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Senior Braxton Albers adds a handful of glitter to the grand march celebration much to the delight of his date Calico Ducheneaux and the crowd Saturday, April 13, at Mobridge-Pollock High School prom. The couple was one of more than 50 that attended this year’s “Party Like it’s the 1920s” themed event.

Stroeder, Fried elected to MP School Board

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board will have a new member for the 2019-2010 school year and beyond as incumbent Eric Stroeder and challenger Chris Fried received the most votes in Tuesday’s election. Voters in Mobridge, Pollock and Mound City cast ballots for two of the three candidates for the two available seats. Current Mobridge-Pollock School Board President Eric Stroeder of Glenham, […]

Lakota Education Seniors Honored

On Saturday, Mach 30, the seniors of the Mobridge-Pollock Lakota Education program were honored with a graduation ceremony and Wacipi. Those seniors honored by their friends, family and community are (from left) Kasidi Harman, Caitlyn Claymore, Lauren Thompson, Mandy Cadotte, Title VI/JOM Director, Monica Schmaltz, Mikhaela Laundreaux, Rylee Peltier, Sioux Mousseau-Killsback, Parker Mentz, Sheldon Mound, Tucson Freeman, Shaeley Dupris, Jayce […]

Spring Incoming

Melting snow provided water for drinking and bathing  for robins that have migrated north despite the heavy snow cover. These robins were found enjoying the snow melt at Revheim Park on Tuesday, March 26.

Farmers, ranchers face hard decisions as ag economy continues to slide


A 5-year slide in the agricultural economy in South Dakota and across the Great Plains has left many producers operating at a loss and is putting some in jeopardy of losing their farms.   A major decline in most commodity prices is the primary cause of the losses, but extended drought and recent flooding combined with a lingering trade war […]

Snow could possibly be record

Howling winds peaking at nearly 60 mph Wednesday, March 13 and Thursday, March 14, packed 5.4 inches of new snow into solid drifts that caused serious issues for area residents. But it wasn’t just the snowfall from the storm that was drifting, as one week prior nearly nine inches of snow fell in the area. “We had a report of […]

Snowy Path

Sidewalks and roads in Mobridge were blocked by drifts of snow on Friday as the wind subsided and sun came out.  Behind the mailbox is a skidsteer being used to clear a path along Fourth Avenue West.

Study: South Dakota Faces Growing Urban-Rural Digital Divide


South Dakota is threatened by a growing urban-rural digital divide, endangering residents’ quality of life and economic development efforts unless significant investments are made in advanced mobile technology, a new study suggests.   Researchers from the University of South Dakota and Virginia’s Old Dominion University interviewed and surveyed rural South Dakota residents last fall to determine their perceptions of coverage, […]

Another winter storm to hit area

Mobridge Police Chief Shawn Madison is urging all residents to be prepared for the coming winter storm and to stay off the roads if possible during the storm. “We will be plowing the roads as soon as the weather conditions allow,” he said. “Our primary focus during the storm will be to keep the emergency routes open.” Madison said when […]

Mardi Gras Gala

Game host Ken Ripley (left) explains to the players how auctioning cards works in the fundraising game of poker Saturday, March 2, at the Mobridge Regional Hospital Foundation’s Mardi Gras. The game was part of the dinner and entertainment event hosted by the foundation to raise funds for the foundation’s projects throughout the year.


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