About Leah Holder

Cook Norman Brantley made eggs for Jack Benny

By Leah Holder | March 20, 2019

Norman Brantley of Selby said he has always had a heart for cooking. It was a skill that helped him through his life’s adventures. After graduating high school in Denver, Colo., he moved to Los Angeles to see what California would offer. “At that time,” said Norm, “Hollywood was something. It was the place to go for kids.” Having experienced […]

Tom Volk is outdoorsman, prefers camp cooking

By Leah Holder | March 06, 2019

If the weather is permitting, you will most likely find Tom Volk outdoors, that is if he’s not in an ambulance. Tom is an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician with the Mobridge Region Hospital and an avid outdoorsman. Tom has three kids and 10 grandkids and takes them to the Black Hills to camp and hike every chance he gets. Tom […]

Pam Hare has distinguished Taco Bell career

By Leah Holder | February 20, 2019

Pam (Overseth) Hare, a successful Rapid City resident, is a Mobridge native.  A region coach for Taco Bell, Pam flies around the upper Midwest overseeing 28 Taco Bell stores in Wyoming, South Dakota and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Her husband, Greg, is retired after 36 years at a Rapid City cement plant and while they don’t have any children, […]

Cook Aubriauna Diaz wears a lot of hats

By Leah Holder | February 06, 2019

Aubriauna Diaz, who likes to refer to herself with tongue in cheek as “Aubsome,” is the newest addition to the Selby Volunteer Ambulance team. Although she ran with them in training, this is her first official assignment since completing the National Registry test in 2018. Aubriauna wears a lot of hats, but currently she is a nanny in Selby and […]

Cook Manning has passions for travel, politics

By Leah Holder | January 23, 2019

Josh Manning, a fifth-grade teacher at McLaughlin Elementary School, said he isn’t your typical sports fan, chili cook and political junky, he also has a passion that knows no borders. Josh moved to Mobridge from his home town of Machesney Park, Ill., via the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in 2018. He currently lives in the Bridge City with his orange […]

Donna McGee takes cooking seriously

By Leah Holder | December 27, 2018

When you meet Donna McGee, it is obvious she takes cooking seriously. She has a large notebook full of recipes, and she comments on each one like an old friend. “I guess I kind of taught myself to cook,” said Donna, “I did have Home Economics as a freshman in North Carolina, but before that my 4-H leader, Margaret Masteller, […]