Caldwell wins MP invite

Cameron Caldwell of Chamberlain shot one-under-par 71 to win medalist honors and lead the Cubs to a win over Mobridge-Pollock at Oahe Hills Golf Course on Thursday. After a front nine 38, Caldwell shot a blistering 33 the second time around. He had birdies on holes one, five and six to go along with six pars. Cubs teammate Drayton Priebe […]

Council, police honor Wollman for saving life

Mobridge Police Chief Shawn Madison told the Mobridge City Council Tuesday, Aug. 14, that actions of Grace Wollman on July 11th saved the life of a Mobridge child. He told the council that Wollman was working as a lifeguard at the swimming pool when she saw a child on the bottom of the pool. “Not only did she pull the […]

Randall hired as MPHS principal

Contracts for new staff positions, including high school principal were approved Monday, Aug. 13 at the Mobridge-Pollock School Board meeting. Holly Randall, who is originally from Herreid, was hired as the new high school principal, replacing Mike Busch who resigned last month. Randall was the 7-12 grade principal in Napoleon, N.D., for two years. She also worked with the Northwest […]

Council appoints Reichert to seat

The Mobridge City Council met for a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 7, to appoint a council member for Ward I and to accept the completion of the clarifier project at the wastewater plant. On Tuesday, July 31, it was announced that Ward I Councilwoman Jackie Quaschnick had resigned her seat. On Tuesday, the council approved Curtis Reichert to fill that […]

Spending cuts to county’s 2019 budget discussed

Walworth County Commissioners Tuesday, Aug. 7, discussed the preliminary budget for 2019 and moves that could reduce costs to the county. Commissioners discussed increased costs and suggested cuts that could be considered to bring those costs in line with the budget. Several suggestions to cost reductions included cutting deputy positions in two offices, one in the director of equalization office […]

Co-worker a donor match for Yellow Boy

This past May, Tony Yellow Boy received news that he was waiting for: after four years, he had finally found a match for a kidney transplant. Prior to April, Yellow Boy, a social services aide at Aberdeen Area Youth Treatment Center, had been on dialysis for over four years. Having two failing kidneys was tough on Yellow Boy and he […]

Rubble Site ablaze

On early Saturday morning, a call was made for a fire at the rubble site on Lakefront Drive. The fire prompted the fire sirens to sound in town. There is no suspicion about what started the fire, according to Police Chief, Shawn Madison. It’s clear to officials that the fire started by itself. “It looked like they were just all […]

Demolition Derby scheduled this Saturday

The 25th Mobridge Demolition Derby will take place at the Mobridge Rodeo Grounds on Saturday, August 4. This year the Mobridge Demolition Derby will feature a four on four team derby, limited build and power wheels. There will also be a raffle car. Raffle tickets will be for sale at the demolition derby, and three winners will be picked. The […]

City Council introduces preliminary 2019 budget

On Tuesday night, the Mobridge City Council revealed their 2019 budget summary. The proposed expenditure budget is at $10,450,803. That number is over 4.5 million more than the 2018 budget. The proposed airport runway project would take over 4.4 million to complete, if the funding isn’t provided. There is a chance, that Mobridge could have the project fully funded by […]

Keller Relay set for Saturday

Abby’s Benefit Relay will take place on Saturday, July 28 at the Moose Lodge with free will spaghetti and salad dinner starting at 5:00 p.m. Abby Keller, a 16-year old from Trail City, was diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma. The relay for Abby came by suggestion from her friend, Carli Fuhrer. Lisa Merkel and Fuhrer decided to team up […]

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