Updated September 9, 2010
Two local farms to receive Century awards
Two local farms will be given Century awards by the Idaho State Historical Society and  the Idaho Department of Agriculture. . . .
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Hospitals receive $300,000 grant
St. Mary’s and Clearwater Valley Hospitals and Clinics recently received a Quality Improvement Grant from the Office of Rural Health Policy.  The Small Health Care Provider grant provides $100,000 for each of three years to improve clinical outcomes for patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. . . .
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Conger is employee of the month
Kevin Conger, DTR, Dietary Manager at St. Mary’s Hospital, was chosen as the September Employee of the Month. . . .
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Ruhoff family participates in "Purple Ride"
The extended families of Edna Ruhoff and the late Walt Ruhoff met at Riverstone Park in Coeur d’Alene, Aug. 28th  for the region’s first  “Purple Ride”. . . .
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Diabetes support group meetings resume
Becky Ewing, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator, will resume a monthly diabetes support group the third Tuesday of every month from 1:00-3:00 p.m. . . .
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Republicans sponsor candidate Meet and Greet
The Idaho County Republican Party is sponsoring a Meet and Greet the Candidates on Saturday, September 11, 2010.  . . .
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C & B Auto adds new services
Bob and Carolyn Haning of Grangeville have added a new line to their already extensive list of business endeavors. . . .
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Winifred Rhoades is playing again
The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude is very pleased to announce that Winifred Rhoades is once again entertaining her audience via old tapes that have been rerecorded and downloaded onto an iPod. . . .
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Hospitals sponsor public CPR and AED classes
St. Mary’s and Clearwater Valley Hospitals will each be holding an evening class for the public on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator education. . . .
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Pirates beat Genesee 46-20
Devin Schmidt rushed for 254 yards and 4 touchdowns to lead the Prairie football team to a 46-20 win over Genesee in their season opener Friday, Sept. 2 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates lose at Grangeville; at Kendrick Tournament Saturday
The Prairie Lady Pirates opened their season with a loss at Grangeville Thursday, Sept. 2. Scores were 19-25, 14-25, 25-16 and 19-25. . . .
The Prairie and Summit volleyball teams will be at the Kendrick Tournament this Saturday, Sept. 11. . . .
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The Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce welcomed some new businesses and/or new managers to the Cottonwood area this week.  Each business received a one year free membership to the Chamber along with a special invitation to attend the upcoming Chamber meeting on September 9th at 11:30 in the Duman Mini Mall.  The Chamber would like to wish all the businesses the best of luck and hope that they enjoy being part of the Cottonwood Community. Some of them are shown in the photo above of Diana and Chandra Schmidt of Jitterz Java & Deli, located at the former Coffee Mill site and the 3 photos below.

Bonnie Sailor, owner of Bent Fork Station which is located in the former Royale Cafe site.

Stephanie Kindrick, who along with her husband Mike is the new owner of Archie's Cleaners.

Leslie Pottala and Mackenzie Woods of Hairs to You, a beauty salon located in the Duman Mini-Mall.

The Prairie football team bursts through the banner held up by the Prairie cheerleaders prior to the start of their season opener last Friday. The banner read, “Are you ready for the Pirates?”
Click on the photo for a larger view.

On Sunday, August 21, 2010, a 5 generations photo was taken at the home of Frank and Dolores Enneking. The persons in the photo are Great Great Grandpa Ray Carlson, Great Grandma Dolores Enneking, Grandma Julie Schumacher, Father Adam Schumacher, Daughter Rachael Schumacher & Son Zachary Schumacher, Mother Ashley (Schumacher) Johnson, and Son Ricky Johnson. The oldest, Great Great Grandpa Ray, is 94 years old, and the youngest, Zachary, is 6 months old. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Buy a ticket and win me and I will go home with you. Cottonwood Riding Club O-Mok-See is Sunday, Sept. 12 starting at 9:00 a.m. Homemade pies and good hamburgers available. For tickets or more info call Marie Lerandeau, 962-3166 or Bobbi Tidwell, 962-7232.

Bob Haning and Lee Huntley of C & B Auto in Grangeville, which has added new services recently. See story above left.

Cottonwood, Idaho 83522

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