Indictments of five area residents includes selling to a 13 year old

Five area residents were indicted by a Walworth County Grand Jury on Monday, Aug. 7, on charges involving drug distribution in Walworth County. Several of the suspects have already been arrested and two others are not yet been taken into custody. “This is an on-going investigation on the war against drugs in the area spearheaded by the Mobridge Police Department […]

County lifts burn ban, urges caution

Walworth County officials announced on Monday, Aug. 7 that the county-wide burn ban has been lifted. With recent rains in the area, 1.62 inches in Mobridge since Aug. 1, the fire danger has dropped as the brown vegetation that covered the area has been replaced by the green that has been missing since spring. Nearly three inches of rain fell […]


Carmody and Hepper bring home the money

Two Mobridge area locals brought home the cash during the Isabel Rodeo held Aug. 5-6. Jake Carmody took home first and $427 with a 69-point ride in the bareback riding. He is currently ranked fourth in the state standings. 

Big Zs Mod Squad earns Mad Dog award

The 24th annual Mobridge Demolition Derby thrilled the crowd Saturday, Aug. 5 with mud flying and engines roaring. Local Mobridge team Big Zs Mod Squad took home second place. Team members included Derrick Orth, Mike Duenwald, Joe Lehman and Chad Schroeder.

Ted loved to attend auctions and visit with friends

Funeral services for Theodore “Ted” Moser, 85, of Mound City were held Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Norway Lutheran Church in rural Glenham. He was buried at Mound City Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.

Arthur proudly served his country and home

Arthur Ahl, 92, of West Covina and formerly of Mobridge passed away July 4 after a long battle with cancer.

Leona was devoted to family

Leona Magdalena Schilling was born Sept. 29, 1924, to Christoph “CS” and Katharina “Katie” (Schanzenbach) Schilling in Akaska. She was third in line of five brothers, two sisters and one half brother. She lived on the family farm in Akaska until her mother’s death in 1941 when she moved into the home of her aunt and uncle to finish her […]

Darrel Smith: Is media fair to the president?

A democracy needs fair media. Is the media fair? Media fairness can be confirmed both by comparative examples and by academic studies. As an example, Harvard has conducted a study on early media coverage of President Trump.

Verl taught many students

Mass of Christian Burial for Verl V. Walking Elk, 46, of Kenel, will be at 11 a.m, CDT on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at the Catholic Church of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Kenel with Fr. Jim Hoerter officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge. There will be a rosary […]

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