2019-09-19 E-Edition

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CC Commission receives info on proposed Walworth County

The Campbell County Commission received information about the proposed new jail in Walworth County at a special meeting on Monday, Sept. 9. Present for the meeting were Walworth County commissioners Kevin Holgard and Scott Schilling, Walworth County Sheriff Josh Boll and Chief Deputy Sheriff Justin Jungwirth. Holgard moderated a Power Point presentation which gave a brief history of the county […]

Issues facing cattle industry addressed at R-CALF meeting

“Changes need to be made in our industry,” R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard told a crowd of about 200 ranchers and farm/ranch-related individuals at a meeting Thursday night, Sept. 12, at the Moose Club in Mobridge. “If we don’t make these changes, we will end up just like all the other vertically-integrated livestock and poultry industries.” Throughout his presentation, Bullard […]

Homecoming royalty

Jacob Steiger and ReHana Marker were crowned King and Queen at the Mobridge-Pollock homecoming ceremony on Monday, Sept. 9. They ruled over proceedings during the week, including a Tiger football victory over Aberdeen Roncalli Friday evening. Thank you for reading our news. An active subscription is required is to view this content. Please Login below or Subscribe today!

Mobridge-Pollock School Board approves 2019-2020 budget, discusses bussing options

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board approved the 2019-20 school year budget and discuss dual credit issues at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 9. The board discussed the ramification of various issues that affect the budget, including lower enrollment. Supt. Tim Frederick told the board the budget was put together based on a projected school enrollment of 606 students. The […]

Falls Prevention Awareness Day in South Dakota is set for Monday, Sept. 23

Falling is not a normal part of growing older. Falls cost our Nation an estimated $95,000 per minute in 2015, totaling $50 billion. Factors that increase fall risk are well known and strategies to prevent falls are well documented. Despite this knowledge, South Dakota was ranked fifth in the nation for death from falls between 2007 and 2016. Falls Prevention […]

Sept. 20 has been designated as POW/MIA Recognition Day in SD

At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Kristi Noem has proclaimed Friday, Sept. 20, as “POW/MIA Recognition Day,” calling on all South Dakotans to honor those men and women who fought bravely for our freedoms. “While we are grateful to all of those who have served our nation, this day is designated to remember and […]

Homecoming fun

4-Hers from Campbell and Walworth Counties joined forces to cheer on the Mobridge-Pollock Tigers for the Homecoming Parade on Friday, Sept. 13. The parade entry, themed “There’s no place like 4-H,” included characters from the cast of the Wizard of Oz including the Scarecrows, Tin Men, Dorothy and a Lion. The entry included Tanner Loesch, JaeLynn Loesch, Tyler Roebuck, Porter […]

Area Happenings

Are you a business person or potential business person in need of business management assistance? If so, the Small Business Development Center may be able to help. Carla Burns, Business Consultant from the Small Business Development Center, will be in Mobridge on Tuesday, Sept. 24. She will be at the office of Mobridge Economic Development located at the old City […]

Herreid Bingo winners

The Queen of Diamonds Jackpot grows to $2,615 and the Blackout Bingo “Jackpot” grows to $650 for this week’s Thursday night bingo at The Water Hole in Herreid as no one achieved getting a blackout in 58 numbers or less. Last week’s winners of the 50-50 pot bingo were Norman Schaeffer, Tom Baumgartner and Haley Lutz and regular bingo game […]