Updated May 19, 2016
Override passes, Duman, Crabtree upset incumbents
The Cottonwood School District #242 override levy passed in voting Tuesday, May 17. . . .
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Unusual senior project
Working all by yourself in a cemetery is probably not most students’ idea of a fun project. . . .
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State Tournament info
On this page is info for the state baseball, softball and track tournaments. . . .
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Cottonwood Community Yard sale set for Saturday
The annual Cottonwood city-wide Yard Sale is set for this Saturday, May 21. . . .
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Memorial Day services set for Ferdinand and Keuterville
Monday, May 30, 2016 is the official celebration of Memorial Day, honoring our fallen military heroes. . . .
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More Quilts of Valor to be presented
Memorial Day is just around the corner and the Prairie Quilters want to remind everyone that we will once again be giving Quilts of Valor to veterans. . . .
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Haiti Mission set for June
I am so excited to write to you about our trip to Haiti coming up on June 5th.   . . .
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Registration open for Raspberry Festival Craft Fair
Artisans and other vendors are invited to participate in the 24th Annual Raspberry Festival Arts & Crafts Fair on Sunday, August 7. . . .
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Letters alert Medicare beneficiaries of possible missed benefits
Beginning this week, Medicare beneficiaries will receive a letter from the Social Security Administration if they may be eligible for help with their out-of-pocket medical and drug expenses. . . .
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Free conference directed at landowners affected by 2015 wildfires
‘Life After the Fires: Living for Today and Planning for Tomorrow’, a conference directed at landowners that were affected by the 2015 wildfires in North Central Idaho as well as others interested in wildfire in this region,  will be held Saturday, May 21, at the Life Center Church in Kamiah. . . .
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Pirates take 2nd at District
The Prairie baseball team got off to a rocky start at District but bounced back to take second place and earn a trip to this weekend’s state tournament at Caldwell. . . .
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Lady Pirates qualify for State
The Prairie Lady Pirates played their worst game all year in their District opener against Potlatch as they lost 6-24, then bounced back to beat Culdesac 11-2 to take third place and qualify for State. . . .
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Girls team wins regional title
Chaye Uptmor in the 800 and Mykaela McWilliams in the 300 hurdles each shaved some time off of school records they already held as they won those events at the Regional Track Meet at Kamiah May 13-14. . . .
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Students take part in dissection projects
Summit students in several grades participated in dissection projects last week ranging from cow eyes, to entire fish.  . . .
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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 Cottonwood Chronicle. . . .
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Shayla VonBargen’s senior project was cleaning up gravestones. Here she is seen cleaning moss and lichen out of the engraving on a stone. Photo by Jeannie VonBargen. See story at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie Jr./Sr. High band performs at their Spring Concert last Thursday evening. The band is directed by Prairie alum Brandy (Long) Fiorenza. Click on the photo for a larger view.

There were several soloists at the Jr./Sr. High School Concert. From top down are Noah Rieger, Anthony Goeckner, James Villamoor and Kerri Villamoor.

The Prairie baseball team was awarded the White Pine League Championship trophy prior to their District Tournament opener last Friday morning. Shown from left are assistant coach David Shears, Spencer Schumacher, Matthew Schwartz, Daniel Mager, Calvin Hinkelman (hidden behind Mager), Luke Schwartz, Jon Halligan, Bobby Hood, Dereck Arnzen, Jace Perrin, Devin Bruegeman, Brandon Anderson, Jake Bruner and head coach Kyle Westhoff. Not pictured is Thomas Schwartz. Prairie went on to take 2nd at the District Tournament and will play at the State Tournament at Caldwell this weekend. See above article for tournament information. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Members of the Prairie girls track team with the Regional Meet team trophy. Shown from left are Theresa Wemhoff, Madison Ulmer, Laney Uhlenkott, Krista Hess, Chaye Uptmor, Jordyn Higgins and Mykaela McWilliams. Not shown are Kristyna Krogh, Emma Gehring, Maria Schmidt and Bailie Gehring. Photo by Ryan Hasselstrom. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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