“With the COVID-19 situation continuing to be very fluid in South Dakota, it is important that we all remain diligent and wise in the coming days,” said South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem in a press release issued Saturday.
Chamberlain City Engineer Greg Powell informed the commission last Tuesday night that the bids for the Priebe development project had been opened, and the two bids received were much higher than expected. Project engineers with SEH estimated the cost at approximately $1.5 million however the lowest bid received was $2.4 million from Sharpe Enterprises. The other bid was from Hulstein at $2.8 million.
The second annual Farm, Sport & Home Show was held Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7 at Arrowwood Resort. Numerous vendors were on hand displaying products for sale or services offered. Janene Wingert, Kimball, who operates Simply Home Boutique explains the benefits of her homemade products - lotions, facial soaps, scrubs, and other items – all made from natural ingredients to a show attendee Saturday afternoon. The show was organized by a group of individuals who wanted to see the return of this type of event to the Chamberlain/Oacoma area. The 2-day show offered entertainment for the entire family.
Influencing beyond the classroom and into the future, CMS 6th grade Language Arts teacher Kari Toupal has been selected for Chamberlain School District’s 2019-20 ‘Teacher of the Year’ award. A ceremony to announce the teacher of the year was held Thursday at the Middle School. See page 5 for an interview with Toupal.
The Regions 6A playoff game between the Mobridge\ Pollock Tigers and the Lady Cubs took place on Mon., Mar. 2, in Mobridge. The Lady Cubs won the first battle in post-season by a score of 54-35.