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Santa & Mrs. Claus at the Gem Theatre, Philip, SD.
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Dylan Schofield
Local high school sophomore and saddle bronc rider, Dylan Schofield, got the chance to do what few other high schoolers have gotten to do, a trip to Las Vegas to ride broncs. The event was Thursday, Dec. 3, at the South Point Arena.  Schofield won second place in saddle bronc at the National High...
Dwight David Hurst
Dwight David Hurst, age 70, Murdo, S.D., died Dec. 9, 2015, at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre. Dwight David Hurst was born June 24, 1945, to Orville “Rusty” and Verda (Howder) Hurst. He grew up in the Draper area, attending rural country school through fourth grade, Draper Grade School, and...
Eugenia Reinhardt
Eugenia "Gene" Reinhardt, age 100, Philip, S.D., died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at the Philip Nursing Home.   Eugenia "Gene" Reinhardt was born Oct. 22, 1915 to Elizabeth and George Ruff in Ault, Colo. They moved to Butte County in South Dakota when she was nine months old and she resided in various...
Shown are FCCLA members, from left, FCCLA chair person Elise Wheeler, Kelsey Hand and Anna Belle McIlravy.
For the 18th year, the Philip Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter is sponsoring the community Maggie Grace Angel Tree. The tree is located on the first floor of the Haakon County Courthouse. Maggie Grace was born on Feb. 20, 2002. She died suddenly, Dec. 10, 2002, from...
After defeating the Lyman Raiders, the Philip Lady Scotties volleyball team is number one in Region 7B.
The Region 7B championship match between the District 14B top team and the District 13B top team was Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Wall. The match between the Philip Lady Scotties and the Lyman Raiders ended with Philip on top. Lyman was seeded in District 13B as number two, and had beaten Kadoka Area and...
Demaris Neshiem will match $100,000 raised by the Philip Area Community Foundation. Annual interest from the community savings account is to benefit local nonprofit applicants.
The newly formed Philip Area Community Foundation is heading the response to a challenge from philanthropist Demaris Neshiem to raise $100,000 so she can match it in a Philip area community savings account. The South Dakota Community Foundation will contribute another $50,000. The yearly interest...
The Philip Lady Scotties volleyball team took the District 14B championship title.
The Philip Lady Scotties faced off in their first round of the District 14B volleyball tournament against the Oelrichs Lady Tigers,  Thursday, Nov. 5, on the Scotties’ home court. Two evenings before, the number four seeded Oelrichs had defeated the number five seeded Edgemont Lady Moguls. That...
Beth Massa, left, with the South Dakota Community Foundation, is helping Philip-raised philanthropist DeMaris Nesheim with her gift to the Philip community. Nesheim’s challenge is for the community to first raise its own $100,000, in increments if need be, and she will match each increment. Once Nesheim has matched up to $100,000, then the  SDCF will add $50,000. Thus, the total principal in the community savings account will be $250,000. The Philip area can annually use 4.5 percent of this toward nonprofit
DeMaris (Paulsen) Nesheim has begun a matched donation challenge process to benefit nonprofit efforts in the Philip area. Through the South Dakota Community Foundation, Nesheim has challenged the people in the Philip area to start a community savings account. She will donate a total of $100,000,...
Some of the new machining center’s pieces could be unloaded by Scotchman Industries’ forklifts. This piece was lifted by an Orion Rigging forklift, and the lowboy truck drove out from under. The crating had to stay in place because of the wet weather. Obviously, this warehouse door was used for its dry traction floor, and the load had to be brought in through a different door of the warehouse.
The new Mighty Viper PMC-4122 vertical machining center purchased by Scotchman Industries, Inc., Philip, arrived Monday, Oct. 26. Not counting the crating material, pallets and other shipping items, the machine’s various parts weighed 106,900 pounds. Orion Rigging out of Sioux Falls was hired to...


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