Ag producers are helping fire victims

In October 2013, a record-breaking storm dumped four feet of snow in parts of western South Dakota. The storm left ranchers dealing with heavy losses, in some cases perhaps up to half their herds, in the unseasonably early blizzard. Ranchers from across the country came to the aid of South Dakota producers, some of which lost nearly their entire herds. […]

JAY DAVIS: Sweet 16 changes postseason landscape

There must be some people who are very proud of the Sweet 16 format in Class A basketball and volleyball. Ninety-nine percent of the happy folks must live within an hour of the state’s metropolis, Sioux Falls

Darrel Smith: Opposition to Trump is far beyond normal

Growing political division within a country will weaken that country and encourage internal conflicts. When did the American Revolution and Civil War start? The Revolutionary War started in 1776 but the divisions and conflicts with England that led to the war started at least ten years earlier. The Civil War started in 1861 but the conflicts that led to the […]


Charlie Dutt was longtime Mobridge electrician

Charles Dutt, 60, of Mobridge, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Tolstoy United Methodist Church with Pastor David Birkeland leading the service

Francis Jund put his butcher’s license to good use for many years

Francis John Jund, 74, of Mobridge, died early Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Mobridge Community Hospital, following numerous complications from diabetes.

Norma Steyaert dies in Lodi, Calif.

Norma (Nash) Steyaert, 69, of Lodi, Calif., passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Feb. 26, 2017.

Ralph Vojta turned love of wine into Prairie Berry Winery

Ralph D. Vojta, 81, of Rapid City, died peacefully on March 16, 2017, at Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City, after an extended, courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Lauren learns from ‘king and queen of social gatherings’

Moving to South Dakota didn’t top Lauren Swaidner’s “to do” list, but since getting accepted to the Teach for America program and placed in McLaughlin, she’s become quite fond of the area.

Statisticians are unsung members of teams

The statisticians and managers for the Mobridge-Pollock athletic teams go almost unnoticed to the average sports fan, but they are invaluable to the Tigers coaches and players.

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