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.).
Hail from Saturday evening’s thunderstorm caused significant damage to vehicles, gardens, and crops around parts of Oacoma and Brule County. Hail as big as golf balls and smaller were reported.
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.Each CHS senior has 10 tickets for their family and friends. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. A ticket will be required to enter the armory and each seniors’ family will sit in the same area to allow for social distancing. Tickets should not be shared with other graduates.For those unable to attend, the ceremony will be livestreamed on Cub Nation Facebook page. Plans are to have an edited version of the ceremony released the following week on Cub Nation.There will be no guest speakers however Salutatory Darynn Burke and Valedictories Hannah Anderson and Grace DuVall will address the graduates and guests.People are encouraged to wear face masks, and stay home if they are sick. There will not be a receiving line and people are asked to please refrain from shaking hands or hugging.
Chamberlain School District Board President, Keith Reuer, opened Monday night’s meeting by thanking Dr. Debra Johnson for her years of service to the Chamberlain School District and presented her with a gift. The meeting was Johnson’s last meeting as Superintendent of the school district and will officially be retired as of July 1. A social with the board members, staff and community members was held prior to the meeting to honor Johnson and congratulate her on her upcoming retirement.
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.