Annual Hobby/Craft, Farm- Home Show set for Sunday

The 2019 Mound City Hobby/Craft, Farm-Home Show is set for Sunday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mound City Community Center. The theme this year is “Winter is Dead—Spring Ahead.” Everyone in the heartland will definitely agree with that sentiment. There will be about 17 booths, with vendors from both Dakotas, as well as hobbies and […]

Pollock Vendor and Craft Show is Saturday

There will be a Vendor and Craft Show in Pollock on Saturday,April 27. The Show will be held at the Pollock Community Center from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. There are over 45 vendors that plan to be at the Show, including some who do custom metal work and yard art, homemade jewelry, crocheted items, crafts, etc. In addition to all the […]

SD GF&P clarifies changes made to possession limit law this year

With the ice receding on the river many fishermen are anxious to get out in the boat so they can get back to fishing. However there are changes in the possession limit law this year that have created a lot of confusion that needs to be clarified, according to Trevor Laine of Mobridge, GF&P Conservation Officer. “I have been hearing […]


The April 18 edition of the Prairie Pioneer had two sections. However, some subscribers only got the first section. Please contact the Pioneer office at (605) 889-2320 if your paper did not have the second section and we will send out a new one.

Farmers share in CHS Northern Plains patronage distribution

Eligible farmer-owners of CHS Northern Plains, based out of Gettysburg,shared in the recent distribution of cash patronage and equity based on business done with CHS. “We’re extremely proud to share this important cooperative membership benefit with our customers,” said Todd Oster, Northern Plains General Manager. “Delivering an economic return to them on the business they do with CHS is one […]

Arbor Day celebrated in pockets in America

Arbor Day is May 3; now overshadowed by Earth Day

Earth Day is not the only date on the calendar in April to honor the environment. Another spring holiday with many of the same ideals has been around for a lot longer, though few notice today. In many Midwestern states, Earth Day comes just before Arbor Day, which has roots dating to 1872. Celebrated in pockets across America, Arbor Day […]

Mock Mobridge Council meeting

Wednesday, April 17, the senior government class held a mock Council meeting. Also present were Mayor Gene Cox, finance officer Heather Beck, city administrator Christine Goldsmith and police chief Shawn Madison. The students spent two hours discussing and making decisions on the items on their mock agenda along with having a public forum about the condition of the roads in […]

44th Annual Mobridge Art Show

The Mobridge Art Show will be held April 27 and 28 at Scherr-Howe Arena on Main Street in Mobridge. The show, in its 44th year, will be open to the public from 12 noon until 5 p.m. on both days. All entries must be brought in to the Arena on Thursday for judging on Friday. Schools represented in the show […]

Minnesota Twins award grant

Arnie Hanson, President – Herreid Youth Baseball Program (HYBP) and Andrew Van Kuren, Campbell County Economic Development Coordinator, have announced the Minnesota Twins Community Fund Board of Directors awarded HYBP a $2,386 grant. The Twins Fields for Kids grant program provides financial support to improve youth baseball and softball facilities in the Upper Midwest. The program makes matching grants ($15,000 […]

Dr. Gale provides insight into foot, ankle problems

April is Foot Health Awareness Month

The human foot is complicated as it contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and tendons and 8,000 nerves. Nearly twenty-five percent of all the bones in the human body are in your feet. When these bones are out of alignment, so is the rest of the body. One of the most common feet problems people have is […]