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2018 Spring Sports

Harold Wolf was Java farmer

Funeral services for Harold Wolf, 96, of Java, were held Saturday, June 16, 2018, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Selby with Fr. Tom Clement officiating. Interment was in the Java Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Harold passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Fort Meade Veteran’s Hospital. Harold Arnold Wolf was born on […]

Carol Jund passes

Carol Rosalie Jund, 76, of Mobridge, passed away on June 13, 2018, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. A family gathering will be held this summer. Isburg Funeral Chapel, Pierre, is entrusted with arrangements. Carol was born April 6, 1942, in Mobridge, to Leslie and Rose (Mittleider) Lamphear. She grew up, attended school, and worked in the Mobridge community until her retirement. […]

Bridge construction

Motorists using U.S. Highway 12 are experiencing 10- to 15-minute delays as the  bridge west of Mobridge is repaired. The bridge is down to one lane of traffic for equipment needed for repairs. According to the South Dakota Department of Transportation officials, work will also be done on the Singing Bridge, scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Monday if the weather […]

Mobridge a good fit for Ft. Pierre native Cowan

For Tate Cowan, Mobridge has meant rodeo. From his high school rodeo days at Stanley County High School to a stint as a professional cowboy and now working with the Mobridge Rodeo Association, he is familiar with the Mobridge Rodeo Grounds. Raised on his family ranch, north of Pierre, Tate rodeoed “quite a bit,” throughout his life. He said he […]

New Mural

Mobridge-Pollock Upper Elementary staff donated $500 each to the Mobridge Child Protection Team and the fund for the John Lopez tiger sculpture fund and $100 for the Sources of Strength Clothes Closet that aids the district’s students.  Pictured are (from left) Fay Jackman, representing the Mobridge Art Committee, Lu Ann Bosch, representing the Child Protection Team, Barb Droog and Jody […]

Teeners fight back, split games with Aberdeen

After being soundly defeated in game one, the 13-14 Teeners bounced back to defeat Aberdeen 7-3 in the nightcap at Legion Memorial Field on Saturday. Aberdeen scored at will in the opener and ran away for 21-0 three-inning win. Mobridge would have none of that in the second game. Timely hitting and a five-inning complete game three-hitter by Blaise Thompson […]

Faehnrich, Maher headed to national finals rodeo

All it took was one well-timed ride. Zach Faehnrich used a second go ride to earn a berth at nationals at the South Dakota High School Rodeo Association Finals Rodeo in Belle Fourche, June 13 through 16. Faehnrich scored 50 points on his successful bareback ride. That was enough to give him third place in the average and join the […]

KATIE ZERR: Jail questions need answers before November vote

Are the taxpayers of Walworth County willing to shoulder the burden of a regional jail? There is no question that something needs to be done at the Walworth County Jail. The facility is woefully inadequate and is a liability to the county. But is there really a need in our county for a 70 or more-bed facility to house prisoners […]

BALL FIVE: U.S. Open course was just fine by me

While half of the golf world thought Saturday at the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Course in New York was a fiasco, there was another half thinking the conditions were just what they should be, the most difficult, mentally-challenging surroundings possible. The best players in the world struggled. They struggled to golf well and they struggled to keep their […]


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