The Missouri River at Chamberlain once featured a lighthouse to help guide boats to shore in the dark, and sometimes unpredictable, waters. It featured beaming lights and sat alongside a dock and railroad bridge, making both more visible. While walking throughout the American Creek Campground, Verle Kickland – who joked he has been dubbed one of the town’s historians “probably due to his age more than anything else” – had an idea.
The local Shriners hosted the annual Big Bend Shrine Circus at the Chamberlain Armory on Monday and Tuesday, April 20-21. Several new acts were added to the circus this year, including a magic segment and “Just Larry” a new clown.
Typically its students who are on the answering side of a Question and Answer segment. The teachers pose the questions and the students answer. However, the tables were turned during the Chamberlain City Commissioner meeting on April 20. St. Joseph’s Indian School students were fielding the questions – putting board members’ knowledge of local government to the
In a match against Huron’s senior heavyweight wrestler Mark Christenson, seventh grade heavyweight Nash Hutmacher found himself up by one point with just 10 seconds to go. He had
fought hard for the lead, but as he attempted to hold on, Nash made a mistake – one that ended up costing him the match.
Tiegen Priebe, Adrian Farmer and Seth Frieze were selected to the Big Dakota All Conference basketball teams. Farmer and Frieze were also seleted to the SESD All Conference basketball
team. Frieze was selected to the SDBCAA All State Third Team, as well.
The CES gym burst to life on Saturday, April 18, as children with faces painted with superhero masks and Safari animals took part in the PTO Carnival. Along with face painting, there
were other games, including bowling, which Nathaniel Rademacher took part in for a candy prize.