Murdo Coyote

Photo by Lealand Schoon
Did you know that last October 2 - 8 was National 4-H week? Yes, this celebration has been going on since 1942 as an outgrowth of World War II. After the Japanese attacked America at Pearl Harbor, it was decided to postpone the National 4-H Camp in Washington, D.C, until after the hostilities...
Photo by Barb Hockenbary Photography
During halftime of the volleyball game against Stanley County on Thursday, September 15, golf coach Bruce Venard presented a banner to Kamri Kittelson for her accomplishments at the state golf tournament. The banner will be hung in the Harold Thune Auditorium.
Photo by Stephanie Hespe
Keith Hespe,  18 years of service with Jones County   Keith has been instrumental in the success of Jones County archery shooters for over 18 years. He has taken youth to Nationals and is well regarded as an expert in all thing’s archery by many members of our SS program. Keith is also a member in...
Jones County kindergartners received a big surprise on Tuesday, August 23. A generous donation of Strider bicycles from Rod and Nancy Bowar of Kennebec, S.D.! Each child will have the use of a Strider bike this year during P.E. class with Mrs. Ann Geisler.  Strider was established in 2007 in Rapid...
Courtesy photo
First Fidelity Bank gave away backpacks jam-packed with everything from pencils to Kleenex, the whole list of needed supplies, for a boy and a girl grades K-5. Students were drawn at random from each class and winners notified they could pick up their backpacks at the bank. These twelve students...
Photo by Krisanna Thomas
As the new superintendent at the Jones County School District, what are you are you looking forward to the most?  I am looking forward to becoming part of the Jones County School District family. My wife, daughter and I are all-in to become proud Coyote community members and we are excited to get...
Photo by Deb Venard
On wednesday, August 3, the Jones County Ambulance Service and the lifeguard crew at the Murdo swimming pool practiced procedures done in the event of an emergency in the water.  The lifeguards reviewed training exercises that included initial procedures for an emergency, entering the water in...


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