Murdo Coyote

The 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle rally didn’t officially start until Monday, August 3, but what many refer to as opening weekend of Saturday, August 1, and Sunday, August 2, made Interstate 90 and old Highway 16 in Jones County congested with bumper-to-bumper traffic. Seventeen miles of westbound...
L-R: Jim Butt, Terry Van Dam, Travis Van Dam and Nick Van Dam.
Terry Van Dam just celebrated 10 years of ownership of the Murdo Ford with a customer appreciation day on Wednesday, July 22.  Ten years ago Van Dam partnered up with Jim Butt, who had been the owner of Murdo Ford since 1979. Van Dam has since became the sole owner. Butt remains on staff selling...
The North Dam picnic shelter with the fence poles.
The Murdo City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 6. All board members were present including Matt Kinsley who after serving over 12 years on the council attended his last city council meeting as a member. The council approved the minutes for last month and building permits for Jim...
Ray Erikson was presented a plaque at the annual “Ladies Night” in honor of his 34 plus years of serving on the Murdo Fire Department. Pictured from left to right include current Murdo Fire Department Chief Travis Saunders, Keith Hespe and Erikson.
C.O.R.E.’s Freshman Impact: “Caught in the Moment” program was again held in Murdo on April 29. This is the second year that Jones County has hosted the program. Schools participating in this year’s event included; Jones Co., Philip, Lyman Co., Stanley Co. and White River.    The program was split...
Jo Manke-Rodgers receives Postmaster of the Year Award presented by Steve Lenoir, theVice President of South Dakota's National League of Postmasters.
    Jo Manke-Rodgers has definitely put in the time and hard work that it takes to be successful at her job for the United States Postal Service. On April 17, all of her hard work was recognized as she was honored as South Dakota’s Postmaster of the Year at the Postmasters’ annual convention in...
    On April 14, the track team headed to Kadoka for the Harry Weller Invitational. Although it was very windy, the Coyotes fought through it and competed very well. The wind calmed down for the next meet in Bennett County on April 17. As students begin to better their times, the amount of medals...
An excited crowd helps the Jones County Region 7B Volleyball champions celebrate after their win against the Wall Eagles in Philip Tuesday, November 11.


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