Updated November 4, 2010
Brats and Brew Fest is Saturday
Bräts and Brew Fest is coming up this Saturday, November 6 at 5:00 pm at the Cottonwood Community Hall. . . .
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Assumption Parish Dinner is Sunday
The Assumption Church of Ferdinand would like to invite everyone to their annual dinner and prize drawing on Sunday, Nov. 7. . . .
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Dr. Atkinson fills in at hospital/clinic
Dr. Obbie Atkinson is serving as a locum tenens or fill in family practice physician for St. Mary’s Hospital and their satellite clinics. . . .
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Kids Shopping Day items sought
With Christmas time upon us the Center for Discovery will once again be accepting donations for the "Kids Shopping Day.". . .
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Jackson is employee of the month
When the St. Mary’s Hospital customer service team began deliberating to select the November Employee of the Month, it took half the meeting to describe just some of the kind deeds of Stacie Jackson, Clinic Medical Secretary. . . .
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Basket fundraiser to benefit drug-free group
The Prairie High School Safe and Drug Free Group is holding their annual Basket Fundraiser on December 14th at the home boys basketball game against Lapwai. . . .
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News from the hospital
Telemedicine was first used in the 1960s when the Gemini and Apollo astronauts were monitored via two way video connections with Space Medicine Specialists in Houston. . . .
The Healthy Horizons Weight Management and Lifestyle Choices program will meet next Tuesday, November 9 in the Reception Area of the Cottonwood Medical Clinic from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. . . .
The Clearwater Valley Hospital Foundation will again usher in the holiday season with their 13th annual holiday fundraiser on Saturday, November 20th at the Best Western Lodge in Orofino. . . .
Last Friday, 18 students from the University of Idaho Interior Design program along with their professor toured, measured, photographed and took notes in the house recently purchased by St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics. . . .
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News from the Monastery
Sister Catherine Manderfeld strode into her 93rd year with the steadiness characteristic of her familiar walk through the Monastery halls. . . .
While her peers moved into dorm rooms and shopped for textbooks, Kelly Schumann sat in prayer with the Benedictine sisters at the Monastery of St. Gertrude. . . .
Sister Teresa Jackson, the Monastery of St. Gertrude’s volunteer coordinator and vocations director, is fulfilling her vision for an eight-week, summer monastic immersion experience for women aged 18 to 60. . . .
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Fr. Jerry Funke visits Meuse-Argonne Cemetery
On Tuesday, September 21st, I had the honor of visiting the graves of two young men from Cottonwood who gave their lives in service to our nation in World War I—Julius H. Holthaus and Hugo J. Funke. . . .
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Pirates to play Saturday at Wallace, pep bus available; Troy pulls away in second half; Boys basketball meeting set
The Prairie football team will play their opening round state playoff game at Wallace this Saturday, Nov. 6 at 3 p.m. . . .
The battle of White Pine League unbeatens was competitive for most of the first half but Troy pulled away in the second half for a 26-72 win over Prairie Friday, Oct. 29 at Troy. . . .
There will be a PHS boys basketball meeting Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. . . .
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Girls Basketball schedule
On this page is the schedule for the upcoming girls basketball season. . . .
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Eight earn medals at Grangeville
The Cottonwood Wrestling Club had 21 participating along with 170 other area wrestlers in the Grangeville Tournament Saturday, October 30th. . . .
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Summit celebrates Holyween
The Summit Academy high school students treated the younger classes to an All Saints Day celebration on Friday afternoon. . . .
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The staff at St. Mary’s Cottonwood Clinic all wore breast cancer awareness t-shirts last week. This photo was taken Wednesday, Oct. 27. Back from left are Sue Guyer, Ralyn Horton, Francie Tatko, Lorraine Nuxoll and Julie Church. Middle from left are Stacie Jackson, Char Arnzen, Erin Coursey, Lynn Cassill and Gina Holthaus. Seated in front are Lisa Hasselstrom and Kim Stubbers. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Saturday September 18 the Booster Club sponsored a golf  tournament with proceeds benefiting the Cottonwood School  District.  The tournament was a huge success.  Thank you to all sponsors and to those who participated in the tournament.  The proceeds will go to funding activity busing. Becky Higgins was instrumental in getting the sponsors and the teams together.  Thank you to Becky Higgins..  Thank you to the Booster Club as well for sharing the proceeds with the district.

Prairie’s Homecoming Queen; Shelby Duman after she donated blood for the first time at the October Blood Drive.  Other first time donors were Brandon Lockhart, Kayla Johnson, and Kyle Uhlenkott

Halle and Olivia Klapprich look on as their dad, Heath Klapprich donates blood.

Sister Catherine and Prioress Sister Clarissa Goeckner at the birthday celebration. See story above left.

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