Updated May 17, 2007
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council approved a license agreement for Cottonwood Youth Sports’ use of the Wimer Ballfields at their regular May meeting Monday, May 14. . . .
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Cottonwood community honored
The Cottonwood Community was honored as the best unit in the Red Cross district this year. . . .
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Sports physicals scheduled
The St. Mary’s Hospital Clinics have scheduled this years Sports Physicals.  The Cottonwood Clinic will hold theirs on Wednesday, June 6 . . . 
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Relay for Life event set
The 3rd Annual Clearwater to Salmon River Relay for Life event is set for July 20-21 at Grangeville High School. . . .
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More Fire department history
The seventh installment of the history of the Cottonwood Fire Department as they approach the celebration of their 100th year. . . .
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Mars Rover competition
The 5th and 6th graders traveled to Moscow Junior High to compete in their long awaited Mars Rover competition. There were 52 teams in attendance. Prairie supplied 12 of those teams. . . .
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Scholarships awarded; Nuxoll selected to attend conference
The Idaho 4-H Endowment Board awarded six $1000 scholarships in the state for 2007 to assist Idaho 4-H members with post-high school education in Idaho.  Two of those recipients are Idaho County 4-H members. . . .
Daniel Forsmann and Nicole Nida are winners of Scholarships from Idaho County Farm Bureau. . . .
Sacajawea Freshman Lauren Nuxoll has been selected to attend the 2007 Congressional Student Leadership Conference, sponsored by LeadAmerica  . . .
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Lewis County ends Prairie's season
The season came to an early end for the Prairie baseball team as they were upset by Lewis County 3-2 at the District baseball tournament Friday, May 11 at Juliaetta. . . .
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Lady Pirates beat Culdesac for District title
The Prairie softball team won their second straight district championship with a convincing 15-0 win over Culdesac Tuesday, May 8 at Cottonwood. Now they’ll advance to state where they’ll seek their first ever state softball championship.
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Nida leads girls to Regional Track team title
Nicole Nida had three individual firsts and anchored the 4x100 relay to a first place finish to lead the Prairie girls track team to the Regional team title Friday and Saturday, May 11-12 at Kamiah . . .
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Biking the Butte
Summit Academy students came out in full force Saturday, May 12 to challenge themselves to bike to the top of the butte.  The students are currently trying to raise as much money for their school as they can.  They have all been sending out pledges for their bike-a-thon to accomplish the “50 State Challenge.”   . . .
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The Lady Pirates softball team after beating Culdesac 15-0 for the District title. See story below left.

The Prairie girls track team with the Regional Championship team trophy. Story below left

The Veteran’s Memorial at the Cottonwood City Park has an addition as a mounting block for the plaque dedicating the monument to the memory of Rex Bunney has been completed. The plaque is the one you see Ellen Bunney holding in the picture on the community calendar. 

The first graders at the Prairie Elementary spring concert last week. 

Attendance winners for April at Prairie Middle School were Sam Poxleitner, left, and Garrett Schmidt. Sam won a card-making kit with a pink purse filled with Bath and Body Works goodies while Garret won a kite and a box of cologne. 

The Cottonwood Wanders presented a big Thank You poster-board to Melissa, Debbie and Ron for making all the pizza's for their fundraiser. The club ended up selling 70 pizza's. They would like to Thank everyone who helped with purchasing pizza's and supporting the 4-H program. 

Holli Uhlorn and her dance class perform at dance dress rehearsal. Shirley's Dance Studio, Grangeville classes, will hold a spring recital at Grangeville High School Saturday, May 12, 6 p.m. The public is invited to this free event that showcases dancers from Grangeville and Cottonwood. On Tuesday, May 22, dancers will be performing at Grangeville Health and Rehab. at 3:30 p.m. and then at Heritage Square at 5 p.m. Teacher Shirley Wilson Sears is celebrating her 50th year as a dance instructor. 

During Hospital Week St. Mary’s employees and family members helped clean-up a section of highway 95 between Cottonwood and Grangeville. St. Mary’s Hospital adopted this section of highway back in 1999 and is responsible for cleaning it at least once every year.

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