By Kris Rademacher
The board was updated on the current status of the building project at Monday night’s meeting. The current status of the project is on time and the perimeter of the addition is expected to be enclosed by Sept. 1. Dr. Johnson told the board that it is easier to see how much space the addition will provide now that the walls are going up. The board also discussed what should be done with buildings the district has currently been using once the building project is finished. The white house which is the current home of the administrative offices has several structural issues.
By Amy Blum
Veterans and their spouses will enjoy complimentary beef brisket and prime rib on September 10 at the American Creek Campground in Chamberlain thanks to Charlie Totton’s initiative. “They ate pork at the veteran’s park supper last year in Chamberlain. Then, we got served pork the following weekend at the Black Hills Veteran’s March supper [near Deadwood, SD],” Totton recalled.
The fourth annual American Island Days were held Aug. 19-21. The event featured a 5k Color Run, a pontoon poker run, frog races, inflatables for children of all ages, over 30 vendors, bed races, a bean bag tournament, live music, the Mighty Mo Car Show, Ag Olympics and a caricature artist.
By Wade Hamiel
The 2016-2017 volleyball season has begun with 27 female athletes out for the sport. Returning letter winners include; Madison Harmon, Izzy Tyrell, Alayne Daly, Paige Reuer, Allison Comp, Grace Yeaton, Taylor Sharping, and Jamie Pazour. The teams will include eight Seniors, five Juniors, six Sophomores, and eight Freshmen. The girls will be coached by Amy Donovan and assisted by Keira Goergen and Lindsey Hoffman. Coach Donovan is pleased with what she has seen at preseason practices. “The girls have come into the practice room ready to prove themselves and improve their skills. There are a number of girls who were in the Cub Power weightlifting program this summer which has really helped with their overall conditioning. These girls are excited to be a part of our volleyball family,” stated Donovan.
The high school youth leading the Chamberlain Swim team: Front: Jett Evans, Jake Mutziger Back: Jessie Ristall, Izzy Tyrell, JJ Martin, Audriana Martin, Darin Burke, Makenzy Mutziger, Polky Solberg, Hadly Tichy and Ciara Hough Back: Montaya McManus, Rae McManus, Maddy Handle and Taysa Hutmacher