Paul Schreiner

Paul Schreiner,67, Lenoir, N.C., died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 25 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir. Paul George Schreiner was born to Delores and Ruben Schreiner in Mobridge, South Dakota. Paul grew up in Mobridge and graduated from Mobridge High School. He attended Northern State University and received his degree in Education. After graduating, he moved to Pierre and taught in […]

James H. Meyer

James H. Meyer, 73, of Brookings, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls.  Funeral services were held July 28 at the First United Methodist Church in Brookings. Rude’s Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements. Jim was born on March 29, 1944, in Sioux Falls. It wasn’t long and he was soon adopted […]

Gary Rau

Funeral services for Gary Rau, 74, of McLaughlin, were held at on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 at the Family Worship Center in Mobridge. Burial will be in the Methodist Cemetery in McLaughlin under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation was held Tuesday evening at the church. Gary passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017, at the Mobridge Care […]

Doris D. Hanson

Doris D. Hanson, 76, of Cottage Grove, Minn., passed away peacefully on July 16, 2017 with her family at her side. Funeral services were held July 22 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Hastings, Minn., with Rev. Frank VanDeSteeg and Rev. Mary Rowan officiating. Interment will be at a later date at Greenwood Cemetery in Mobridge. Doris was born Feb. […]

Special election halted by court

In a ruling that threw a wrench in the works of the special election concerning wind turbine setbacks in Walworth County, Judge Scott Myren has halted the Tuesday, Aug. 8 election. According to Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare, a group of land owners had filed a referendum to stop the election on several facts. Those included one of the […]

Two men injured in separate accidents

There were two one-vehicle accidents that did not involve cars Tuesday, July 25 that resulted in injuries to Mobridge residents. According to Walworth County Sheriff, Josh Boll the first accident occurred at 4:37 p.m., when Cayden Van Vugt, 18, was traveling southbound in the east ditch of Fourth Avenue East, just south of Greenwood Cemetery. The ATV hit an approach […]

Oahe Hills golf scramble draws 21 teams

Playoffs were needed to determine some of the winners  at the Oahe Hills golf scramble held Saturday, July 29 at Oahe Hills Gulf Course. In the championship flight, two teams shot 14-under par to force a playoff for the title. Topher Bachman, Derik Dietterle, Tyler Wolff, and Bryan Cahill (29-29-58) won the championship in a playoff over Becky Peacock, Charlie […]

Demolition Derby will be Aug. 5

The 24th Annual Demolition Derby is coming to Mobridge Aug. 5 at the Rodeo Grounds. The event starts at 5 p.m. Saturday with eight teams competing as well as the individual competition. Adult tickets are available for $10, 12-and-under tickets are $5, and pit passes for 14-year-olds and up are $20. Lesley Fischer, a member of the unofficial group called […]

Ball Five

I’m taking over “Ball Five” for Jay this week and next. In effort to keep this column “sports” themed, I’m going write about my experience with sports. I grew up playing small town high school sports, but I would not consider myself a sport person. Instead, I am going to write about a different kind of sport. Hiking outdoors. My […]

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