Pioneer Review

The former home of Bud and Dorothy Stickler, a house in the middle of Philip, that served a number of families over the years, was torn down by the Philip City crew as the sun came up over the trees, Monday morning.The house was a day home for many kids who attended day care at Dorothy’s House....
As president of the South Dakota Newspaper Association, I want to express the importance of free press and National Newspaper Week. This week marks the 81st annual event. For centuries, newspapers have been an important industry all over the world. Even today, it is and, always has been, a vital...
When you come into Philip on Highway 73 there are big pots filled with pretty colorful flowers that sit in front of an old school house and log cabin on the east side of the road. This very nice little park is called the School House Park. Across the road to the west is a cement walkway that many...
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Philip’s hometown pharmacist, Courtney Kjerstad, was honored as the 2021 Distinguished Young Pharmacist by the South Dakota Pharmacists Association at the annual convention this September. This award recognizes individual excellence and outstanding contribution to the pharmacy profession and...
It was September of 1976, that Rick Coyle took the job working for the city of Philip. The average gasoline prices were approximately 56 cents per gallon, a gallon of milk was $1.68, yearling steers weighing 800 lbs.were 35 cents per lb. and 440 lb. steer calves brought 41 cents per lb. Now, 45...
The newly organized Philip Scottie Booster Club has been quite active since its start in January of 2021. Their first real fundraising activity is a two-person golf tournament on Sunday, September 19th. “We have an official name and official non-profit status,” said Joel Spry, spokesperson for the...
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Part Five of Five: The car bridge was completed in 1926 at Pierre, so it was now time for another opportunity.  A big fire in 1920 had destroyed the Northwestern Hotel, leaving Philip without a hotel.  Earnie and his wife, Anna, had homesteaded on land east of Philip in 1902, but had always lived...
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On Saturday July 31st, the Philip Masonic Lodge #153 hosted a celebration of CW Nash, regarded as one of the founding fathers of Masonry in Rupert’s Land, in what was the far north area of Dakota Territory.  Nash is buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Philip. The Lodge hosted a breakfast and program...
Twenty Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members attended a Aerospace Education Day at the Philip, SD, Airport Saturday, August 21.  Attendees came from Rapid City, Spearfish, Custer, Philip, Pierre and Sioux Falls.Aerospace Education is one of three primary program areas of CAP, along with operational...
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An activity aide in any healthcare setting can wear a lot of hats and is responsible for the emotional and physical well-being of those they serve. No matter how small or large the facility, activity aides know the challenges and rewards of meeting the needs of residents, add a pandemic to that...

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