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McManus ‘talks trash’, gives insight about the workings of the landfill

McManus ‘talks trash’, gives insight about the workings of the landfill

By Hannah Baker The wheels on the Bomag landfill compactor turn, crunching the mountainous pile...

Judge says Michael London is no flight risk, grants his release from jail

Judge says Michael London is no flight risk, grants his release from jail

By Hannah Baker Michael London, who was arrested on January 8 for aiding and abetting his son,...

Chamber to take over American Island Days, merge event with 2016 September Fall Festival

Chamber to take over American Island Days, merge event with 2016 September Fall Festival

By Hannah Baker “No one person should have to shoulder the burden of putting on an entire event,”...

Cubs defeat Chieftains in season opener

Cubs defeat Chieftains in season opener

By Hannah Baker The Chamberlain Cubs took on the Crow Creek Chieftains in Crow Creek on Friday,...

  • McManus ‘talks trash’, gives insight about the workings of the landfill

    McManus ‘talks trash’, gives insight about the workings of the landfill

    Tuesday, 01 September 2015 18:56
  • Judge says Michael London is no flight risk, grants his release from jail

    Judge says Michael London is no flight risk, grants his release from jail

    Tuesday, 01 September 2015 19:00
  • Chamber to take over American Island Days, merge event with 2016 September Fall Festival

    Chamber to take over American Island Days, merge event with 2016 September Fall Festival

    Tuesday, 01 September 2015 19:03
  • Cubs defeat Chieftains in season opener

    Cubs defeat Chieftains in season opener

    Tuesday, 01 September 2015 19:05

McManus ‘talks trash’, gives insight about the workings of the landfill

By Hannah Baker

The wheels on the Bomag landfill compactor turn, crunching the mountainous pile of cans, old and deflated basketballs, cereal boxes, and other trash materials now unrecognizable after being squished over and over. “Pretty incredible, isn’t it?” said Larry McManus, the certified Manager of Lanfill Operations at the Tri-County Landfill in Pukwana, as he points to the hillside south of the pile of garbage, while simultaneously swatting away a fly. “See that mountain/hill right there? Well, that’s not a mountain or hill in the traditional sense. That’s all trash.” 

Judge says Michael London is no flight risk, grants his release from jail

By Hannah Baker

Michael London, who was arrested on January 8 for aiding and abetting his son, Donald London in an alleged aggravated assault against two law enforcement officers during a 24-hour police standoff near Kimball, S.D., has been granted release from prison, according to court documents filed on August 27, His previous bond was set at a cash-only $50,000, but he will now be allowed to leave prison for free if he complies with court orders after his release.

Chamber to take over American Island Days, merge event with 2016 September Fall Festival

By Hannah Baker

“No one person should have to shoulder the burden of putting on an entire event,” said Director of the Chamberlain Chamber of Commerce Mike Normile in his office on Friday, August. 28. For the last three years during the third weekend in August, Chamberlain’s Donna Buche and Sharman Swanson have been the main organizers of American Island Days. It stemmed from the want of having a special weekend for local residents and visitors to celebrate Chamberlain in festival fashion with shopping, food and fun.   

Cubs defeat Chieftains in season opener

By Hannah Baker

The Chamberlain Cubs took on the Crow Creek Chieftains in Crow Creek on Friday, August 28 in Crow Creek. The Cubs came away with a “W”, defeating the Chieftains 60-8.  

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