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Featured Stories

Season Prepping

Coach Donovan Flaherty plays the part of pitcher while the players work on the art of reading the pitcher to get a jump off first base during 13-14 Teener practice...

Overland sisters excited as softball season begins

On Tuesday afternoon, more than two months of being in at least partial isolation came to an end for the Overland sisters when they got to join their teammates on...

Pomp and Circumstance

The Mobridge-Pollock Class of 2020 move to their seats on the football field Sunday, May 17,  at Tiger Stadium as well-wishers look on from outside the fence. The senior’s ceremony...

2020 Prom Connection

BrookeLynn Vogel and date Will Keller connect in the physical distancing era during the prom parade held Friday, May 15, on Main Street.

Weisbeck sisters golf on despite no season

The spring of 2020 was supposed to be filled with drives, chips and putts, leading to individual medals and team trophies. But then the coronavirus pandemic happened, and hitting the...

Teacher Parade

A cluster of kids greeted the teachers at an Eighth Street corner during the teacher’s parade on Friday afternoon.

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News

Pool to open with virus protocol for admittance

The City of Mobridge will be opening the swimming pool on Saturday, May 30, with precautionary measures in place to prevent the spread of the...

Non-resident tests positive for COVID-19

After weeks of no new cases reported, on Wednesday, May 27, it was reported that there has been a positive test in Walworth County. The...

Officers in another high-speed pursuit

For the third time in less than a month, the Mobridge Police Department was involved in a high speed pursuit in the early morning on...

Estimated numbers push new county jail farther away

Walworth County Commissioners once again discussed a new jail project, but estimated numbers and costs brought concern for the project. Commissioners Marion Schlomer and Kevin...

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Sports

Overland sisters excited as softball season begins

On Tuesday afternoon, more than two months of being in at least partial isolation came...

MYO leagues to start next week with physical distancing rules

The Mobridge Youth Organization activities are starting the week of June 1. T-ball for ages...

Weisbeck sisters golf on despite no season

The spring of 2020 was supposed to be filled with drives, chips and putts, leading...

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Opinions

Outside the Fence: Understanding game plan may alter attitudes

Are we letting a lack of full understanding in a situation cause us to walk down a path that can lead to an irreparable harm?...

Ball Five: No baseball on Memorial Day hadn’t happened in 140 years

We all knew there would not be any Major League Baseball games being played on Monday, but did you know it was the first time...

KATIE ZERR: Day has intensified pride, appreciation

One of the events that will be missed in 2020 is the annual Memorial Day services held by our American Legion. It is a day...

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Obituaries

Daniel Orth loved being an uncle

Funeral services for Daniel James Orth, 36, of Herreid, will...

Gene Goetz owned Bullhead Trading Post

Graveside services for Gene Gary Goetz, 70, of Bullhead, were...

Calvin Austin passes in Westport

Calvin R. Austin, 67, of Westport, passed away on Tuesday,...

Lois Rounds had long nursing career

Lois M. Rounds, 91, of Brandon and formerly of Huron,...

Tyler Goldade was avid R.C. car driver

Tyler James Goldade, 22, of Aberdeen, passed away peacefully on...

Brenda Kessler was kind, loving woman

Brenda Kay (Pleinis) Kessler, 68, passed away of natural causes...

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