BALL FIVE: Time for bus-filling track and field region meets

It’s time for that annual spring ritual for the Mobridge-Pollock track team, starting with a small number and making a large team to go to state at the region track meet. It seems the Tigers and Lady Tigers pull it off every year at the Region 6A Track and Field Meet. Last year there were two Tigers before the region […]

Local man dies in Bowdle house fire

A local resident lost his life in a fire, Friday, May 11, in a house fire near Bowdle. According to Walworth County Sheriff Josh Boll, at about 9:33 p.m. a caller reported a house at 31622 South 140 Street. It was also reported there was a person trapped in the basement of the residence. Boll reported Dennis Bieber, 75, of […]

Commission to vote on jail project first meeting in July

Walworth County Commissioners will hear a presentation on the proposed new jail facility in June and will vote on whether to move forward with the project in July. At the Tuesday, May 15, meeting commissioner Kevin Holgard told the group that the final meeting between the jail committee and Brad Hompe, EAPC Architects and Engineers of Sioux Falls, was held […]

Book Fair

Jameson Ford spent hours recreating Michael Crichton’s “The Lost World,”  a story of a paleontologist’s search for a “lost world” of dinosaurs. Ford’s project and those of other MP students were on display at the annual book fair held at the Upper Elementary School on Friday, May 11.

Graduation Farewell

Nicolette Longbrake wipes away a tear during class president Jason Gerry’s farewell to the seniors at the Class of 2018 graduation ceremony Sunday, May 13, held at the MPHS gym.

15 Years in Business

Tim (left) and Connie (right) Frailing celebrated their 15th year at Bridge City Small Engines in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of their employee Charlotte Walth (center.) The Frailings held an open house in celebration on Saturday, May 12.


Lilly Nichols dies in Seattle

Lilly Ziepke Nichols was born on March 18, 1938 in Nikipol, Ukraine, and died March 20, 2018, in Seattle, Wash. Life was extremely difficult in the early years of her childhood. Lilly’s family were of German and Ukrainian descent. At the time all Germans in Ukraine were accused as traitors and persecuted. Her family maintained its strong faith in God […]

Lee Stimes, former resident passes away

Lee Carter Stimes, 81, who resided for many years in Mobridge and Rapid City, passed away on May 5, 2018, in Beresford. He was born March 3, 1937, in Oshkosh, Wis., the son of Orville Lawrence Stimes and Elizabeth (Hohnberger) Stimes. He lived with his parents in Oshkosh and Ripon, Wis., until they moved to Sheboygan, Wis., in 1943. There […]

Tigers win Central Conference title

On a rainy, gloomy day, the Tigers used a 184-point effort and four event titles to win the boys’ division at the Central South Dakota Conference Track and Field Meet at Tiger Stadium on Saturday. The Tigers are claiming the CSDC title for the first time since 2014. “I’m really happy with their effort,” said coach Cody Stotz, adding that […]

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