The bouncy houses and train rides were a popular place for families with young kids during the annual Forestburg Melon Festival on Saturday evening.

On Saturday, Aug. 17, the town of Forestburg was buzzing with the enjoyment of its seventh annual Forestburg Melon Festival. Hundreds of people joined in the fun that included a car show, bean bag tournament, live music, bouncy houses and train rides for kids, a delicious meal and, of course, the selling and eating of melons. A couple of new things added this year were a food vendor from McWhorter Entertainment who sold some of the finest fair food and several vendor booths with people selling a variety of homemade and company-owned goods. 

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KADIN SCHLENKER stands proudly as he is recognized at a ceremony on Satruday, Aug. 17, for earning his Eagle Scout rank.

In the Boy Scouts, the Eagle Scout rank is the highest and most prestigious rank a young man can earn. It takes years of work and dedication. The Boy Scout organization was founded Feb. 8, 1910 and the first Eagle Scout award was granted in 1912. In those 107 years, only 2.01 percent of Boy Scouts have ever achieved the Eagle Scout rank.

Kadin Schlenker, son of Kevin and Kristina Schlenker of Woonsocket, received his Eagle Scout this year and was honored at a ceremony held Aug. 17 at the Woonsocket Community Center.

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PICTURED ARE Directors Lisa Snedeker of Woonsocket and Eric Stroeder of Mobridge-Pollock at the most recent ASBSD Board of Directors meeting.

Woonsocket School Board Vice Chair Lisa Snedeker was recently elected as the Second Vice President of the Associated School Boards of South Dakota.

ASBSD’s Second Vice President serves an integral role on the Association’s Executive Committee, which comprises the leadership team of the 18-member Board of Directors.

Snedeker currently serves as the representative of the Southeast Region’s 265 and Under enrollment category. She has served on the ASBSD Board of Directors since 2018 and has represented her local board at ASBSD’s Delegate Assembly and as their Legislative Action Network member.

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