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Joe Higham, former resident, dies in Texas

Joseph “Joe” Russell Higham Jr., 92, of Georgetown, Texas, died on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. Family plans include a celebration of life in Georgetown and inurnment in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, W.V., at a later date. Joe, along with wife Ann, and children Russ, Tim and Susan, lived in Mobridge from 1963 […]

Trouble on Turkey Day? Here’s some helpful tips

As we rush to the finish line of the perfect Thanksgiving meal, there are a number of pitfalls that even the best of cooks sometimes stumble into. The following are some helpful tips to repair mistakes to the holiday meal that can save the day or at least the dish! Thawing turkey The safest way to thaw a turkey is […]

Wolverines finish fourth at State B

Herreid/Selby Area defeated Hanson in the opening round en route to a fourth-place finish at the Class B State Volleyball Tournament, held at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, Thursday through Saturday. “Two words: So proud!” said coach Jody Schmidt. “I can’t ask for anything more. They left everything on the floor. They executed and played as well […]

State gives county a slight bump in 2018 tax revenue

Walworth County Commissioners heard, Tuesday, Nov. 21, that the county had room for a slight tax increase because of the difference in the consumer price index. According to auditor Becky Krein, the South Dakota Department of Revenue notified the county that there was a bit of CPI allowed that the county had not used. This will allow the county to […]

Peters sentenced to serve prison time

A Mobridge man was sentenced Monday, Nov. 20, in Fifth Circuit Court to serve time in the state penitentiary on two felony charges. Nicolas M. Peters, 29, of Mobridge was sentenced to serve two years in prison for a grand theft charge, a Class 5 felony and three years for ingestion of a controlled substance, a Class 5 felony, with […]

KATIE ZERR: Thanks to those who help every day

Thanksgiving is a time for all of us to reflect on the year, to appreciate what we have and to be thankful for the good things in our lives. We get to spend time with family or spend the day helping to make it brighter for some who may not be as lucky as we are. 2017 has been a […]

BALL FIVE: Maybe I spoke too soon about replacing Keenum

Last week I said I was cheering for Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to make his triumphant return to the team, lead them to the Super Bowl and be the subject of a movie. I still hope it happens, but it doesn’t have to come about soon. It doesn’t even have to happen this season, for that matter. After Sunday’s 24-7 […]

Darrel Smith: What binds us? Where is our oneness?

US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas ended a recent interview by saying, “[I] don’t know what it is that we have, we can say instinctively we have as a country, in common,” during a rare interview with Laura Ingraham. This is a very powerful and sad statement. Until recently, we thought we could respect our country by honoring the flag […]

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