OUTSIDE THE FENCE: Another week, another emotional beating to my soul

I am tired this week. Not healthy, got out and exercised tired, but tired mentally and emotionally. It is like someone took a Nerf bat and walked behind me, taking a whack with every step. It is nothing that causes physical injury, but the soul takes a beating. This has been an emotionally challenging week above many others. A natural […]

BALL FIVE: Doing research the old way

I’ve always been one who digs digging up information. With the advent of a little thing called a smart phone, I find that they have three things that are essential for me. I, of course, can make calls and send texts, but the third is having Google right there waiting for me to learn what I don’t know in a […]

Five people facing drug charges

A concerned caller led to the arrest of five individuals on drug related charges Sunday, May 20, after an officer went to a Fourth Avenue East home to check on children staying there. According to Mobridge Police Chief Shawn Madison, a caller reported the children at the home had told her they could not wake up the adults at the […]

Hiddenwood gone: Storm destroys dam, bridge

A thunderstorm that dumped up to 9 inches of rain near Java, has washed away most of a favorite area state park. On Thursday, May 17, and Friday, May 18, storms traveled across northcentral South Dakota accompanied by high winds, hail and very heavy rain. The storm lasted for hours in some spots, leaving standing water in fields, ditches, and […]


Tigers are 6A co-champs

The Tiger track and field team are region champions for the first time in 24 years. The Mobridge-Pollock boys and Stanley County scored 165.5 points each to tie for the title at the Region 6A Track and Field Meet in Miller on Thursday. The last time the Tiger boys won the 6A title was during the 1994 season. Along with […]

Jayda Sawinsky wins MP golf invitational

Jayda Sawinsky won medalist honors and led her Lady Lions to the team title at the Mobridge-Pollock Invitational golf tournament at Oahe Hills Golf Course on Thursday. After a first-round 47, Sawinsky rallied with 44 on the second nine to finish first with 91. She edged Callie Weisbeck by one stroke. Weisbeck shot 44-48-92. Chloe Jungwirth shot 93 for third, […]

Priscilla Mueller was tireless, dutiful worker

A Celebration of Life for Priscilla (Biel) Mueller, 87, of Selby, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at United Church of Christ in Selby with Pastor Mary Lou Gruebele officiating. Priscilla died peacefully on May 19, 2018, at Good Samaritan Center in Selby where she shared a room with her sister, Arba Huber. Priscilla was […]

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