Updated August 11, 2005
Cottonwood City Council meets
The water loss reported in last month’s Cottonwood City Council article is apparently not as bad as it appeared. . . .
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Prairie School Supply Lists
On this page are the school supplies needed this year for students in grades K-8 at Prairie Schools. . . .
At the bottom of the page is the 2005-06 school calendar. . . .
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Help sought for backpack program
Would you like to see each student in the school district begin classes with all the supplies he or she needs to begin the school year?  Could you help St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics stock backpacks for needy students?  Would you like to be responsible for a smile from a grateful student, parent or teacher? . . .
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Quilt Show winners listed
On this page are the winners in the 2005 Raspberry Festival Quilt Show. Other Festival results will be in next week's update. . . .
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Author to hold book signing
It was reported a couple weeks ago that Joy Steiner, author of P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet, would be at the Prairie Community Library Reading Program to read her book. . . .
Also on this page are a couple of pictures from the Summer Reading Program. . . .
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Work crew helps at football field
The North Idaho Correctional Institution offender work crew, under the supervision of Officer Ken Mader, spent the week at the Prairie Football field sprucing up the area. . . .
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SMHC Foundation to sponsor golf tournament
The St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation will sponsor their Sixth Annual Golf Scramble on Saturday, September 17 at the Grangeville Country Club. . . .
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Summit school calendar for 2005-06
On this page is the school calendar for 2005-06 for Summit Academy. . . .
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There was a large crowd taking advantage of the food and raspberry shortcake at the Raspberry Festival. See Quilt Show Results story for more Festival pictures.

The 2006 candidates meet with the 2005 Idaho County Fair Royalty at the Royalty Luncheon held Tuesday, August 2 at Grangeville. From left are Queen Carolyn Sonnen, Shandrie Poxleitner, Tessica Nuxoll, Charlene Duman, Tabitha Seubert, Bridget Enneking, Princess Sarah Forsmann and Princess Amanda Cook. 

Spc. Jesse Ingram, of the 116th Engineer Battalion, shaking hands with Lt. Col. Robert Lytle, 116 BCT XO, on July 24, 2005, as he is presented his Combat Action Badge. He is the grandson of Percy and Edna Roeper of Cottonwood and was wounded in action a few months ago.

Beth Schumacher, the 21-year-old daughter of Curt and Joan Terhaar of Cottonwood, recently received her long
awaited liver transplant.Beth and husband Airman 1st Class Adam Schumacher, son of Jerry and Julie Schumacher of Greencreek, reside at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.She received a cadaveric liver transplant on July 19 at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Her illness, Auto-Immune Hepatitis, has been attacking her own liver since childhood, and she has been on various transplant lists for 3 1/2 years.  Beth's surgery took 6 hours, and she spent a total of 9 days in the hospital.  She is recuperating at her home, and her prognosis is very good. Shown from left areColleen, Joan, Dani, and Curt Terhaar, and Beth and Adam Schumacher 6 days after Beth's Surgery. 
Prairie staff attending the PLATO training were Lois Lamont, .Denise Poxleitner, Cindy Schumacher, Danette Moea'i, Vikki Duman, Darbie Lamb, Sherry Holthaus, Jessica Vanderwall, Kelcey Edwards, Lydia Deiss, Erin Shears and Alica Holthaus. 

Highway District from Ferdinand, Cottonwood, and Keuterville brought in equipment to move dirt by the field house on the football field to the future baseball diamond.  Cottonwood city personnel graded dirt and also added fill material from a project they are working on.  

In July, Roger Funke’s family took a trip to Ireland.  While in Cork city, Roger took the attached picture of his children (Lydia, Brian, and Ava) holding the Chronicle.  They were surprised to find the Idaho Café while we were in Cork and thought you might like to see it. 

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