Murdo Coyote

Photo by Sage Waldron
Just as city, state, and county workers had moved enough snow for folks to mobilize, Jones County (and the majority of South Dakota) got hit with round two. Plummeting temperatures (with windchill for some in the area as low as -56), ferocious winds, and a large quantity of snow already on the...
Photo by Robin Cromwell
A massive winter storm turned blizzard enveloped Jones County (and the majority of the rest of the state of South Dakota) December 12-16. According to the National Weather Service, Aberdeen, Murdo received 19.2 inches of snow and experienced wind gusts in excess of 50 mph.  School was excused from...
Photos by Mishayla Buchannan
On Monday, December 12, the city of Murdo was alive with Christmas spirit during the Holiday After Hours Event. Various small businesses throughout Murdo (and Okaton) were open past their regular hours, from 5-7, for festivities and extra deals for the community. More business event details are in...
This year’s annual high school play was performed on Monday, Nov. 11. The play, based on Barbara Robinson’s 1971 children’s book, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”  tells the story of six misfit children who participate in their town's Sunday school Christmas pageant, and end up teaching the town...
Photo by Paul Thomas
Best friends, Paul Thomas, a Murdo native, and John Grobecker, from Vail, Colo. came across two bucks engaged in a fight while on an afternoon hunt. Paul and John will have the deer mounted as a set; forever locked in battle.
Photo by Cristen Joy Photography
Marty and Cristen Roghair of Okaton, S.D. are currently in the process of restoring Grandview Township school into Grandview Gallery. The gallery will be a space for Cristen Joy Photography, as well as featuring regional artists and hosting art classes for youth and adults. Over the past few weeks...
Photo by Barb Hockenbary
Congrats to the Jones County volleyball team for their win the Region 7B tournament which took place October 31, and November 1 and 3, and qualified them for SoDak 16! Way to ‘kill’ it, team!


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