Updated September 14, 2006
Water, sewer rates are raised
Resolutions were passed at the Cottonwood City Council September meeting Monday, Sept. 11, that will raise water and sewer rates by 3% each. . . .
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3 place nationally
Court DeSmet of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, which is based in Cottonwood, Idaho, had 3 winners in the 2006 National Education Contest. . . .
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Meza named to state committee; Pippenger named BHS trustee of the year
Casey Meza, CEO, of St. Mary's and Clearwater Valley Hospitals was recently named by Governor Jim Risch to serve on the statewide Healthcare Information Technology and Quality Improvement Committee. . . .
Lee Pippenger was recently named Trustee of the Year by the Benedictine Health System based in Duluth, Minnesota. . . .
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Historical Museum receives improvement grants
The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude is fortunate to have received several grants in recent months. . . .
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Homecoming Parade pictures
On this page are pictures of the band and all the floats from the Homecoming Parade. . . .
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Ladt chance to GROW! 2006
Time is running out!  An order for materials will be placed this Friday, September 15, so anyone still interested in signing up for GROW! 2006 needs to do so before Friday. . . .
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Pirates win big over C.V.
The Prairie football team celebrated Homecoming with a 54-8 win over the Clearwater Valley Rams Friday, Sept. 8 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates lose twice; Sr.-Fr. teams wins Powder Puff game
The Prairie Lady Pirates lost their home opener as they fell in three games to Genesee 11-25, 14-25, 18-25 Thursday, Sept. 7. . . .
The Prairie Lady Pirates got swept by Grangeville in a volleyball match at Cottonwood Monday, Sept. 11, 13-25, 17-25, 15-25. . . .
The Senior-Freshman team easily won the annual Powder Puff game during Homecoming Week, piling up a lopsided 42-0 victory. . . .
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Summit celebrates birthday of Blessed Mother; Volleyball season starts
The second week of school, Summit Academy student body and staff celebrated their first all school event.  On Friday, September 8th, all gathered at the end of the day to wish Mary, our Blessed Mother a happy birthday and to honor her. . . .
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Shandrie Poxleitner and J.D. Riener were crowned as Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of last Friday’s football game. 

The senior class float was judged the winner in the Prairie High School Homecoming Float contest.The freshmen were second, the juniors third and the sophomores fourth. See page at left for the rest of the float pictures.

National award winners in the Catholic Daughters Education Contest from left are Lynn Rehder, Cassidy Stubbers and William Schlader. See story above left.

State 1st place winners in the Catholic Daughters Education Contest are: Front from left: Audrey Bieler, Cassidy Stubbers, James Rockwell. Back from left Lynn Rehder, Victoria Schlader, William Schlader. Not available for the picture were Kristi Poxleitner, Savannah Prigge, Britney Gehring Kaylee Uhlenkott and Andrea Schumacher.  See story above left.

Some of the members of the Fundamentals of Technology class unload mill ends that Bennett Forest Industries were so kind to donate to the Industrial Technolgy program at Prairie High. The mill ends will be used to practice skills with hand and power tools, and to make Christmas presents for a variety of groups. Bennett Forest Industries kindness is greatly appreciated. The students shown from left are: Sam Spencer, Tobie Lovell, Hilaree Vanderpas, Natosha Schaeffer, Brandon Poxleitner, Curtis Forsmann, Jack George, and Joe Schumacher. 

Wells Fargo Manager Joan Nuxoll presents Museum Director Lyle Wirtanen with a $1,000 check. See story above left.

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