Ordinarily on a Monday morning, former Kimball resident Nancy Miedema would be up early, getting ready for her job as a housekeeper for a hotel near her apartment in Brookings, SD, the town where she and husband Jan Miedema now live. But because of the stroke she suffered in 2018, which left her partially disabled, weakening her body, Nancy recently made the decision to quit her job in order to stay home and self-quarantine.
School Board President, Keith Reuer, opened Monday’s meeting by thanking the administration, staff, paraprofessionals, bus drivers and lunch crew for all that they have done to keep the school year rolling and meet the needs of Chamberlain School District students.
Governor Kristi Noem stated in a press conference Monday afternoon that COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus, has been upgraded to ‘community spread’ – the term means that individuals are now catching the virus from others undetected. Earlier confirmed cases involved only people who had traveled outside of the state.
A Sioux Falls company — with its team of scientists and a herd of genetically engineered cows — is working feverishly to develop an effective treatment for people infected with the coronavirus.
A request from Brian Dahl to rezone three properties from commercial to residential, and permit a variance on side setbacks from the required six feet to five feet were considered during a public hearing at the Chamberlain city commission meeting Monday night. The properties are located at 311-315 East Glen and are situated along the Sale Barn road behind Swenson Marine.