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January 7th, 2015

Eileen G. Heinsohn

Eileen G. Heinsohn, age 89, of Kadoka, died Friday evening, January 2, 2015, at the Philip Nursing Home.
Eileen G. Fisher was born March 1, 1925, on her parents’ homestead eight miles south of Kadoka, the daughter of Kenard D. Fisher, Sr. and Elsie Marie (Enders) Fisher. She grew upon the farm-ranch and received her education at the Wells Community Rural School. As a young lady, she raised sheep on her parents’ ranch.
Eileen was united in marriage to Rollin Heinsohn on October 11, 1972, in Kadoka. They made their home on the C.D. Uhlir Ranch where Rollin was a ranch hand.


Deacon Eugene A. Heckathorne

Deacon Eugene A. “Gene” Heckathorne, age 87, of Rapid City, S.D., died December 24, 2014, at the Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City.
Eugene A. Heckathorne was born June 21, 1927, at Watertown, the son of Eugene E. and Jessie (Reese) Heckathorne. During the early 1930s, they moved to Kranzburg.


Brent J. LaPlante

Brent J. LaPlante, age 36, of Philip, S.D., died Friday, December 26, 2014, as a result of a car accident east of Philip.


Valene M. Perault

Valene Marie Perault, age 82, of Belvidere, S.D., died Tuesday, December 23, 2014, on the Perault Ranch.


Jerome G. Falzone

Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Saturday, December 27, 2014, at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Long Prairie, Minn., for Jerome G. “Jerry” Falzone, age 75, of Long Prairie, Minn., who passed away on Monday at his home.
Fr. Kenneth Riedemann officiated and burial took place in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Long Prairie.


December 23rd, 2014

November 12th

Jones County Coyote are regional champs!

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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November 5th

Lightning Artist Gallery

Lightning Artist Gallery in Faith, S.D., is holding their Grand Opening all this week. Terry and Diana Bottjen welcome you in for coffee, hot cider and cookies and register for prizes, and see what all they have to offer. They not only have paintings done by Terry but they have candles, books and Bibles, handcrafted pillows, cups, t-shirts and so much more. Be sure to stop in. You will be amazed!
Photo by Loretta Passolt


BIG turnout for Bison Public Library Halloween party

Over 40 kids in costume came to have fun at the library Thursday after school, for the library’s first Halloween Party. The kids created scenes with the 10,000 Lego® piece kit that was recently added to the kids area,


Totton and others help senior center raise money

The Jones County Seniors for Service Center had their semi-annual Indian taco feed fundraiser. This year many people helped make the fundraiser a success, including Bob Totton who not only donated a star quilt for a raffle, but who also sold over $700 in raffle tickets for the fundraiser.