Seniors in Pierre

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the MPHS senior class sat in on committee meetings in the Legislative Session, met staff from the governor’s office and conducted a Q and A with Rep. Scott Moore. Pictured here are: (front from left) teacher Jason Weisbeck, Brayden Blom, Emma Keller, Hallie Lyon, Madison Ross, Karma Howard, Phyllis Berg, Gretchen Olson and Lt. Gov. Larry […]

Youth Tournament

The Mobridge Youth Organization (MYO) held its annual Bridge City Classic Basketball Tourney on Saturday. Kids in grades three through six from several local communities faced off in a brackets-style competition by grade level and gender. Shown here are the fifth grade girls from Mobridge competing against the Hettinger/Scranton Ballerz. In a fierce battle, the Ballerz came out ahead, winning […]

Grandstand Gala

At the Mobridge Rodeo Association’s (MRA) ninth annual Grandstand Gala, which took place at the Mobridge Moose Lodge on Saturday, Feb. 18, rancher Sam Mortenson of Little Eagle was named Grand Marshall of the 2023 Sitting Bull Stampede. Here he is, accepting the honor at Saturday’s event.

Paving the way

Jensen Rock & Sand, Inc., received the 2022 Concrete Paving Award of Excellence from the South Dakota Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) for work completed on the U.S. Highway 212 reconstruction in Gettysburg for Reede Construction. Shown here are (from left) Kurt Rahlf (quality control foreman), Cole Geditz (batch plant operator) and Justin Miner (batch plant operator).

Get involved in the decision about solar in Walworth County

Whether you think solar power is the answer to mankind’s climate and energy woes, are critical of the technology due to lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions or decommissioning issues or are somewhere in between, now is the time to listen, learn and get involved with the community as it grapples with the decision as to whether to allow solar farms to […]

Legislators at Cracker Barrel event

Regional jail idea, tax cuts dominate meeting with Reps

A crowd of about 50 area residents met with representatives from Districts 23 and 28 to discuss legislation that concerns the people of South Dakota and their districts at a cracker barrel event, held in Mobridge on Saturday, Feb. 18. The event was held at Mobridge City Hall with Sen. Bryan Breitling of Miller and Rep. Scott Moore of Ipswich, […]

Unmanageable debt forces McLaughlin co-op to dissolve

Farmers Union Oil Company of McLaughlin, DBA Dakota Plains Co-Op, recently announced plans to dissolve the corporation and sell off all of its assets. Members of the co-op made the decision on Dec. 20, 2022, after last year’s audit revealed significant cost overruns on the new convenience store and office building that has been under construction for more than two […]

February 22, 2023 Mobridge Tribune