Murdo Coyote

Photo by Barbara Hockenbary
On Jan. 6, Jones County’s Jadyn Jensen needed two points to break the school’s all-time career scoring record. But the team-first Jensen was only interested in that night’s game with Wall.  While the announcer made a brief mention of the record during the game, Jensen and the team waited until the...
Photo by Barb Hockenbary Photography
The newly constructed firehall in Murdo has recently been completed. Volunteer firefighter Kasey Peters shared some information about the building which was built by Kinsley Construction with materials from Moore Building Center. The structure is a basic pull shed measuring 40’x96’ with 14’ side...
Photo by Sage Waldron
Just as city, state, and county workers had moved enough snow for folks to mobilize, Jones County (and the majority of South Dakota) got hit with round two. Plummeting temperatures (with windchill for some in the area as low as -56), ferocious winds, and a large quantity of snow already on the...
Photo by Robin Cromwell
A massive winter storm turned blizzard enveloped Jones County (and the majority of the rest of the state of South Dakota) December 12-16. According to the National Weather Service, Aberdeen, Murdo received 19.2 inches of snow and experienced wind gusts in excess of 50 mph.  School was excused from...
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...


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