Miller outscores Teeners in 15-10 game

By Jay Davis The Mobridge Teeners got their offense going, but could not keep up as they lost a 15-10 game in Miller on Saturday. “Offensively our bats were rolling,” said coach Cordell Good Shield. “Defensively we still have to learn how to think baseball.” Miller jumped out early with three runs in the first inning. Mobridge came right back […]

JAY DAVIS: Mobridge area has rich history of high school rodeo champs

With Mobridge-Pollock senior-to-be Reece Wientjes earning his spot on the national rodeo team, I got to wondering how successful Mobridge and the area have been in the past. I found that the list of South Dakota high school state champions is a long list. I found seven state champions with a Mobridge address at the South Dakota High School Rodeo […]

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Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare said Tuesday, June 24, that no warrants have yet been issues for people involved in a theft ring in Mobridge. After a long investigation that has led to discovery of at least 20 people being involved in the theft and resale of stolen property, the final steps are being taken that will lead to […]

Rain fills storm sewers, floods roads, yards

By Katie Zerr- Rain fell hard and fast on Wednesday, June 18, with a record 3.45 inches falling in less than two hours in the Bridge City. Streets flooded quickly as storm sewers became overwhelmed by the amount of rain that fell. Localized flash flooding occurred on Grand Crossing and on side streets. The intersection of First Avenue West and […]

Cabela’s walleye anglers welcomed

By Katie Zerr- Roads and parking lots in Mobridge are lined with big boats with big motors that make any angler drool as the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour professionals are scouting Lake Oahe ahead of this weekend’s tournament. The tournament will commence Friday, June 27, and Saturday, June 28, on Lake Oahe as anglers from across the country compete for […]

Hoop dancing workshop is Friday

In collaboration with the South Dakota Arts Council, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will host a Hoop Dancing Workshop taught by renowned hoop dancer Dallas Chief Eagle Jr. The class will be held this Friday, June 27, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Cokata Wiconi Teen Center Morgan Yellowhead Gymnasium. The free classes will be broken into two […]

Burgers, pork or prime rib, Trent cooks it outdoors

By Sara Bertsch When it comes to grilling, smoking, or anything to do with outdoor cooking, Trent Davis is the man to call. Born and raised in Mobridge, Trent graduated from Mobridge High School in 2004. His wife of almost four years, Desiree (Gosch) also graduated from MHS. Once Desiree graduated, they moved to Bismarck, N.D. in 2008. It wasn’t […]

Reece Wientjes headed to national finals rodeo

By Jay Davis Mobridge-Pollock High School will be represented at the National High School Finals Rodeo for the second straight year. Reece Wientjes, senior from Mound City, is headed to the finals rodeo in team roping after a successful season and state finals rodeo. Following completion of the South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals in Belle Fourche last week, Wientjes […]

Alyssa Droog qualifies for motocross nationals

By Jay Davis Alyssa Droog of Mobridge is headed for the biggest event of her racing life on Sunday. Droog qualified for the 2014 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship by taking second place at the North Central Regional in Walnut, Ill., on Saturday and Sunday. “I’m mind-blown right now,” said Droog. “It doesn’t feel real right now.” […]

KATIE ZERR: Republican resolution not well thought out

This week the South Dakota Republican Party voted to pass a resolution calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama. The resolution stated Obama has “violated his oath of office in numerous ways.” It specifically cites the release of five Taliban combatants in a trade for captive U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl, Obama’s statement that people could keep insurance companies, and […]

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