MRH&C annual Fall Bazaar is Saturday

The annual Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics Fall Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Scherr-Howe Event Center. There will be kids’ games, raffles, a bake sale and drawings for prizes. Lunch will served.

There are signs pointing to oil in South Dakota

Editor’s Note: (This is the second installment of a series concerning oil exploration possibilities West River and what it could mean for Mobridge in the near future. Several stories will follow with answers to questions raised in this story.) If the state geologist says there is no guarantee that there is oil in northern Corson County and other West River […]

Community plans benefits for Holzers

Mobridge area residents are coming together to support a family in the middle of a medical crisis. Belinda (Voegele) Holzer suffered an aneurysm rupture on the right side of her brain while attending the Mobridge-Pollock homecoming football game Friday, Sept. 29. She is the wife of Dave Holzer and mother of Tucker and Emily Holzer of Mobridge. Belinda is originally […]

Build it and good things will happen

I was reading an article about Houston Texans rookie quarterback DeShaun Watson the other day. In the article, his head coach Bill O’Brien gave a quote about how DeShaun is the same person every day in the locker room, whether the team wins or loses. Locker room was the key part of his quote to me. You see, the Mobridge-Pollock […]

Darrel Smith: Legislation not solution to violence

In the book, “The Vision of the Anointed,” Thomas Sowell describes a pattern that emerges when the “anointed” favor a policy. The first stage is to overwhelmingly demonstrate that a “Crisis” has developed that requires a “Solution.” The Crisis might be poverty, teenage pregnancy and venereal disease, crime, pollution, global warming, or deaths because of semi-automatic rifles. This Crisis must […]

Trick or Treat

Charlotte Pepin, (right) daughter of Nate and Jen Pepin of Mobridge, picks out a treat from Tim O’Conner (left) as mother Jen looks on. The streets of Mobridge were filled with trick or treaters on Tuesday, Oct. 31, celebrating a traditional Halloween in Mobridge.

Harvest Festival

Paislee Fuhrer, daughter of Kaylee Trottier, takes aim at balloons at the Harvest Festival, held at the Edge Center on Sunday, Oct. 29. More than 350 people attended the annual event where they played games for prizes, roasted hot dogs and marshmallows and took hay rides. More Halloween pictures on pages 6B and 7B in this edition.


Donna Newman cherished her family

Donna Mae Newman, 88, of Pierre, went home to her Heavenly Father on Oct. 30, 2017, at Avera Maryhouse Long Term Care (Hospice), with her family by her side. There will be a family service at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, SD, on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. MDT. Donna was born on April 11, 1929, […]

DorisMae Salem was accomplished nurse

Memorial services for DorisMae Salem, 97, of Glenham, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at First Baptist Church in Mobridge with Pastor Gary Street and Pastor Harold Salem officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in Glenham Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. DorisMae went home to be with her […]

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