City to pay for project service updates

By Katie Zerr – Deciding to help out home-owners who would not be included in water service updates during a city project, the Mobridge City Council Monday, July 1, agreed to pay for those updates. Mobridge Water Department Manager Brad Milliken told the council at the June 7 meeting that there are galvanized drop boxes in the water systems to […]

Rau, area cowboys and cowgirls set to compete at national rodeo

By NHSRA Media Coordinator Kyle Partain, Jay Davis Madison Rau of Mobridge, along with eight area cowboys and cowgirls, will be on the South Dakota national team competing at the National High School Finals Rodeo July 14 through 20 in Rock Springs, Wyo. Rau, a freshman at Mobridge-Pollock High School, will be competing in barrel racing after finishing third at […]

Cards knock off Aberdeen 11-6

By Jay Davis After picking up their first win of the season last week at home over Britton, the Cardinals went to road to earn their second straight win in Aberdeen. The Cardinals scored nine runs in the first four innings en route to an 11-6 win over Aberdeen Circus Sports Bar at Fossum Field in Aberdeen on Wednesday. “It […]

Edith Yates dies in Lima, Ohio

Edith Elaine Yates, 81, of Lima, Ohio, died Friday, June 28, 2013, at her residence. Edith was born May 17, 1932, in Mobridge, to Victor and Grace Anderson Hartinger, who preceded her in death. She married William V. Yates on Nov. 12, 1955. Edith completed her nurse’s training and was employed at Santa Monica Veteran’s Hospital in St. Rita’s Hospital […]

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Laura Imberi Oyler dies in Denver, Colo.

Laura Jean Imberi Oyler, 49, entered into eternal peace, surrounded by her husband and sisters at her home in Denver, Colo., on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Laura was born on Jan. 13, 1964, in Mobridge, to Alex and Jean (Voegele) Imberi. She was the sixth of seven children. Laura lived in Mobridge until moving to Rapid City with her family […]

Tommy Kessler memorial service is Friday morning

  Tommy Lee Kessler, 62, passed away March 3, 2013, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Tom’s family will be holding a memorial service Friday, July 5, 2013, in Mobridge. Family and friends will met at the Wrangler Inn at 10 a.m. and then proceed to the river for a brief service (riverside location will be announced at the Wrangler that morning). […]

Cookie baker becomes barista

By Betty Street The wonderful shop down on the south end of Main Street in Mobridge, filled with South Dakota- and Dakota-made products, entertaining greeting cards, seasonal items, really cool sayings on wood offering advice and slogans, books, candles, picture frames, and lots more gift ideas, now also offers coffee and other beverages in an astonishing array of flavors. This […]

City’s post office holds 75 years of colorful history

By Sandy Bond Built in 1938, and located at 404 Main Street, the Mobridge Post Office is observing its diamond anniversary. The parent post office opened in the immediate vicinity in 1902, four years prior to the city’s founding date. Joe Anderson presided over the post office in a tiny shack on his farm on the river bottom above the […]

Silver to be part of Stampede parades

– By Travis Svihovec  Sitting Bull Stampede rodeo and parade goers will get a look at a star this week, and can see him again when the movie “The Lone Ranger” opens at theaters around the country. LeRoy, a 10-year-old quarter horse gelding, was the Lone Ranger’s horse Silver in the movie that opens tonight (Wednesday). He will carry Mobridge […]

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