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Frank Scherr tourney raises $6,600 for MRA

By Jay Davis The first Frank Scherr Memorial “Spikes for Spurs” Golf Tournament was a success for both the golfers and the Mobridge Rodeo Association. The tournament was held Wednesday, July 2, at Oahe Hills Golf Course. “Dad must have been smiling down on us,” said Bill Scherr. “The winds tamed, the sun came out and we had a blessed […]

Chase Schoenhard tops competition at Disney AAUs

By Jay Davis After taking second in state at 220 pounds this last wrestling season, Chance Schoenhard was given the opportunity to put his skills to test at the AAU Wrestling Scholastic Duals, June 26 through July 1, at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. “It was pretty fun,” said Schoenhard. “I got to see some […]

Cooking for one is not simple

By Sara Bertsch Cooking for one is not as easy as it sounds, according to Emily Rustad. Emily has lived in Mobridge for almost two years after starting her job as a vet tech at the Oahe Veterinary Hospital. She went to school in the Fargo-Moorhead area at the Minnesota School of Business and graduated in two years with a […]

Looyenga, Dahlgren awarded Dacotah Bank scholarships

Courtney Dahlgren of Timber Lake and Eric Looyenga of Mobridge have been named the recipients of Dacotah Bank’s 2014 local scholarships. Dahlgren is the daughter of Keith and Linda Dahlgren and plans to attend Black Hills State University. Looyenga is the son of Martin and Deb Looyenga and plans to attend South Dakota State University. Dahlgren and Looyenga each received […]

Qualified professionals are hard to hire

By Sara Bertsch – The number of high-level job positions available in Mobridge is starting to become a concern with local professionals. The Mobridge-Pollock School district has a total of five positions available in the K through 12 system. So far, each position has been offered twice, but none have been accepted. While some fear the community is the problem, superintendent […]

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A report of theft from a Fourth Avenue West duplex led Mobridge Police to arrest two people on multiple charges in the incident. Tania Utter, 24 and Wilson Downwind, 23, were arrested July 2 on charges related to the theft from the Fourth Avenue West home. It was reported that jewelry, a printer, DVDs and check blanks were taken from […]

Investigation leads to more arrests

By Katie Zerr – Two Mobridge residents were arrested on drug-related charges this week, bringing the total to six in a case that started with four other arrests on Sunday, June 29. Mobridge Police arrested Stan Schily, 59, on Monday, July 1, at his home in Mobridge. He is facing charges of manufacturing, distribution or dispensing of a controlled substance, a […]

JAY DAVIS: More memories than golf shots made at tourney

I went into the Frank Scherr Memorial “Spikes for Spurs” Golf Tournament not knowing what to expect. Being part of the family through marriage, I was like that little dot that bounces around from word to word when songs are captioned for a sing-along. Where I would end up and with whom I would golf was anyone’s guess. Upon arriving […]

KATIE ZERR: Wages are stagnant in stronger economy

As a nation, we have been recovering from a recession for the past six years. Unemployment is down, the housing and manufacturing sectors have shown positive signs of recovery, the U.S. oil industry is booming and the auto industry has come back from brink of extinction, if we are to believe some sources. There are good signs that our nation […]

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