Updated March 14,  2013
Cottonwood City Council meets
There was a sizable crowd at the March meeting of the Cottonwood City Council Monday, March 11. . . .
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Reminder-Auditions are Monday
This is a reminder that an audition will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of THE SECRET GARDEN Monday, March 18, at Prairie Elementary School Gym from 3:30 pm to 5:30 p.m. . . .
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Schumacher is employee of the month
“Always has a smile and a kind word for everyone and willing to help others,” commented the co-workers of Tom Schumacher who was named as the March Employee of the Month for St. Mary’s Hospital. . . .
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March is Red Cross month
Each year, the President of the United States proclaims the month of March as “Red Cross Month,” to honor the lifesaving work the organization does throughout the year. . . .
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Booster Club offers scholarships
Sponsored by the Prairie Booster Club the purpose of the “Cliff Holthaus Memorial Scholarship” is to provide graduates of Prairie High School recognition and financial support in pursuit of a post secondary academic or vocational education. . . .
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Screening trailer here March 25
The Cottonwood Lions Club will be hosting the Lions Club Sight & Hearing Screening Trailer Monday, March 25. . . .
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Week 9 trapshoot results
Cottonwood Gun Club posted a score of 71.0 in week 9 of the 10-Week Camas Prairie Trapshoot.  . . .
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A discussion about our public lands and our future
Idaho County Republican Central Committees invites you to a discussion about Public Lands and Our Futures Tuesday March 19th at 6 pm at the Super 8 in Grangeville Idaho. . . .
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Library News
For the young readers, exciting things are happening at the Library! . . .
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Relay for Life kickof event is Saturday
Whoo Hoo!!  It's time for our 2013 American Cancer Society Relay For Life event to be held in the beautiful community of  Kamiah, Idaho! . . .
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Youth Sports signup set
Cottonwood Youth Sports (CYS) invites a parent/guardian to sign-up their children for the summer baseball/softball programs. . . .
Also on this page is the PHS track schedule. . . .
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Prairie Softball schedule
On this page is the PHS softball schedule. . . .
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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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VFW Post 4902 had their awards banquet Saturday, March 9 at Keuterville. Post Commander Joe Riener presented awards to local winners of their competitions. From top down are Jennifer Cochran, the local, district and state winner of the VFW Public Servant Award; Kim Schumacher,  the local and district winner for teacher of the year; Anthony Karel, the local and district winner in the Patriot’s Pen essay contest and Daun Hoene, the Voice of Democracy local winner.

Molly Schwartz was the second place winner in the VFW's Patriot's Pen essay contest.

Sabrina Lustig tied for third in the VFW's Patriot's Pen essay contest.

Jordyn Higgins tied for third in the VFW's Patriot's Pen essay contest. Post Commander Joe Riener presented all of the awards.

On March 9, 2013 Idaho County Fair Royalty hosted a Tea Party for all the county's little princesses between 3rd grade and preschool.  The Idaho County Fair Royalty and the young girls participated in activities such as creating their own tiaras and having tea and snacks. Then they learned the wave and how to walk like a princess. After learning the walk and wave the young princesses modeled down a walk way in their beautiful dresses and took pictures. The Idaho County Fair Royalty would like to thank everyone that helped make the party a great success and to all those who came. Shown in the picture are Queen Whitney Sonnen, 1st Princess Jacey Arnzen, 2nd Princess Jenni Forsmann and 61 little princesses of the county that came to the Tea Party. Click on the photo for a larger view.

On Thursday March 7, 2013 the Cub Scout troop 638 held their annual Blue and Gold Banquet at the Community Center.  The theme for this years’ banquet was Angry Birds.  The scouts and their dads all made cakes based around the theme of Angry Birds.  These cakes were auctioned off during the banquet.  The scouts that received recognition at the banquet were: Matt Coppernoll- Webelo badge, Caleb Butler- Bear Badge, James Biltz- Bear Badge, Jordan Farnworth-Wolf Badge, Tage Perrin- Wolf badge, Morgan Poxleitner- Wolf badge, Jordan Quick- Wolf badge, Trisytn Leonard- Wolf badge, Keenan Shears- Wolf badge, Torry Chmelik- Wolf badge, and Colton McElroy- Wolf badge.  The scout leaders want to thank the parents and community for their support of pack 638. Photo collage provided by Cami Farnworth. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Shown is another one of the great auction items that will be available at the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Mardi Gras event which will be held on March 23rd.  This handcrafted horseshoe art was donate by Maurus and Karen Uhlorn.  Tickets for the event are $35 each and are available at St. Mary’s Hospital , the Cottonwood Clinic or by calling Cheri Holthaus at 962.2327. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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