Updated March 11, 2010
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council adopted the decision and findings for Nick Forsmann’s request to vacate a portion of Washington Ave. at their March meeting Monday, March 8. . . .
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School facing deficit
Cottonwood School Superintendent Gary Blaz reported Tuesday that the school district is right now looking at a deficit of nearly $600,000. . . .
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Performances are Friday
Audiences are invited to join in the fun of Festival Time and help Clara guess a mischievous little gnome's name this Friday, March 12 when the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) and over 50 local students perform RUMPELSTILTSKIN, an original musical adaptation of this classic tale. . . .
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Ski Skoop
Mother Nature is definitely kicking spring into high gear with the arrival of robins and spring flowers.  . . .
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Prairie ROCKS!; Scholarships available
The Prairie ROCKS! class enjoyed our guest, Barb Rehder, as she shared her mother’s memories of living in Russia and moving to the United States. . . .
The Tri-Parish Youth Ministry Program and Prairie Faith Formation are offering two separate scholarships for local high school seniors. . . .
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Fundraisers set
The PHS Knowledge Bowl will be having a bake sale at the Friday, May 12th at the Missoula Children's Theater 7:00 p.m performance of Rumpelstiltskin at PHS. . . .
The Cub Scouts and Tiger Cubs are currently involved in their spring fundraiser. . . .
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Diabetes support group to meet
The Grangeville diabetes support group’s next meeting will be held March 16th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Oscar’s Restaurant in Grangeville. . . .
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Trautman is employee of the month
Lucena ‘Lucy’ Trautman, CNA, was nominated as the St. Mary’s Hospital Employee of the Month by a number of her co-workers.  The final selection was made by the SMHC Customer Service team at their last meeting.  Some of the words used to describe her include compassionate, wonderful, great attitude, sweet, helpful, happy and never sits down. . . .
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Library update
Prairie Community Library has another update.  Due to the mess from our current renovations we decided that we would close until we are done with the mess. . . .
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Pirates wins State title; Gun Club scores another perfect 75; Players chosen for all-star games
The Prairie Pirates beat Cascade, Raft River and Castleford to win their first State title since 1982. . . .
The day turned out beautiful for the shooters and the scores. . . .
Several local players have been chosen to compete in the District II All-Star games set for Wednesday, March 10 at Lewiston’s Booth Hall. . . .
Also on this page is the PHS baseball schedule. . .
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Girls Basketball awards given
On this page are photos of the award winners for the Prairie Lady Pirates basketball team. . . .
Also on this page is the PHS softball schedule. . . .
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Track schedule
On this page is the schedule for the Prairie Track team. . . .
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The Prairie Pirates with the state banner and trophy. Click on the photo for a much larger view.

The celebration began after the final buzzer sounded. Click on the photo for a larger view.

 David Sigler shows off the championship trophy to the Prairie fans while his teammates receive the championship banner.

The Prairie boys basketball team receives the 1-A Division 1 academic award for being the team in their division with the highest team grade point average. The trophy was awarded prior to the state championship game. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Ted Arnzen was presented a Sportsmanship t-shirt prior to the start of the Cascade game. Prairie coach Teel Bruner was presented the shirt by the tournament director and he presented it to Arnzen. Behind Bruner is assistant coach Kevin Chaffee.

Monday night was try outs for the Missoula Children’s Theatre took place in Cottonwood, we had over 70 kids tryout and over 60 of them got parts. Photo by Erin Shears. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The PHS cheerleaders led a cheer during a timeout in the state championship game.Click on the photo for a larger view.

Some of the PHS student body that made it down to the championship game wore special tie-dye style shirts with Go Pirates!! On the front sides. The back sides each had a different player’s name and number. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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