Damage but no injuries in accident

A tangled mess of iron railings in front of the Mobridge Post Office Saturday, Sept. 2, are the result of a one-vehicle accident that occurred earlier. A 2001 GMC pickup driven by Otto Oster of Mobridge, hit the handicap ramp, taking out the railings and breaking a window in the building. There were no reported injuries in the accident.

Making Hay

Truly embodying the old saying about making hay when the sun shines, this area resident baled the last cutting in the waning sunlight Sunday, Sept. 3, south of Mobridge. During the dry months of May and June, there was little hay growth in the area, but welcomed rains in July and August sprouted more alfalfa and grass which producers are […]


Dennis Papendick had love of history

Dennis R. Papendick, 67, of Hot Springs, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at the Rapid City Hospice House, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 22, 1950, in Brookings, to Herbert A. and Joyce R. (Solhjem) Papendick. Dennis graduated from Pierre High School in 1969 and graduated from Moorhead State College in 1973 with a degree in business. […]

KATIE ZERR: DACA has never been found illegal

In his mission to wipe out anything that has connections to the Barak Obama administration, the current president and certain members of his administration are feeding his supporters a bag of half-truths. This is nothing new in politics as it seems every politician lies to their constituents when they need to justify their actions. But the habit of using unverified […]

Family helps with eating but not with cooking

Spare time is at a minimum for Cindy Keller as she just started a new job and is busy with two children in school. But when she has time, she spends it with family, enjoying life’s little pleasures. “We enjoy taking the dogs for walks and just spending time together,” she said. Cindy works in reception and circulation at the […]

BALL FIVE: Lady Tigers must figure out who they are to start winning

With no Tiger football game on Friday, I took advantage of the change to see what the new North Border co-op football team looked like. They are a good football team. They may even threaten running the table in the regular season. But, I also came away with the idea that this is a team that doesn’t really know who […]

You Decide: Attacks at events threaten free speech

Antifa is a group who has been educated and is being protected by our educational institutions. It is also defended and protected by our major leftist city governments and much of the media. Recently, a group in Boston wanted to have a public rally. The Boston Free Speech Rally spokesman John Medlar said his group absolutely disavows white supremacy and […]

Patriots rally for first-ever win over Lady Tigers

Eureka/Bowdle rallied from a 2-0 deficit to beat the Lady Tigers at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gym on Tuesday. With the 22-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-20, 15-5 win, the Patriots beat Mobridge-Pollock for the first time ever. The Lady Tigers were 15-0 all-time against Eureka/Bowdle before the Patriots’ stunning turnaround. “Good for Eureka/Bowdle,” said coach Rose Henderson. “They played defense and kept […]

Beef feed moves back to Main Street for 40th

Getting back to the roots of the original 1977 celebration, organizers of the annual Beef ‘n Fun Days will be moving the beef portion of the event back down to Main Street. In honoring the 40 years Mobridge business owners have sponsored the event, Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce Executive director Lindsay Scott said there are a couple of reasons […]

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