Celebrating INDEPENDENCE in Chamberlain
Experts express optimism on future of small towns during virtual town hall discussion
Dollar General to open in downtown Chamberlain
Pandemic threatens fragile rural health-care system in South Dakota
Busy Weekend in Chamberlain
First RCFN event well received


The recent power outages in Chamberlain over the Fourth of July weekend was a hot topic of discussion at the Monday night city commission meeting.

Celebrating INDEPENDENCE in Chamberlain

Gary Goodman, Jr. and his wife Shelly drive through the Fourth of July parade Saturday with family members and friends.

The Chamberlain/Oacoma SUN is going out-of-business. The July 8 issue of the SUN will be the last issue published.

Experts express optimism on future of small towns during virtual town hall discussion

Optimism for the future of South Dakota’s small towns — and resilience in overcoming obstacles to stability and growth — were the main takeaways from a virtual town hall meeting held June 25 as par

Dollar General to open in downtown Chamberlain

A Dollar General store, one of more than 16,000 nationwide, will soon be opening in downtown Chamberlain at the former site of ‘Variety Plus’ (100 N. Main St.).

Pandemic threatens fragile rural health-care system in South Dakota

Editor’s note: This article is the second of three parts of a special report by South Dakota News Watch called “Small Towns, Big Challenges.” See the entire series at sdnewswatch.org.

Busy Weekend in Chamberlain

Above: Fishing boats take off following the blowing of the fog horn at 8 o’clock Saturday morning to announce the start of the annual Fishing For-a-Cure, Ladies only Fishing Tournament.

It’s time to show your patriotism and enter your float in Chamberlain’s ‘Salute to Freedom’ Fourth of July Parade set for Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.

At the June 16 county commission meeting, residents from Torrey Lake Township met with the board to express their concerns with the condition of the gravel roads in their area and find out when the

First RCFN event well received

Above: The smile on young Ned Pazour’s face following his winning tractor pull sums up the excitement the first River City Friday Night event brought to the community.

Chamberlain School District Board President, Keith Reuer, opened Monday night’s meeting by thanking Dr.

Chamberlain to hold 133rd Commencement

Chamberlain High School will hold commencement at the Chamberlain Armory Saturday, June 27 at 2:00 p.m. Due to COVID-19 the traditional graduation ceremony will be somewhat different in 2020.


“Lets Play Ball”

The Chamberlain Jr. Teener’s held a double-header home opener Monday night at Greig Field against Winner. Chamberlain lost the first game 9-5 but came back and won the second game 2-1.

Hutmacher ranked top 100 senior athletes in nation

Chamberlain senior stand out Nash Hutmacher has received another honor, this time from MaxPreps.

Early bird golfers

Sean Johnson was one of many people who took advantage of the warm temperatures last Friday to play a round of golf at the Chamberlain Country Club.

Girls SESD All-Conference Basketball Team selected

The Southeast South Dakota Conference announced the allconference teams on March 23. Three teams were chosen with the first team made up with girls from Winner and Mt. Vernon/ Plankinton.

Thigh and Priebe selected to SESD all-conference team

The coaches from the Southeast South Dakota Conference selected fifteen area boys basketball players for 2019-2020 SESD All-conference boys basketball team.

The Chamberlain Cubs were pitted against the Crow Creek Chieftains in the second round of Class A Region 6 playoffs. Chamberlain played Crow Creek on Feb.

Priebe selected to the Big Dakota All-Conference Team

The Big Dakota all-conference boys’ basketball team and individual selections were announced on Thursday, March 12.

 Thigh scores 34 points in battle against McLaughlin

The Chamberlain Cubs trailed by 10 after the first quarter ended in the Regions 6A boys' basketball game held at the Chamberlain Armory on Tues., Mar. 3.

Cubs slide past Tigers, 55-50

The make-up game between Chamberlain (8-10) and Mobridge/Pollock (12-6) took place on Sat., Feb. 22, at the Chamberlain Armory.

Hannah Anderson scores 31, Lady Cubs topple Tigers

The Chamberlain Lady Cubs battled the Mobridge/ Pollock Tigers in their final, regular season, game in front of the home crowd on Thurs., Feb. 28.

Chamberlain Wrestlers fulfill 16 year goal to reach the podium at state

When I moved to Chamberlain 16 years ago and started the process of rebuilding the Wrestling program with the help of many parents and coaches, the thought of placing at state wrestling tournament

Cubs fall to West Central in OT

After a slow start in the game against the West Central Trojans on Fri., Feb. 21, the Cubs battled back and tied the score at 50 and carried the game into overtime.

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