Local first responders (EMT’s, firefighters, and police), military active service & veterans will soon be recognized for countless hours of service to the community. On September 11, local Modern Woodmen of America members will honor them as a hometown hero.
Jane Murphy, the Dignity Ceremony Planner, met with a small group of Chamberlain community members Thursday, August 25 to discuss the arrival of the Dignity Sculpture. Murphy explained the 1,100 pound sculpture will be traveling down Highway 44 to Chamberlain from Buffalo Ridge Ranch near Cheyenne River where it is currently being assembled. The Dignity Sculpture will arrive in the Chamberlain area on Friday, September 9, a week before the celebration and unveiling ceremony on Saturday, September 17.
Chamberlain Elementary students wait outside until the doors open for school. School started this year on Wednesday, August 24.
Head football coach, Jerry Rhodes, is optimistic about the upcoming football season. After one day of practice, the coach sees a lot of potential in the players. “I am very impressed with our kids. They are a disciplined group of young men,” stated Coach Rhodes. Returning letter winners include; Rich Marone, Dodge Knippling, Jared Houska, Jett Evans, Marc Schwenk, Collin Powell, Nash Hutmacher, Will Mahnke, Kordel Chmela, Max Donovan, and Dillen Anderson.
Mobridge – Chamberlain golfers traveled to Mobridge to compete in the Mobridge- Pollock Invitational Golf Tournament on Tuesday, August 23. The team took first place carding a 314. Mobridge-Pollock came in second with a 356. Cameron Caldwell was the individual medalist with a 73.