Murdo Coyote

Photo by Mishayla Buchannan
A summer block party hosted by Murdo Economic Development was faced with some rain and heavy winds on Friday, June 14. However, the gloomy weather did not stop the action. Harley’s food truck was set up on Main Street for partygoers to grab a bite to eat, before heading over to the TapHouse for the...
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Region 6B State Golf Tournament took place June 3-4 in Brookings, S.D. Jones County Women Golf team brought home 5th place and individually Kamri Kittelson took 9th. Coach Bruce Venard received Region B Coach of the Year. Congratulations to each of you! Well done! L-R; Coach Venard, Emmy Newsam,...
  While the average age for first-time marriages nationally has been steadily increasing since 2000, South Dakotans are among the youngest to tie the knot. The state ranks No. 6 for the lowest median age for marriages, with the average median age of 26.7, 6.5% lower than the national average. On...
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Jones County track travelled to Sioux Falls May 23-25 to compete at State Class B Track Meet. The athletes came away with a combined 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 7th place and a new school record! Congratulations! Full results are on page 2. 
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The Jones County Women’s Golf Team took 1st place at Region 6B Golf at Hart Ranch on Monday, May 20. In addition, individual girls placed as follows; Kamri Kittelson 1st (far right), Tayah Anderson 4th (second from left) , Savanah Hendricks 6th (third from left), Emmy Newsam 12th (far left)....
David A. Geisler, “Your friend by the side of the road” of Murdo died May 17, 2024, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip, at the age of 86. David Arthur Geisler was born September 28, 1937, to Arthur John “A.J.” and Vivian (Petersen) Geisler in Pasadena, Calif. Dave was baptized at...
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The Murdo Lions Club hosted their annual National Honors Society Honors Banquet on Wednesday, May 1, at the Senior Citizen Center in Murdo. 14 NHS members, their parents, and representing Murdo Lions Club members attended. Brian O’Reilly officiated the evening. He also gave a speech on what the...
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The Jones County Volunteer Ambulance Service received a generous donation recently in the form of a structure; the Isburg Funeral Home building, which sits directly across from the current Ambulance Shed. The Isburg Funeral Home and Isburg family has been eager to offer up the building in some way...
Photo by Jesse Schoon
On April 13, the 4-H club had a meeting at the Jones County school Tech room. At this meeting there were 12 4-Hers and six parent leaders who participated. At the meeting the club discussed how they had liked the 4-H project day of making jam with Faye Chambliss. Everyone had really enjoyed the...


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