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 […]

BREAKING: Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center intends to close in January

News has been received within the hour that Black Hills, LLC has notified the State of South Dakota of its intention to close the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center in Mobridge in January. We are currently working on gathering more information on this breaking story. Any information will be posted on our website and our Facebook page.

Commission terminates highway superintendent

Walworth County Commissioners, Friday, Nov. 9, passed a resolution to terminate Penny Goetz as the Walworth County Highway Department Superintendent. Citing a number of incidents that have occurred during the year of her tenure as superintendent, commission chair Scott Schilling told the commission it was time to seek new leadership in that department. Schilling said it is evident that Goetz […]

Gosch named to leadership role

Glenham resident and District 23 Representative Spencer Gosch will serve as Speaker Pro Tempore in the South Dakota House of Representatives in 2019. House Republicans met in caucus in Pierre on Friday,Nov. 9, to elect majority leadership positions. House Republicans nominated Rep. Steven G.Haugaard of Sioux Falls forSpeaker of the House. Other leaders elected includefor Majority Leader, Rep.Lee Qualm of […]

Bond issue defeated,Noem elected first female governor

With vote counts lasting late into the night Tuesday, Nov. 6, Walworth County voters let their voices be heard on the new jail facility and South Dakotans elect a female governor for the first time in the state’s history. It will be back to the drawing board for the county commission as voters defeated a bond issue that would have […]

NOTICE: The Selby Community Club would like to make a public statement regarding a letter that was published in the local newspapers.


The Selby Community Club would like to make a public statement regarding a letter that was published in the local newspapers.  The letter in the Mobridge Tribune was published incorrectly and identified the author as Rich Fiedler president of the Selby Community Club.  The letter was not written by nor endorsed by Rich.  The letter was written by a member […]

Voters face important decisions on Tuesday

Several important issues will be on the ballot Tuesday, Nov. 6. Voters in Walworth County will make the decision on whether or not to build a $10.5 million regional jail facility. The issue facing the county’s residents is whether or not to allow the county to issues bonds that will fund a new 70-bed facility. In information presented at public […]

Officials answer questions about new jail bond issue

(Editor’s note: After the meeting, Walworth County Commission Chairman Scott Schilling said no decision has been made on closing the jail immediately should the bond be defeated. He said other options would be weighed before any decision of the future of the current jail will be made.) A small crowd of Mobridge area residents met with Walworth County officials Monday, […]

Scammers take area businesses for cash

Quick change artists got away with more than $500 from local businesses, Saturday, Oct. 20, before moving on to other communities in the area. According to Mobridge Police Chief Shawn Madison, two individuals used a classic scam to bilk area businesses out of the cash. The quick change scam begins with paying for a small item with a large bill, […]

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