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Michele Harrison of Mobridge will take a seat in the South Dakota House of Representatives in District 23 as she joins Justin Cronin who will serve another term, as they were the top two vote getters in the Representatives race. Cronin garnered the most votes with 36.2 percent of the vote, followed by Harrison with 20.7 percent. Walworth County Chief […]

Wolverines win three titles, take second at state meet

By Jay Davis The Herreid-Selby Area Wolverines used three state titles to come within a whisker of repeating the team title at the State Class B Track and Field Meet at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls on Friday and Saturday. The Wolverines scored 57 points, just one less than state champion Parker. Dakota Thorstenson and Cooper Schaefbauer repeated as […]

Steph Gemar wins second straight discus title

By Jay Davis For the first time in 59 years, the Tigers have a two-time state champion. Steph Gemar defended her Class A discus title at the State Class A Track and Field Meet in Madison and Sioux Falls on Friday and Saturday. Not only did Gemar win the title, but for the second straight year was awarded the gold […]

Roger Beranekvwas avid outdoorsman

Roger Beranek, 62, of Mobridge, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Burial will be in Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Roger Alan Beranek was born Nov. 24, 1951, in McLaughlin, to Ed and Velma (Aman) Beranek. As a boy he lived with his family in McIntosh and […]

New job brings Shelly to city

By Katie Zerr A job opportunity has brought Nebraskan Shelley Frear to the shores of Lake Oahe, as one of Mobridge’s newest residents settles into the her new job and new home. Frear, of Columbus, Neb., recently took over as site coordinator of the Sitting Bull College campus in Mobridge. She will also teach at the Mobridge site. Frear and […]

Library prepares for summer with two reading programs

A. H. Brown Public Library is launching two summer reading programs, one for young adults and one for those in preschool through age 3. “This is the first time we are holding a young adult program and are very excited to be able to offer it,” library director Karla Bieber said. “Our young adult board has been very instrumental in […]

Council rejects pool bids, starts bidding process again

The Mobridge City Council, Monday, June 2, voted to reject all bids for the construction of the swimming pool, to rebid the project in 45 days and to extend the opening date to the summer of 2016. Jay Koch of Helm’s and Associates of Aberdeen told the council on Monday that despite two weeks of efforts to reduce the cost […]

Fire destroys sprayer

By Katie Zerr – A fire early Tuesday, June 3, destroyed a crop sprayer stored on property near County Road 30, near the Midcontenant Communications tower. Flames could be seen from County Road 3, and heavy black smoke, caused by burning rubber of the equipment tires, hung in the air above Mobridge. According to Mobridge Fire Chief Brad Milliken, the fire […]

KATIE ZERR: Change could prove difficult at state level

Another primary election is in the books. In some cases it turned out just as was predicted. In others it was a nail-biter that showed the importance of voting. But there was apathy about the election. It is difficult to get excited about voting when there is no chance for a certain candidate against an opponent come the November election. […]

JAY DAVIS: Cardinals, Teeners get seasons going

The sports pages have been so full of high school athletes that the beginning of the baseball season nearly got passed by. The amateur Cardinals began play on Friday. The Teeners open their season tonight in Selby. The Cardinals are off to an 0-3 start after losing 6-5 and 7-2 in Redfield to Redfield DQ on Friday and falling 8-0 […]

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