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Commissioners debate tax assessments, jail project

By Katie Zerr- In a meeting that was at times contentious, included heated exchanges and two executive sessions, the Walworth County Commissioners Thursday, March 13, tabled action on the jail project and decided to re-hire a full-time deputy assessor. The four-hour meeting covered a wide range of issues including county land disputes and retirement of longtime county employee Roger Walker. […]

County sheriff’s office investing theft of tack

-By Katie Zerr The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in a case in which a large amount of tack was stolen from a barn north of Mobridge. According to Walworth County Deputy Shawn Fox, a thief or thieves used a vehicle, sometime between the evening of Sunday March 16 and about 6 p.m. March 17, […]

JAY DAVIS: Here is your TV guide for a blustery weekend

The bad new is this weekend’s temperatures are going to hovering around dreary. The good news is that this is perhaps the best sports weekend of the year for staying inside and watching the action on the television. The weekend is chock-full of action-packed, riveting sports events, starting right here in South Dakota with the boys state basketball tournaments. If […]

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The Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Committee are searching for cooks to prepare wild game dishes for the annual Surf N Turf to be held  Friday, April 4. At least 10 more cooks are needed. Anyone interested in cooking a favorite wild game dish should call the Chamber office at 605-845-2387 to get signed up. The cook whose […]

Mitchel Heumiller signs on to play basketball at Dakota Wesleyan

By Jay Davis Mobridge-Pollock senior Mitchel Heumiller is trading in his orange and black for blue and white, but will remain a Tiger. Heumiller has signed his letter of intent to play basketball for Dakota Wesleyan University next season. “It’s always been a dream of mine to play college basketball,” said Heumiller. Heumiller said he was feeling the pressure of […]

Collin Jensen wrestling at college nationals

By Jay Davis University of Nebraska red-shirt freshman Collin Jensen will be competing at the 2014 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla., Thursday through Saturday. After reeling off a 20-13 record during his first varsity season, Jensen was selected as one of the final 33 wrestlers in the 285-pound division. Jensen, who is unseeded, will face 11 […]

Young Tigers advance through region

By Jay Davis Twenty-three Mobridge wrestlers advanced to state with their success at the SDWCA Region 2 Wrestling Tournament at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Saturday. Nine young grapplers won region titles: Carter Lenz, Midgets 75 pounds; Bryston Goehring, Novice 75 pounds; Kyler Pearman, Novice 140 pounds; Ethan Black Fox, Novice heavyweight; Britten Vogel, Schoolboy 80 pounds; Mason Schoenhard, Schoolboy […]

‘City girl’ loves country life

By Katie Zerr How does a self-proclaimed city girl find life on a west river ranch, tucked away from any metropolitan life? Much to her liking, according that ex-city girl Leah Rath. Leah, her husband Michael, and their twin six-year-old daughters (their birthday is in April) Cheyenne and Shayla, live on a ranch owned by Kim and Jackie Ulmer, where […]

Boy Scout Troop 65 charter presented to Rotary club

By Peg Wunder Tom Collignon, District Commissioner of the Five Rivers District of the Sioux Council, presented the one-year charter to Harley Overseth, current Rotary president, on Monday, March 17, when Rotary met. Tom is the Rotary representative to Troop 65 here in Mobridge.  The charter recognizes the partnership between Troop 65 and Mobridge Rotary.  Mobridge Rotary is responsible for […]

Elsie Myers was always ready with a smile

Memorial services for Elsie Myers, 83, of Mobridge were held Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobridge. Inurnment will be at 12:30 p.m., MDT, Thursday at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Elsie passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge. Elsie Lydia Weiszhaar was born on Aug. […]


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