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Backhand Drive

Disc golfers took advantage of a perfect summer day on Sunday, Aug. 18, to test their skills on the course south of Mobridge.

Practice Makes Perfect

Head coach Rose Henderson stresses a point to the Lady Tigers during the first day of volleyball practice on Thursday at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium. The Lady Tigers open the season at Chamberlain on Aug. 31. Their first home match is Sept. 10 when the newly-formed North Central comes to town. North Central is the first-year co-op with Eureka, Bowdle […]

Family Affair

The Tiger football team has an unusually high number of brothers playing on this year’s teams with eight sets, including three sets of twins. The sets of brothers are (from left, brother in back first) Jon and Will Keller, Ethan and Devin Black Fox, Ashton and Turner Pfitzer, twins Zane and Gavin Reinert, twins Kregen and Josh Norder, twins Braden […]

Council approves project changes

The Mobridge City Council, in a special meeting held Tuesday, Aug. 20, approved several change orders for the Mobridge Regional Airport project. Todd Goldsmith of KLJ Engineering told the council it would be best to complete both additions to the project during this time and it would be covered with grant funding. The first was a $3,610 change order to […]

First day of kindergarten is exciting, sad at the same time

The sounds of children greeting each other on the playground, of teachers helping students find their way and in some cases tears, are all a part of the first day of school. For some families with kindergarten students it is a traumatic experience, for others, a right of passage. For Mobridge residents Kyle and Risa Fryhling and their only child […]

Frailing looks on as marina building comes down

The memories of years of a labor of love washed through Jerry Frailing as he sat atop his riding mower on Saturday morning, watching the Bridge City Marina and Resort building he built get torn down and toted away. “It’s something isn’t it?” said Frailing. Frailing bought the business 36 years ago and sold it to present owners Mike and […]

Storm leaves more than crop damage in wake

The Tuesday, Aug. 6, hail storm destroyed crops to the east and west of Mobridge, adding to an already tough year for Ag producers. According to law enforcement and the National Weather Service, the storm hit West River communities, especially around the Trail City area before splitting at Lake Oahe and hitting north and south of Mobridge. Hail damaged buildings, […]

Hogwarts Project

Elsy Larsen concentrates on making her own pet owl out of supplies in  her cauldron at  Camp Hogwarts at  A.H. Brown Library.

‘Bad Company’ puts on winning show at derby

A team from the south took first and a team from the north took second at the 26th annual Mobridge Demolition Derby held Saturday at Mobridge Rodeo Grounds. When all the dust settled in the A Main, the Bad Company team of Cody Birkeland of Dupree and Randy Brown of Pierre were crowned as the 2019 champions. For winning their […]

12U girls win national title

The Mobridge 12U girls’ softball team won the USA 2019 Slow Pitch Girls’ 12-Under National Championship tournament in Sioux Falls over the weekend. The team had a perfect record in the tournament with Watertown Blaze taking second, Sioux Falls Wayne and Mary’s third and Watertown Green Machine fourth. The 12U national champions are: (back from left) coach Heather Overland, Raelyn […]

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