majority of Americans be rated? In this day and time, in the doghouse I would say. After recovering from the shock of hearing about the Chinese Government’s Social Credit System, I began to imagine this country under a similar situation. The results were not pleasant. In […]

Cooking beats Ramen noodles

Deciding he was tired of Ramen noodles, Brett Van Vugt ventured into cooking just out of high school. He has discovered he inherited the cooking gene from his grandma, Anita Van Vugt. “I decided to cook a good meal and found out I was pretty good at it,” he said. “I have been pretty lucky at cooking. I went in […]

BALL FIVE: Tigers taking well to late spring

Despite the track team having to leave town with snow hitting the bus on Tuesday morning, it looks like spring is finally here. Hey, it’s only a month late. That’s not too bad. Our Tiger and Lady Tiger athletes seem to be taking to the late spring pretty well, and pretty quickly. The Lady Tigers took the golf course in […]

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