Murdo Coyote

Photo by Mishayla Buchannan
Jones County High School held their 2024 prom night on Saturday, April 6. The theme this year was “Rustic Romance”. There were a total of 25 couples attending this year.
  Many may approach this growing season with hope as well as a hefty dose of skepticism.  Spring storms, fall storms, drought, wind, hail…welcome to the world of South Dakota gardening, where every plant tells a story of resilience. It’s important to keep your sense of humor intact. “What would a...
Photo and caption courtesy of Missy Valburg,  Jones County School District Facebook page
Jones County FFA students traveled to Lemmon to compete in their first spring CDE (Career Development Event) of the year on March 13th. The Range Plant ID team won their event. We also had teams competing in Ag Business, Meat Evaluation and Horse Evaluation. Jones County FFA will attend CDE's in...
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The Meals on Wheels program for Western South Dakota (MOWWSD) was hit with a budget cut for meals. The non-profit program helps provide seniors over 60 with cheap, home-cooked meals each weekday. In Murdo, those meals are served at the Senior Center, where local seniors rely on the meals each week...
Photo by Katie Hunt
Members of the Jones County community and Jones County high school came together at the Boys basketball game on Friday to show appreciation to local photographer, Barbara (Barb) Hockenbary. She received a card,  poster, and flowers, (seen here) given by the students. She also received numerous...
Photo by Barb Hockenbary Photography
   The Junior Varsity and Varsity girls basketball team played against the White River Tigers on Tuesday, February 13. The ladies fought hard but ultimately ended up losing the game 45 to 52. The elementary basketball team played in between games. The parents of the Lady Coyotes were also...
We’re all doing it – all day, every day, whether we want to or not, everyone is constantly communicating with each other. It helps each of us meet our needs as individuals. Although communication is a common yet important skill, healthy communication requires additional effort, time, and motivation...
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34 (of the approximately 58)  Jones County wrestlers at the meet in Stanley County on February 4. Back row: Coaches Rian Edwards, Tyler Buxcel, and Chris Martinez. Next row: Westyn Anderson, Luke Lolley, Bennett Kinsley, Titan Erikson, Citori Edwards, Remi Edwards. Next row: Mason Nix, Jaxon...


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