Jones County News
Murdo Coyote • January 3, 2013 •
Murdo Coyote – Murdo, SD
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East Side News
by Janet Louder •
Sunday, December 23, Tyler,Chelsee, Addison and JoeyRankin celebrated Christmas alittle early at the home of Randyand Holly Nemec in Midlandalong with Brian and KateyOrtlieb, Morgan, Tanner andTaiton of Black Hawk and Tylerand Angel Nemec and Emry of Midland. On Christmas Eve, theRankin’s celebrated some more atthe home of Ernie and LaurelNemec in Midland, with many,many more family members, 28total!How was everyone's Christ-mas? Ours was great, but I maybe getting too old for this. We pro-duced some producers as we had25 here for dinner and were shorta couple. It got pretty crowded,but with that much "together-ness", the furnace didn't have torun much! Christmas Eve, Donand Cara Pearson, son Dawsonand grandkids Charley andKingston; Calli, Nick and Aria allarrived. Some of us attendedchurch. After, we had an oysterstew and ham sandwich supper,and by this time, Jay Louderarrived, as did Casey Miller andMonica Reder. Grandsons DrewPearson and Tyler Louder camevery late. Christmas Day, all of the above plus Vicki and JohnHagemann, Chance, Jordan andfriend Colleen; Brian and ChelseaLouder; Adam and ShawnaLizotte and Landen were here. Allin all a good day. It is nice havingthem all together – doesn't hap-pen too often; from Yankton toRapid City and then those fromFt. Collins. And the weather evencooperated.Mike and Joni Hunt hosted aChristmas Eve day noon meal andget together for Richard and JuneNix; Andy and Jill Rankin andfamily; Ashley Hunt; David andKati Hunt and family.Christmas Eve supper guests of Andy and Jill Rankin and familywere: Bob and Susie Rankin; Rayand Janice Pike; Mike and JoniHunt; Ashley Hunt; Richard andJune Nix; David and Kati Huntand family.Christmas Day guests of Boband Susie Rankin were: Ray andJanice Pike; Andy, Jill and family;Kati and Drew and family; Tylerand Chelsee and family.Dick and Kris Bradley, Karen Authier and John Bradley andfriend Mary of Rapid City wereChristmas Day guests of Mar-garet and Greg Rankin.Betty Mann hosted Christmasdinner for Earl Dahlke and Rodand Brenda Mann and family. An early Christmas get togeth-er was held at the home of Kevinand Laura Louder on Saturday.Those there were: Jamie Bretschand family of Aberdeen; Dustinand Kristen Aske and family; Leviand Shannon Louder; SusieLyman; and Brad Louder.Christmas Eve supper guests of Dorothy and Brad Louder were:Kevin and Laura Louder; Leviand Shannon Louder; Darin Loud-er and Lisa Cline; David, Lill andJason Seamans. An oyster stewsupper and games of cards wereenjoyed.Christmas Eve, Eldon andEsther Magnuson met daughtersTerri Pelle and Ginger Waltner forchurch at the Draper Lutheranchurch. After, the congregation allenjoyed the soup and sandwichsupper served in the basement.Following the supper, the Magnu-son group went to Murdo to thehome of Chad and Heather Whit-ney and boys and indulged inmore supper. Christmas Day, theabove group gathered at the Mag-nuson's for dinner (Terri and Gin-ger had spent the night). Theywere joined by Kathie Mason andErnie Kessler; Bob and ShelleyBoehmer; Crystal and Tyson Lin-dekugel and Tripp; Lori Owensand boys Tane, Trey and Tayler,all of Pierre.Christmas dinner guests of Dave and Kathy Fuoss were: Rayand Shirley Vik; Steve Vik; Doug Vik; Mike and LyRanda Fuoss andboys; Lori and Tim Nemec andfamily. Doug is here for the week.David and Jill Venard hostedChristmas Day dinner for: Lenaeand Jesse Tucker and family;Beth and Nick Van Dam; Katie Venard; Dean, Terri, Jackson andTana Volmer; Lanny and MicheleIwan and family; and KimCalkins. Gerald and Wanda Math-ews joined the group later in theafternoon.While in Pierre on December19, Nelva and Janet Louder visit-ed Alex and Jean Freier. Gen Liff-engren also visited them andJoyce Ernst in the afternoon.Margie Boyle spent a few daysover Christmas in LaCrosse, Wis.,with daughter Brenda and JamesMurray, Sam and Ben. OtherChristmas guests were GaryBoyle and friend Gaylene. A Christmas Eve supper wasenjoyed with James' brother andsister and their families joiningthem. Margie returned homeWednesday. An early Christmas was held atthe home of Rosa Lee Styles onSaturday with the arrival of Taraand Zac Meyer and Lincoln fromMinneapolis; Teddi Anderson,Fargo; Skyler Dowling and Brit-tney Starks, Pierre; Shelli Ter-williger, Rapid City; and Davidand Robert Styles. Later that daythe group left to spend the holidayat the Terwilligers in Rapid City.Christmas Day guests of RosaLee, David and Robert Styleswere Larry and Jenette Styles of Hill City.Monica Mathews spent Christ-mas Eve and Day with parentsFred and Mary Mathews.Christmas Eve supper guests of Gerald and Wanda Mathews wereFred, Mary and Monica Mathews.Bob and Susie Rankin spentTuesday through Friday of lastweek in Tulsa where Susie keptappointments. On Wednesdayevening, they met Tim and SandyZibell of Wann for supper and atime of visiting.Dorothy and Darin Louder vis-ited Dwight in Kadoka onWednesday.Wishing a good friend, JeanIwan of White River, a very happybirthday December 27, as shereaches another milestone. I won'tsay, but she is behind me almostsix years – and I hit the 76 markthis year! Oh, whoops!Lill Seamans, Esther Magnu-son, Margie Boyle and JanetLouder listened to the first andsecond graders read to them onThursday, December 20. I woremy Santa cap – they wondered if Ilived at the North Pole and if Iever got to ride in Santa's sleigh?They are so cute.Eldon and Esther Magnusonand Nelva and Janet Louder went
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Surprising Butch and NancyIversen for the Christmas holidaywere daughter Christine fromMesa, Ariz., and grandsonJonathan Strait and wife Ginniefrom Queen Creek, Ariz. Chris-tine’s daughter, Shelby Straitfrom Okaton, was also super sur-prised. Lots of cribbage wasplayed. It was Ginnie’s first everwhite Christmas and it had been26 years for Christine andJonathan.Well, we made it throughChristmas. What a wonderful sea-son; so many ways to share thegreatest Gift ever, Jesus Christ. Iwant to say that I truly enjoyedthe program and pageants at thedifferent churches in town and allthe wonderful talent that we areblessed to have in this community.Marie Addison had one of hergrandchildren stop in, KevinDoyle and family from Vermillion;they had a good visit.Marie wentto the home of Rich and CeceliaDoud north of Midland wherethey spent Christmas Day. It wasa quiet group but they enjoyed allthe visiting. She is going to Philipon Sunday to a “secret Pal” party,which meets once a year now tokeep updated with the remainingmembers.Bev Anderson and Cliff had vis-itors from Texas, Cheryl, Brandalland Ellissa Volmer and friend Joe.Living so far away, it is extra spe-cial when they get together forChristmas. Everyone had a won-derful time.Bev Andrews fixed Christmasdinner at her home, Tom Andrews, Jordan and Josh wereguests. Rich had plans to comebut was detained. Aretirementparty was held for Bev on Fridayin the courtroom, even though theweather was bad, many peoplecame out to wish her a happyretirement. They took many pic-tures and made many memories.Bev is looking forward to fullretirementas she has a long listof things she wants to do.Dean and Deb Faber visitedTom and Caroline TrethawayChristmas Day. Tom is recuperat-ing but not up to going out justyet. Deb’s son, Orrin Hall, was onhis way but was turned back atthe mountain pass – what disap-pointment for him and his mom.The following was sent fromFred Koester. Well happy holidaysto you as well...Dad (MelfordKoester). I see him about once aweek or so and give him his thingsthen...I brought him to Philip forChristmas and he seems to bedoing well...but he didn't see anyreason that he needed to go backto Kadoka...but all worked outwell. Have a happy New Year. Let-ters can be sent to Kadoka Nurs-ing Home.out for supper Saturday eveningat a local cafe, then back to theLouders for cards, dessert and cof-fee.In looking at our new 2013 cal-endar, I see Karen Miller has abirthday on New Years Day, andRay and Janice Pike tied the knoton the 1st, 57 years ago. The 2nd,Fred and Mary Mathews werewed, not sure of the year. And onthe 3rd, Tyler and Chelsee Rankinhave been married four years.Happy birthday and happyanniversaries to all!Following church Sunday, Pas-tor Rick and Jane Hazen, AliceHorsley, Rosa Lee Styles, Ray andJanice Pike, Ray and Shirley Vik,and Nelva and Janet Louder haddinner together at a local cafe.That afternoon, the Loudersplayed cards at Dorothy and BradLouder's.Paul and Denise Brost, Taylor,Jamie, Alex and Dillon of Wauna-kee, Wis., arrived on Sunday atthe home of Grandpa Dave andGrandma Linda Brost to spendthe Christmas week. All, alongwith Deanna Nelson, enjoyedChristmas dinner together.David, Lill and Jason Seamansspent Christmas at the Kennebechome of Chet and Teresa Hamer,along with several other familymembers.Janet Dowling visited AliceHorsley on our snowy Thursdayafternoon.Shawna and Adam Lizotte andLanden of Ft. Collins, Colo.,arrived at Curt and Janet Miller'son Saturday.Kim and Dan Smith and boysCraig and Chris hosted a Christ-mas Eve supper. Enjoying theevening were: Cheryl and WayneHeisinger from Heron Lake,Minn.; Curt and Janet Miller;Eleanor Miller; the Lizottes;Casey Miller and Monica Reder.Christmas Day, Curt and JanetMiller; Chuck, Marilyn and CraigStrait; and Kolby Kinsley enjoyeddinner at the home of Bernardand Marge Strait.Shawna, Adam and LandenLizotte, Casey and Gavin Millerwent to Yankton on Wednesday tospend part of the Christmas vaca-tion with Vicki and John Hage-mann.Doug and Megan Freier andbaby Brooklyn called on grand-parents Alex and Jean Freier onWednesday. Doug is in the Navyand is headed to Mississippi soon.The community extends theirsympathy to the family of BobManecke, 63. Funeral serviceswere held Friday at the MurdoUMC. Bob was manager of theDraper Farmers Grain Elevatorseveral years ago.It was a busy place across thestreet at Kim and Tony Schmidt'sfor the holiday weekend. Theirfamily started rolling in on Fridaywith Kayla, Jeremy and SydneyHoag and Jaime Schmidt arriv-ing. Brady came on Saturday.Christmas Eve supper guests of Donald Volmer were: Darla Tuck-er of Woonsocket; Donny Howardand friend Amy and JacobHoward; Dell Volmer and fianceKristi, Ellissa Volmer and friendJoe, and Brandell Volmer, all of Amarillo, Texas; Dean, Terri andTana Volmer; Amanda and KraigHenrichs, Blake and Layney; andthe Hoag family. On ChristmasDay, Amanda and Kraig hostedthe dinner at their house. Enjoy-ing the day were: Kim and TonySchmidt; Dell, Kristi and family;Don Volmer; Jaime and Brady.The Hoags returned home Christ-mas morning.Eva Louder and Shirley Woodof Rapid City arrived Saturday atGreg and Carma Miller's for anearly Christmas supper gettogether. Enjoying the evening,along with the above, were: Vir-ginia Louder; Eric and JessicaNix; Christopher and Katie Nix,Molly and Mason; Sean Louder;Scott Nix; Matthew Miller; Jordanand Amy Miller.On Sunday, Eva Louder, Vir-ginia Louder and Shirley Woodattended the UMC in Draper andthen met Eric and Jessica Nix,Carma Miller and Scott Nix fordinner at a cafe near Draper. Evaand Shirley returned home thatafternoon.Christmas Eve at Greg andCarma's with Greg's family were:sister Andrea and Harvey Shee-han and family James, Brie andBillie, all of Pierre; Alex of Flori-da; Gerald and Elna Miller;Matthew Miller; Virginia Louder;Renee Miller and friend Bradfrom Nashville.Christmas Day at the Millerswere: Virginia Louder; ReneeMiller and Brad; Scott Nix; Jor-dan and Amy Miller; andMatthew Miller. Christopher,Katie and family joined the groupin the evening.Philip and Audrey Mathewsleft for Minnesota on December 22to spend the Christmas holidaywith daughter Cheryl and BryonRediger and family. While therethey took in a holiday lights event.They went through in the car andhad an hour wait but was worthit. One day they drove over intoWisconsin and had the kids pic-tures taken with Santa Claus – also a waiting line. The groupspent Christmas Eve and the daytogether. The Mathews returnedhome on Wednesday. Then onThursday, they turned around andheaded back east to Kimball, thistime to the double header ballgames held there. GrandkidsPhilip and Madison were part of the teams. The Jones County girlswon their game over South Cen-tral, but unfortunately the JonesCounty boys lost their game toColome. The games continued inMurdo on Friday, and the Math-ews planned to be there.Betty Mann and Virginia Loud-er were among the many whoattended the retirement partyheld for Bev Andrews at the court-house Friday afternoon. Wishingyou happiness in your retirement,Bev.Wishing all a happy andhealthy 2013 – also thanks to allthat are willing to share theirnews with me. Those living awayhave told me how much they enjoyit; it keeps them in touch with theJones County area.Karen Miller and Doug Sniderspent Christmas in Sioux Fallswith Tom and Jen Walsh, Maken-zie and Gavin. Also there were:Bobbie and Mark Boetel, Justin, Alyssa and Collin from Fargo,N.D.; Mike Miller; Craig Millerand friend Tessa. Bobbie and Alyssa Boetel came out to Murdoon Wednesday for a couple days. Annette Knapp, Emerson andEvan of Aurora, Colo., were also intown to visit family.
Doug and Kari Simons of St.Lawrence, South Dakota, and Boband DianeFuossof Draper,South Dakota,announce theengagement of their children,McKinsie Jean and Brad Robert.The bride-to-be is a 2009 gradu-ate of Miller High School and isattending South Dakota StateUniversity, majoring in psycholo-gy. McKinsie works at ADVANCEin Brookings and plans to go tooccupational therapy school.The groom-to-be is a 2009 grad-uate of Jones County High Schooland graduated with honors fromLake Area Technical Institute in2012 with a diesel technologydegree. Brad is currentlyemployed at DK DieselInjectionServices Inc.in Watertown as adiesel technician. AJune 15, 2013 wedding isplanned at the Log Heaven Resortin Pierre, South Dakota.
Jones County Sheriff’s Report
The Sheriff’s report is printedas received by Jones County Sher-iff’s Office. It may or may not con-tain every call received by thedepartment.Sheriff and Deputy calls:
Deputy Sylva responded to I-90,eastbound, mm 150, to a report of a vehicle
traveling at a highspeed with its bright lights on.
When located the vehicle was notspeeding and had dimmed itslights.
checked on atransient that was westboun
don I-90, mm 208. Subject was notlocated.Deputy Sylva responded to I-90,westbound, mm 184 to a
reportof a large amount of hay onthe road
. SD Highway Patrolassisted and a local removed thehay off the road with a tractor.Deputy Sylva responded to I-90,westbound, mm 191, to a
reportof an elderly female drivingerratically
. The SD HighwayPatrol located the vehicle andtalked to the driver.Deputy Sylva
served a war-rant and collected the bondmoney
for Hughes Co.
investigated anunattended death in Murdo.
Death was found to be of naturalcauses.Deputy Sylva responded to I-90,westbound, mm 208, to a
reportof a broke down vehicle
. Thevehicle was gone prior to LEarrival.Deputy Sylva responded to a
report of a possible overdosein Murdo
. It was found that nopills were taken.
Sheriff Weber responded to a I-90, eastbound, mm 196, to areport of a
subject travelingwith dogs in the back of apickup
. The RPthought that itwas too cold for the dogs. Dogswere okay.Sheriff Weber
transported asubject from Murdo to theLyman Co. line.Dec. 27
Sheriff Weber responded to theSuper 8 parking lot in Murdo to a
report of a vehicle slidingthrough the intersection andditch
, then hitting the fence anddumpster at the Super 8. Thevehicle had left the scene prior toLE arrival. The vehicle was locat-ed in Kadoka by the SD HighwayPatrol.Sheriff Weber responded to I-90, eastbound, mm 190, to a
report of a motorist assist
. Thevehicle was towed away.
Deputy Sylva responded to a
report of a dog running loosein Murdo.
The dogs owner wascontacted.Deputy Sylva received a
reportof a erratic driver northboundon Hwy. 83 from White River
.It was found that the call was overan hour old, the vehicle was notlocated.
Deputy Sylva responded to I-90,eastbound, mm 207, to a
car vs.deer accident
. There was minordamage to the vehicle.Deputy Sylva responded to I-90,
westbound, mm 203, to a carvs. deer accident
. The vehiclewas able to drive away on its own.Deputy Sylva responded to a
report of a suspicious vehicleleaving Baker's Shop
, travelingnorthbound at a high rate of speed. Unable to locate.
Deputy Sylva responded to I-90at the Lyman and Jones Co. lineto the
report of a vehicle trav-eling westbound in the east-bound lane
. The vehicle was notlocated until later in Jackson Co.The driver was a confused elderlymale from Winner. The driver wasescorted by deputies to his homein Winner.Deputy Sylva responded to I-90,
eastbound, mm 205, to a carvs. deer accident
. There wasminor damage to the vehicle.
confirmed andfaxed Jones Co. warrant
on asubject to the Hughes Co. jail.
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