Cook of the Week

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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 […]

Mobridge High School grad returns to hometown

Darcy Dykhouse, a 2002 graduate of Mobridge High School, is returning to Mobridge after living in eastern South Dakota for more than nine years. Darcy, the youngest daughter of Bud and Janice Anderson, has recently taken the position of Executive Assistant at the Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics. In 2008, Darcy graduated from the University of South Dakota with a […]

Philadelphia teacher finds internship at South Dakota farm

Felicia Rosen, a high school English teacher in Philadelphia, Pa., is a Rock Hills Ranch living experience intern at the ranch in Lowry and will use her experiences to educate back in the classroom. In 1981, Felicia graduated from George Washington High School in Philadelphia. After that she attended Penn State as an undergraduate in journalism and political science in […]

Doing memories column stirs recipe memories


As I do the memories column for the Tribune each week, I run across interesting and delicious looking recipes. Most of them are in old Cook of the Week columns, but this first one was a winner at the 4-H Walworth County fruit pie contest in 1968. It’s a peach pie made by Miss Karen Henderson of Selby. Her pie […]

Local 4-H contestants impress judge with recipes

Most people know that 4-H in this part of the country is a valuable experience for area youth that has evolved through the years to include integrating technology and Youth in Action programs. Children in our area are about to display their year’s work through Achievement Days at special events and county fairs. In this area a number of those […]

Divine intervention brought Pastor Justin home

It seems divine intervention played a role in bringing Justin VanOrman back to Mobridge to be closer to his aging father and join a parish in need of a leader. “God’s fingerprints are all over this one,” said Pastor Justin, who is the new pastor of the Mobridge Trinity Lutheran Church. It seems there has been some heavenly intervention at […]

Family influences Trent Abrego’s cooking

Trent Abrego has great memories of his grandpa making calabaza for Sunday dinner and the smell that welcomed the family as they made their way to his home in Worthington, Minn. “Grandpa would cook it every Sunday when he was alive,” recalled Trent. “You could smell it from about a block away.” The perfect carne de cerdo con calabaza is […]

Recipes for your celebration

As we celebrate our nation’s Independence Day, we share the fun with family and friends. Many times that means a picnic between the parade and Sitting Bull Stampede rodeo at night. Feeding a crowd or just a few, the recipes don’t have to difficult to be delicious. The flag cheesecake may take more time, but that is a show stopper! […]

Mobridge a good fit for Ft. Pierre native Cowan

For Tate Cowan, Mobridge has meant rodeo. From his high school rodeo days at Stanley County High School to a stint as a professional cowboy and now working with the Mobridge Rodeo Association, he is familiar with the Mobridge Rodeo Grounds. Raised on his family ranch, north of Pierre, Tate rodeoed “quite a bit,” throughout his life. He said he […]

Zerr uses life lessons from mother while cooking

By Trent Abrego Growing up in a family with six siblings taught Katie Zerr many life lessons, including that everybody has a role in a family. Katie learned this lesson when her mother told her to watch the bean soup that was cooking on a Dutch oven stove. Instead of obeying and watching the soup, little Katie went out and […]


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