Updated February 7, 2013
Blood drive meets goal
Brenda Kaschmitter and Cheri Holthaus, the co-chairs for the Red Cross Blood Drive are happy to announce that they met their goal.  “Our new revised goal given to us by the Red Cross is 80 and that is what we hit.  But as we all know; it wouldn’t be possible without the many efforts of the whole community” said Kaschmitter. . . .
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Notes from City Hall
We aren’t even half way through the winter and the rumor mill seems to be in full production. . . .
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Cardiac Rehab open house
To commemorate February as National Heart Health Month; St. Mary’s Hospital Cardiac Rehab staff is hosting an Open House on February 12, 2013 from 1:30 to 3:30 to be held in the hospital dining room and Cardiac Rehab Department. . . .
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Ski Skoop
The snow is great up on the hill and the Prairie 4th-8th graders are gearing up for a school ski day on Friday. . . .
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Wilson named employee of the year
Megan Wilson, DNP, APRN   was selected by her co-workers as the 2012 Employee of the Year for St. Mary’s Hospital.  The announcement was made at an employee dinner on Tuesday, January 22nd. . . .
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Hospitals receive award
On Thursday, January 10th Christina Richardson, Kamiah Physical Therapy, accepted the Medical Partner Award on behalf of St. Mary’s and Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics. The Kamiah Community Partner Coalition, which seeks to reduce youth substance abuse, selected SMH/CVHC as the winner of this award due to their continued support of the coalition’s efforts. . . .
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Optional opportunities available at PHS
Increasingly, students attending Prairie High School are taking advantage of options available through Dual Credit offerings, the Region II Professional Technical Academy, IDLA and Tech Prep. . . .
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Contests, college scholarship and mini-grant available
Idaho Farm Bureau has some opportunities for grade school students to write an essay or draw a picture and compete for  prize money. . . .
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Explorer Post started
Cottonwood Explorer Post #523 is a group of youth who volunteer their time to assist the local fire department with minor activities.  . . .
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Prize drawing winners are named
The winners of the PHS Class of 2013 Drug Free Graduation Party prize drawing are listed below.  Thank you to all of you who so generously donated prizes and for everyone who bought tickets!! . . .
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Pirates edge Grangeville; District starts Feb. 12
The Prairie Pirates held on to beat Grangeville 48-44 on senior night at Cottonwood Friday, Feb. 1 . . .
Prairie will play Lapwai at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 in their district opener. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 2 of 3 at District, to play Troy Friday at 7:30 p.m.
The Prairie Lady Pirates played 3 games in the District Tournament in the past week opening with a 42-21 win over Genesee on Thursday, Jan. 31, then losing to Lapwai 33-59 on Saturday. Monday, Feb. 4, they clobbered Clearwater Valley 68-35 to stay alive in the tournament. Prairie will play Troy Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the third place game. If they win that they would travel to St. Maries on Saturday, Feb. 9 to play the District 1 champion for a berth at State. . . .
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Wrestling Districts to be in Cottonwood
The District Wrestling Tournament will be at Prairie on Saturday, Feb. 16 . . .
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Summit girls out in 2 at District; Summit boys lose to Kendrick; Boys start District Feb. 11
The Summit Lady Patriots were eliminated after two games at District as they lost to Nezperce 20-24 on Tuesday, Jan. 29 and to Highland 29-40 on Saturday, Feb. 2. . . .
The Summit boys had just 1 game this past week, a league battle against Kendrick at Cottonwood at which Summit came out on the short end of a 40-60 score Thursday, Jan. 31. . . .
The Summit Patriots will open District play Monday, Feb. 11. After beating Timberline Tuesday, Feb. 5, they are the #4 seed into District and will play Timberline again at 6 p.m. Monday.  . . .
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Keuterville as seen from behind the church. The Holy Cross Church will see regular Masses this spring  and summer for the first time in several years. Photo submitted by Della Gehring. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Caught Ya winners at PES for January were, front, l to r: Laney Forsmann, Carly Pikus, Chase Kaschmitter, Blake Arnzen,  Nicky Gortsema, and Jayme Spear. Back row, l to r: Brooklyn Riener, Sam Mager, Jackson Johnson, Paul Sonnen, Caleb McWilliams, and Cody Crosby. Students who received awards but were not present for the picture were: Zac Arnzen, Alex McElroy, Rebecca Seubert, Drake Cronan, Keenan Shears, and Mia Wolfinger. Photo provided by Sherry Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Spencer Schumacher, left, and Calli Perrin each finished the 6th grade library of Math Facts in a Flash. Photo provided by Sherry Holthaus.

Megan Wilson has been named 2012 Employee of the Year at St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics. Photo provided by Cheri Holthaus. See story above left.

January attendance winners at Prairie Elementary, Jeffrey Arnzen and Lee Forsmann get to have lunch with the principal at a restaurant of their choice and they chose The Hangout. Photo provided by Rene’ Forsmann.

Pictured are Christina Richardson, Kamiah Physical Therapy, who accepted the Medical Partner award on behalf of SMH/CVHC and Kelly Lineberry, KCPC President. See story below. Photo by April Blankenship, Clearwater Progress. See story above left.

Mager Bargains on Main Street in Cottonwood recently added a new building. The photos above show the outside and the inside. They moved most of their furniture into the new building. John Mager, who owns the business with his wife Denise, said it works much better than the tarped carports they were using before. Click on the photos for larger views.

The PHS band performed before the girls district opener against Genesee. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie cheerleaders lead a cheer during a timeout in the CV game at District. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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