Updated November 23, 2012
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council met in a special meeting Wednesday, Nov. 14 after not having a quorum for their regular November meeting on Monday, Nov. 12. . . .
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No bids received for old K-1 building
The school board had no bids to open for the old Kindergarten building at the November meeting of the board Monday, Nov. 19. . . .
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Retirement party is held
At a time when the Beatles were number one, the soap operas Another World and As a World Turns first aired, go-go boots, miniskirts and bouffant hair styles were the height of fashion, and Mary Poppins and My Fair Lady were playing in the movie theaters; Marilyn Becker was beginning her 48 ½ year career as an RN with St. Maryís Hospital. . . .
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Wellness Day held at Prairie Elementary
The Seniors in Shape program sponsored by St. Maryís Hospital will celebrate its one year anniversary this week. . . .
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Library News
With Holidays come family celebrations, and the busiest time of the year.. . .
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22 out for boys basketball; Pirates named to all-league team
For the second year in a row the Prairie High School Boys Basketball team will be a youthful squad with 22 players turned out. . . .
The White Pine League All-Conference Team was announced last week and although Prairie had no first-team honorees this year Garrett Schmidt was named to the second team at linebacker. . . .
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Lady Pirates open with 2 wins; Younger girls compete at Pomeroy
The Prairie Lady Pirates opened their season with a pair of road wins: 37-31 over Nezperce and 59-32 over Kendrick. . . .
The 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls competed at Pomeroy on the 17th. . . 
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Photos from Cottonwood Wrestling Tournament
On this page are a couple of photos from the USA Wrestling Tournament held at Cottonwood Nov. 17. . . .
The PHS wrestling schedule is also on this page. . . .
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Summit girls lose twice
The Summit Lady Patriots dropped a pair of games in the Highland Tournament which was held at Craigmont Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17. . . .
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Letters to the Editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Chronicle . . .
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On November 12 Boy Scout Troop 639 and Girl Scout Troop 3785 were honored to retire 12 US Flags. This is a time of respect for what our flag has done for us in this country. The flag being retired came from the home and camper of JD and Carol Lauer. Pictured are Caleb Butler, Drew Cochran, Kevin Tillinghast, Blaze Berdoy, Carson Schmidt, Ciara Chaffee, Tate Berdoy, Hunter Chaffee, Anthony Karel and Tyler Leonard. Photo by Shari Chaffee. Click on the photo for a larger view. 

Ciara Chaffee, Tyler Leonard, Hunter Chaffee, Jared Coppernoll, Anthony Karel, Blaze Berdoy and Matt Coppernoll retire a flag from Jim and Mardel Sonnen. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The 5 flags shown being retired are from Harman Agency. They were out in front of their business. If anyone has a flag they would like to retire, please give it to a scout family and we will be happy to retire your flag for you. Please include who itís from, where the flag flew, years flown and any history of the flag. Photo by Shari Chaffee.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Marilyn Becker, third from right, is surrounded by her children and their spouses at her retirement party. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

 Two weeks to the drawing of the Winner's Choice and U of I is ahead by 25 points.  Make your donation to keep your team ahead or get ahead.  $5 gets six chances.  The Quilts, shown above, are handmade by the NICI Laundry "Quilting Service Learning" crew. Tickets are available from NICI. Drawing is set for Nov. 30. The quilt not chosen by the winner will be auctioned off with bids closing Dec. 14 at noon. Click on the photos for larger views.

Dean Roy from Edward Jones come to talk with the careers class and the personal finance classes at PHS.  Dean talked to the students about career opportunities and money management/investment options. Photo by Ryan Hasselstrom. Click on the photo for a larger view.

 Instructors; Shelli Schumacher and AnnaBelle Gonzales along with Physical Therapist; Kyle Westhoff took a break from exercising to pose with the Seniors In Shape Class.  See Story above left. Click  on the photo for a larger view.

The Summit Academyís Kindergarten Class invited the 1st/2nd graders to a thanksgiving feast on Monday.  The 1st/2nd graders entertained the Kindergarten Class with a short skit.  They enjoyed pumpkin bread, jerky, vegetables, fruit and pumpkin pie.  It was great food and fun!  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Click  on the photo for a larger view.

The Kindergarten Class at Summit Academy presented the Hope Center with a donation of $223.00.  They spent two weeks raising the money through the Baby Bottle Campaign.  We want to thank all the students, faculty and parents for their generosity.  Our class had a wonderful tour of the new Hope Center and wants to thank all the volunteers for all they do for our community.  God Bless and Happy Thanksgiving! Click  on the photo for a larger view.

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