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Parsons has been a South Dakota agent for American National Insurance for only six months of 2017, yet still earned the 2017 American National State Agriculture Agent of the Year Award. He also earned the company’s coveted Blue Vase Award for agents doing exemplary work with the company during their first six months.
Glenn Parsons, American National agent since only July of last year, has earned the 2017 American National State Agriculture Agent of the Year Award.   After almost two years of agent experience in Gettysburg and then in Philip for 16 years with a different company, Parsons began training further...
#12 Cappie West
The Philip Lady Scotties basketball team traveled to New Underwood, Jan. 4, to challenge the Lady Tigers.   “We are trying some new offensive and defensive strategies and it takes time and patience, but we are starting to feel more confident in our new roles on the court,” said Philip head coach...
This old newspaper clipping announced the official opening of the new Philip Nursing Home back on July 12, 1970.
Philip Health Services, Inc., has been approved by the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH) to add 12 units (beds) to its existing nursing home. This project will increase the Philip Nursing Home to 42 resident units in early 2019, and may include a remodel of the existing building.   The South...
Qualifing for the Amercian in Ft. Worth, Texas: Back Row (L-R): Gordon Good, Bridger Anderson, Teigen Finnerty, Joe Wilson, Tee Burress, Eli Lord, Kody Woodward, and Allen Good. Front row (L-R): Herbie O'Daniel, Jace Melvin, Calder Johnston, and Cameron Morman.
The Allen and Beth Good family and friends sponsored the fourth annual steer wrestling qualifier for the American Rodeo in Rapid City Saturday, December 23. Fifty-nine doggers wrestled for their share of $6,000 in added prize money. Results were as follows.   First round: 1st Bridger Anderson, 3.35...
Adele & Maggie
The current cold spell is apparently average for this time of year, but feels more bitter by many because of its seemingly later arrival this winter season. Though moisture is greatly needed, the light snow that eased in Sunday night and most of Monday was scant at best. Shown is a Adalee Petersen...
Richard Kjerstad Friend of YF&R award winners – the Paul and Carol Shubeck family, with Patricia Kjerstad.
The South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Committee recognized families at the SDFB centennial convention in Sioux Falls.   An award of high esteem given by YF&R is in honor of former SDFB president and board member Richard Kjerstad, Wall.   Recognized as the "...
Keith and Lucille Emerson spent 70 years together.
Good times were ahead, though. As soon as the ship docked in San Diego the crew was given a 30-day leave. Keith had sent a V-mail (Victory-mail) from Pearl Harbor to his folks that he was coming home. He was able to hop on two different planes to get to Rapid City. From there he hitchhiked to...
PJHS Band
The annual Philip Junior High Christmas concert was presented Nov. 28, in the Philip High School fine arts building. Under the direction of Barb Bowen, the sixth through eighth grade band opened, and later closed, the Holidays on Parade evening. Their first set included “Christmas Feast,” “The Name...
Keith Emerson … a man of the land
Ninety-five years of living has provided Philip resident Keith Emerson with a passel of friends, family and wonderful memories.   Many know Keith through Haakon County Abstract, a business he owned for nearly 20 years. Through that business, Keith learned a lot about the land in the county as well...
“There is no deer that could possibly compare to what I experienced on that cat hunt,” exclaimed Branden West, seasoned hunter and guide.
The newly arrived dog started baying.   “I thought up to that point nobody would believe me,” said Branden West about seeing a mountain lion.   Hours had gone by, straining his eyes and not knowing if the cat was even still in the area. Actually, the cat hadn’t moved more than a few dozen yards....

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