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Welcome to the Sitting Bull Stampede

It is the time of year when Mobridge area residents, former residents and visitors from around the area and state flock to the community to celebrate Independence Day with parades, picnics, reunions, days at the lake and fireworks. After a full year’s planning and last minute details to wrap up, the Mobridge Rodeo Association and legion of volunteers are set […]

Child drowns Sunday near New Evarts

An 8-year-old from Columbia, S.D., drowned near New Evarts Sunday, June 28, while swimming in Lake Oahe. She was identified as MiKayla Gruenstien, daughter of Karen Hauck and Jason Gruenstein of Columbia. According to Walworth County Sheriff Josh Boll, it was reported at 11:15 a.m. that a child was drowning and had gone missing in the water. Fire units and law […]

KATIE ZERR: Understanding the meaning of home

The flurry of last-minute preparations nears an end today as the start of the annual Independence Day celebration in Mobridge begins. Our Fourth of July celebration is traditionally small- town. It is centered on rodeo, parades, picnics, days at the beach and fireworks. You can’t get more traditional than that. It is the time of the year when those who […]

JAY DAVIS: Rodeo stars come from tiny South Dakota towns

One of the things I love about high school rodeo, outside of the amazing athletes who compete in the sport, is reporting on the small South Dakota towns so many of the rodeo athletes come from. Right off the top we have Jake Frazier and Sloan Anderson of White Horse, who are going to represent South Dakota at the National […]

Eureka-Selby pitchers throw one-hitter at 13-14 Teeners

By Jay Davis Eureka-Selby pitchers combined to throw a one-hitter in a 3-2 win over the Mobridge 13-14 Teeners at Legion Memorial Field on Tuesday. “Eureka-Selby pitched well,” said coach Chase Schoenhard, “and they played good defense.” Eureka-Selby starter Connor Fiedler threw five and two-thirds innings of no-hit ball. He was pulled after walking two batters in the fifth for […]

Mobridge-Selby 15-16 Shockers upend Frederick

By Jay Davis The Shockers, Mobridge-Selby’s 15-16 Teeners, defeated Frederick 18-9 in Frederick on Wednesday. In a game that had a combined 52 base runners, it was the Shockers who took advantage of all the chances to score. The Shockers scored four runs in the first and two each in the second, third and fourth to take a 10-7 lead. […]

Cardinals defeat Claremont 18-3, 13-1

By Jay Davis The Mobridge Cardinals got their bats going in a big way and ran away from Claremont 18-3, 13-1 at Legion Memorial Field on Sunday. The Cardinals plated 18 runs on 11 hits in the opener, while taking advantage of eight walks and four hit batsmen. Mobridge scored one run in the first, two in the second and […]

Post 4 sweeps double header from Onida

By Jay Davis Post 4 used strong pitching and timely hitting to sweep Onida Post 79 in double-header action at Legion Memorial Field on Wednesday. Mobridge beat Onida 6-5 in the opener and 7-3 in the nightcap. Post 4 rallied from a 3-2 deficit with four runs in the fifth inning to set the stage for the game one win. […]

White Horse duo make South Dakota rodeo team

By Jay Davis White Horse may be a small town, but it is big in rodeo stature as Sloan Anderson and Jake Frazier of White Horse are headed to the National High School Finals Rodeo. They earned their berths with their success at the South Dakota High School Finals in Belle Fourche over the weekend. Anderson earned her spot on […]

Cooking, lifestyle changes come with move to tiny house

By Kendra Thorstenson Cooking has changed for Bethany McBride since she recently downsized from a full-sized house to a tiny house on wheels. Bethany (Russell) McBride and her husband Matthew have three children: Lincoln, 4, Zoey, 2, and Veda, 9 months. Wanting a simpler life, the Mcbrides sold their 2,400-square-foot home and purchased a 310-square-foot “tiny home,” becoming one of […]


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