Bertha Sandmeier loved playing, winning at games

Funeral services for Bertha Sandmeier, 91, of Baker, Mont., were held Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge. Burial was in St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery in Bowdle under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Bertha passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at Fallon Medical Complex Nursing Home in Baker. Bertha was the 13th of 17 […]

KATIE ZERR: Our community helps to right a wrong

On Saturday, Aug. 11, an event was held in the Mobridge-Pollock High School gym that was meant to right a wrong and help to heal old wounds for the Vietnam veterans of our community. When these soldiers returned home after serving our country during this war there were no parades, no welcome groups at the airports or at military bases. […]

‘Buzz’ Andrews illustrated ‘53 MHS Tiger yearbook

Dick “Buzz” F. Andrews Jr., passed away peacefully on July 31, 2018, in Phoenix, Ariz. Dick was born on July 4, 1935, in Dickinson, N.D. As an infant his family moved to Mobridge, Dick graduated from Mobridge High School in 1953. He was co-captain of the 1952 Tigers football team and was the 1952 Homecoming King. After graduation he joined […]

BALL FIVE: Tigers have one-of-a-kind football schedule

The Tigers have what I consider a perfect schedule as far as region competition is concerned. The Tigers are in Class 11B Region 1. They play the rest of the region during the regular season. That may seem like a logical schedule, but it’s actually an abnormality. An extreme abnormality! In fact, the Tigers are the only team in the […]

Briggs continues tradition of cooking for family, friends

Cooking has had a major role in her life for as long a Lisa Briggs can remember. It started with her grandfather, a bar and restaurant owner in Kellogg , Minn., and carried on through her mother, Lorrie Rhiem, to Lisa and now her children. “My grandfather used to say, if you want to make friends, cook,” said Lisa. Lisa […]

Council, police honor Wollman for saving life

Mobridge Police Chief Shawn Madison told the Mobridge City Council Tuesday, Aug. 14, that actions of Grace Wollman on July 11th saved the life of a Mobridge child. He told the council that Wollman was working as a lifeguard at the swimming pool when she saw a child on the bottom of the pool. “Not only did she pull the […]

Randall hired as MPHS principal

Contracts for new staff positions, including high school principal were approved Monday, Aug. 13 at the Mobridge-Pollock School Board meeting. Holly Randall, who is originally from Herreid, was hired as the new high school principal, replacing Mike Busch who resigned last month. Randall was the 7-12 grade principal in Napoleon, N.D., for two years. She also worked with the Northwest […]

Tigers open season with new coach, new starters

When the Tigers open the football season on Friday, they will kick off with a new coach and new starters all over the field. But who those starters are, first-year head coach Paul Goehring is not ready to reveal. “There are still battles going on,” said Goehring. Plus, “someone could sprain an ankle at practice today and things could change. […]

Golfing Tigers vying for spots on varsity

While they have an obvious leader in senior Noah Fried, the golfing Tigers head into the 2018 season having to replace a ton of experience and success. Graduated from the team are Stone Jensen and Dalton Faehnrich, who combined for seven state tournament appearances. “We will definitely miss the seniors who left last year,” said coach Stephen Hettick. “They have […]

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