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16U Teeners hold off Leola/Frederick to advance

The Mobridge 16U Teener baseball team advanced with a 7-6 win over Leola/Frederick in the Region 1 16U Teener Baseball Tournament at Legion Memorial Field on Tuesday. Mobridge took a 4-2 lead with a four-run first inning and tacked on single runs in the second, third and sixth innings to take a 7-2 lead into the final inning. Leola/Frederick rallied […]

14U girls win wild game to claim state softball title

Elsy Larsen hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Mobridge 14U girls to title in the 14U division of the South Dakota Youth Slowpitch State Tournament at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls on July 17 and 18. Larsen’s game winning hit scored Selena Arpan to give the girls an 18-17 win over Watertown […]

Grand Crossing crash causes injuries, no fatalities

A vehicle drove into a pole on East Grand Crossing outside of La Cabana on Monday, July 26, but no serious injuries have been reported. Two people were in the vehicle, Police Chief Shawn Madison said. An ambulance transferred one of the two people in the vehicle to the hospital, with one suffering a fractured bone and some bruising. No […]

Singing Bridge repair

Repairs to the Singing Bridge, on Highway 1806 over the Grand River, northwest of Mobridge started on Monday, July 12. The repairs are expected to be completed and the bridge reopened to traffic in four weeks. The bridge is closed to traffic and drivers will need to use an alternate route during this time.

Killing drought

The drought’s severe effects are seen at Oahe Hills Golf Course, where a dead tree stands between grass that has and hasn’t been watered.

Honoring an officer

Law enforcement officers from across the state paid tribute to Mobridge Police Officer Cordell Good Shield Friday, July 16, at the Edge Event Center in Mobridge. Good Shield was killed in an accident near Onida on Monday, July 12.

Fighting for the lives of golf course’s plants during drought

Oahe Hills superintendent Jason Weisbeck has been fighting the forces of heat and drought to keep the golf course green. Despite the lush grass covering much of the course, it has been an uphill struggle. The past several years have given South Dakotans weather extremeshold. Several parts of the state broke or nearly broke precipitation records in 2018, and 2019 […]

Post 4 overcomes Pierre after narrow loss in first game

Post 4 finished the regular season with a 9-6 win over Pierre Post 8 15/16 Legion at Legion Memorial Field on Friday. Pierre won the opening, five-inning game 5-4. Post 4 led all the way in its 9-6 win. The local nine scored two in the first, one in the second and three in the third to open a 6-0 […]

18U girls take second in Watertown

The Mobridge 18U girls softball team took second place at the Midsummer Showdown in Watertown, July 10 and 11. They lost one game during pool play on Saturday, before coming back with wins over Wild Dutchman of Huron and Watertown teams Duane’s and LAPD. Shocks of Watertown, who went undefeated, got them in the championship game. Pictured are: (back from […]

Fire damages garage, Fifth Avenue West home

A fire Friday, July 9, heavily damaged a garage and caused smoke and water damage to a Fifth Avenue West home once owned by the late Dennis “Packy” Naasz. Fire units were called to the home at 5:53 p.m., when a Sixth Avenue West resident smelled and discovered smoke coming from the garage at the back of the home. Units […]

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