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Merchant, Bergstrom catch 15.8 pounds, take first in tourney

Trucks pulling trailers loaded with four-wheelers and fishing shacks began to fill all the parking lots around the Coca-Cola building, early on the cold morning of Saturday, Jan. 15 for the lead-up to the opening of the 21st Annual Mobridge Chamber Ice Fishing Tournament. As the morning approached 9 a.m., vehicles lined both sides of U.S. Highway 12 for nearly […]

Reminder will be delivered by mail

To get the Mobridge Tribune’s advertising information to the community, effective Monday, Jan. 17, the Mobridge Reminder will be sent to customers through the mail. “This is the last of my shoppers to make this move,” said Kelsey Majeske, publisher of Mobridge Publishing. “We already mail everything outside of city limits.” In making the decision to use the mail for […]

Anglers invade city for annual tourney

When more than 1,000 anglers hit the ice on Saturday, Jan. 15, for the 2022 Annual Mobridge Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee Ice Fishing Tournament, it will be the 21st time it has happened in the community. The main events will be held at the Scherr-Howe Event Center with the weigh-ins held at the Beadle’s Chevrolet garage on Saturday. The weigh-ins […]

For the Faehnrich family, it’s not all about the fishing

When Brady Faehnrich first dropped a line through the ice of 2001 trying to win an ice auger, he was fishing against 24 other anglers many of whom were his friends. That was the first Mobridge Tourism Committee Mobridge Ice Fishing Tournament. This year, Brady and his son, Dalton, will fish in the 21st Annual Mobridge Chamber of Commerce Tourism […]

Local grocers pull printed advertising inserts from papers

Changes in the technical age are hitting the Mobridge area with the demise of the grocery store inserts in the Monday Reminder. The weekly ad inserts for Paylessfoods and Merkel’s Foods in Mobridge will no longer be inserted in the Reminder as the owners of both stores have decided it is time to go paperless. Spencer Merkel said on Tuesday […]

Approving the supplements to the 2021 budget and changing the day the monthly meetings will be held, the Mobridge City Council closed out the city’s business for the year. The council approved the second reading of Ordinance 1003, the supplemental appropriations with $104,050 in supplements to and from various funds. From the general fund, a $30,000 supplement went to the […]

All access to Lake Oahe expected to be open soon

Anglers looking to get onto the ice in pursuit of the wily walleye have many options near Mobridge that are now open, according to various officials. With the exception of the Indian Memorial site, all other access points, those managed by the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the City of Mobridge, are open. There was a […]

Monday ends history of Haux building

Faye Jackman remembers that when she was a kid, Haux TV and Radio was the place to buy records. It was the first place in Mobridge to sell TVs. On Monday, Dec. 20, the old building that once housed the business built by Roy Haux fell to the machinery of progress, as a backhoe tore down its venerable old walls. […]

Access to Indian Memorial Marina blocked by tribe

An access point used by anglers to get on to the ice of Lake Oahe has been blocked off by the Standing Rock Tribe. Access to the Indian Memorial Marina, a popular access point for ice fisherman, is blocked off by a snow fence. With the Mobridge Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee’s annual ice fishing tournament just weeks away, the […]

Commissioners to seek 4-H adviser before SDSU hires

Based on its youth population, Walworth County has qualified for a half-time 4-H Youth Program adviser to be hired by South Dakota State University (SDSU). SDSU would advertise, interview and hire for the position. They would pay half of the salary, while the county would only be responsible for paying $10,568 to the university once a year. The Walworth County […]


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