Although it is apparent that children devoting themselves to even the simplest service projects can teach them invaluable lessons, they can also make a huge difference in someone’s life along the way. Some organizations in the community, such as the Chamberlain Middle School Explorers, are specifically volunteer organizations. Many others, such as the Boy Scouts and 4-H clubs complete service projects as part of their wider program scope.
City Engineer Greg Powell informed the board at the meeting on Monday, April, 21 that overflow parking is being utilized to encompass the considerable amount of boat traffic at Swenson’s Marina. “We have new signs ordered, and temporary signs and barrels are up to push parking down to the overflow parking lot where the dredge ponds were,” said Powell.
The Big Bend Shrine Circus brought families together under one roof on Monday, April 21 for the first of four productions held at the Chamberlain National Guard Armory. Much of the proceeds from the circus are donated to the 22 Shriners Hospitals for Children to provide care for children with special healthcare needs. Above: Ashtyn Bertram pays Shriner Sam Nachtigal for a snow cone during the circus.
By Coach Travis Hallock.
Game 1 Winner at Chamberlain, March 30
To start the high school season off the Chamberlain jumped out to a 1 -0 lead when Jacob Byre scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the second. In the top of the third Winner answered back with 2 runs off back to back doubles by Drew DeMers and Terrance Kinzler. Chamberlain tied it up in the bottom of the third after Hunter Hallock stole second and third and with one out Zach Knobbie drove him in with a ground ball to shortstop.
Skyler Bertram and Kennedy Wagner have been chosen South Dakota All-State Basketball Players in Class A. Skyler was named to the 1st team and was the leading scorer in Class A averaging 22.3 points per game. Bertram’s score reached the 1000 point plateau during the Region game against Miller.
MITCHELL – Chamberlain’s track teams traveled to Mitchell for the Corn Palace Relays on April 15, and had a respectable showing for only their second meet of the season. Coach Jerry Rhodes commented that he and the assistant coaches were pleased with their teams and how they performed. “It was a little breezy and cool but a successful meet for all teams involved.