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Mobridge-Pollock graduation set for Sunday at Tiger Stadium

Plans are nearly complete for a unique, yet traditional graduation ceremony, Sunday, May 17, for the Mobridge-Pollock Class of 2020. The graduation ceremony will be held at Tiger Stadium beginning at 2 p.m.¬†Graduates and a limited number of family members will be allowed in the stadium. The ceremony is not open to the public. Mobridge-Pollock Superintendent Tim Frederick told the […]

Joint loan program helps local businesses

Business owners in Mobridge received help to get through the recent shutdown by way of a joint effort of the City of Mobridge and Mobridge Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO). The two entities partnered on a COVID-19 loan program that made funds available to Mobridge businesses negatively impacted by the coronavirus crisis. The revolving loans of $2,000 to $5,000 with 0% […]

Council passes ordinance allowing businesses to open

On Monday, May 4, the Mobridge City Council met to pass the second reading of an ordinance created to reopen the Mobridge business community and set restrictions on certain businesses. A shortened version of the ordinance is included in this edition of the Tribune. Members of the community were invited to attend the meeting online. Some had questions about the […]

Council passes ordinance allowing businesses to open

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The Mobridge City Council Monday, May 4, passed the second reading of Ordinance 984, a modified version of the ordinance that passed the first reading on Wednesday, April 29. The ordinance was passed at the meeting and will go into effect on Thursday, May 7 at midnight. It is an emergency ordinance to continue addressing a public health crisis by […]

MRH&C, Selby to join forces to open new clinic

Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics (MRH&C) and the City of Selby will create a new clinic to keep health care options in the county seat. Selby leaders reached out to the MRH&C board of trusties in February with news that Avera would be pulling out of their community. The leaders were concerned with the options being discussed as a potential […]

MP officials working on graduation plans

The Mobridge-Pollock Class of 2020 will have possibly the most unique graduation ceremony in school history. Mobridge-Pollock officials, working with a committee and parents of graduates, have been working on several plans for the graduation ceremony. According to MP Superintendent Tim Frederick, the group has come up with a plan for an outdoor ceremony at Tiger Stadium for graduates and […]

Council approves funds to help small businesses

The Mobridge City Council Wednesday, April 15, approved a program between the city and Mobridge Economic Development (MEDCO) to help city businesses during the COVID-19 shutdown. Mobridge City Administrator/Finance Officer Heather Beck told the council the city and MEDCO have joined together to offer a revolving loan program at 0%. The loans, would range from $2,000 to $5,000 and can […]

All Mobridge COVID cases are reported by DOH as recovered

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The community of Mobridge has survived a week without any more reported cases of COVID-19 outside of the five cases reported last week. On Wednesday, April 22, it was reported that of five cases in Walworth County all are listed as recovered. The city ordinance concerning group gatherings and social distancing is still in effect until the time the city […]

School board keeps graduation date, discusses many options

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board Tuesday, April 14, decided that the date for graduation of the 2020 senior class will remain as it was scheduled. The board decided that there should be a celebration for the graduating class on Sunday, May 17, and discussed some options, but did not make any decision on what the ceremony would be. Mobridge-Pollock Superintendent Tim […]

Mobridge has five active COVID cases

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The first positive cases of the COVID-19 virus in Walworth County were reported this week as five cases were reported in Mobridge. The daily briefing on Wednesday, April 15, showed three more positive cases in Mobridge. According to Mobridge Regional Hospital CEO John Ayoub, the first two cases were reported through testing from the Mobridge facility. Both individuals are convalescing […]


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