For a new view of the Missouri River take a drive west down Beebe Avenue to River Street and see a view of the river that hasn’t been seen in many years. Warren Hickey of Chamberlain recently purchased the apartment building to the south of the old bridge pylons and updated the building with new siding, doors and windows along with clearing trees and brush from the rocks along the river.
Even though the chemical levels of the pool were good, the Chamberlain swimming pool did not open as scheduled on Friday, May 29 due to the turbidity of the water. By the next day, Saturday, the water clarity was acceptable and the pool opened to the delight of many home bound Chamberlain kids.
At the May 19 county commission meeting, members approved opening the courthouse doors to the public on June 1, 2020. The courthouse will be open as a polling place for the precincts of Chamberlain City and Chamberlain/Brule Townships for the June 2 primary election.
Junior Emma Powers and her date Charles ‘CJ’ Yost, followed by Brooklyn Thomas and Jackson Soulek walk in the 2020 CHS Prom Parade down Main Street Saturday, May 23. Senior girls Makenzy Mutziger and Hannah Anderson organized the nonschool event to replace the traditional prom that was canceled due to the corniavirus pandemic that closed schools across the state March 16 and canceled all spring extra curricular activities at CHS.
The last few months have been trying times for businesses and residents of the Chamberlain and Oacoma area as the COVID- 19 pandemic has caused a disruption in what we refer to as 'normal' life. Schools closed, professional offices closed along with many local stores. Those that did remain open operated under innovated means and/or limited hours.