BALL FIVE: Ya, that’s a record

Those of you who have been reading this column for the past 20 years know I have a love for Tiger sports history. Delving into records is a day well-spent. Well, I’m not doing any digging into the latest record. The Tigers played the 823rd game in their long and illustrious history on Friday and you can bet your bottom […]

MOLLY McROBERTS: Stories educate, enlighten through newspapers pages

A guest editorial from Molly McRoberts, Potter County News It’s no secret that I’m not a fan. While I could be described as  a devoted critic of our president, he has been much more amplified in his continued and unfounded criticism of me. While he has not directly used my name, he certainly berates my profession.  And though some would […]

Stroeder elected to leadership role with state education group

Mobridge-Pollock School Board President Eric Stroeder was recently elected the Second Vice President of the Associated School Boards of South Dakota (ASBSD.) ASBSD’s Second Vice President serves an integral role on the Association’s Executive Committee, which comprises the leadership team of the 18-member Board of Directors. Stroeder was also reelected this year to the ASBSD Board Directors to represent the […]

Siemon resigns Walworth Co. Commission seat

Walworth County Commissioners Tuesday, Aug. 21, tabled the resignation of District 5 Commissioner Dave Siemon until the first meeting in September. Because the resignation was not on the agenda for the Tuesday meeting, the commissioners could not act on the tendered resignation, which Siemon had wished to be effective immediately. Siemon was not present at the meeting. The resignation presents […]

Vehicle Fire

The Mobridge Volunteer Fire Department were called to this vehicle fire about 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 17, at the Country Cabins and R.V. Park west of Mobridge on U.S. Highway 12. The firefighters were on the scene for about a half an hour. The vehicle was destroyed but no one was injured in the fire.

First Day of School

Justin Gray Eagle tries to avoid a ball thrown by Avery Sitting Dog during a session of sit down tag ball on the first day of school at Freeman Davis. Justin is the son of Damon and Amber Gray Eagle and Avery son of William Sitting Dog and Cheyenne White Bull.

Family, MRH&C job meet needs for challenge

Leslee Graff is the definition of a busy professional as she works at Mobridge regional Hospital as a Physician Assistant. She is also a busy mother of five children (three boys and two girls), and the wife and partner to husband John, who farms near Java. But she said she is always up for a challenge and that is one […]

Lillian Vilhauer loved music

Celebration of Life Service for Lillian Vilhauer, 86, of Aberdeen and formerly of Mobridge, will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at First Baptist Church in Mobridge, with a coffee reception following. Inurnment will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Herreid under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Lillian (Bickel) Vilhauer went to be with her Lord […]

Tigers open with 20-6 win over Pheasants

Just when it looked like the visiting Pheasants had taken momentum and were going to tie the game or take over the lead, Reese Cerney picked off a pass and raced 101 yards to the end zone, setting up the Tigers’ 20-6 win over Redfield/Doland at Tiger Stadium on Friday. “That play was awesome,” said coach Paul Goehring. “I’m proud […]

Caldwell wins MP invite

Cameron Caldwell of Chamberlain shot one-under-par 71 to win medalist honors and lead the Cubs to a win over Mobridge-Pollock at Oahe Hills Golf Course on Thursday. After a front nine 38, Caldwell shot a blistering 33 the second time around. He had birdies on holes one, five and six to go along with six pars. Cubs teammate Drayton Priebe […]

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