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Albers arrested on felony arson charge

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A Mobridge businessman was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 15, on a felony warrant for arson in connection with a fire at Bridge City Liquors in February 2019. According to Mobridge Police Chief Shawn Madison, officers arrested Rhett Albers at his home on First Avenue West after a grand jury indicted him on the arson charge. The charge of arson in the […]

City council hears Chamber’s budget, need for contribution

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The Mobridge City Council, Tuesday, Sept. 14, heard Chamber of Commerce Interim Director Tanner Jerome explain the organization’s budget, purpose and need for the city’s contribution. Jerome told the council he and board of directors were aware of the questions the council had about the funding from the city, especially about the budget proposal for the salaries and benefits for […]

MP board hears student request to display tribal flags at district schools

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The Mobridge-Pollock School Board heard an appeal from two students for the school to display flags that will help area Native American students feel welcome in the district and a presentation on the Smarter Balance Assessment data. Cadee Peltier and Trent Schmeichel explained the nature of their appeal to display the flags of the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River reservations […]

Opt out meeting leaves some taxpayers questions unanswered

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Informing the crowd the discussion was about the opt out election and not the jail plan, Walworth County Commission Chair Jim Houck set the tone for the Friday, Sept. 3, meeting held at the Edge Event Center. The meeting began with commissioner Rick Cain explaining what issues the commission was facing and why the taxpayers of Walworth County should vote […]

Beef n’ Fun is back

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Mobridge will once again host its fall celebration when the 43th Annual Beef N’ Fun Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11 and Sunday, Sept. 12. The Mobridge Chamber of Commerce is hosting the event, which will include a wide range of activities throughout the day Saturday, finishing the day with the beef feed at Scherr-Howe Event Center. On […]


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