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Hoisington family facing double whammy

A Mobridge family that has overcome major physical and emotional obstacles in the past seven years is now facing a double whammy that is testing them once again. The family of Rachel and Gordie Hoisington have been burdened with two more serious health issues as both Rachel and Gordie are currently hospitalized at Avera McKinnon in Sioux Falls. After battling […]

CRNAs vital to MRH&C operation

For people who live in rural areas of the country, access to medical care is vital to their health. That is especially true when it comes to emergency care. Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics provides a wide variety of health care services, including 24-hour anesthesiology service. The facility has been able to offer those services for more than 20 years. […]

Mobridge is not on the Shopko closure list

News of the Shopko company filing for bankruptcy and closing stores in rural areas including some in South Dakota, have Mobridge area residents fearing the store in Mobridge will close its doors. As part of the plan to consolidate and restructure the company, 38 other stores will be closed. According to the company officials, Mobridge is not on the list […]

Council approves list of volunteers

The Mobridge City Council, Tuesday, Jan. 15, approved a list of volunteers who stepped forward to volunteer for the Mobridge Volunteer Fire Department. The list included several members of the former fire fighters who wished to remain on the fire department. As the meeting came to order, three of the fire fighters who were members of the team that was […]

Whopper walleye cements win

The weather was great and the fish were biting Saturday, Jan. 12, for the 18th Annual Mobridge Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee Ice Fishing tournament. The Three-day event, heralded as the Midwest’s largest 2-person team fishing tournament finished on Saturday at Scherr-Howe Event Center with the presentation of the winners and the final giveaways of cash and prizes. According to the committee, anglers from 14 states fished during the […]

Council does not approve MFD roster

The Mobridge City Council, Tuesday, Jan. 8, voted against approving the presented roster of the Mobridge Volunteer Fire Department ending the active status of the fire department. The roster was presented as part of the regular meeting. This is an annual part of the new year’s business. The move came after the council went into executive session at 5:36 p.m. […]

DCI assists with death investigation

An unattended death in Mobridge that may have occurred late Monday night or early Tuesday morning is under investigation. According to Mobridge Chief of Police Shawn Madison, a woman was found deceased near her home at Oahe Estates early Tuesday morning. Madison said he felt it was important to ensure the death was accidental and requested assistance from the South […]

Commission takes no action on city’s transport proposal

The Walworth County Commission, Friday, Dec. 28, heard a proposal by the City of Mobridge to transport arrestees to the Faulk County Jail if that is the plan the county wants to adopt. Mobridge Chief Finance Officer Heather Beck and Police Chief Shawn Madison, presented a proposal to the commission that the city council had approved at the Tuesday, Dec. […]

Tourism Committee ready for annual angler invasion

The final preparations are ongoing as the Mobridge Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee gets ready to entertain 1,052 anglers at the 18th Annual Ice Fishing Tournament Saturday, Jan. 12. With $275,000 in cash and prizes, the Mobridge tournament is one of largest in the Midwest. Tourism Committee member Kelsey Majeske said there will be more big prizes to be given […]

Judge approves MC&RC Jan. 31 closing

Judge Patricia DeVaney of the Sixth Circuit Court in Hughes County, Thursday, Dec. 20, approved the closing of the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center and the care facility in Madison. She also ruled in favor of the Golden Living LLC., in maintaining their current plan of closure by January 31, although it was stated that Golden Living would like to […]


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