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Burglary, theft, drugs mar celebration

By Katie Zerr – Mobridge police officers were extremely busy with more than just the normal illegal fireworks calls during the Fourth of July celebration. As the City of Mobridge fills with visitors, the number of incidents that require police attention usually escalates, but this year serious crime played a role in the activity. One Main Street business was burglarized […]

Pickup misses turn, four people injured

By Katie Zerr – Four people were injured Thursday, July 4, when the driver of a pickup missed a turn on Revheim Road and landed in a cornfield east of the intersection with Lake Front Drive. At 3:13 a.m., a 2006 Ford F-150 pickup driven by Timothy Hathaway, 21, of Mobridge was eastbound on Lake Front Drive traveling at 45-50 […]

KELSEY CROUSE: Those who can’t play, cheer

As a teen I had little to no school spirit when it came to sports, or anything else for that matter. I hardly participated in anything that would cause me to break a sweat until 2001 when my dad, Navy Chief William Crouse, was transferred to Honolulu, Hawaii and I was introduced to hockey. The actual sport not the Nintendo […]

KATIE ZERR: Let’s get immigration reform done right

Our nation has spent years of lost time and countless dollars recovering from legislation that at the time it was passed seemed like a good idea. In recent history, the No Child Left Behind, Affordable Healthcare and the Defense of Marriage Acts are three pieces of legislation that proved to be legislation that was not well thought out. We seem […]

Jund loved hunting, gardening, spending time with grandkids

Funeral services for John Jund, 67, of Pierre, were held Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Pierre. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Isburg Funeral Chapel of Pierre. John died Friday, July 5, 2013, at Avera McKennen Hospital in Sioux Falls. John was born Oct. 10, 1945 to John and Rose […]

Krumm was fulfilled by his life on the land

Mass of Christian Burial for Pete Krumm, 89, of Trail City, was held Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Trail City. Burial was at the Trail City Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Pete passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Peter Anthony Krumm was born Oct. 17, 1923, […]

Shortcuts don’t cut flavor

By Betty Street – Engaging. Friendly. Merry, happy, cheerful—all words that describe Loxie Shillingstad of Mobridge, high school teacher, entrepreneur and really great cook. Loxie enjoys being in her kitchen. “I love to cook for my family,” she said. “They are all good eaters and are willing to try my creations.” Nowadays with three offspring grown and tending their own […]

Actors review Living History, Part 6, for Rotarians

By Peg Wunder – On Monday, July 8, Lorraine Anderson and Leonard Linde gave a review to the Mobridge Rotary of the Living History, Part 6, which was presented on July 3 and 4 at the Mobridge Cemetery. Linde portrayed Dr. Francis Goodman and Anderson portrayed her grandmother, Clara Anderson. He commented that Goodman was an avid supporter of Mobridge […]

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Lightning stikes generated by thunderstorms that rolled through the area on Monday knocked out power to many residents. According to Mark Hanson of the Bismarck MDU office, lightning struck a transformer and tripped a breaker at 1:30 a.m. The power was out to the east half of Mobridge and in Glenham for about three hours. Mobridge Police Chief Justin Jungwirth […]

Madison Rau competes at National High School Finals Rodeo

After finishing third at the South Dakota High School Finals Rodeo in Belle Fourche, Mobridge-Pollock High School freshman Madison Rau, has qualified to compete with the S.D. State/Provincial National High School Rodeo team. Rau will be traveling with her fellow teammates to Rock Springs, Wyo., for the July 14 through 20  rodeo. There will be more than 1,500 contestants from […]


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