Murdo Coyote

Photo by Krisanna Thomas
As the new superintendent at the Jones County School District, what are you are you looking forward to the most?  I am looking forward to becoming part of the Jones County School District family. My wife, daughter and I are all-in to become proud Coyote community members and we are excited to get...
Photo by Deb Venard
On wednesday, August 3, the Jones County Ambulance Service and the lifeguard crew at the Murdo swimming pool practiced procedures done in the event of an emergency in the water.  The lifeguards reviewed training exercises that included initial procedures for an emergency, entering the water in...
Photo by Barb Hockenbary Photography
The second annual Meghan Newsam Community Celebration happened July 29-31. 9 hole Ball Smack kicked off the festivities on Friday evening. Saturday morning a 5K color run/walk took place at the city park followed by water games. Early afternoon found folks gathering to watch Soap Box Derby races....
Photo by Elaine Buxcel
If you have ever doubted the strength of a prairie girl, you need to get acquainted with Elaine Noldner Buxcel. When the dangerous weather warning came the night of June 12, 2022, there was no time to try to outrun it. Having no basement to run to, Elaine dragged a chair into the hallway of her...
Richard (Cody) Lloyd McKenzie, 45, longtime resident of Winner, S.D. passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at the Avera Gregory Hospital in Gregory, S.D. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Winner United Methodist Church in Winner, S.D. Burial will follow...
Photo by Seth T. Schoon
On June 20, 2022 the Prairie Rangers 4-H club assembled to have a meeting. The meeting was called to order at 10:06 a.m. by President Molly Nix. The meeting had 30 4-Hers present with four parents and one advisor also in attendance. Following the call to order, GioGio Mazzocchio, led the Pledge of...
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Area producers and landowners can contact Joe Kierl when faced with predator or wildlife damage issues in Stanley, Jones, western Lyman, and Mellette Counties.  Joe is the new Wildlife Damage Specialist for the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) and is based in Murdo. His focus will primarily...


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