Murdo Coyote

Photo courtesy Murdo Volunteer Fire Department
A fire hit Jones County on Friday, February 19. A brake drum from a semi trailer started the spark on I-90 near the 188 exit, five miles west of Murdo on the Ken Poppe place. The fire quickly spread south pushed by strong winds and dry vegetation. Twelve departments responded to the fire; Murdo,...
Photo by Mishayla Buchannan
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) rolled out the 2nd Annual Name the Snowplow Contest in November. The contest was designed to engage people across the state with the SDDOT in a fun way while providing safety information to assist the traveling public during winter weather....
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There is a “healthful,” stimulating kind and level of stress. It’s called eustress. Susan Harris, University of Nebraska Extension Educator in Rural Health, Wellness, and Safety, says eustress assists in rising to a challenge. “For instance, if you have a son or daughter who’s getting married, you...
Photos by Mishayla Buchannan
Junior varsity and varsity girls and boys basketball competed in a doubleheader versus Gregory on Friday, Jan. 28. Gregory won against the JV girls with 40-15 and also against the JV boys team with 42-20. The varsity lady Coyotes played next and lost against Gregory 52-24. The varsity boys were the...
The 54th annual  Jones County Invitational Tournament kicked off on Thurs., January 13 starting at 1pm. Teams participating were the White River Tigers, Bennet County Warriors, Philip Scotties, Kadoka Area Kougars, Lyman Raiders, Colome Cowboys, Stanley County Buffaloes, and the Jones County...
Photo by Clay Bixby Imagery
Local muscisian Anthony Michalek recently received quite an honor in the form of a being nominated for the the 2022 Rocky Mountain Country Music Awards Musician of the Year! Anthony plays lead guitar with Kenny Feidler and the Cowboy Killers and spent the last several months touring with the band....
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MAJ Harold P Bordeaux was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/21/2015 at the age of 76.6. Formerly of South Dakota, he passed away late Thursday evening May 21, 2015 at his residence in Piney Flats, Tenn. He was a graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Flight Class 67-...
Photo courtesy OST Child Care & Development Program
While waiting lists for child care are common in cities like Sioux Falls and Rapid City, it can be impossible to find any child care options in rural and reservation communities in South Dakota. According to a recent report by South Dakota Kids Count, a non-profit data center, seven counties in...


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