Circus Fun

Ryder Veit (front) and Branson Peterson ride an elephant at the Yelduz Shrine Circus on Friday, June 8. Children were allowed to ride the two elephants during intermission and at times groups of as many of six kids rode the elephants. Although the rides lasted just a few minutes, the children’s faces showed their excitement at being on the backs […]


Bob Salzer was passionate about being a truck driver

Funeral services for  Robert “Bob” Salzer, 56 of Plentywood, Mont., and formerly of Herreid, were held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the Herreid Assembly of God Church. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Fulkerson Funeral Home of Plentywood and Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge had charge of arrangements. Bob was born […]

Zerr uses life lessons from mother while cooking

By Trent Abrego Growing up in a family with six siblings taught Katie Zerr many life lessons, including that everybody has a role in a family. Katie learned this lesson when her mother told her to watch the bean soup that was cooking on a Dutch oven stove. Instead of obeying and watching the soup, little Katie went out and […]

Locals take first and second in Denny Palmer

Josh Arnbrister and C.J. McHugh of Mobridge and Jason Gosch of Glenham team to catch 32.55 pounds of walleye and win the eighth annual Denny Palmer Memorial Walleye Classic on Friday and Saturday. The trio had the biggest catch on Saturday with 16.12 pounds and took fourth on Friday with 16.43 pounds. They netted a 5.09-pound walleye on the first […]

BALL FIVE: New, improved Denny Palmer is great move

Kudos have to go out to everyone who works behind the scenes to make the Denny Palmer Memorial Walleye Classic as success. Making it a two-day day tournament and moving weigh-in headquarters to downtown are exemplary moves. The move to holding weigh-ins at Scherr-Howe Event Center is the best move made. I say that quite selfishly. You can tell by […]

Two men arrested for aggravated assault

Two men were arrested for aggravated assault Saturday, June 9, when officers were called to a disturbance at the Brown Palace Apartments. According to Mobirdge Police Captain Tom Strickland, a caller reported a disturbance that involved several individuals including one who was kicking at an apartment door. When they arrived they found three men had been involved in an altercation […]

Goehring walk-off gives 15-16 Teeners third place

Bryston Goehring hit a walk-off single to lift the 15-16 Teeners to a 10-inning, 12-11 win over Selby to take third place in the Northville baseball tournament on Sunday. Tied at 11-all in the bottom of the 10th, Trace Cerney hit a one-out single and advanced to second before Goehring drove him home with the winning run. In a back-and-forth […]

Another inmate files lawsuit against county

Walworth County Commissioners heard that another lawsuit has been filed against the Walworth County jailers and State’s Attorney Jamie Hare. Hare told the commission Friday, June 8, that an inmate involved in an altercation with another inmate held in the jail has filed a lawsuit. This is the third such lawsuit filed this year, according to Hare. He told the […]

13-14 Teeners beat Sully Buttes with walk-off walk

The Mobridge 13-14 Teeners used a walk-off walk to defeat Sully Buttes 12-11 in eight innings at Legion Memorial Field on Tuesday. Sully Buttes used two runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game and force extra innings. They took an 11-10 lead in the top of the eighth on an RBI single by Jordan Schall, his […]

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