Updated June 21, 2007
Blood drive set for July 10
We are hoping that many of you are already thinking about the summer blood drive which will be July 10th from 12:00 to 6:00 PM at the Cottonwood Hall. . . .
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Summer projects are approved
After discussion of estimated costs the school board approved several summer projects at the June meeting of the board Wednesday, June 13. . . .
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8 earn straight A's at Prairie High School
Eight students had perfect 4.0 grade point averages during the 4th quarter at Prairie High School. They were Shayla Dalgliesh, senior; Sarah Arnzen, Jessica Gehring, Alex Richardson, Kim Schaeffer and Doris Whitley, juniors; Emily Lerandeau, sophomore and David Sigler, freshman. . . . 
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Support group to meet in Grangeville
A Hope for Helping Others support group for survivors of breast cancer will meet at the Soltman Center in Grangeville at 10:00 a.m. every Monday in July. Co-facilitators for the group will be Carol McLean, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Sr. Corinne Forsman, SMHC Mission Integration Director. . . .
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More Fire department history
The twelfth installment of the history of the Cottonwood Fire Department as they approach the celebration of their 100th year. . . .
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SGA class of 1957 holds reunion
St. Gertrude's Academy class of '57 came together for a weekend of celebration on June 15-17 to mark 50 years since graduating from high school. . . .
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Sr. Corinne Forsman to celebrate 50th jubilee
"It's unbelievable," exclaimed Sr. Corinne Forsman, "I can hardly believe I've been a nun for 50 years!" Sr. Corinne celebrates her 50th Jubilee on Saturday, June 23, at 1:30 pm in the chapel at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, ID.  . . .
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Benefit golf tournament set
The Syringa General Hospital Foundation, in association with the Grangeville Ladies Golf Association, will hold their annual Golf Tournament on July 8, 2007 at the Grangeville Country Club (GCC).  Men and Women are encouraged to participate, as we raise funds for the Susan G Komen Foundation Rally For the Cure, dedicated to early cancer detection.. . .
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Relay for Life meeting set for Monday
The final Relay For Life Committee and Team Captain meetings will be held on Monday, June 25th at the Super 8 Hotel in Grangeville. . . .
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Achieving Perfect attendance for the entire school year at Prairie Middle School were: Back row: Dani Cochran, Robert Nau, Mackenzie Rieman, Appy Enriquez and Matthew Jungert. Front Row: Andrea Kaschmitter, Drew Cochran and Justis Nelson.

Missing just one day at Prairie Middle School this year were: Back Row: Leslie Nida, Samantha Poxleitner, Ashley Cannon, Clark Bruno, Luke Enneking, Slade Nelson and Mitchel Jungert. Front Row: Marcus Higgins, Jarett Frei, Daniella Wilde, Dylon Bruegeman, Jessica Kaschmitter and Chris Hoene. Not pictured: JC Enriquez.

Missing just two days this year at Prairie Middle School were, from left, Jared Higgins, Casey Danly, Kayla Duclos, Leah Holthaus, Shauna Kaschmitter, Adrianne Nuxoll and Kayla Johnson.

SMH employees hosted a surprise reception last week for Dr. Andrew Jones to celebrate being named Idaho Family Physician of the Year. Pictured are members of the medical staff (l-r) Dr. Jack Secrest, Dr. Teel Bruner, Dr. Ron Sigler, Dr. Andy Jones, Dr. Andy Gilbert, Dr. Haley Minnehan and Megan Wilson, FNP, PNP. Unable to attend were Dr. Jeremy Ostrander and Brenda Hewlett, FNP.

Emmanuel Baptist Church had a team from Powell, Tennessee which arrived Saturday, June 16th to build the new sanctuary. Very exciting day - as all the walls were raised the first day of work (Monday). The building team plans to stay here for 2 weeks. If you're in the neighborhood, stop by and visit. 

Members of the class of 1957 at St. Gertrude’s Academy held a 50 year reunion this past weekend. Back row from left are Ray Feucht, Melvin Jensen, Patricia Gochnour Holthaus, Jim Copley, Mike Seubert, Mary Hilbert Manocchia and Buzz Kopczynski. Middle row from left are Sr. Clarissa Goeckner, Clarice Haener Rad, Judy Wren Juiper, Bobbi Hilbert Schmidt, Janice Beecher Kelly, Bettie Schwarzer Ruzicka and Ellen Gehring VonBargen. Seated from left are  Vic Gehring, Tom Schwartz, Refucio "Cuc" Martinez Schneck, Sr. Mary Geis, Virgil Hudgins, Betty Jo Schaff and Mark Uhlenkott. Not pictured: Angeline Reichlin Fuchs, Chuck Mader, Ed Sprute, Dorothy Sprute Murphy and Imogene Spiker McAnally. 

Peggy Dorf brought this photo by the Chronicle office a few weeks ago. We ran it in the print edition on June 7 and Urbie Uhlenkott brought in ID's for all the players for the June 14 edition. Back from left are coach Ed Hoene, Bob Gehring, Ken Gehring, Urbie Uhlenkott and coach Cleo Forsmann. Front from left are Harold Schnider, Rich Uhlenkott, Ned Forsmann, Ray Enneking and Fred Hasenoehrl. This was the 46-47 St. Gertrude's Academy team. Click on the photo to see a bigger version.

The photo of the 46-47 SGA basketball team prompted Bud Uptmor to bring by a photo of the 48-49 team. Shown are both the A and B squads. Shown front from left are Larry Schnider, Cliff Holthaus, Hank Duclos, Don Goeckner, Bud Uptmor and Earl Uptmor. Middle from left are Bob Seubert, Bill Wyatt, Ted Kaschmitter, Al Rad and Jim Sprute. Back from left were Jack Tacke, Ted Klapprich, Jim Hilbert, Phil Bruegeman and Ken Sprute. Coaches were Ed Hoene and Ned Forsmann. They are shown in the old SGA gym which sat where the current PHS gym sets. The old building is now being used as a machine shed at Kevin Kaschmitter’s farm. Click on the photo to see a bigger version.

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