Murdo Coyote

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    The Jones County Community Foundation gave a generous donation and helped us to improve our equipment in the Community Weight Room. A new functional trainer and some free weights were purchased.  The weight room has had a positive impact in our community, and is used frequently by our middle...
Rural ambulance services in South Dakota are having an increasingly hard time recruiting volunteers and generating revenues, putting the stability of the services at risk and making it more likely that rural residents will endure longer response times in emergencies or possibly lose ambulance...
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This is part three of a three part series.The manager of the bull ring told the Dakotans. "I’ll bet you $500 El Cuco (the matador) kills your buffalo." Bob Yokum, who was a sport, retorted, “I’ll give you a better bet than that. I’ll bet you $5OO the buffalo kills Cuco.''  Next Sunday’s program was...
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This is part two of a three part series.We left off last week with the US buffalo, Pierre, lying in the warm sunshine in the center of the bull ring in Juarez, Mexico. Then, with a reverberating roar, into the arena shot the finest, fastest-stepping bull in all of Mexico, a handsome red fighting...
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    At 12:30 p.m. on Monday, March 29, the fire siren began to blare in Murdo. A prairie fire had started a little ways north of Okaton. Combined with high winds and dry conditions, Jones County Sheriff Rich Sylva knew it was going to be bad. They immediately called for mutual aid.    Responding...
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    Trying to sleep in a strange bed while visions of the day just gone by is as good a time as any to throw together some parts of the effects of raging wind. So this news story is going to be a bit per    Monday, March 29, about 12:30, maybe closer to 1 p.m. arrived, and I decided it was time to...
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South Dakota tourism officials and operators are happy to see a tough 2020 in the rearview mirror, and even happier to look forward to what could be a banner year for visitors and spending in 2021.    Aside from some pockets of unexpected prosperity in 2020 — in tourist activities focused on the...
The 2021 Preschool-6th grade Spring Concert took place on Thursday, March 11. Performers in chorus and band participated in the event themed “Emotions”.


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