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Stories from Monday, October 31, 2005

Sliding hill has high price tag (10/31/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor Starting up the snow sliding hill near Silver Sioux Park could cost the county $150,000, Cherokee County Conservation Director Scott Gebers, informed the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors during the officers meeting on Tuesday...
Lamb ordained Sunday (10/31/05)
**Ceremonies for WHS grad at Memorial Presbyterian Church By Paul Struck, Editor Thanks to hard work and an enviable devotion to the task at hand, this Sunday former Cherokean Nathan Lamb will realize a career dream to work for the Lord he's had since age 9...
Engineering firm hired for Aquatic Center (10/31/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor The Cherokee City Council has agreed to hire a firm to do engineering work for the aquatic center that is targeted for construction starting in the spring of 2006. Kuehl and Payer of Storm Lake was hired to do preliminary design work on the project and has worked closely with the committee that has been raising funds for the project...
Cassie Schmidt is first TTR winner (10/31/05)
Cassie Schmidt, a fifth grader at Cherokee Middle School, is the first winner in the monthly Teen Times Review contest. Her name was drawn from among those who got all 10 questions right on the quiz published in the Oct. 3 issue of the Chronicle Times...
Special athletes win more than prizes (10/31/05)
**By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer "Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." This is the oath Special Olympic athletes open with at each sporting event they participate in. The concept of Special Olympics began in 1962 when Eunice Kennedy Shriver started a day camp for people with intellectual disabilities in her own backyard...
Petition seeks a vote on bond (10/31/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor A petition circulating in Cherokee is seeking a vote of the public before issuance of $400,000 in general obligation notes to go toward the Aquatic Center/Gillette Park project. The Cherokee City Council had previously passed a motion to issue a bond for $400,000. Such a bond issuance can be done by a council decision but is subject to a challenge by a petition containing at least 60 signatures requiring the city to hold a bond vote...