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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Memorial Restoration

Tom Stelling of Historical Markers Restoration puts the clear-coating on the Blue Star Memorial Highway sign at City Park on Friday. The Floridian restores Blue Star Memorial Signs for garden clubs around the country.

Cool Pool

Easton Eisemann (left) and Kellen Pfitzer execute aerial gymnastics off the diving boards at the Mobridge Municipal Swimming Pool on Friday afternoon.

Ducheneaux elected Girls State governor

Mobridge representative Calico Ducheneaux did not go to 2018 Girls State with the intention of running for office, but through encouraging words and tapping her inner confidence, she was elected to the governorship by her fellow Girl Staters. Ducheneaux is the first delegate from Mobridge to be elected as governor at an annual conference. She attended the 2018 American Legion […]

Memorial Day

The Rookey  family (from left) Ayden, grandpa Leo, dad Brandon and Mason, honor the veterans at the Mobridge City Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day ceremonies. The flags, used to mark the graves of veterans, are placed by the Mobridge American Legion Post #4. Ayden, 3, and Mason, 4, are carrying on a family tradition of honoring veterans. Both their […]

Trevor Begeman wins shot put title with record-breaking throw

The State B Track and Field Meet has been run since 1946. In 72 years, no one had ever thrown a shot put more than 60 feet. That is until Friday, when Trevor Begeman of Herreid/Selby Area sent the shot 60 feet, 2.25 inches to set a new meet record and win the State B title in Rapid City. Begeman […]

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