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Documents show state does not object to care facility closing

Members of a group working to keep the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center from closing Jan. 31, 2019 have more of a hill to climb as of Thursday, Dec. 6, with new documents filed in Hughes County Court. The hearing for the closing request by Black Hill Receiver, LLC (BHR) is Thursday, Dec. 20, in Hughes County. On Thursday, more […]

Oral Interp team is ‘excellent’

The 2018 Mobridge-Pollock Oral Interp team had a great season that culminated in several members of the team receiving superior awards at the State Oral Interp festival Friday, Dec. 7, and Saturday, Dec. 8, in Pierre. Members Liberty Schaefbauer, Alexa Farias, Kate Fulkerson, Eliza George, Brady Mettler, participated in the readers theater category. Calico Ducheneaux in storytelling, Genevieve Krause in non-original oratory […]

Commission makes changes, looks forward to more

The Walworth County Commission has dealt with a number of issues that have dominated headlines for the past several years, but the day-to-day operation of the county is equally important. “Some areas in this county need changes,” said commission chairman Scott Schilling. “We have to watch how our money is being spent in these areas. We don’t have any additional […]

Employees receive notice, residents are moving out

With the closure date for the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center quickly approaching, the window to take any action to stop is closing. In the past week notice was given to the residents that they needed to find facilities in which to live and some have already done so and are leaving the facility. On Wednesday, Nov. 28, notice of […]

Court hearing on MC&RC closing postponed until Dec.

A little breathing room has been granted in the 60-day closing window for the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center. According to District 23 Representative Spencer Gosch, the court hearing concerning the closing of the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center has been postponed. The hearing, which was to be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28 in Hughes County, has been tentatively rescheduled […]

WCCC group to take over Selby care facility on Dec.

The effort to save the care center in Selby has experienced success in keeping the doors open. The facility will be turned over the Walworth County Care Center (WCCC) group at 12:01 a.m. according to WCCC committee member Dan Biel. After hearing of the proposed closure of their senior care facility, Selby Area residents formed the WCCC, a non-profit, tax-exempt […]

Hearing postponed

According to District 23 Representative Spencer Gosch, the court hearing to concerning the closing of the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center has been postponed. The hearing, which was to be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28 in Hughes County has not been re-scheduled. Gosch said this would allow more time for dialogue between the owner of the facility, Golden Living Centers […]

Black Hills Receiver asks permission from state to close Mobridge facility

Black Hills Receiver LLC, announced on Wednesday, Nov. 14, that it has determined that it is in the best interest of the residents, under the circumstances, to carefully plan for and pursue closure of two skilled nursing facilities, the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation and Madison Care and Rehabilitation Centers. The Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center is a medium facility with […]

Group is formed to find solution to MC&RC closing

With the possibility of the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center closing its doors at the end of January, a group of community leaders are rallying to save the facility. Glenham resident Spencer Gosch, who represents District 23 in the South Dakota House of Representatives, said on Tuesday that a group of community leaders has formed to work on saving the […]

Black Hills Receiver says facility is not financially viable

(Editor’s note: The following is the latest information on the closing of the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center. As we receive more information about this breaking story, it will be passed on to our readers through our website and Facebook page. We appreciate your patience and will continue to search for further information to share with our readers.) Black Hills […]


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