Patti Petersen, right, hands giant scissors back to Superintendent Deb Johnson after cutting the ribbon at the Outdoor Classroom Dedication on October 24. In 2012, Petersen made a large donation to the Chamberlain School District in memory of her husband Mervin “Pete” Petersen, CHS class of 1960, who had a passion for agriculture and the outdoors.
The Veterans Park in Chamberlain is getting a new addition of a T-33 Shooting Star aircraft, which will fly into town on October 29. It’ll be making quite the entrance by strolling into town down Main Street by a house mover.
Bob Charpentier of Texas places his bid on a silent auction item at the 2014 DU Banquet on Friday, October 25. Funds raised at the annual event are pooled with monies from other banquets around the state. State events raised over $624,000 in 2013. Since 1984, Ducks Unlimited has completed 640 individual projects in South Dakota for a total of $39.65 million investment.
The Chamberlain girls volleyball team started off their week hosting White River on October 21. The Lady Cubs would take the first set 25-22, but would be unable to fend off a viscous attack by the White River hitters losing the final three sets.
Chamberlain traveled to Crow Creek on October 23 for the final game of the regular season. The offensive line proved dominate for the Cubs on their way to a 65-12 victory. Shawn Foote would carry the ball 26 times for a school record, 280 yards rushing and another school record of six touchdowns.
Over 700 studentathletes competed at the 69th Annual SDHSAA State Cross Country Meet, held at Broadland Creek Golf Course in Huron on October 25. Ella Byers would have one of the best performances of the year with a time of 15:26.89, barely being edged out by two runners but still placing 10th overall.