Mobridge man in custody after stabbing incident

A Mobridge man is currently in custody after a stabbing incident that occurred about 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20. According to Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare, Derek Lee White Owl, 31, is currently in the custody of the Walworth County Sheriff on charges of attempted murder in the first degree and aggravated assault. White Owl’s bond has been […]

KATIE ZERR: Red, blue, black and white create a dangerous palate

Are we nearing the point of no return in the division of our country? At this tumultuous time in our country, red and blue are very important to this nation. Those colors divide the country into two distinct ideologies: conservative and liberal. But the problem with this red and blue divide is not in the state’s color on the electoral […]

BALL FIVE: Naming my All-All-Tournament Team

The way the four state basketball tournaments were played this weekend offered a chance to see a lot of each of the tournaments. With the Class B tournament being played East River, the Class A tourney being played West River and the Class AA tournaments being played in alternate fashion, Friday and Saturday’s championship round action had all the games […]

Darrel Smith: Trump’s accomplishments are significant

If you’re informed by the mainstream media, you would think that the Trump administration is disorganized, incompetent, cartoonish and incapable of achieving success. The opposite appears to be true. The conservative Heritage Foundation has found that Trump has achieved significantly more than Reagan did in his first year in office. Victoria Jackson in an article by Lloyd Marcus entitled “Why […]

Fire destroys Mobridge home

A fire destroyed the home of Mike and Carol Zimoski located on Sixth Avenue East, Friday, March 16. Fire departments of Mobridge and Glenham battled the blaze for several hours before bringing it under control. The fire was reported at about 8:45 p.m. by a neighbor who saw smoke coming from the home. Heavy smoke was present when firefighters arrived […]

Brandner suing Walworth County

A woman serving a prison sentence for setting her business on fire is suing Walworth County,Sheriff Josh Boll and Walworth County jailors after she suffered a stroke while in their custody. According to court documents, Lori Brandner alleges jail staff failed to adequately care for her despite knowing she had a history of strokes and required medical monitoring. Brandner suffered […]

Panthers win consolation championship

Timber Lake capped its best season ever by beating Canistota 64-52 and winning the consolation championship at the Class B Boys State Basketball Tournament on Don Meyer Court in Wach’s Arena in the Barnett Center on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen on Saturday. “We knew after last season that we had a group who had the potential […]


Howard Harrison was agricultural innovator

Graveside services for J. Howard Harrison, 79, of Mobridge, were held Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Military honors were provided by American Legion Post 4. After a hard-fought battle with cancer, John Howard Harrison died on Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Mobridge. Howard was born on April 27, 1938, in Pierre, […]

Dorothy Manke received her diamond ring in the mail

Funeral services for Dorothy Manke, 95, of Selby will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the New Freedom Baptist Church in Mobridge. Burial will be at a later date at Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Dorothy Erbe was born May 19, 1922, to Herman and Pearl (Carter) Erbe on their […]

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