Updated September 18, 2008
School enrollment is down
Enrollment is down by 19 students this year at Prairie Schools as reported at the September meeting of the school board Monday, Sept. 15. . . .
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Home Tour set for Sunday
Sts. Peter & Paul School fall home tour will be Sunday, September 21 from 1-5 p.m.  Tickets are available in Cottonwood at Forsmann Accounting or in Grangeville at the SPPS office, Lindsley’s Furniture or Bettie’s Floor & Decor. . . .
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Monastery celebrates 100th year
From August 2008 until August 2009, the sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude are celebrating 100 years “at home” in Idaho. During the year and as a monthly feature, the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude will be contributing a feature entitled “100 Years Ago This Month” for the Cottonwood Chronicle.  We hope you enjoy this historical venture.  We welcome your comments. . . .
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Community Choir organizational meeting
The Cottonwood Community Choir is having their first organizational meeting on Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 in the Middle School Music Room. . . .
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Retreats upcoming at Spirit Center
The Spirit Center at the Monastery of St. Gertrude will offer two upcoming retreats: “What Do You Mean…’God’ and How Do We Get There?” September 26 – 28; and “Purity of Heart: Praying with Fathers & Mothers of the Desert”, October 3-5.   Each retreat starts at 7:30 p.m. on Friday evening and concludes at 1:30 on Sunday. . . .
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Combine Demo Derby set for Sept. 28
Ninth Annual Combine Demolition Derby in Nezperce, Idaho will be held on Sunday September 28th at 1p.m. at the fairgrounds. . . .
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Boys basketball team selling firewood
The Prairie High Boys Basketball team will be selling cords of firewood to help raise money for their program. . . .
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Pirates swamp C.V. 60-14
The Prairie football team won big for the second week in a row, this time against an outmanned Clearwater Valley team 60-14 at Cottonwood Friday, Sept. 12. . . .
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Lady Pirates lose in 5 games at Timberline
The Prairie Lady Pirates took a 2 games to 1 lead but couldn’t close out the Timberline Spartans as they lost in 5 games 22-25, 25-20, 26-24, 14-25, 12-15 at Weippe Tuesday, Sept. 9. . . .
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Summit Lady Patriots start league 1-2
One third of the way through their current volleyball season, Summit Academy’s young volleyball team finds itself with a one win and five loss record, but with a ton of thrills and spills as every match has been gallantly contested and close in most cases right down to the wire.  . . .
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The new roof is nearly complete at Holy Cross Chapel. Just the steeple needed to be finished as of Sunday. It was finished during the week. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A couple of photos of the crowd at Keuterville's Country Picnic this past Sunday.

Several people check out the historical photos and scrapbooks of the Holy Cross church.
Several ceramics students at Angie’s Crafts & Supplies earned ribbons for their work in open class at the Idaho County Fair. Shown from left are Natalie Wimer, 1st place-Madonna; Samantha Riener, 2nd place-Kitty; Mikayla Riener, 1st place-picture frame; Sydney Tiede, 1st place-picture frame; Lu Crea, 1st place-Hummingbird Box; Misty Johnson, 1st place-Children’s Bavarian Tea Set. Not shown are Sarah Seubert, 1st place-Horse and Shyilynn Jungert, 1st place-Cowboy Boot. 

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