Updated February 26, 2015
Early Prairie girls state champions honored as 'Legends of the Game'
Prairie’s back to back state championship girls basketball teams from 1977 and 1978 were honored as being “Legends of the Game” Saturday evening at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa during halftime of the 5-A state championship game. . . .
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Raffle to help fund Missoula Children's Theatre
The Center For Discovery Raffle Tickets are printed and ready to be sold. . . .
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Prizes focus on local history
The Welcome Center at St. Gertrude is giving away a basket of goods made at the Monastery including “Our Story,” the recently released collection of first-person histories that celebrates Cottonwood’s sesquicentennial. . . .
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Little Princess Tea Party set for March 15
Mark your calendars for the “Little Princess Tea Party” presented by the Idaho County Fair Royalty.  This event will be held Sunday, March 15 at the Cottonwood Community Center which is located at 506 King St. in Cottonwood. . . .
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Kindness Rocks groups donates blankets and books for newborns
When parents come to St. Mary’s Hospital to have their newborn they will be treated to a blanket and book as a gift. . . .
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The LCSC Report
Another class offered through the LCSC Grangeville Outreach Center. . . .
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Library News and Natalie's book reviews
A series of new books titled Home Front Heroes are now in the library. They include: Doing My Part, The No-No Boys, V for Victory and Wave Me Good-Bye. These are of more interest to the younger readers. . . .
Here is another book review from the Prairie Community Library by Natalie Williams. This book is adult fiction. . . .
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Week 7 Shoot results
Cottonwood Gun Club had 22 shooters with sunny but cold conditions. . . .
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Troupis is featured speaker at Lincoln Day Dinner
Eagle attorney Christ Troupis will be the featured speaker at this Saturday’s Lincoln Day Dinner at the Greencreek Community Hall. . . .
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Pirates clinch state berth
The Prairie basketball team has a chance to defend their state title as they qualified for another trip to State with a 68-25 win over Troy Wednesday, Feb. 18 at the District Tournament in Lewiston. . . .
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Lady Pirates 2nd at State
The Prairie Lady Pirates made it to their third state championship game in the past 4 years but had to settle for second this time at Nampa Feb. 19-21. . . .
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Three qualify for State Wrestling Meet
Three wrestlers qualified for state from the Prairie wrestling team, two as district champions, Saturday, Feb. 21 at the District 1-2 wrestling meet at Wallace. . . .
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Summit news
The Summit Academy Patriots advanced to the 1-A, Div. 2 District Championship game with a 75-40 thumping of Deary Thursday, Feb. 19 at the LCSC Activity Center in Lewiston. . . .
They won the District title Wednesday night by beating Logos 69-57 to earn a state berth. They will play Carey at 8 p.m. MST Thursday, March 5 at Caldwell High School.
David Wassmuth is winner of Summit Academy’s 2015 Spelling Bee.  The two words that edged him over the top were ‘raisin’ and ‘famous’. . .
Mountain View Dentistry rooted out for Summit Academy’s 3-4 graders the basics of grinder anatomy. . . .
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Sen. Nuxoll's Weekly Legislative Report
Editor’s Note: State Senator Sheryl Nuxoll has been sending out a weekly email newsletter to many of her constituents and thought she would like to share it with the Chronicle readers as well. . . .
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Lori Mader speaks to the crowd after the Prairie Lady Pirates received their 2nd place trophy. Team members from left are Shayla VonBargen, Chaye Uptmor, Kylie Tidwell, Tasha Gimmeson, Talyss Lustig, Kayla Schumacher, Hailey Danly, Krystin Uhlenkott, Sarah Seubert, Josie Peery and Angela Wemhoff. Game stories below left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

State champions in the classroom! Before the championship game Prairie was awarded the State Academic Award due to their 3.888 collective grade point average. From left are Talyss Lustig, Josie Peery, Kylie Tidwell, Krystin Uhlenkott, Sarah Seubert, Chaye Uptmor, Kayla Schumacher, Hailey Danly, Tasha Gimmeson and Angela Wemhoff. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Nine of the sixteen players who played on the 1976 through 1978 Prairie girls teams were able to attend the Legends of the Game ceremonies Saturday evening at the Idaho Center. From left (with maiden names) are Della Uhlenkott, Carla Uhlenkott, Mary Tacke, Cindy Schultz, Susan Poxleitner, Denise Kuther, Brenda Hoene, Jeanene Arnzen and coach Art Dorval. For more photos from the event see article above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

IHSAA officials and Cottonwood School Superintendent Rene’ Forsmann show the banner that the school will display for the Legends of the Game. For those concerned about the misspelled names on the banner, Forsmann hascontacted the IHSAA about getting them corrected. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Kindness Rocks Group members delivering their baby blankets and books to the hospital. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.
The Prairie cheerleaders spell out P H S with their pom poms during a timeout at one of the state tournament games. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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