About Jay Davis

Emily Holzer was a rambunctious girl who loved animals and the outdoors

By Jay Davis | September 24, 2020

Emily Ann Holzer, 16, of Mobridge, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Mobridge. A private Mass of Christian Burial was held. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Emily Ann Holzer was born on Oct. 9, 2003, in Mobridge, to David and Belinda (Voegele) Holzer. She joined the family with older […]

Kenneth Holzer could fix anything

By Jay Davis | September 24, 2020

Kenneth Holzer, 79, of Mobridge, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. A private memorial mass will be held. Inurnment will take place at Black Hills National Cemetery, rural Sturgis, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Kenneth James Holzer was born on Oct. 19, 1940, at the family farmstead near Trail City to […]

Third-ranked Winner hands Lady Tigers first loss

By Jay Davis | September 24, 2020

The Lady Tigers stuck right with third-ranked Winner for one set but could not keep up and dropped a 3-0 match to the Warriors at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Monday. The Warriors beat the Lady Tigers 25-23, 25-13, 25-9. “Winner kept us on our heels,” said coach Rose Henderson. “They were aggressive serving and hitting, and we couldn’t get […]

Golf team battles to second at pre-region

By Jay Davis | September 24, 2020

Parkston led the way, but the Tigers shot past Winner Area and Redfield to take second place at the Pre-Region golf meet on Tuesday at Lakeview Municipal Golf Course in Mitchell. Parkston won the meet with a 337 team total after Payton Koehn and Quinn Bormann shot matching 78s. Koehn took medalist honors. Jack Faehnrich and Sean Moser shot a […]

Ball Five: Big game coming for Tigers

By Jay Davis | September 24, 2020

The Tigers host the Sisseton Redmen in the annual homecoming game at Tiger Stadium on Friday. The 4-0 Tigers are coming off a bye week after starting the season with convincing wins over Groton Area, Miller/Highmore-Harrold, Lead-Deadwood and Aberdeen Roncalli. The Tigers are tied for fourth in this week’s SDFBCA Coaches Poll and sixth in S.D. Prep Media Poll. Sisseton […]

Wolverines beat Panthers 34-32 in overtime thriller

By Jay Davis | September 24, 2020

Both teams scored touchdowns in overtime, but it was the two-point conversion that gave Herreid/Selby Area a 34-32 win over Timber Lake in Herreid on Saturday. After the teams played to a 26-26 tie in regulation, Timber Lake took a 32-26 lead when Hank Kraft scored on an 11-yard run during the Panthers’ overtime possession. Herreid/Selby Area answered when Brenden […]

Lolis Linde earned two degrees after raising her family

By Jay Davis | September 24, 2020

Maria Dolores “Lolis” Bartning Linde, 83, of Mobridge, died at home on Sept. 19, 2020, after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mobridge. The family plans a public memorial once it is safe for all to attend. Maria Dolores Bartning was born on Dec. 13, […]

Clarence Wipf moved to Mobridge with nothing but hopes and dreams

By Jay Davis | September 24, 2020

Funeral services for Clarence Wipf, 67, of Mobridge, were held on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at Family Worship Center. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Clarence passed away on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at his home in Mobridge. Clarence Joe Wipf was born on July 10, 1953, at Spink Colony, Frankfurt, to […]

Olson takes second, three Tigers medal at Chamberlain

By Jay Davis | September 24, 2020

Heidi Olson took second place and the boys had three medal winners at the Chamberlain Invitational/Big Dakota Conference Meet at Chamberlain Country Club on Thursday. Olson ran 19 minutes, 18.86 seconds for her second-place finish. She came in behind Kinsey Evans of Chamberlain, who ran 19:04.9. Lindsey Roth of Ethan/Parkston took third and Allison Hough of Chamberlain took fourth. All […]

Don Aberle dies in Georgia

By Jay Davis | September 24, 2020

Donald J. “Don” Aberle, 76, passed away on Sunday Aug. 30, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. Don was born on Nov. 7, 1943, in Mobridge, to the late Anton and Alice Aberle. Don was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He worked for Prairie Market in Oregon, as well as Copeland Lumber Company before retiring from Columbia Hardwoods […]