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April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Mountain snowpack is good news for Missouri River reservoirs

In response to increasing mountain snowpack, the U.S. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Queen City Classic team

Several local girl basketball players participated in the “Queen City Classic” in Spearfish on March 28 -29. More...

All- area wrestling team

Two members of the Mobridge-Pollock Tiger wrestling team were recently named to the Aberdeen American News All-Area Wrestling Team. More...

Boys’ 2013-2014 YTC All- Conference team named

Senior Dakota Thorstenson and sophomore Karsten Goehring were the Wolver- ines named to the Yellowstone Trail Boys’ All-Conference Basketball Team for 2013-14. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

After some very nice days, the thermometer will work its way down from this week’s high of 74 degrees to around 40 degrees on Sunday. Then, it will start moving slowly back up. Lows will be between 23 and 38 degrees. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

That’s Life

River’s Edge

We moved to Frederick, S.D., after I completed third grade in Edgeley, N.D. I almost didn’t make it through fourth grade. More...

Letters

Peeling back the layers of Common Core

After several months of my own research and reading many articles of opponents (parents, teachers, elected officials, school boards, professional educators, etc.) and proponents (big government, big business, greedy politicians) you get the drift, I More...

Citizenship claim explained

There was a bi-partisan effort in the last legislative session to provide prenatal care to all children of poor mothers, regardless of the mom’s citizenship. More...

Why signs

I wonder who ordered stop and yield signs for our town? We got along for about 60 years without them and now we need 600 signs to tell us how to drive in a small town. What a waste of money, Stupid! Ken RyckmanPollock, S.D. More...

Senate candidate Weiland to hold public meeting in Pollock

Thursday at 5 p.m. at Fin-N-Feather

Rick Weiland of Sioux Falls, Democratic candidate for the US Senate, will hold a public meeting at the Fin- N-Feather in Pollock on Thursday, April 10, beginning at 5 p.m. More...

Haan retires from M-P School District, board reduces staff

Editor’s note. The following story about a special meeting held by the Mobridge- Pollock School Board on April 1 was written and is reprinted with the approval of Katie Zerr and the Mobridge Tribune. More...

Open house for all veterans and their families is April 16 in Pollock

The Campbell County Veterans Service Office and the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting an open house for veterans and their families on Wednesday,April 16, from 12 noon-5 p.m. More...

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Top News

Campbell County farmer supports Town ‘n’ County Gals through donation

Local farmer Kelly Odenbach of Eureka has directed a $2,500 donation to the Herreid Town ‘n’ County Gals. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will help the group pay for improvements to the local outdoor sporting complex. More...

Pollock CAL Girls asking for donations for park/playground improvements

The Pollock Community Action League (CAL Girls) is looking for individuals, groups and businesses to donate money to their ongoing project to improve and expand the Pollock Sports Complex Park and Playground. More...

Get active by joining the 125 Miles for Health Challenge in 2014

In honor of South Dakota’s 125th anniversary of statehood, the Department of Health is encouraging South Dakotans to get active by participating in the 125 Miles for Health Challenge. The challenge runs through November of 2014. More...

Columns

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Upcoming: Quick Nitrate Testing Training

There are times when nitrate accumulation in feed can be a concern for livestock producers. This situation can arise under a few different scenarios but most recently this was a concern during the drought of 2012. More...

Midweek Message

It’s not what you think, it’s what you desire

A story was once told a few hundred years ago that humans are primarily thinking things. What really matters, this modern story goes, are our minds, so logical arguments and compelling evidences are the stuff that really matters. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneApril 9, 1914 Mr. K.O. Sognesand and son Kasper, of Mobridge, were visitors in this city Sunday. We learn that Knute has sold several Ford cars and cam up to see that the cars were sent to Mobridge. More...

Community

Meetings

Pollock American Auxiliary The American Legion/ Auxiliary of the American Legion Post #272 met at the Senior Center onApril 1, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Mound City

Basil and Jane Larson spent Saturday at the Ron and Sheila Baker home in Hoven along with Alex and Cassie Herz and Aiden of Fargo. On Saturday evening, they all attended the dinner theater play that Bailey Baker played a part in. More...

Westfield

On Thursday, Eldon and Twylah Hollaar drove to Bismarck where Eldon had a doctor appointment. They visited at the home of Sid and Marlene Backman and went out for supper together. More...

Obituaries

Means, 80

Germaine Elizabeth (White Eyes) Means, 80, of Eagle Butte died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. The Funeral Service for Germaine was held Wednesday, April 2, at the Tiospaye Topa School Gym in LaPlant, S.D. More...

Bauer, 90

Walter Bauer, 90, of Moorhead, Minn., died April 4, 2014, at Eventide in Moorhead. The Funeral Service for Walter was held Tuesday, April 8, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Moorhead, followed by interment at St. More...

Weisbeck-Lemme, 66

Margaret “Margie” M. Weisbeck-Lemme, 66, of Lakewood, Colo., and formerly of Rapid City, died on April 2, 2014, in Lakewood, Colo. The Funeral Service for Margie was held on Monday, April 7, at Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City with Fr. More...