Jones County News
Murdo Coyote • January 17, 2013 •
Murdo Coyote – Murdo, SD
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East Side News
by Janet Louder •
Don and Ardie Zimbleman, Fly-ing Farmer friends from Fuller-ton, N.D., stopped at Bill andEllen Valburg’s January 4 andspent the night. They were ontheir way to the winter home in Arizona.Ellouise Ellwanger received thenews of the passing of her sister-in-law, former Jones County resi-dent Esther Ellwanger Witt, 86, of Pocatello, Idaho. Esther passedaway December 23 with a memo-rial service held December 28with interment beside her hus-band, Ted. She leaves four sonsand their families; brothers Rudy(Laverne) Ellwanger; Bill (Isabel)Ellwanger; and Ellouise. She waspreceded in death by parents Fredand Freida, brothers Art andFred, and sister Hilda Hudson.Our sympathy to the family.Dorothy and Darin Louderspent time in Kadoka withDwight Wednesday morning.Gen Liffengren met brother-in-law Art Jansen for lunch and agood visit while in Rapid Cityrecently.Following church Sunday, AliceHorsley visited Janet and ScottDowling.Margaret and Greg Rankin,along with Dick and Kris Bradleyand Karen Authier, enjoyed Sun-day dinner together at a local cafe.The Court Whist Card Clubmet with Ellouise Ellwanger onour nice Wednesday afternoon lastweek. Going home with the prizeswere Elaine Meyers, Lila MaeChristian and Bev Nies. Ellouise,assisted by Margie Boyle, served avery good lunch of sandwiches,chips, dips, crackers, cheese, etc.,topped off with a strawberrydessert.Following church Sunday, Pas-tor Rick and Jane Hazen, Ray andJanice Pike, Don Volmer, Lila MaeChristian, Rosa Lee Styles, Nelvaand Janet Louder had dinnertogether at a local cafe.Following church Sunday,Eldon and Esther Magnuson haddinner in Murdo. After, they visit-ed at the home of Chad andHeather Whitney and boys.Ray and Janice Pike spent Sun-day afternoon visiting Bob andSusie Rankin.Nelva and Janet Louder visitedBill and Ellen Valburg Sundayafternoon and then enjoyed sup-per with them. Then, you guessedit – more visiting. It's been a longtime since we've been together.Had a call from Melva Vik. Shetells me that hubby Roger is in therehab unit at Ft. Meade. I'm surehe would enjoy hearing fromfriends and relatives. His addressis Roger Vik, Ft. Meade MedicalCenter, 113 Commanche Rd., Ft.Meade, S.D., 57741 or call 605-347-2511, extension 9, then 5131.Not much news this week, lotsof it due to our nasty weather. Although several have been tak-ing in the invitational tourna-ment, but hard to name all. Mon-day afternoon, the young fellasplayed ball at the Draper hall,Jones County against Philip.Then I'm sure many of them wentto Murdo to the tournament asthe big boys were playing there, sowas a very busy night.
by Jody Lebeda • 669-2526• firstname.lastname@example.org
We are back to winter! Afastmoving blizzard put things backin the winter mode where it issupposed to be this time of year. Astorm came just in time to com-plicate the Jones County basket-ball tournament; the champi-onship game was played on Mon-day.The Modern Woodmen spon-sored a winter fair and potatobake and bake sale at the seniorcenter on Saturday. Many localvendors displayed their wares,including rice bags, purses, jewel-ry, Pampered Chef, Watkins andmany other neat items. Fundsraised from the potato bake andbake sale went to the Jones Coun-ty Swing Choir. It was fairly wellattended and the potatoes werescrumptious.Jackie Fosheim attended theball games on Saturday, where theJones County school board andcity council did a presentation toHarold Thune and Jerald Apple-bee, renaming the Murdo audito-rium to the Harold Thune Audito-rium and the gym to Jerald Apple-bee Court. All of Harold’s familywere at the presentation.Jackie Fosheim and HelenMcMillan gave Karla Mannhaltera ride to Kadoka where she mether sister from Martin, and theywent on to Rapid City. Helen andJackie went to lunch at one of Kadoka’s finest and had a wonder-ful meal.Clarice Roghair and Georganna(Iversen) Addison went to theRanchers workshop in WhiteRiver on Tuesday, January 14where they took part in the ven-dor’s fair.Linda and Larry Labrier spentNew Years with Keith and JudyMoody, formerly of Murdo, nownear Clearfield.Lashae Labrier has been homefor the Christmas break andreturned to La Grange, Wyo.,where she is starting her secondsemester at Frontier School of theBible. She works on a ranch nearthe school in the afternoons check-ing cattle and helping out withchores. Levi Moody is the assis-tant Dean of Students and TeresaMoody is Lashae’s roommate, soshe has some family to keep herfrom getting too homesick.Nearly everyone is either enter-taining the flu bug, just gettingover it, or trying to stay awayfrom it. Several different versionsare out there so please do all youcan to avoid it and if you do get itstay home and stay warm.Bobbi Knispel is doing her stu-dent teaching in Rosebud and lov-ing it. She was one of the helpersat the winter potato fund raiser.Rose Comp, Lea Glaze andmany of the swing choir membersalso staffed the bake sale table,raising money for the swing choirEdna McKenzie said she had agreat holiday this year. She spentChristmas with Pam and Chesterand family. Edna doesn’t get toMurdo very often anymore butstill likesto keep in touch with allher friends. Sheena Larsen andPam Bryan come to see her andget things she needs. At theassisted living, she is kept busywith exercise and cards and othergroup activities. Anyone whom I haven’t calledcan always give me a call if youhave news to add to the paper.
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:
Jan. 2 All calls for vehicles off theroad were caused by icy roads.
Deputy Sylva responded to the
report ofthreevehicles inthe median or ditches
on I-90,mm 180, mm 191and mm 193.The vehicles were pulled out.Deputy Sylva responded to the
report of possible over weighttrucks
traveling northbound onHwy. 83. Unable to weigh trucksdue to no scale available.Deputy Sylva responded to the
report of three more vehiclesin the ditch or median
on I-90at mm 208, mm 188, and mm 209. All vehicles were pulled out.Deputy Sylva responded to thereport of
three vehicles thatwere in the ditch on I-90between mm 207 and mm 209
.These were different reports fromall the others.Unable to locate.
Deputy Sylva responded to the