Archive - 2004

October 8th

Mildred L. "Millie" Rust

Mildred Leone "Millie" Rust, age 84, of Kadoka, formerly of Murdo, died Wednesday morning, September 29, 2004, at the Kadoka Nursing Home.

Services were held Saturday, October 2, at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Murdo, with Pastor David A. Brinkmeyer officiating.

Music was provided by Karen Royer, organist, and Debbie Cressy, vocalist. Ushers were Monte and Guy Anker. Pallbearers were Matt Cressy, Cory and Cole Rust, Josh Penman, Justin and Lance Ivory.

Interment was in the Murdo Cemetery.

Commissioners have quiet meeting on Tuesday morning

No major issues were before the Haakon County Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting Tuesday, October 5.

Kenny Neville, Highway Superintendent, reviewed events in his department. The board gave approval to Neville to purchase the 1997 Chevy pickup they had on trial from Federal Surplus in Box Elder.

He noted all FEMA work, except one area, is done. The last area involves downed trees that are in a wet location.

Assessment team will work with community to map area's future

“Pioneering Our Future” is the theme for the Philip area and Haakon County Community Assessment to be held on October 12-14, 2004.

“The homesteaders and ranchers who settled in this area took charge of their lives,” says Glenn Parsons, President of the Philip Chamber of Commerce.

“They didn’t just let things happen to them, but set about to improve their lives by opportunities available to them. They organized into communities that cooperated in order to improve their lives. The same needs to be true for us today.

Terry Henrie is new physician's assistant

Terry Henrie is the new physician's assistant at Philip Clinic. Terry and his wife, Jennifer, and their 8-1/2 month old son, Reese, have moved to Philip where the people are "warm and inviting."

Terry Henrie is the new physician’s assistant at the Philip Medical Clinic.

Henrie and his wife, Jennifer, both grew up in the Rapid City area. He was schooled at the School of Mines, the University of Minnesota, and most recently at Billings, MT. Henrie will be practicing family medicine under the licensure and guidance of Dr. George Mangulis, Dr. David Holman, and Dr. Coen Klopper.

Henrie’s PA licensing requirements will soon be fulfilled for South Dakota and nationally.

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September 30th

Elmer Briggs

Elmer Briggs, 74 of Midland died Monday, September 20, 2004, at St. Mary’s TCU.

Services were held Friday, September 24, at Isburg Funeral Chapel with Pastor Dallas McKinley officiating. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery.

Elmer Briggs was born on December 20, 1929, in Aberdeen, SD, to Fred and Mabel (Beckwith) Briggs.

JC-M loses tough one to Kimball

The Jones County/Midland Rebels lost to the Kimball Kiotes at Murdo with a 37-8 score.

The Kiotes leaped ahead in the first quarter. With 8:43 still on the clock, a 23 yard run by Kyle Pickner gained the first touchdown. Kyle McGregor ran in the extra points. Kimball kept pushing. With 17 seconds left, Logan Schmidt passed 20 yards to Derek Ashley for another touchdown. McGregor repeated his earlier run. The score was 16-0.

The second quarter also started quickly, then stalled. At 6:48, McGregor crashed through with a 1-yard run to score.

Scotties' volleyball matches


The Philip Scotties volleyball team lost their games at the Sully Buttes’ meet in Onida on September 16. The scores were 15-25, 10-25, and 18-25.


Team: 43 of 46.

Philip beats Kadoka 28-0

The Philip Scotties brought home their first win last Friday night with a 28-0 win over the Kadoka Kougars.

The first quarter had barely begun with 11:38 still on the clock, when Ty Fees ran 73 yards for the first touchdown. Fees kicked for the extra point. Scottie defense held the Kougars to a standstill for the quarter as well as for the rest of the game.

The second quarter was highlighted with a 5 yard run by Fees for 6 points.

Commissioners finalize budget for 2005

During a special meeting Tuesday, September 25 the Haakon County Commissioners approved the budget and discussed zoning and planning issues.

With a few minor changes the board of commissioners, with Darrel Terkildsen absent, approved the 2005 operating budget for Haakon County.

Dave Hauschild met with the board to discuss the next steps in zoning the county.

Hauschild is with the Central Enhancement Development District out of Pierre.