Updated May 11, 2006
Cottonwood City Council meets
An agreement between Cottonwood Youth Sports and the Cottonwood City Council has been worked out and a lease agreement will be ready to sign by May 15.
Final details were discussed at a special meeting Monday, May 8, just prior to the May meeting of the Cottonwood City Council. . . .
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Second escapee is recaptured
The second man who escaped from North Idaho Correctional Institute on Monday, April 24, is in custody in Montana where he was arrested late Sunday night. . . .
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To the patrons of District 242
On Tuesday, May 16, the Cottonwood School District will hold an election from 12:00 noon until 8 p.m. regarding the 2006-2007 Supplemental Levy, in the amount of $209,000.  This amount is $30,000 less than last year’s levy and $54,000 less than the levy of two years ago.  . . .
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Conner Frei fundraisers
Several fundraisers are planned in coming weeks for an 8-month-old Lewiston boy with an immune system disease.
Conner Frei, son of Dennis and Dena Frei, was recently diagnosed with severe combine immunodeficiency disease (like the disease the “boy in the plastic bubble” had.) . . .
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Juniors host Casino Night
On May 7, the Prairie High School junior class organized the first annual Casino Night for the senior class of 2006.  The purpose of this dinner is for all of the students of these two classes to celebrate the years that they have spent together, as well as, for the juniors to wish the seniors a safe farewell and luck in their futures. . . .
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Tri-Parish youth busy in May
The Tri-Parish youth remain busy as school draws to a close.
On May 5 all High School youth are invited to the Junior High Peace Building at 6:30 p.m. to make fried ice-cream and watch a movie. The night will close with an hour of adoration at St. Mary’s Church. . . .
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Pirates beat Kendrick; win twice at District; Riener, Sonnen win at Area Best Meet
The Prairie baseball team won big in their season finale against Kendrick then beat Culdesac and Kendrick at District to advance to the championship game. They play Genesee Friday , May 12 at 3 p.m. at Kendrick. . . .
J.D. Riener won the discus competition and Tabitha Sonnen won the triple jump at the annual Meet of Champions at Lewiston Thursday, May 4. . . .
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Lady Pirates win two to end regular season, advance to district championship game
The Prairie softball team shut out both Lapwai and Grangeville to end their regular season then beat Timberline and Lewis County to advance to the district championship game. . . .
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Summit to host "Public Class"; Summit scholars finish in second
Summit Academy each year hosts “Public Class” to share with everyone an overview of what the students have learned during the year. . . .
Hosting the final academic bowl competition proved to be of no advantage last Monday evening, as the host Patriots found themselves finishing 5th for the evening. . . .
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Adeline Lustig, daughter of Ed and Nancy Lustig, center, is the Valedictorian of the class of 2006 at Prairie High School.  Adeline has maintained a gpa of 4.0 throughout her 4 years of high school.  Sharing the salutatorian position will be Ashley Schaeffer and Dani Terhaar.  They both have a gpa of 3.7.  Ashley, right, is the daughter of Brian and Susan Schaeffer and Dani, left is the daughter of Curt and Joan Terhaar. The staff and administration of Prairie High School congratulate these students for their efforts. 

Prairie High School had 3 prom royalty instead of the usual two this year. King Pero Jolevski is flanked by co-queens Dawn Bower, left, and Dani Terhaar. 

Chris Kaschmitter of the Prairie Booster Club presents a check worth $500 to Greg Diess, principal at Prairie Elementary. The money will be used for library books and first aid kits.  

NaTosha Schaeffer and Kyle Holthaus were the attendance winners for the month of April at PMS. They received a fish tank and a gift certificate to Bob’s tropical fish for one free Beta fish.  

The Greencreek Active Workers 4-H club  is shown after they cleaned the roadsides in the Greencreek and Winona highway districts. This is a community service project that the club does every year. 

Shown above are the Senior (top photo) and Junior class of Prairie High School at the Casino night. See story above left.

Hunter Chaffee is shown with his Pizza Hut Reading Medal. Hunter is in Kindergarten and to earn his medal from Pizza Hut he had to read at least 10 books each month from October through March. Hunter received a certificate each month after he made his reading goal so that he could have a free personal pan pizza. After redeeming all 6 certificates Hunter was award for his great reading efforts with a reading medal. Congratulations Hunter! 

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