Updated October 30, 2014
School Board meets
The school board held their regular October meeting on Thursday, Oct. 23 due to the District Volleyball Tournament game on their regular meeting night. . . .
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Veterans Day program set for high school
The Cottonwood School District will present a program for Veterans on Tuesday, November 11th at 1:00 p.m. in the Prairie Jr.Sr. High School Gym. . . .
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Mining in Idaho is lecture topic
This Thursday, October 30, historian Tom Blanchard will present, "Mining in Idaho: Today and Yesterday." The lecture is the final event of the 15th Annual Fall Lecture Series presented by the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude. . . .
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Food drive at football game
No tricks just treats for our local food bank. . . .
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Busy month set for Tri-Parish Youth
As one season turns into another we reflect upon the blessings both past and present.  It is a time to be grateful for all that God has given us. . . .
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Remembering Esther team at Alzheimer's Walk
Tom and Roselyn (Kuther) Nuttman from Keuterville , Karol (Kuther) Holthaus from Ferdinand, Lyle Kuther from Craigmont, and Dixie Kinzer from Moscow traveled to San Diego, California, to join Jennifer and Shaun Edwards, Anissa Holthaus , Edwin and Dion Hunter and  friends to participate at the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's on October 18, 2014. . . .
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The LCSC Report
Four more classes offered through the Grangeville Outreach Center for LCSC. . . .
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Hospital sponsors Angel Tree
For the 17th year in a row St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics will sponsor a Christmas “Angel Tree” for families in need of help getting through the holidays.  . . .
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Kindness Rocks goes to Lewiston
Look out Lewiston here we come! That was the battle cry from the Kindness Rocks kids on Saturday October 18th.  . . .
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Prairie freshmen visit WSU
Prairie Freshmen braved the rainy weather and attended a GEAR UP campus visit at the Washington State University campus in Pullman on October 15th. . . .
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Library News
Ticket sales were slow and attendance was down slightly but the end result was good. . . .
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Various articles
Articles on this page include:
Curriculum night at High School. . . .
Center For Discovery Bingo Night . . . .
Night Shoot Week 2 results. . . .
Graduation Party meeting . . .
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Pirates beat Kubs for league title; Host Wallace Oct. 30 at 6 p.m.
The Prairie football team was held to their lowest scoring total of the season but still easily dispatched Kamiah 48-6 to finish their regular season unbeaten and win the White Pine League championship Friday, Oct. 24 at Cottonwood. . . .
Prairie will host Wallace in a first round state playoff game this Thursday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Prairie Football Field. . . .
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Lady Pirates win District title;  Open state play against Oakley
The Prairie Lady Pirates knocked off Troy in 4 games Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the LCSC Activity Center in Lewiston to claim their first District Volleyball championship in 11 years. . . .
The State bracket is also on this page. . . .
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Deary ends Summit's season
Summit’s run at the 1-A, Division 2 district tournament came to an end Tuesday, Oct. 21 when they fell in 3 games to Deary. That left the 5th seeded Patriots with a 4th place finish in the tournament.. . .
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Letters to the Editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in the print edition of the Chronicle. . . .
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The Lady Pirates are shown with the District Championship trophy and game ball. From left are head coach Cheyenne Hudson, Shayla VonBargen, Sarah Seubert, Tasha Gimmeson, Holli Uhlorn, Krystin Uhlenkott, Kellie Heitman, Kayla Schumacher, Chaye Uptmor, Mykaela McWilliams, Hailey Danly and assistant coach Marlene Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

St. Mary’s Hospital hosted a Welcome/Farewell Dinner on October 27th to welcome Dr. Abby Luensmann and Nurse Practitioner Scarlett Uhlenkott and to say good-bye to Dr. Marc Farnworth and his family. The dinner also provided an opportunity for the public to make a donation for a new SMH ambulance. In addition to the dinner an auction was also held with all proceeds going to the ambulance.  “The community was very generous,” commented Foundation Coordinator, Cheri Holthaus.  “We cleared over $3000; which is amazing.” Dr. Farnworth is shown giving his farewell speech with hospital president Pat Branco at right. Click on the photo for a  larger view.

The Kindness Rocks students from Prairie Elementary at the Corn Maze in the top photo and the Orchards Bowling Alley in the bottom photo. In the middle photo some of the students  are going through a strawbale maze. Photos by Colleen Sonnen. See story at left. Click on the each photo for a larger view.

The Prairie Football team finished their regular season 8-0 and will face Wallace Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. in a first round state playoff game. Shown front from left are Lucas Arnzen, Mason Dalgliesh, John M. Mager, Isaiah Shears, Tyson Schlader, Lucas Wemhoff, Rhett Schlader, Devin Bruegeman, Terran Peery, Jake Bruner and Tanner Ross. 2nd row from left are Kory Bahlman, Hunter Hasselstrom, Brandon Higgins, Jayce Huling, Daniel Mager, Calvin Hinkelman, Brandon Anderson, Hunter Chaffee, Nick Mager and Hunter McWilliams. Third row from left are Bobby Hood, Evan Jost, Dally Ratcliff, Justin Schumacher, Philip Spencer, Dereck Arnzen, managers Spencer Schumacher and Brody Hasselstrom and statistician Sydney Glimp. Back from left are coaches Matt Elven, Teel Bruner and Ryan Hasselstrom. Not pictured are Raice Dalgliesh and assistant coach Ron Sigler. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A bonfire was held after Friday's football game against Kamiah to help make up for not being able to have one during Homecoming Week. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Bryson Higgins and Austin Sonnen collected wood from the Dog Bark Park scrap pile to be used in the above pictured bonfire. 

At Story Time Tuesday morning the youngsters brought back the pumpkins they took home to carve last week. From left are Henry Lustig, Ayla Ratcliff, Lillianne Lustig, Ava Klapprich and Clara Lustig, who apparently was not having a good day. In back is Miss Pollyanna. Photo by Laurine Nightingale. Click on the photo for a larger view.

5 generations, Goeckner side: Back from left are Mother, Holli Havens-Balmer: great grandmother, Marilyn Harman and grand mother, Nikki Havens. Front from left are Jacquline Balmer and her great-great grandmother, Agnes Goeckner. Click on the photo for a larger view.

5 generations, Harman side: Back from left are Great grandfather Gordon Harman and grand mother. Front from left are great-great grandmother Stella Harman,  Jacquline Balme and her mother Holli Havens-Balmer.Click on the photo for a larger view.

A crew from J & E Excavation replaced a water line last week along 1st Street South. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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