Updated September 3, 2009
Hager receives statewide award
Cottonwood resident George Hager was awarded, Support Person of the Year by the Engineering and Technology Education Association of Idaho. . . .
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Backpacks donated
Following a multi year tradition, the employees of St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics once again purchased and filled 15 backpacks for students in the Prairie, Nezperce and Highland School Districts.  . . .
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February Mardi Gras planning underway
As soon as you purchase your 2010 calendar remember to mark Saturday, February 6th for the St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics Foundation First Annual Mardi Gras:  A Celebration of Community. . . .
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County to conduct health care survey
Before you slam down the phone, thinking it is just another annoying phone solicitation, listen to who is calling. . . .
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Art class gets new ‘old fashioned’ press
This year the students at PHS will be able to create works of art the Olde Fashioned way with a hand powered Printing Press.  . . .
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Seubert tries out for Roundup Royalty
Brandee Seubert the 16 year old daughter of Shawn and Jill Seubert traveled to Lewiston Wednesday Aug. 19th to try out for a chance to be royalty for 2010 Lewiston Roundup. . . .
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Golf Scramble is Sept. 26
The 6th Annual Prairie Booster Golf Scramble is set for Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Grangeville Country Club. . . .
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Bowlerettes to meet
The Monday Women’s Cottonwood Bowlerettes will be having their Fall Meeting on Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 at The Hangout.  The meeting will start at 6:30 pm. . . .
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Champs to begin title defense; JV's open with win over Kendrick
The Prairie High School football team begins defense of their White Pine League and State 1-A Division I championships this Friday, Sept. 4 at 3 p.m. against Lewis County at Craigmont. . . .
Cody Schumacher and Justin Schmidt each had a big game offensively as the Prairie JV football team opened their season with a 42-12 win over Kendrick at Cottonwood Monday, August 31. . . .
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Lady Pirates lose to Potlatch, Lapwai
The Prairie Lady Pirates lost a pair of volleyball matches at Potlatch to open their season Thursday, August 27. . . .
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Letters to the Editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Chronicle. . . .
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George Hager, center, is presented the “Support Person of the Year” award from the Engineering and Technology Education Association of Idaho by Jerry Richardson. At left is PHS principal Todd Shumway.

The St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation is planning a February 6th Mardi Gras fund and friendraiser in the Cottonwood Community Center.  Planning the event are Chinh Ostrander, Shelli Schumacher, Cheri Holthaus, Jim May and Misty Johnson.  Not pictured is Stephanie Forsman.

PHS art teacher Sonesa Lundmark and George Hager with the hand-powered printing press he built and donated. See story at left.

Brandee Seubert and her horse Mia. Seubert is trying out for the Lewiston Roundup Royalty.See story at left.

Left to right: Sister Rut Maria Buschor and Abbess Pia Habermacher, Sarnen, Switzerland, Prioress Clarissa Goeckner and Bishop Michael Driscoll in the monastery chapel. At the Centennial Eucharistic celebration.

Left to right: Marilyn Forsman, Marcie Forsman Beckman, Choir Director, and Mark Forsman visiting at Centennial Grand Finale reception.
Benedictine Sisters Turn the Page to Begin a Second Century in Idaho 
Over 300 people filled the chapel at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho on August 16 for the Grand Finale of the Benedictine Sisters’ Centennial Year “Celebrating 100 Years ‘at Home’ in Idaho.” The theme for the Finale was “Turning the Page: Beginning a New Century.”  A reception on the Monastery lawn followed the worship service.

Leann Lightfield stops to pose for  this picture during her birthday party at Dog Bark Park. She was busy turning 6 years old while her Grandma Mary soaked up the sun in Arizona.

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