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Shown are FCCLA members, from left, FCCLA chair person Elise Wheeler, Kelsey Hand and Anna Belle McIlravy.
For the 18th year, the Philip Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter is sponsoring the community Maggie Grace Angel Tree. The tree is located on the first floor of the Haakon County Courthouse. Maggie Grace was born on Feb. 20, 2002. She died suddenly, Dec. 10, 2002, from...
After defeating the Lyman Raiders, the Philip Lady Scotties volleyball team is number one in Region 7B.
The Region 7B championship match between the District 14B top team and the District 13B top team was Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Wall. The match between the Philip Lady Scotties and the Lyman Raiders ended with Philip on top. Lyman was seeded in District 13B as number two, and had beaten Kadoka Area and...
Demaris Neshiem will match $100,000 raised by the Philip Area Community Foundation. Annual interest from the community savings account is to benefit local nonprofit applicants.
The newly formed Philip Area Community Foundation is heading the response to a challenge from philanthropist Demaris Neshiem to raise $100,000 so she can match it in a Philip area community savings account. The South Dakota Community Foundation will contribute another $50,000. The yearly interest...
The Philip Lady Scotties volleyball team took the District 14B championship title.
The Philip Lady Scotties faced off in their first round of the District 14B volleyball tournament against the Oelrichs Lady Tigers,  Thursday, Nov. 5, on the Scotties’ home court. Two evenings before, the number four seeded Oelrichs had defeated the number five seeded Edgemont Lady Moguls. That...
Beth Massa, left, with the South Dakota Community Foundation, is helping Philip-raised philanthropist DeMaris Nesheim with her gift to the Philip community. Nesheim’s challenge is for the community to first raise its own $100,000, in increments if need be, and she will match each increment. Once Nesheim has matched up to $100,000, then the  SDCF will add $50,000. Thus, the total principal in the community savings account will be $250,000. The Philip area can annually use 4.5 percent of this toward nonprofit
DeMaris (Paulsen) Nesheim has begun a matched donation challenge process to benefit nonprofit efforts in the Philip area. Through the South Dakota Community Foundation, Nesheim has challenged the people in the Philip area to start a community savings account. She will donate a total of $100,000,...
Some of the new machining center’s pieces could be unloaded by Scotchman Industries’ forklifts. This piece was lifted by an Orion Rigging forklift, and the lowboy truck drove out from under. The crating had to stay in place because of the wet weather. Obviously, this warehouse door was used for its dry traction floor, and the load had to be brought in through a different door of the warehouse.
The new Mighty Viper PMC-4122 vertical machining center purchased by Scotchman Industries, Inc., Philip, arrived Monday, Oct. 26. Not counting the crating material, pallets and other shipping items, the machine’s various parts weighed 106,900 pounds. Orion Rigging out of Sioux Falls was hired to...
The grout slowly continues into one of the 16 containment holes. This will create an underground wall on the west side of the foundation of the grain bin. Within this wall, more grout will be pumped into 16 more holes closer to the bin. The grout, no longer able to spread outward, will spread upward to begin lifting the sinking grain bin.
Earlier this summer, Midwest Cooperative in Philip had completed the construction of two new massive grain bins. Through routine examination, it has been discovered the west side of the western bin is settling more than projected. According to Jay Baxter, western group manager, Philip location,...
Geothermal equipment as seen from the high school’s north parking lot.
The scraping work has been in progress to clean out the pipes of the school district’s geothermal well. Casehole Solutions, a C&J Energy Services Company, is doing the work. According to Superintendent Keven Morehart, the  well’s valve was originally stuck in the closed position, then stuck...
Because of their placings at regions, these Philip Scotties are qualified to compete in the state cross country meet Oct. 24. From left: Bailey Bierle – 11th, Grace Pekron – alternate, Ellie Coyle – 1st, Garrett Snook – 3rd, Josie Rush – 15th, Anna Belle McIlravy – 10th, and Dilyn Terkildsen – 2nd.
The eight-week cross country season goes by fast, the athletes go faster, and the races get more exciting. The Philip Scotties ran the Region 5B championships on Philip’s Lake Waggoner Golf Course, Wednesday, Oct. 14. Forthy-eight young men from 16 schools competed for 20 of the spots available on...
Back row from left, new co-owner Jason Petersen, former co-owner Russell Hansen, Scotchman Industries President Jerry Kroetch and Scotchman vice president of operations Gerry Rislov. Front, new co-owner Marlis Petersen, former co-owner Dorothy Hansen and Scotchman vice president of finance Karen Kroetch. Not pictured: Scotchman Industries’ Bruce Kroetch.
The Rock ‘N Roll Lanes bowling alley will no longer stand vacant. The 25-year-old business will re-open, with league play, food and a liquor license, Monday, Nov. 2. Previous owners, Russell “Digger” and Dorothy Hansen, have sold the establishment to Scotchman Industries, Inc. Scotchmans has turned...

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