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Watch Mobridge Regional Hospital’s video address to the community on COVID-19

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Positive COVID tests increase in Walworth Co.

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Walworth County has experienced a jump in positive cases this past week, according to the South Dakota Department of Health. On Wednesday, July 1, the reported number of positive cases in Walworth County was listed as 13, with six cases reported as recovered. There have been 389 negative tests administered at MRH&C. Other positive tests have been detected with testing […]

New no texting law will be enforced

South Dakotans will be facing fines if they are caught texting while driving as a new law is now in effect that will impact many area drivers. As of Wednesday, July 1, drivers in South Dakota will no longer be able to use mobile electronic devices, including cell phones, for texting or other purposes while they drive. During the 2020 […]

Carlson re-elected to Ward III council seat in Tuesday’s election

Ward III incumbent councilman Randy Carlson will serve another term on the Mobridge City Council as he defeated challenger Davis Guggolz. Carlson received nearly 75% of the votes cast with 73 to Guggolz’ 23 votes or 23.5% in the Tuesday, June 23 election. There were 98 votes cast in the election, two of those ballots were unmarked or spoiled. There […]

Another resident tests positive for COVID-19

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The South Dakota Department of Health on Wednesday, June 24, reported another positive COVID-19 case in Walworth County The number of reported COVID-19 cases in South Dakota was up by 66 new cases and now stands at 6,419. There are 781 active cases of COVID-19 in the state at this time, with 5,554 residents reported as recovered. The total cases […]

Indian Relay races coming to Mobridge

The Mobridge Rodeo Association is bringing a fast-paced, unique event to the city to help in the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Sitting Bull Stampede. The Horse Nations Indian Relay (NIRC) council presents the season opener at the Mobridge Rodeo Grounds on Tuesday, June 30, and Wednesday, July 1. The NIRC is bringing together the Horse Nations of […]

Two residents test positive for COVID-19

Two positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Mobridge this week as the South Dakota Department of Health on Wednesday, June 17, reported that the number of reported COVID-19 cases in South Dakota were up by 84 new cases and now stands at 6,050. Both positive cases in Mobridge have been reported as close contact situations, according to health officials. […]

Revenues surprise city administrator

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused havoc on the nations’ economy, in Mobridge a jump in tax revenue for the month of April comes as a surprise. Mobridge City Administrator/Finance Officer Heather Beck said on Tuesday, she was shocked when the April tax revenue came in. “Amazingly the tax revenue has gone up,” she said. “I think that people were […]

Appeal made for return to normal operations

The Mobridge City Council heard from a local restaurant manager and owner concerning allowing full opening of local businesses. Lisa Briggs and Gary Stueck addressed the council about the impact of the closing of certain businesses during the early weeks of the COVID-19 outbreak. Briggs told the council how the restrictions on the Pizza Ranch restaurant after the business was […]

Mohr, Holgard win primary election in commision races

Walworth County will have a new commissioner as on Tuesday, June 2, the primary elections ousted an incumbent commissioner. District 23 will have a new senator and a new representative as the incumbent in that seat was also defeated. The election determined the candidates who will run for the open seats in the November election, if there are Democrat or […]


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