2012, the year in review
The final part of our annual review of the past year in Chronicle headlines.
Compiled by Kayla Raymond
October 4
Lydia Deiss was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of service at the fall counseling meetings held at Lewis Clark State College 
Attempted escape at NICI
Alex Duman, Frank Spencer and Nathan Gimmeson are the Prairie Junior / Senior High School students of the month 
Pirate football wins 3rd straight game 
Lady Pirates beat C.V.
Lady Pirates lose at Lapwai
Summit loses in 5 at Kendrick 
Death: Leona Frances Nuttman, 89
Death: David W. Lowry, 87
Birth: Cody Joseph Uptmor, son of Neil and Amy Uptmor
October 11
Colleen Sonnen was awarded a $500 grant
Flu shot clinics offered by St. Mary’s Hospital 
Blood drive nets 84 units 
Pirates lose big to Kamiah
Lady Pirates sweep tri-match
Summit picks up first win 
Death: Oliva I. Stevens, 91
Death: Ann Ursula Griffith 74
October 18
Dan Reel is the October employee of the month at St. Mary’s Hospital 
Pirate football overwhelms Lakeside
Lady Pirates beat Genesee and Potlatch 
Lady Pirates 1-2 at District 
Summit eliminated at District 
Death: Lloyd Mork, 85
Ranching for Profit workshop set
KarelCrohn’s Kids raise over $4350
Democratic Greencreek dinner is Saturday 
October 25
Cottonwood blood drive co-chairs, Brenda Kaschmitter and Cheri Holthaus, receive the Red Cross T.E.A.M Award 
Troy thumps Prairie
Kyle Westhoff, DPT, has joined the Physical Therapy department of St. Mary’s Hospital & Clinics 
Wedding: JonnaUrbahn and Clinton Holthaus
Vic and Shirley Gehring celebrate 50th anniversary
Willard and Mary Lorentz celebrate 50th anniversary 
Birth: Tycee-Jean Marie Bledsoe, daughter of Mark and Kellie Bledsoe
Birth: Audrey Louise Rankin, daughter of James and Lynette Rankin 
November 1
The Prairie Community Library display was the winner in the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce’s Business Scarecrow Decoration Contest 
Brats & Brew festival set for Saturday 
Election is Tuesday 
Kim Schumacher is featured in LCSC alumni magazine
Purses Galore moves to Simon Building 
Pirate football comes up short in game against Potlatch 
Retirement part for Marilyn Becker is planned 
LtJG Brennda Frei, daughter of Craig and Shari Frei, Hayden, attend Officer Development School at Newport, Rhode Island, in February 
November 8
Apolonio “Appy” Enriquez, Kade Perrin and Derek Arnzen are Prairie Junior / Senior High School students of the month 
26 out for PHS girls basketball
Sr. Agnes named a “legend of Nursing”
Birth: Bridget Maureen Uhlenkott, daughter of Greg and Maura Uhlenkott
Fire destroyed the shop building of Truck & Auto Paint Shoppe owned by Jack Duman
November 15
Sr. Barbara Ann Bielenberg is new mission director at St. Mary’s Hospital 
SMHC sponsors Angel Tree
Gary McEwen is November Employee of the Month at St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics 
Chmelik re-elected 
7 turn out for Summit girls basketball
Students study water quality 
Sr. Placida repairs old books 
Monastery offers alternatives to holiday rush 
Death: Dorothy Terhaar England, 92
Craig and Shari Frei celebrate 35th anniversary 
November 22
Lady Pirates rally to beat Nezperce
22 out for PHS boys basketball
Lady Pirates win big at Kendrick 
Summit girls lose twice
Death: Alan Herman Hoene, 76
Death: Harold L. Ross, 75
Birth: Colby Joseph Mosman, son of Drew and Gina Mosman
November 29
Christmas parade set for December 16 
Lady Pirates win big over Highland 
Baked Food Sale for Rett Syndrome Foundation 
Jeff Ratcliff has been named Father of the Year by the Prairie League 
Ralph C. Mathison celebrated his 80th birthday 
Sister Katie Cooper to celebrate Final Monastic Profession 
Wolf kills deer near high school 
December 6
Kylie Tidwell, Kelsey Tidwell and John Mager are Prairie Junior / Senior High School students of the month 
Vicki Berg is the new Diabetes Educator for St. Mary’s Hospital 
Lady Pirates win 2 league games
Prairie boys basketball split non-league games 
Summit girls win 3 games
Patriot boys win 1 of 3
Death: Ellen L. Lyda, 93
Birth: Alice Christine Duuck, daughter of Carman and Mary Duuck
December 13
J.D. Riener writes from Africa 
Therese Schmidt is the Artist of the Month at Prairie Community Library 
Credit Union annual dinner set for January 27th
More 150-Year books arrive 
Prairie boys basketball team split league games 
Lady Pirates are 1-1 on week
Idaho County Shootout is Friday 
Summit girls split games
Summit boys are 1-1 on the week 
Wrestlers do well at Kamiah
Megan Wilson is the December Employee of the Month at St. Mary’s Hospital 
December 20
Monica Goeckner, Olivia Klapprich and Laney Uhlenkott are the coloring contest winners 
Rebekah Bruner, Jessica Kaschmitter and Meagan Hohman are Prairie Junior / Senior High School students of the month 
Lady Pirates win 3 of 4
Pirates split games
Wrestlers do very well at Potlatch and Grangeville 
Summit girls lose two league games
Summit boys split league games
Alumni games are December 28
Prairie wins third straight Idaho County Shootout 
Death: Mark Forsmann, 91
Death: gene D. Schnider, 60
Death: Marilu Hitchcock, 78
Death: Allen L. Berg, 48
December 27
Lady Pirates win twice
Summit girls split, boys lose
Pirates win at Potlatch
Death: James Edward Pagel, 54
Idaho County Farm Bureau Speech Contest set for January 12

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