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January 7th, 2015

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.

Nursing home treats

The Philip Nursing Home held its annual trick or treat event for young children on the afternoon of Oct. 31. The residents handed out candy as the costumed kids made the rounds in the cafeteria. Drinks and snacks were also offered. The many kids, and the residents, got their fair share of treats and visiting.