Chamberlain Sun

By Kris Rademacher 

Holly Evans, Luke Geise and Jerry Rhodes gave a report to the board about the SHAPE conference that they attended in Minneapolis. The three attended several sessions and were able to tryout different equipment and activities. “We have a long list of wants and needs,” said Evans. All three teachers came back with new ideas and activities they want to implement into their physical education classes. They thanked the board for allowing them to attend the conference.

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By Hannah Ruhlman

Although the outside perimeter of the ShopKo building appears to be one large, muddy mess, the inside of the 26,000- square-feet building is shaping up to be a clean space for people to shop this summer. Jans Corporation’s Paul Coldman, the general contractor of the $3.7 million project, said about 75-percent of the building construction is complete and his team remains on schedule to be finished with the building by June 15. Coldman said he thought there would be a soft opening shortly afterward, but ShopKo officials did not return phone calls to confirm that fact.

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By Hannah Ruhlman

Bright neon yoga mats lay in rows on the carpeted floor at the Chamberlain Community Center, but the most vibrant thing radiating from the room is the voice from fitness coach Stephanie Swanson. “Okay, ladies, now it’s time to dance!” she calls out as she switches the music to an up-tempo tune. Notes of laughter flutter from the 15 women in attendance.

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