Updated March 29, 2007
PHS Dance team earns state trophy
The Prairie High School Dance Team returned from the State Dance/Cheer Championships with... a trophy! . . .
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Museum awarded grant
The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude’s Monastery was one of 22 recipients of Idaho Humanities Council grants awarded at its recent board meeting in Post Falls. . . .
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Hometown Auto wins 52-Pickup grand prize
Here's the final KC 52 Pickup 2006 winners drawn at the March 2007 meeting of KC #1389.  Last final 6 week winners and then the grand prize winner are as follows:  . . .
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Kristin Hill named Miss Prairie 2007
Kristin Hill was crowned Miss Prairie 2007 at Prairie High School on Tuesday, March 13.  Eleven girls contested for the title. 1st Runner-up was awarded to Katie Nuxoll and the 2nd Runner-up was Michelle Gehring. . . .
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Second Schmeckfest set for April 14
WANTED: The Best Sausage Maker on the Camas Prairie.  . . .
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Pirates split league games
The Prairie baseball team was on the both ends of blowouts as they split a pair of league games last week. On Tuesday, March 20, they won big, 22-1, at Culdesac. Then on Thursday, March 22, they lost big in their home opener, 0-21 to Timberline. . . .
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6th grade girls basketball team ends season
On this page is a photo of the 6th grade girls basketball team. . . .
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Girls win team title at Kamiah meet
The Prairie girls track team won the team title in an 11-school track meet held at Kamiah last Thursday, March 22.Nicole Nida, and Tabitha Sonnen for the girls and J.D. Riener for the boys, each won 2 events. . . .
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The PHS Dance team is shown with the state trophy they earned March 17 at the State High School Dance Competition. They earned 3rd place in the Kick Division. See story at left.

Summit Academy students during rehearsal for their Spring play “Pot of Gold” which will be performed at the school this Thursday through Saturday. Performances are set for 7 p.m. each day plus a 1 p.m. matinee on Saturday, all at Summit Academy on the north edge of town. They will also have a spaghetti feed prior to the Thursday and Saturday evening performances.

Shown are the top 3 finishers in the first Miss Prairie Pageant. From left are 2nd Runner-up: Michelle Gehring, Miss Prairie: Kristin Hill and 1st Runner-up: Katie Nuxoll. See story above left.

Prairie Middle School held an assembly on March 16 where Farm Bureau Essay Contest winners were announced. Jared Higgins, son of Brad and Cindy Higgins, placed third and Leah Holthaus, daughter of Roger and Alica Holthaus, placed second. Students wrote essays on agriculture and how it plays a role in our lives.

The Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce presented several one year chamber memberships to new businesses and/or business owners in the area. Pictured are Bo Rose from B&A Performance Auto in Greencreek (top photo) and Randy Thompson with Thompson’s Pawn in Cottonwood (lower photo). Others receiving memberships were Bonnie Sailor new owner of The Coffee Mill Creation, Eric Wassmuth with CP Bio-Diesel Supplies and Sara Gradillas and Colleen Brainar new owners of the Royal Room..

Sonessa Lundmark (left), Art teacher at Prairie Middle School, received a donation of four boxes of yarn and needles from the Loosely Knit group at the Monastery of St. Gertrude. Also pictured are Sr. Miriam Mendez, Sr. Evangela Bossert and Nov. Kim Marie Jordan.

In the above three photos participants in the Prairie Horizons program are filling out a pre-survey on their awareness of poverty and its effects in rural communities. They will complete a post-survey at the end of the last conversation session. In the top photo are Michelle Riener, Joan Nuxoll and Kayla Uhlenkott. In the middle photo are Matthew and Linda Beckman and in the bottom photo are Kayla Uhlenkott and Diana and Terry Holubetz. 

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