Murdo Coyote

Harold Thune
Ninety-six-year-old Harold Thune's basketball story finally came full circle.   From his time in Murdo to the University of Minnesota and back to South Dakota, Thune was found in the Gophers locker room again for the first time in 75 years.   The opportunity was possible when the Gophers honored...
“I’m a straight arrow, I just bend a little sometimes,” chuckled George Allen Iversen as he visited with Murdo Coyote staff Rylee Metzger and Lonna Jackson. The day before his 85th birthday came in like a flood of memories as the stories of growing up in Jones County were relived. When thinking of...
Hannah Hight, a senior at Jones County High School of White River, S.D. is a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass., on June 25-27, 2017. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields....
“I think that it is very important that we are aware of the Second Amendment. It is part of who we are in this country.” Stated Mike McKernan, local HuntSafe instructor of 35 years. The passion for hunting, fishing and shooting began at an early age for McKernan. While growing up in Sisseton and...
Lavonne Kinsley, head of the Operation Christmas Child program at Community Bible Church fills a shoe box with items in preparation to be sent out.
    That tug on our hearts conveying a quiet call from God is something that we all tend to pack away to the back of our closets. It’s a lonely road that is thought upon but hardly ever acted upon. For Dave and Jill Cooke of Wrexham, Wales that same quiet call turned into a testament of victory....
The First Iowa Division of NARCOA sponsored a motorcar excursion Monday, October 10 on the state owned Dakota Southern Railway Company operated rail. Pictured above are the seven motorcars that participated in the excursion.
    The sun rose on another day of adventure for the First Iowa Division of NARCOA on Monday, October 10. A group of seven railroad motorcars departed from the historical Murdo MacKenzie train station at first light and journeyed  the lonely DSRC tracks to Belvidere and back. Chances are that you...
A great example of the chain effects of community support. The Murdo rock was paid by for a local citizen, the surrounding landscape is courtesy of the Murdo Area Chamber and the flag and pole are compliments of BankWest Insurance.
    “Shopping,” the famous eight letter word made known for sending chills of excitement or terror down the backs of men and women around the world. At times the shopping carts, aisles and mile long receipts could dawn world war three, but in this day and age the dollar sign cannot be easily...
Okay, so it was most likely the three word enormously fonted title on this article that grabbed your attention. But taking my chances here, I am hoping that you (yes you!) might just have the keyword “story” rigged in your mind. Just to be clear, I am not seeking a story teller of bedtime tales,...
The following article was submitted by Greg Miller. It ran in the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Bugle magazine in the January/February 2015 edition. Reprinted with permission from Alexander Deedy, the Bugle magazine, The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. By Alexander Deedy, a former Bugle intern who...
Pictured (L-R): Jim Butt, Brian O’Reilly, Buddy Seiner (SDCF), Dave Geisler and Lori Waldron. Not pictured are Dennis Moore, Bob Rankin, Heather Whitney and Karen Royer.
    The Jones County Community Foundation has received a $5,000 grant from the South Dakota Community Foundation to help build their permanent endowment fund.  This grant comes as a result of the Jones County Community Foundation raising the first $20,000 of their $80,000 challenge.      “We...

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