Murdo Coyote

Photos by Mishayla Buchannan
On Monday, December 12, the city of Murdo was alive with Christmas spirit during the Holiday After Hours Event. Various small businesses throughout Murdo (and Okaton) were open past their regular hours, from 5-7, for festivities and extra deals for the community. More business event details are in...
This year’s annual high school play was performed on Monday, Nov. 11. The play, based on Barbara Robinson’s 1971 children’s book, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”  tells the story of six misfit children who participate in their town's Sunday school Christmas pageant, and end up teaching the town...
Photo by Paul Thomas
Best friends, Paul Thomas, a Murdo native, and John Grobecker, from Vail, Colo. came across two bucks engaged in a fight while on an afternoon hunt. Paul and John will have the deer mounted as a set; forever locked in battle.
Photo by Cristen Joy Photography
Marty and Cristen Roghair of Okaton, S.D. are currently in the process of restoring Grandview Township school into Grandview Gallery. The gallery will be a space for Cristen Joy Photography, as well as featuring regional artists and hosting art classes for youth and adults. Over the past few weeks...
Photo by Barb Hockenbary
Congrats to the Jones County volleyball team for their win the Region 7B tournament which took place October 31, and November 1 and 3, and qualified them for SoDak 16! Way to ‘kill’ it, team!
Photo by Barb Hockenbary
   Earlier this year, Mason Martinez's good friend Bowden was diagnosed with cancer. Mason wanted to help, but what can a second grader do? After hearing about Alexa's Lemonade Stand, which was started by a child to raise money for Pediatric Cancer Awareness, Mason was inspired and knew what he...
Photo by Mishayla Buchannan
  East Fork Fire October 12 2022, At 2:55 p.m. Murdo Fire was paged to a median fire at MM195. At 2:56 p.m. the first grass rig left the station. Murdo Fire also requested Draper for immediate mutual aid! Unfortunately, the fire had jumped the interstate and began spreading fast to the south east....
Photo by Lealand Schoon
Did you know that last October 2 - 8 was National 4-H week? Yes, this celebration has been going on since 1942 as an outgrowth of World War II. After the Japanese attacked America at Pearl Harbor, it was decided to postpone the National 4-H Camp in Washington, D.C, until after the hostilities...


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