Murdo Coyote

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Jones County high school students performed a comedic play titled “Southern Fried Nuptials” by Osborne & Eppler on Monday, November 20. The play follows Harlene Frye and family through trials which are caused by just a few secrets. 
EDITOR’S NOTE: This commentary is adapted with permission from a speech by Bruce Roseland, South Dakota’s new poet laureate, in September 2023 at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood. For the next four years, I am the ambassador for poetry in South Dakota, and I take this seriously. I see...
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Rose graduated from NSU with a Vocal & Instrumental music education degree in 1983. She began her education career at Lyman School District teaching band for two years and a year-long subbing position at Chamberlain. Rose joined the staff at Jones County Schools in 1993, filling part-time...
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The Kindergarten class learned about fire safety on Tuesday, October 17, during Fire Prevention Week. The youngsters got to meet the local volunteer firefighters, take a tour of the fire shed, and go for a ride on the truck! 
Photo courtesy of Jones County School District Facebook page
The Jones County cross country team placed second during Regions in Philip, S.D. on Wednesday, October 11, and the girls varsity runners each individually placed in the top 20. The girls will be heading to the State Cross Country meet in Sioux Falls on Saturday, October 21. Congratulations! 
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The Jones County Community Foundation has made a significant commitment to the betterment of our community by pledging $10,000 annually for the next five years to support the Murdo Development Corp.'s housing initiative. This generous contribution reflects the Foundation's dedication to improving...
We are in a world of all kinds of news at our fingertips. Some days it is right in front of our eyes, and we can believe whatever we want as there are journalists out there wanting to win the world over with their “firsthand” knowledge of issues. What we do with that information is up to us.We...


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