Central Diesel celebrates 50 years of business in Mobridge

Central Diesel founder Ron Unterseher has been conducting business the small town way for 50 years. The Glad Valley native founded Central Diesel on the east side of Mobridge in 1962 and he credits his longevity to fairness, customer service and community pride. In his decades working with diesel engines he’s seen many changes. Trucking routes were deregulated in the […]

STDs spreading in four county area

Transmissions of two sexually transmitted diseases in northwest South Dakota reached higher levels in 2011 than any other region in South Dakota, prompting a call for help to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an investigation into how future spread of these diseases can be avoided. The four county area, which includes Walworth, Dewey, Ziebach and Corson, confirmed […]

Pheasant Drive-In scheduled to reopen

The Pheasant Drive-In movie theater is expected to reopen as early as this weekend following the completion of repairs to the screen, which was torn off in a storm last month. In June, winds reaching speeds in excess of 75 mph tore off the screen of the 52-year-old outdoor theatre and also da maged other Mobridge buildings including Lucky’s Gas […]

Church group fights hunger

Volunteers from a local church group teamed up last weekend with Kids Against Hunger to package and ship more than 10,000 meals, which will be sent to needy locations around the world and the Mobridge Minesterial Association Thrift Store in Mobridge. The effort has its origins in Port Au Prince Haiti. Selby first grade teacher Marie Nash was volunteering at […]

Stuart Hughes: Bill pushes state mandated morality

Tuesday, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on abortion legislation passed in 2005 and affirmed our state’s position at the helm of the nation’s abortion debate. Roughly every five years major abortion legislation is taken up by the courts or the people and this time around, the fight was over language labeled “informed consent.” These are materials that now […]

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