Updated November 19, 2009
Pirates to play Oakley in championship game
It will be a rematch of last year’s state championship game as Prairie will take on Oakley Saturday, Nov. 21 at noon PST at Holt Arena in Pocatello. . . .
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Memorial service set for Saturday
St. Mary’s Hospital is sponsoring a Memorial Service this Saturday, November 21 at 1:30 p.m. . . .
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VFW award winners are named
The local VFW Post #4902 has named this year’s winners of their educational contests. . . .
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Kuther named to national board
“It was a number of years ago when a farmer was brought into our emergency room with a really serious injury.  Afterwards I said to Shari (Kuther), ‘I wish there was something we could do to lessen the likelihood that farmers and their families would have these accidents,’” said Dr. Andrew Jones, . . .
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Farm Bureau speech contest
Idaho County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a Speech Contest for all public, private or home schooled students, grades 9 through 12, in Idaho County. The theme is "The Influential Voice of Idaho Agriculture." . . .
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Brats & Brew contest winners are named
The First Annual Bräts and Brew competition put on by the Prairie Community Library was a big success. . . .
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840 lbs. of food collected
This years scouting for food was a big success.   . . .
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Cochran named father of the year
Terry Cochran was named Father of the Year at the annual Prairie League Daddy Date Night recently. . . .
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Tobacco training session held
Heidi Henson, CHES and the Health Promotion Coordinator for Public Health Idaho North Central District came to Prairie High School for their wellness day on October 28th as part of Red Ribbon Week.  . . .
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Pirates advance to championship with 54-6 win; Boosters to have Milk Bowl party; Night Shoot week 5 results
The state semifinal game against Wallace looked a lot like most of the Prairie Pirates’ regular season games as the Pirates scored every time they had the ball and rolled to a 54-6 win in a game that ended at halftime last Friday, Nov. 13, at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow. . . .
Hey there all you Pirate fans, the Prairie Booster Club will be hosting a state football party on Saturday, November 21st at the Prairie High School cafeteria.  We will show a live feed of the Milk Bowl via the internet. . . .
Week 5 of the night shoot was dealt an interesting hand this Wednesday night. . . .
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26 out for PHS girls basketball
New Prairie girls basketball coach Rusty Lorentz said the team will look more for the transition baskets and he wants them to take the good open shot when they have it. There are 26 players out for the team this year. . . .
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7 earn medals at C.V. Tournament
Thirteen members of the Cottonwood Wrestling Club attended the Clearwater Valley Tournament held on Saturday, November 14th. . . .
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Summit Academy news
Mystery Night a success. . . .
Honor roll listed . . .
Summit girls start 2-0 . . . 
Virtue winners are named. . . .
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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 Cottonwood Chronicle. . . .
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Effingham area Germans moved west
On this page is an article originally printed in the Effingham (Ill.) Daily News about the German families that moved from that area to this one. . . .
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The Prairie High School and Middle School bands combined for the Veteran’s Day program last Wednesday and played several patriotic songs. Director is military veteran John Eynon. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Many local veterans and their families were in attendance at the Prairie Schools Veteran’s Day program. At right Sandy Riggers sets up for her program.

 Winners of the First Bräts and Brew Contest are shown. From left are Bill Schumacher, Denis Duman, Judy Uhlorn, Norm Sonnen and Shirley Gehring. See story at left

Shown are the Cottonwood Cub Scouts with the pickup load of food collected during their annual Scouting For Food drive. 840 lbs. was collected. Shown arcing from upper left down and to the right are Dan Karel, Terry Cochran, Seth Chaffee, Chris Bradley, Drew Cochran, Tyler Hankerson, Brandon Latimer, Jared Coppernoll, Hunter Chaffee, Anthony Karel, John Bradley, Matt Coppernoll, Dakota Wilson, Mike Karel, Shari Chaffee, Kevin Karel and Robin Krol. Other parents who participated were Emmett Wilson, Keith and Aleta Coppernoll, Amy Bradley and Greg and Wendy Nau. Click on the photo for a larger view. See story at left.

Sylvia Forsmann was honored Sunday with a private family celebration for her 80th birthday.  

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