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Junior Class President Isaac Olson and his date Hannah Stroeder led the Mobridge-Pollock 2018 prom grand march Saturday, April 21, at the high school. More prom pictures can be found on page 6.

Spring Concert

The Freeman Davis first graders sing about “A Mouse and a Moose and a Little Green Frog” at their Thursday, April 19, concert. More pictures from the concert can be found on page 12.

Lady Tigers win BDC title

After a long wait, the Lady Tigers took to the outdoors in a big way, capturing the team title at the Big Dakota Conference Golf Tournament in Chamberlain on Monday. “Our girls literally had played...



Lessons from Fort Berthold should be part of the plan

Are the governments of the State of South Dakota and the Standing Rock Reservation preparing for the possible oil boom West River? Have lessons been...

Hare: Scammers hitting area hard

Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare and law enforcement officials are warning residents not to fall victim to the multitude of scams that are hitting...

Beaman tells WCC misunderstanding led to termination

Former Walworth County Deputy Kari Beaman addressed the Walworth County Commission, Tuesday, April 17, concerning an event that caused her termination. Beaman had been terminated...

School concert season continues

The Mobridge-Pollock Spring Concert season continues this week as the younger students present their musical talents for the public. On Thursday, April 19, the kindergarten...



Lady Tigers win BDC title

After a long wait, the Lady Tigers took to the outdoors in a big way,...

Tigers earn four wins at Kiwanis Relays

Mobridge-Pollock won four event titles at the Kiwanis Relays in Groton on Tuesday. Carson Keller...

MYO meet is Friday

The 16th running of the MYO Middle School Track and Field Meet is Friday at...

Carson Keller qualifies for state in season-opener

Carson Keller did not waste any time, qualifying for state in discus at the season-opening...



KATIE ZERR: A social credit system might make us better people

If the U.S. Government gave its citizens a social credit score, where would the majority of Americans be rated? In this day and time, in...

BALL FIVE: Tigers taking well to late spring

Despite the track team having to leave town with snow hitting the bus on Tuesday morning, it looks like spring is finally here. Hey, it’s...

KATIE ZERR: Is endangering an industry worth playing a game?

Is the complaint of one paper company owned by a New York hedge fund worth communities losing their local newspapers? That could happen if the...

Friends to Follow



Music was an important part of Dick Lillestol’s life

Funeral services for Richard “Dick” Lillestol, 88, of Mobridge were...

Joyce Chesmore was a quilter

Memorial services for Joyce Doris Chesmore, 83, of Mobridge, were...

Maxine Vojta was a farm wife

Funeral services for Maxine Vojta, 94, of Mound City, will...

Dr. John Duerre passes

Dr. John Arden Duerre, PhD, 87, passed away surrounded by...

Phyllis Grismer was a teacher

Phyllis V. Grismer, 85, died April 15, 2018, at St....

Leatrice Zirbel passes away in Fredericksburg, Texas

Leatrice Helen Zirbel nee West, 94, passed away on Monday,...


Cook of the Week

Cooking beats Ramen noodles

Deciding he was tired of Ramen noodles, Brett Van Vugt...

Meal rides with grandma are great memories

Robert Banik says he is a man of simple tastes....

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