Herreid blood drive is successful

Herreid blood drive coordinator LeAnn Horner and the National Mutual Benefit have sponsored a very successful blood drive. The drive held in Herreid on July 29 saw 35 people volunteer to donate blood and 33 were able to give. Sixteen people gave blood on the automated 2RBC machine which collects two units of red blood cells during the donation, so […]

Area Happenings

Small Business Development Center Carla Burns, Business Consultant from the Small Business Development Center will be in Mobridge on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Carla will be at the office of Mobridge Economic Development, 205 2nd Street East in Mobridge, adjacent to City Hall, beginning at 10:00AM. Interested persons are encouraged to call Carla at (605) 626-2565 to make an appointment […]

SD Farmers Union hosts Farm Bill meetings

South Dakota Farmers Union will host Farm Bill meetings across South Dakota in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency. The meetings will focus on the two commodity programs, Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC), which are included in the 2014 Farm Bill. “The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) continues to press on with […]


On Saturday morning, August 1, a memorial service was held in Hope Reformed Church for Bradley Van Beek, son of the late Clarence Van Beek and Lorraine Van Beek with burial in the Westfield Cemetery. Saturday afternoon, August 1, a nice crowd gathered in the church parlors for the baby shower for Parker Kenneth Vander Vorst, son of Trent and […]


Sandy Renner and Mel and Lila Vetsch attended the Relay For Life at Tiger Stadium in Mobridge on Friday, August 1. Benjamin and Titus Haan visited at the home of Floyd and Janice Haan July 22-29. Matthew, Holly, and Ezra came to visit at the Haan’s from July 29-August 4. Fishing, swimming, camping and outdoor activities were enjoyed by all. […]


Mobridge-Pollock School Breakfast: Cold cereal and toast are offered daily. Lunch: Salad bar offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday; Sandwich bar offered Tuesday and Thursday. Wednesday, August 20— Juice, sausage, egg and cheese on whole grain biscuit, fruit and choice of milk. Lunch: Hot dog on bun, baked beans, corn chips, fruit and choice of milk. Thursday, August 21— Breakfast: Juice, […]

Eberle- Wiest Engagement

Brekke performs in 2014 SDHS Honor Choir

Mobridge-Pollock High School junior Taylor Brekke recently performed with the 2014 South Dakota High School Honor Choir in Sioux Falls. The 150-member Honor Choir was initiated in 1974 as a way to provide a quality musical experience for the state’s top high school vocalists. This year marked the 41st anniversary of the Honor Choir, which was directed by internationally recognized […]

Strasburg Care Center

Harold Ryckman is here on a regular basis to visit with Mary Ryckman.Also visiting was Verda Schaffer, Marlene Dykema, and Ron Dykema. Clinton Dykema had company to include Carol Jean and Ernie Dykema, Jim Hollaar, Larry Leier, Jerome Pool, Ron and Loreli Dykema, Mark Vander Vorst, Marlene Dykema, and Ben Dykema. Visiting Lucinda Schneider this past week was Matt Schneider […]


Mobridge-Pollock School Wednesday, August 20— First Day of School; LEC Board Meeting at 5:45 p.m. at Middle School. Thursday, August 21— Golf at Milbank, 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 23—B & W Football Scrimmage, 5:00 p.m. Thursday, August 28— Mobridge-Pollock Golf Meet at Home, 10:00 a.m.