Murdo Coyote

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The Jones County community came together yet again. This time to procure new wheels for beloved community member Fred Herbaugh. Fred travels across Murdo on a bicycle as his main transportation and about a month ago, two of his friends discussed purchasing Fred a more stable three-wheel bicycle....
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1. This is your last year as superintendent before retirement. How do you feel about retiring? Mixed emotions, but looking forward to the next chapter. I will miss the staff and students, but know that great things are coming for the district.   2. What is your history with Jones County School...
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United Methodist Church Pastor Mark Phillips will be retiring soon. The Coyote reached out to him for a short Q&A about his history as a pastor, his time in Murdo, and his future plans. How long have you been a pastor? How long have you been a pastor in Murdo? I began serving my first church in...
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Lyman High School hosted a boys' All-Star Basketball game featuring high school seniors from around the state of South Dakota on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at Lyman Gardens in Presho. Split into Team Red and Team White; this game gave the seniors a great way to cap off their senior year of high school...
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Jones County High School’s  National Honor Society Induction Ceremony for the Blue and Orange Chapter took place on April 6 at the mini gym. Eight students achieved membership this year to make a total of 18! Senior Noah Karg, hosted the ceremony, and speeches were also given by seniors Madelyn...
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The Jones County school staff attended a conference to listen to  a motivational speaker, Damon West, who discusses ways to help create positive changes. The school district also purchased a book for each teacher to read to their class. “The Coffee Bean”, is a book written by Damon West and...


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