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In the Winter

People put up storm windows to help keep the heat in during the winter. Yes, I know that there are some warm days then. No, I don't know why we don't use storm windows instead of screen windows to keep the heat out in the summer. Yes, that would help the air conditioning; and yes, I do complain about him leaving a window or the door open when the air conditioner is on. No, we don't need screens in the winter because there are no bugs then. Yes, I know that bugs seem to come from somewhere during the spring, fall and even winter.

He kept on talking and trying to help.


Lady Scotties defeat Harding Ranchers 3-0

Only three games were needed by the Lady Scotties to win the match. The final scores were 25-20, 26-24, 25-22.

Serving: Philip - 59 of 64 (13 aces). Leaders: Tylissa Fitch - 13 of 13 (5 aces); Sarah Foland - 13 of 13 (3 aces); Abby Fitzgerald - 6 of 6 (3 aces). Harding County - 76 of 91 (17 aces). Leaders: Lona Vroman - 15 of 15 (3 aces); Joey Painter - 11 of 12 (3 aces); Kaycee Nelson - 10 of 11 (1 ace); Amanda Jensen - 10 of 10 (2 aces); Shanna Wilson - 7 of 11; Lea Yarborough - 5 of 6 (1 ace); Samantha Jensen - 18 of 26 (7 aces).

Receiving: 36 of 48.


Philip cross country hosts two meets simultaneously

Scottie Emily Schofield kept pace with competitors before “kicking it in” during the meets hosted by Philip on Thursday, September 21.

Gray, cool, calm - a perfect day to race on the Lake Waggoner Golf Course.

Philip's Holly Iwan placed third of 22 runners in the girls' youth run in a time of 5:40.

The boys' varsity competition included 36 runners. Philip had three boys on the team - Kyle Iwan, Anthony Iwan and Zane Pekron. All ran well with Kyle leading the Scotties and placing 5th in the Great Plains race and 12th in the Classic with a time of 19:47. Anthony placed 6th in the G.P. and 15th in the Classic in a time of 19:56, a 31 second improvement over last year's run on this course.


Scotties given soaking by Harding County 24-0

Photo by Deb Smith



Harding Co. 8 8 2 6 = 24

Philip 0 0 0 0 = 0

After a drenching rain, Ferguson Field was one big pool of standing water. The Scotties waded into the game undefeated, and ranked number two in Class 9A. Harding County came in ranked number three in Class 9B.

The Ranchers changed the Scotties' tradition of being first on the scoreboard. The third play of the Harding County offense, after a 48-yard run, was a three-yard touchdown dive.

Harding County used its size and blocking ability to dominate both the offense and defense.


Hazel C. Lovald-Nervig

Hazel C. Lovald-Nervig, 86, of Sioux Falls, formerly of Philip, died Monday, September 18, 2006, Maryhouse TCU, Pierre.

A memorial service was held September 21, 2006, at Lutheran Memorial Church, Pierre. Family graveside services were held at the Masonic Cemetery, Philip. A memorial service will be held in Sioux Falls at a later date.

Hazel Johnson was born on June 20, 1920, to Helmer and Clara Johnston on a farm near Vienna, SD. The family spent time on a farm near Naples, SD, before moving to Watertown, SD, in 1931.


Olive B. Patterson

Olive B.


Philip women nominated for Spirit of Dakota

Twenty-one outstanding women from all corners of South Dakota will be honored at the prestigious Spirit of Dakota Award Banquet. This year's event is slated for Saturday, October 7, at the Huron Event Center at 7:00 p.m.

Nominees this year include Kay Ainslie and Jeanne Radway of Philip.


Midland shooting case to go to grand jury

A grand jury will hear evidence and determine whether to issue an indictment in an August shooting death in Midland.

Haakon County State's Attorney Ralph Kemnitz said he has received final reports in the case and soon will impanel a grand jury.

Harold Cleveland, 64, of Rapid City, was shot to death on August 11 inside a residence in Midland.

Other details have not been officially released, and no one has been arrested.


Keys to low-stress handling of livestock - industry expert gives tips at Cottonwood Station

At last week's South Dakota State University's Field Day at the Cottonwood Research Station near Philip, Dr.


Golden West presents checks, reports and service

The recent million dollar rain didn't keep at least 492 people from registering at the Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative's annual membership meeting in Wall on Saturday, September 23rd. Nearly all of those registering also received their portion of the nearly $2.1 million in patronage capital credit checks the Cooperative returned to its members.

The checks included $1,575,505 in margins or profits for the operating years 1988 through 1991, along with an additional $500,000 that was spread proportionally across the remaining margins through 2005.