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Walworth County auditor arrested on misdemeanor

The Walworth County Auditor, Rebecca Krein was served with a warrant and placed under arrest last week, for violating a law relating to providing printed materials to the public. The alleged violation of SDCL 1-27-1.16, is in connection to Krein not having printed materials relating to an open meeting agenda in a meeting room for inspection by the public, a […]

Scarecrow Hollow opens this weekend

As the leaves turn and the nights grow cold, it signals that soon the night will be shattered with the roar of chainsaws and screams of terror. The 16th annual haunt, Scarecrow Hollow, is one of the premier events in Mobridge during the year. People travel from across the region to tour the former Kesling’s Funeral Home on Second Street […]

Treating the people of Malawi is Marciano’s life’s dream

What can draw a doctor from Mobridge into one of the poorest nations in the world deep in the heart of Africa? For Dr. Robert Marciano, it was being able to bring much needed medical care to the people surrounding Zomba, Malawi. Malawi is located in southeast Africa nestled between Tanzania to the northeast, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique […]

Two residents plead guilty in casino scheme

Two area residents have pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme that involved prescription drugs and casino award points. Meinard E. Medicine, Jr., 58, and Carlene Cloke, 65, both pleaded guilty in federal court in Aberdeen to a felony charge of distribution. According to court documents, Cloke admitted to selling hydrocodone on more than one occasion, between December 2016 […]

Art historian will interview residents about Howe murals

The administration of the City of Mobridge has been working with the South Dakota State Historical Preservation Office staff on a nomination for the Scherr-Howe Event Center, home to the Oscar Howe murals, to become a National Landmark. The national Parks system has reviewed the nomination and has requested more information about the facility. In order to gather more information […]

Two Iowa men die in boating accident

Two men from Iowa drowned in a boating incident on Lake Oahe, on Wednesday, Sept. 25, according to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office report. The information released reported at approximately 5:15 p.m., Mobridge E911 Emergency dispatch received a call stating that a boat was taking on water by Deadman’s Cove located on Lake Oahe, south and west of Revheim Park. […]

Two drown in a boating incident on Lake Oahe

Two men from Iowa drowned in a boating incident on Lake Oahe, on Wednesday, Sept. 25, according to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office report. The information released reported at approximately 5:15 p.m., Mobridge E911 Emergency dispatch received a call stating that a boat was taking on water by Deadman’s Cove located on Lake Oahe, south and west of Revheim Park. […]

MP District report card shows improvements

The Mobridge-Pollock School District scores higher than average of students tested in the State of South Dakota on the annual SMARTER Balanced Assessment test scores, but not as well as sub-groups of the assessment. Each year, several classes in each district are tested for their understanding of English, mathematics and science. South Dakota is part of the SMARTER Balanced Assessment […]

Vehicle damages Filler’s Bakery

On Thursday, Sept. 19, the driver of a vehicle trying to avoid an accident with a motorcycle, struck Filler’s Bakery in Mobridge, damaging the front of the building. At 10:30 p.m., Mobridge emergency crews were called to the scene when the SUV driven by Arthur Kirby, 59, of Saint Hedwig, Texas, struck the front of the bakery, severely damaging the […]

Filler’s damaged in crash

On Thursday, Sept. 19, the driver of a vehicle trying to avoid an accident with a motorcycle, struck Filler’s Bakery in Mobridge, damaging the front of the building. At 10:30 p.m., Mobridge emergency crews were called to the scene when the SUV driven by a 59-year-old Texas man struck the front of the bakery, severely damaging the front eastern side […]


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