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Father-son duo wins S.D. Walleye Classic

By Jay Davis The father-son duo of Kenny and Dustin Vogel teamed up to win the South Dakota Walleye Classic in Akaska on Saturday. The dynamic duo used three consistent days to catch  43.39 pounds of walleye and collect a first-place check for $2,500. The Vogels did not have the top weight in any of the three days, but were […]

David Jensen wins season opener

By Jay Davis David Jensen won a three-hole playoff to claim first place at the Mobridge-Pollock Invite, held Monday at Oahe Hills Golf Course. Jensen opened with an even par 36, but dropped six strokes with a 42 on the back nine, which left him tied with Connor Preston of Aberdeen Central, who shot 41-37-78. Jensen prevailed with a winning […]

Kari’s recipes feed picky eaters

By Sandy Bond Kari Salverson’s job is foremost that of farm wife to Robert and mom to adorable five-year old twins, Addison and Owen. The family raises a variety of crops including corn, soybeans, sunflowers, wheat and small grains in rural Selby just down the road from Robert’s folks, Linda and Doug. “I’m still a crop consultant with my own […]

Long canoe trip being used to raise cancer awareness

By Jay Davis The high winds late last week kept a couple of canoeists from working their way down the river raising cancer awareness along the way. Gary Nordloh, 34, of Glasgow, Mont., and Brandon North, 21, of Lovelock, Nev., have been traversing the Missouri River for three months. They left Three Forks, Mont., on May 15 with a goal […]

Frushers moving on after 25 years in vet business

By Sandy Bond From Red Angus to reindeer, llamas to Labradoodles, as owners of a small town veterinary clinic, Dr. Steve and Margaret Frusher of Selby Veterinary, have, seemingly, seen it all. And after serving four decades of caring for animals large and small which have included many pre-dawn emergency calls to do C-sections, pulling a calf during a Dakota […]

Mobridge Police investigating reported rape

Mobridge Police are investigating an incident in which a resident was reportedly raped by an acquaintance at a Sixth Avenue East residence. According to Mobridge Police Chief Justin Jungwirth, the victim reported she had been raped on Saturday, Aug.11, at 3:50 a.m., while she was sleeping at the residence. Both the victim and the suspect were at the residence and […]

Signs of poverty increasing in Mobridge

By Katie Zerr Although the signs of a strong economy are present in the Mobridge area, there are also signs of an increase in the number of families living below the poverty line in this area. West River South Dakota is home to three of the poorest counties in the nation according to the latest U.S. Census, and that poverty […]

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