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Weather strains crops in Mobridge, surrounding area

By Halen Groenke | July 30, 2020

Too much rain in the spring coupled with hailstorms and dry conditions this summer have meant a somewhat strenuous growing season for area farmers. Eleanor J Goetz, Walworth County executive director for the Farm Service Agency in Selby, said this past spring many acres were labeled as “prevented planting,” which means that some crops were unable to be planted on […]

Oahe’s fishing guides busier than usual

By Halen Groenke | July 30, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to spread across the country, the outdoors seems to be enticing some people to do more of or try things they hadn’t considered doing before – such as fishing. Owners of the MoPro Guide Service and MoRest Motel, Brent and Kelly Kemnitz, said that business lately has been nothing but busy. Brent’s guiding service has had […]

Carol Lehrkamp is the ‘rock of the Chamber office’

By Halen Groenke | July 23, 2020

Residents of Mobridge know Carol Lehrkamp. If you have been to any community event, ever voted in an election or ever visited the Mobridge Chamber of Commerce office, there is a great chance that you have seen Lehrkamp there. She is the ultimate volunteer and cheerleader for community of Mobridge. Lehrkamp is a giver; to her family, to her friends, […]