Woonsocket students seek change at highway intersection

By Carter Linke

As a result of insistence from Woonsocket High School’s student body, road work started on what is known as “the three-mile corner” at the junction of Highways 34 and 37. Rumble strips, four-way stop signs and red, flashing lights are changes being added to try to make the corner safer for drivers. The students of Woonsocket High School went to Pierre on Wednesday to thank the DOT.

In times of grief, it is often hard to find the right words. You may find it hard to speak in general. While this statement may reign true for many of us, the Woonsocket High School has been using their voices to initiate change within our community.  This tragedy has left our community devastated and left many searching for answers. 

The Woonsocket High School has been taking proactive steps to speak out against the Highway 34-37 junction, also known as the “Three-Mile Corner” by locals, after the tragic accident that took the lives of three young boys and injured two others. Students within the high school were actively searching for a solution to end this terror from striking our community again. This led students to take action by reaching out to various state departments and their local legislators asking for change.

…Read on in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

Comments are closed.

  • Weather

    Woonsocket
    January 22, 2022, 11:37 pm
    Mostly cloudy
    18°F
    real feel: -2°F
    humidity: 84%
    wind speed: 18 mph NNW
    wind gusts: 27 mph
     
  • Upcoming Events

    January 2022
    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    December 26, 2021 December 27, 2021 December 28, 2021 December 29, 2021 December 30, 2021 December 31, 2021 January 1, 2022
    January 2, 2022 January 3, 2022 January 4, 2022 January 5, 2022 January 6, 2022 January 7, 2022 January 8, 2022
    January 9, 2022 January 10, 2022 January 11, 2022 January 12, 2022 January 13, 2022 January 14, 2022 January 15, 2022
    January 16, 2022 January 17, 2022 January 18, 2022 January 19, 2022 January 20, 2022 January 21, 2022 January 22, 2022
    January 23, 2022 January 24, 2022 January 25, 2022 January 26, 2022 January 27, 2022 January 28, 2022 January 29, 2022
    January 30, 2022 January 31, 2022 February 1, 2022 February 2, 2022 February 3, 2022 February 4, 2022 February 5, 2022
  • Recent Posts

  • Contact Us

    Ph/Fax: 605.796.4221
    Email: swj4221@icloud.com

    PO BOX 218
    Woonsocket, SD 57385
  • Archives