Updated November 18, 2010
School Board meets
The school board reaffirmed going ahead with closing of the Elementary School building at their November meeting Monday, Nov. 15. . . .
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Sports physical checks presented to local schools
For the fifteenth year in a row, St. Mary's Hospital and Clinics provided sports physicals for the area students. . . .
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Bräts & Brew Fest a huge success
The 2nd annual Bräts and Brew Fest was a huge success due to participation from a large number of people and businesses.  . . .
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52 students make A honor roll at Prairie Schools
29 middle school and 23 high school students earned straight A's for the first quarter of the 2010-11 school year. . . .
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Healthy Horizons session set for Nov. 23
The St. Maryís Hospital Cottonwood clinic is hosting the third session in their ongoing Healthy Horizons series designed for people interested in making healthy lifestyle choices and managing their weight. . . .
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This is recycling week
Recycle in Fenn on Saturday, November 20 or at Kooskia Park on Sunday November 21.  . . .
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Monastery plans retreats
This winter, the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho offers retreat opportunities for immersion into the three pillars of its mission: Grateful Simplicity, Creative Peacemaking and Healing Hospitality. . . .
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Benefit auction and dinner planned
Please donít forget to attend the benefit dinner and auction on Saturday, November 20th at the Nezperce High School Bradley Gymnasium. . . .
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Storm knocks out power
A nasty windstorm late Monday evening-early Tuesday morning knocked the power out in Cottonwood and many of the surrounding areas. . . .
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Pirates awarded third place trophy
The Prairie football team was awarded a third place trophy after falling 14-34 to Troy Saturday, Nov. 13 in the 1-A Division 1 state semifinals. . . .
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Lady Pirates lose opener
The Prairie Lady Pirates rallied late but couldnít overcome a 16-point deficit as they fell 35-41 at Nezperce in their season opener Friday, Nov. 12. . . .
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PHS Wrestling Schedule
On this page is the schedule for the PHS Wrestling team. . . .
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Senior captains Colton Nuxoll, Devin Schmidt and Brock Heath accept the third place trophy after losing to Troy Saturday at Moscow in the semifinals. Game story below left.

Many of the veterans in attendance at the Veterans Day Program stand as the Scouts prepare to retire the colors at the end of the program. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Lee Rehder shows a flag that flew over the ship he was on in the South Pacific during World War II. Note there are only 48 stars as Alaska and Hawaii werenít states yet.

The Boys Scouts and Cub Scouts presented the colors at the Veterans Day program last Thursday.

Over 700 pounds of food was collected this year during the Scouting for Food drive. All the food went to the St. Maryís Food Bank. It is not too lat to give. You can drop food off with any Scouts and they will get it to the Food Bank. Thank you to all who donated. Shown back from left are Peggy Sprute, Jeff Martin, Don Schlader, Roger Burgess, Justin Lockett, Matt Coppernoll, Dan Karel, Travis Alfrey, Anthony Karel and Keith Coppernoll. Middle from left: Cole Martin, Remington Sprute, Andrew Schlader, Greg Gimmeson, Cheryl Gimmeson, Aleta Coppernoll and Jared Coppernoll. Front from left: Pat Alfrey, Hunter Chaffee, Drew Cochran, Seth Chaffee and Shari Chaffee. Not pictured are Greg Nau, Zara Hasselstrom, Rhonda and Carson Schmidt, Lauren Alfrey, Della Sprute and Cassie Lockett. Photo provided by Shari Chaffee. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Cottonwood Community Hall Renovation Project has received a grant in the amount of $1500 through Northwest Farm Creditís Rural Community Grant Program. Pictured on the left is Northwest Farm Credit Local Advisor Cliff Tacke, in the middle is Shelli Schumacher accepting the check on behalf of the Cottonwood Community Hall Renovation Project, and on the right is Jaime Oliver from the Cottonwood Northwest Farm Credit office. Northwest Farm Creditís grant program is available for community projects that focus on improving the community.

The Boy/Cub Scouts held a flag retirement ceremony last Thursday, Nov. 11 at the Cottonwood City Park. Here Chris Bradley and Drew Cochran fold a flag into the fire as a worn-out flag is properly disposed of. Cub Scouts taking part were Jared Coppernoll, Hunter Chaffee, Anthony Karel, Matt Coppernoll, Cole Martin, Caleb Butler and John Bradley.

Bräts & Brew winners left to right: Corrine Raquet, Shirley Gehring, Shari Chaffee accepting for Linda Chaffee, Lyle Kuther and Norman Sonnen. Not pictured Pollyanna Candalot. Photo by Cindy Wilson. See story above left.

Prairie had a large contingent of fans at the State semifinal game last Saturday at Moscow. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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