Updated  August 16, 2007
Idaho County Fair is this week
A rundown on the events at the Fair this week. . . .
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Arnzens are grand marshals
Shorty and Marge Arnzen, former owners of the Cottonwood Sales Yard, are the 2007 Grand Marshals for the Idaho County Fair at Cottonwood. . . .
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Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council passed an ordinance giving them some flexibility for utility rates for special situations at their regular August meeting Monday, August 13. . . . 
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No outside burning in Cottonwood
This is a reminder to the residents of Cottonwood that no open burning or outside fires are allowed in the city without a permit. . . .
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Firemen's breakfast on Saturday
In celebration of the 100 hundred year anniversary of the Cottonwood Volunteer Fire Department, the Fire Department invites members of the community and attendees of the Idaho County Fair to a breakfast during fair week. . . .
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Two to profess
The Monastery of St. Gertrude will welcome two women as sisters on August 18, 2007, during the Rite of Temporary Profession. In the ceremony, dating back centuries, Novices Cindy Schultz and Kim Marie Jordan will publicly accept the monastic promises of stability, fidelity to the monastic life and obedience. . . .
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Prairie Middle School supply list
On this page are the school supply lists for Prairie Middle School. We've also left up the Prairie Elementary School list and the Prairie school calendar for 2007-08. . . .
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Watermelon Bowl is Saturday
Watermelon Bowl is Saturday. Also on this page is the season schedule for the Prairie varsity and JV football teams. . . .
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Bowling season to start soon; Association meeting is Sunday; Volleyball schedule listed
The 2007-2008 bowling season is just around the corner. Most leagues in the Central Idaho USBC Bowling Association will begin the week following Labor Day. . . .
The Central Idaho USBC Bowling Association will be holding their annual fall meeting on Sunday, August 19th . . . .
Also on this page is the season schedule for the Prairie High School volleyball team. . . .
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The 2007 Idaho County Fair Royalty welcome you to this year's Fair. From left are first princess Jennifer Enneking, Queen Casandra Schaeffer and second princess Bonnie Reilly. Click on the photo for bios of the royalty members.

Marge and Shorty Arnzen have been named grand marshals for the 2007 Idaho County Fair. See story above left.

Ken Pepper of Cottonwood Cash & Carry presents a check worth $844 to Sr. Clarissa Goeckner, Prioress at St. Gertrudeís Monastery and Sr. Mary Kay Henry, Director of Development at the Monastery. The money was generated by a fundraiser for the Spirit Center where Cash & Carry pledged a percentage of all revenues from Aug. 1-7. The sisters are very grateful for the contribution. The consider Spirit Center one vital ongoing way they can contribute to the local community.

Cindy Schultz, left, and Kim Marie Jordan will take vows as
Benedictine Sisters at the Monastery of St. Gertrude this Saturday, August 18, at 1:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend the celebration. See story above left.

Rick Johnson spotted this strange pair wandering out of Coffee Mill Creations. Hopefully they were advertising the Coffee Millís coffee and ice cream offerings. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson.

Five generations gathered at the home of Buddy and Nona Hood on July 24. In clockwise direction, seated-Great-great grandmother Alvina Van Epps, Winner, S.D.,; Grandmother Renee Schamberger, Pullman, Wash.; great-grandmother Nona Hood, Cottonwood; mother Autumn Viallva and daughter Anina, Pullman.

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