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Facing uncertainty and pinning it down

Facing uncertainty and pinning it down

Hannah Baker/SUN In a match against Huron’s senior heavyweight wrestler Mark Christenson, seventh...

Local group hopes to shine a light on the past with lighthouse construction

Local group hopes to shine a light on the past with lighthouse construction

Hannah Baker/SUN The Missouri River at Chamberlain once featured a lighthouse to help guide...

New circus act brings laughs

New circus act brings laughs

The local Shriners hosted the annual Big Bend Shrine Circus at the Chamberlain Armory on Monday...

Athletes recognized

Athletes recognized

Tiegen Priebe, Adrian Farmer and Seth Frieze were selected to the Big Dakota All...

  • Facing uncertainty and pinning it down

    Facing uncertainty and pinning it down

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015 20:04
  • Local group hopes to shine a light on the past with lighthouse construction

    Local group hopes to shine a light on the past with lighthouse construction

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015 20:06
  • New circus act brings laughs

    New circus act brings laughs

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015 20:08
  • Athletes recognized

    Athletes recognized

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015 20:10

Local group hopes to shine a light on the past with lighthouse construction

Hannah Baker/SUN

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.

New circus act brings laughs

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.

St. Joseph’s students put commissioners to the test, field government questions

Hannah Baker/SUN
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
test. 

Facing uncertainty and pinning it down

Hannah Baker/SUN

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.

Athletes recognized

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.

Children ‘spare’ some time for Carnival

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.


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