Updated March 17, 2011
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council passed an ordinance to adopt the 2009 International Building Code at their March meeting Monday, March 14. . . .
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Play performances set for Friday
The Center for Discovery along with One Week Wonders were so excited to see 79 kids try out for this Friday’s play “Trolls in the Land of Fae” . . .
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Photo contest offered
Idaho Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee is offering their annual Photo Contest. . . .
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Cochran is employee of the month
Jennifer Cochran, EMT-A, was recently named the SMHC March Employee of the Month. . . .
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Prairie ROCKS! update
Superintendent Rene Forsmann was the guest speaker for Prairie ROCKS class this week. . . .
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Free library memberships in April
National Library Week is April 10th-16th and your local Prairie Community Library has some special activities planned for you.  . . .
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TSA students competes at state
Ten industrious students headed to Boise to compete in the Idaho Technology Student Association Convention on Thursday March 11th. The Prairie TSA Club competed against students from Wallace, Idaho Falls, Homedale, Minico, Rexburg, and Meridian, among others. . . .
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Hillco receives Governor's Award
Hillco Technologies, Inc. is proud to announce that it is the recipient of the 2011 Idaho Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture in the Technical Innovation Category. . . .
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Pinewood Derby is held
On March 12 Pack 638 held their annual Pinewood Derby. . . .
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From the Monastery
There is a lot to take in when you enter the Monastery of St. Gertrude Book and Gift Shop. . . .
The Sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude are guided by the values of Healing Hospitality, Grateful Simplicity and Creative Peacemaking. . . .
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8th grader first at CV; 2 shooters score perfect 25's; Youth Sports signup days set; Baseball schedule changes
The 8th grade AAU team won the C.V. Tournament this past weekend. . . .
Cottonwood Gun Club finished up the season with sunny skies and high winds. . . .
Cottonwood Youth Sports (CYS) invites a parent/guardian to sign-up their children for the summer baseball/softball programs. . . .
There are some changes to this week's baseball schedule. See schedule at bottom of page. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 3 games
The Prairie Lady Pirates beat Orofino 13-2, then swept Kellogg 12-6 and 10-1 to open their season . . .
There are also some scheduling changes for this week. See schedule at bottom of page. . . .
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Prairie Track Schedule
The Prairie 2011 Track schedule is on this page. . . .
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Some of the 79 youngsters to audition for the youth play listen to the play producers last Thursday, March 10 at the Cottonwood Community Hall. The play “Trolls in the Land of Fae” is set to be performed this Friday. See story at left.Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie High School students of the month for February are Josh Roeper, left, and Seth Guyer. Josh  is a very positive person to be around.  He shows skilled responsibility in completing tasks in a timely manner.  Students respect and appreciate his input. Seth has taken a leadership role in science class, making students accountable for their portion of the work and encouraging others to finish their assignments.  He excels at his own work and pushes others to follow his lead.  Great leader. Photo provided by PHS.

Shown are the Business Professionals of America students at their state conference this past weekend. National Qualifiers were: Randy Becker, Kade Perrin and Shaney Perrin: 1st Place Computer Animation Team and Josh Zigler: 5th Place Medical Terminology. Shown from left are Amanda Dinning, Shaney Perrin, Ryan Uhlenkott, Josh Zigler, Betty Clark, Amanda Stinson, Kade Perrin and Randy Becker. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie Technology Students of America (TSA) at their state conference.  In front is Claire Whitley. Middle from left are Drew Cochran, Matt Jungert, Tyler Workman, Kayla Johnson, Jerry Richardson and Silas Whitley. Back from left are Troy Lorentz, D.J. Walker, Josh Roeper and Garreet Workman. Photo provided by Jerry Richardson. Click on the photo for a larger view. See story at left.

Rebecca Ewing, RN & Vicki Berg RN-DCE gave a free diabetic clinic at Arnzen Drug last Tuesday, March 8. The next clinic will be held at Arnzen Kamiah Drug on March 17th. Photo by Marlene Schumacher. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Pinewood Derby winners are shown. Back from left are Jared Coppernoll, 3rd place; Hunter Chaffee, 1st place and grand champion overall; Anthony Karel, 2nd place; Carson Schmidt, participation; Justin Lockett, 2nd place and Matt Coppernoll, 1st. Front from left are Andrew Schlader, participation;  Caleb Butler, 3rd place; Travis Alfrey, participation; Cole Martin, participation and Remington Sprute, participation. Photo provided by Shari Chaffee. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Hillco Technologies Inc. has been awarded the 2011 Idaho Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture in the Technical Innovation Category.   Shown from left are: Chris Hill - Owner/Electrical Systems, Charlene Keith - Owner/VP Operations, Carroll Keith - Owner/Controller, Governor Butch Otter and Lenny Hill - Owner/President. Click on the photo for a larger view. See story above left.
The Prairie Boosters Club gave Prairie Schools spelling bee champion Noah Rieger some money to cover his expenses in attended the regional spelling bee. He is the son of Jason and Brenda Rieger and is shown with Booster Club president Chris Kaschmitter.
NICI graduated 24 inmates with General Education Development certificates on March 2, 2011.  The graduation speaker was Shannon Wilson (shown above)..  Shannon grew up in Orofino, Idaho and expected to be a logger and mill worker until he was encouraged to continue with his education.  He is now the athletic director and vice principal of Clarkston High School.  Mr. Wilson spoke about his life - growing up poor, and how role models like his uncle, Emmett Wilson, helped him make good choices.  He talked about expectations and hard work, about giving to others, and keeping things moving forward.  He balanced good advice with good humor as he recognized the graduates' accomplishments. 

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