January 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Doors at Herreid School to be locked as a safety measure

As a precautionary measure and for the safety of the children at Herreid School, the administration and school board has decided to lock all doors to the school except the front middle door, which leads to the office. More...

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M-P Tiger wrestlers go 2 of 3 in Mobridge-Pollock Triangular

The Tiger wrestlers won two of three at the Mobridge- Pollock Quadrangular held Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the Mobridge Pollock High School Gymnasium. The Tigers defeated Lemmon-McIntosh 42-35 and Ipswich-Leola 75-5 before falling 53-24 to Stanley County. More...

M-P Tigers make it six in a row

The Tigers made it six in a row Saturday night, Jan. 19 when they clashed with the Belle Fourche Broncs. The Tigers led the whole way and finally came away with a, 64-56, win. More...

M-P Lady Tigers dumped by Broncs

The Lady Tigers could get nothing going in the opening quarter of their match up with the Belle Fourche Broncs and that proved to be their undoing Saturday, Jan. 19. The Tigers fell to the Broncs, 49-26. More...

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From the Heartland…

After a very cold start, the week’s temperatures should improve somewhat. Highs will be in the 8- to 28-degree range with lows between -11 and 17 degrees. Snow is mentioned for later in the week. More...

Guest Editorial

The Path Forward on Federal Spending

Senator John Thune More...

Churches

Midweek Message

The Lord’s Prayer in its first division teaches us about establishing that which is good. At the same time that which is good is being established, evil is being removed. How do we see this activity from God in us? More...

Community

Trophy fish

Roy Hoffman reeled in this 23 inch walleye using minnows on Lake Pocasse on Tuesday, Jan. 15. More...

College Notes

Ashley Reierson, daughter of Judy Reierson and Wayne Reierson of Pollock, was named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence during the Fall, 2012 semester at South Dakota State University. More...

SBD Center to have office hours in Mobridge

Are you a business person or potential business person in need of business management assistance? If so, the Small Business Development Center may be able to help. More...

M- P School Board approves policy on extracurricular activities

Editor’s note. The following story is printed with the permission of Katie Zerr and the Mobridge Tribune. More...

Schatz returns to Linton Hospital and clinics as Physician Assistant

Physician Assistant Alice Schatz is looking forward to her return to Linton Hospital and Clinics beginning Feb. 4, 2013. “I missed being part of the community,” Schatz said. More...

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Employees at Linton Hospital and clinics are recognized

As the health care business becomes increasingly challenging, CEO/Administrator Robert (Bob) Black is confident that the Linton Hospital and its affiliated clinics can meet those challenges because of their committed staff. More...

Local Relay For Life Team honored for outstanding fundraising efforts

The American Cancer Society presented Cindy Moser of Pollock with an award in December for her leadership and for the success of Ty’s Team in fundraising for the 2012 Walworth County Relay For Life. More...

Medicare suites available at Good Samaritan Society – Selby

Rehab/skilled care is about more than providing care 24 hours a day, it’s about offering a wide range of healthcare services. More...

Columns

Rep. Cronin Reports

The House of Representatives passed 26 bills January 15th – January 18th with only three bills brought to the floor the first day. This number more than doubled by the end of the week. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

The pace of the legislative session began to pick up this past week as bills began to move out of committees and down to the Senate floor. The majority of these bills are issues brought forward by the Governor or the various agencies. More...

Rep. Hoffman Reports

The South Dakota Legislature kicked into a higher gear this week with many more bills being dropped and more sure to hit the hopper by Wednesday of this coming week which is the deadline for unlimited bill introduction. More...

Ag News

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Conference Features “New Technologies and Emerging Problems” More...

Cold stress and newborn calves

For the 73 percent of South Dakota’s cattle producers who calve in the spring, calving is right around the corner. More...

Webinar series planned on managing drought risk

The winter months have brought little relief to the devastating drought in the state of South Dakota. Ranchers are faced with another challenging year. More...

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Readers Write

I enjoy the news and miss my friends.We are having some very chilly weather late night and early mornings. Thanks for all the news. Veryl German More...

Obituaries

Klein, 90

Wilhelmina “Minnie” Klein, 90, of Bismarck, N.D., was reunited with her husband Johnnie, on January 14, 2013. She died at the Baptist Home in Bismarck. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 12 Noon Friday, Jan. More...

Mykalegard, 60

Marie Mykalegard, 60, of Britton, S.D., died Dec. 27, 2012, at Marshall Health Care Center in Britton. A Memorial Service was held Monday, Dec. 31, at First Lutheran Church in Britton with the Rev. More...

Kosters, 74

Ruby Helm Kosters, 74, of Pierre, S.D., was called home to heaven on Thursday Jan. 17, 2013, at Avera St. Mary’s hospital in Pierre and has now joined the legions who walk with God. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Sts. More...