Carmody wins McLaughlin bareback title

Jake Carmody of Mobridge captured the bareback riding title at the Major James McLaughlin Rodeo, held June 17 and 18.

Post 4 drops two games at Redfield tournament

Mobridge Post 4 went 0-2 at the Redfield Wood Bat Tourney held Friday through Sunday in Redfield.

Cook has memorable first South Dakota winter

Jared Moody’s first winter in South Dakota was a memorable one. The Christmas storm knocked the electricity off-line in a good part of the area and at the Blue Blanket home of his father, they were in the cold and dark for three days.

Leo Allmendinger had positive outlook on life

Funeral services for Leo A. Allmendinger, 91, of Selby, were held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at United Church of Christ in Selby.

Drought continues to expand

Federal drought aid is coming to ranchers with cattle in north central South Dakota as drought has worsened to the extreme category in the Mobridge area.

Officials urge using common sense while celebrating

Mother Nature is putting a bit of a damper on the Independence Day celebrations this year as extreme drought conditions are making the use of fireworks dangerous.

Darrel Smith: Documentary views Genesis as history

Along with the Fourth of July events this week, Mobridge will also be able to enjoy several rare presentations. Most people have never been exposed to, and are not even aware of, scientific evidence that the Genesis record could actually be history.

JAY DAVIS: Football alignment changes are intriguing

While I did find it a little odd to be writing about the high school football seasons in late June, I do not find any oddity in my fascination with how much change there can be in which teams play who, where and why.

KATIE ZERR: Could Lake Oahe fireworks start a new tradition?

The annual Fourth of July celebration is just beginning in the Mobridge area, where the community’s reputation for putting on an impressive three days of events is rock solid. Volunteers spend hundreds of hours preparing for the rodeo, parades, Living History, reunions and other events during the celebration.

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