Updated September 19, 2019
This is Homecoming Week
This is Homecoming Week at Prairie. . . .
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School Board meets
The school board voted to increase the gate fees for Prairie sporting events at their regular September meeting Monday, Sept. 16. . . .
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Out-Shoot the Sheriff event
Out-Shoot the Sheriff, an Idaho County Republican Party fundraising event is set for this Saturday, Sept. 21 starting at 11 a.m. at the AFD Training Facility at 318 Sonnen Road in Greencreek. . . .
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Grower's meeting set for Thursday
There will be an informational Crop Grower’s Meeting Thursday, Sept. 19 at the Cottonwood Community Hall at 5:30 p.m. . . .
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Ranch Rodeo is Saturday
The 3rd Annual Ranch Rodeo at Two Bar V Livestock's Arena located in Cottonwood, Idaho. . . .
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Idaho County Orchestra to perform at Monastery Chapel
At 2 p.m. Saturday, September 21, in the chapel of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, the Idaho County Orchestra will present an eclectic collection of music including pop, classical, sacred, blues, movie themes, dance tunes, and more. . . .
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From Bloomsday to Boston
Finding the motivation to run can be the hardest part of the sport. For J.R. Kaschmitter, of Colville, it's all about how far he can take himself, and he just earned a place in the Boston Marathon.  . . .
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JOLT groups starting soon
JOLT (Joy of Learning Together) Ladies’ groups are starting up for 2019-2020! . . .
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Pirates win big at Troy; JV team beats 2 varsity opponents
Owen Anderson had a huge game at Troy, especially in the first half of action, as the Prairie football team rolled to a 78-24 win Friday, Sept. 13. . . .
The Prairie JV football team has played a pair of 1A-Div. 2 varsity teams so far this season and have come away with 2 wins. . . .
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Lady Pirates lose two league matches
The Prairie Lady Pirates continued their early season struggles as they fell to 0-4 on the season with a pair of league losses last week.
On Tuesday, Sept. 10, they lost their home opener to C.V. in 5 games, 22-25, 25-19, 25-20, 17-25, 11-15, and on Thursday, Sept. 12 they traveled to Troy where they lost in 3 games, 9-25, 6-25, 14-25. . . .
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Chaffee earns 4th at Seaport Invite
Ciara Chaffee had Prairie’s highest ever individual finish at the Seaport Invite hosted by Clarkston High School Saturday, Sept. 14. She placed 4th, just 1 spot shy of a medal but did receive a ribbon. Her time was 22:03.04. . . .
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Letters to the Editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Cottonwood Chronicle. You can also find Jake Wren's Redneck Review on this page. . . .
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Shown are the candidates for Homecoming Queen. From left are Ashton Landers, Sydnee Bruegeman, Hailey Stubbers and Brooklyn Riener. Crowning will take place at halftime of Friday’s game. Photo by Jon Rehder. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Homecoming King candidates are the senior football players. Back from left are Damian Forsmann, Carson Forsman, Derik Shears, Owen Anderson and Sam Mager. Front from left are Hayden Uhlenkott and Reid Uptmor. Photo by Jon Rehder. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Idaho County Orchestra will perform this Saturday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Monastery Chapel. Contributed photo. Sees tory at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie JV volleyball team won the JV Tournament at Grangeville this past Saturday. From left are Delanie Lockett, Olivia Klapprich, Mackenzie Key, Josie Remacle, Aly Rehder, Kristin Wemhoff, Laney Forsmann, Jade Prigge, Tara Schlader and coach Marlene Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Fr. Joseph Schmidt gives a blessing to the new picnic area at the St. Mary’s Condos. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Anna Gehring pulled the drape off the sign stating that the picnic area that Fr. Joe Schmidt blesses above, is dedicated to the memory of her sister and brother-in-law, Dolores and Gene Von Bargen. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Jim Rehder shared the above Arden Milk ads from 1958 showing some of the local milk producers. 6 of the 9 men shown are no longer with us. Those still alive are Guy Jungert, Vern Uhlorn and John Funke. Click on the photos for larger views.

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