Thompson posts bond, allowed to leave state

– By Katie Zerr Former Mobridge pastor and McLaughlin School Principal Timothy Thompson, pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual contact with a child, Tuesday, Oct. 14 and was released on bond. Thompson appeared at an arraignment hearing in Fifth Circuit Court Tuesday and requested a jury trial. He entered his plea and was informed of the conditions of his […]

HVAC system for elementary is expensive

– By Katie Zerr The Mobridge-Pollock School Board Monday, Oct. 13, reviewed possible future projects, approved moving forward with a major repair and reviewed legislation that could have a considerable impact on the district. Superintendent Tim Frederick presented the board with information on the cost of a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC) at Freeman Davis School, including […]

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Area law enforcement officers were called to a home in Glenham Friday, Oct. 10, after receiving a report an individual in the home was suicidal. According to Walworth County Deputy Tom Strickland, at about 3:30 p.m. on Friday, the sheriff’s office responded to a residence in Glenham and upon arriving on the scene, learned that the individual in the residence […]

KATIE ZERR: Vote for the candidate, not the political party

South Dakota is in the national news this political season as the race is heating up for retiring Tim Johnson’s seat in the U.S. Senate. Once a shoe-in for Republicans, the race has tightened as South Dakotans take a long look at the Republican candidate, Mike Rounds, and his involvement in the EB5 program and the failed beef processing plant […]

JAY DAVIS: Bartman on my mind, again

I was all set to enjoy game three of the American League Championship Series between the Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles when Mother Nature stepped in and dumped a whole bunch of rain in Kansas City, postponing the game. That was not a big deal. It did not ruin my Monday evening. But my sports Tuesday, now that’s […]

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