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Justena Amiotte, Jasmine Ferguson, Jaslyn Konst, Elise Wheeler and Corbin Kramer. In back are the ever-present student body acting as a Greek chorus, Grace Pekron, Jaisa Snyder, Samantha Schofield, Brittany Park, Anna Piroutek and Megan Hindman. Not shown: Tristen Schofield and Eli McClendon. 
The Philip High School one-act play, “Gossip,” will be performed for its local audience Sunday, Jan. 15, at 3:00 p.m. in the fine arts building.   On an alternating basis, this year’s regional and state competition schedule requires small schools to present serious one-act entries. Next year small...
Adam Mattes, the owner of Sterling Machinery, left, presented the company’s Top Quality Award to Scotchman Industry, Inc., Philip. Accepting the prestigious recognition was Jerry Kroetch, president of Scotchman.
Scotchman Industries, Inc., has earned the Sterling Machinery's Top Quality Award. The recognition was given during the FABTECH 16 trade show, held in Las Vegas this year, Nov. 16-18, 2016.   The FABTECH 16 is, reportedly by Scotchman Industries, by far the biggest and best trade show that...
Members of National Mutual Benefit #85 presented a $5,000 check to the Philip Health Services, Inc., Auxiliary. The Dec. 21 presentation was for funds raised during the recent Holiday Tour of Homes. NMB Branch #85 donated over $1,000 toward the benefit, plus the NMB home office matched $2,500. The...
Beau Ravellette, VP/GM of Ravellette Publications, Inc.
Don Ravellette, president and publisher of the Ravellette Publications, Inc. newspaper group and commercial printing operation based out of Philip, S.D., has named Beau Ravellette as its vice president and general manager.   The Ravellette family has been in ownership of the weekly newspaper group...
FCCLA members, back row from left, Bobbi Antonsen, Kendal Hook and Autumn Parsons. Front: Sadie Camp, Cheyenne Pinney and Madyson Morehart.
For the 20th 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 Feb. 20, 2002. She died suddenly, Dec. 10, 2002, from...
Philip's new A&W Restaurant
    “The best thing is how busy we stay,” said Terri Pelle, general manager of the newly opened A&W restaurant and Corner Pantry convenience store complex.    The complex on the northwest corner of Larimer Avenue and Pine Street in Philip was open and fully operational Oct. 31. “Couldn’t even...
    A special Haakon School District Board of Education, Wednesday, Nov. 2, was held to approve two major steps in the process of building a new school building in Philip.    The board formally agreed to hire Scull Construction Service, Rapid City, in the capacity of construction manager.    The...
Even in the world of competitive barbecue, this is a masterpiece. Bob Stanfiel, left, organized the six various volunteer chefs to prepare two donated hogs and 560 pounds of beef brisket.
    The idea of a community barbecue to help raise funds for the Cottonwood Fire Ranchers Relief was conceived by Bob Stanfiel, a competition barbecue chef from Hill City. The idea grew almost as fast as did the destructive fire.    A free-will offering fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 5, was held at the...
41,360 acres – over 64 square miles – were burned in the Cottonwood Fire, Sunday, Oct. 16.
   Governor Dennis Daugaard has signed an emergency disaster declaration for Jackson County, in response to damage caused by the Oct. 16, Cottonwood wildfire.    The state will cover 90 percent of nonfederal fire apparatus fuel costs, all aircraft expenses and South Dakota Wildland Fire’s...
Long stacks of round hay bales across the countryside smolder in the aftermath of the Cottonwood Fire.
    Horizon to horizon is scorched earth. Stench hangs in the air for miles. Long mounds of smoking ash used to be stored-up hay. Outbuildings  are charred stubs of walls clawing up from black fields. Hanging from barbed wire between metal posts are wooden posts, their bottom thirds burned away....

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