Updated September 21, 2017
School Board meets
The school board held their regular September meeting Monday, Sept. 18. . . .
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Baerlocher Farm awarded as Century Farm
One hundred years ago, Bernard A. Baerlocher paid $22 per acre for the first 100 acres of what is now the farm owned by Joe and Arlene Baerlocher near Greencreek, ID. . . .
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Blood drive set for Tuesday
Donating blood is a simple thing to do, but it can make a big difference in the lives of others. . . .
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Brats and ham dinner featured
A Brats and Ham dinner is on the menu for the upcoming Prairie Community Library fundraiser set for Saturday night, October 21. . . .
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Creating homes that heal
Tyler Wiley works as a cook at the Monastery of St. Gertrude, creating delicious food for the community and guests. . . .
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USAF vet visits old air base
Warden Aaron Krieger received a call earlier this year from USAF veteran John Kwaczala requesting a tour of his old duty station, which is now North Idaho Correctional Institution (NICI). . . .
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WAA award nominees
Nominees have been submitted of the annual Warrior Athletic Association High School Awards. . . .
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Farmers' Market looks to add two more dates
Due to the late produce season, vendors and customers alike asked that the Grangeville Farmersí Market be extended beyond the last scheduled day of September 16. . . .
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Quilt Show results
Approximately 247 visitors stopped by the Central Idaho Quilt Guildís 23rd annual Quilt Show held this past weekend. There were 106 pieces entered in 18 categories. . . .
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Pirates rout Council
The Prairie football team routed the Council Lumberjacks 60-8 at Cottonwood Friday, Sept. 15 in a game that was called at halftime. . . .
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Lady Pirates have busy week
The Prairie Lady Pirates had a busy week. They won their only league match of the week, sweeping C.V. 25-16, 25-10 and 25-12 at Kooskia Tuesday, Sept. 12. They then lost a 5-set match at Orofino 25-22, 20-25, 19-25, 25-22, 3-15 Thursday, Sept. 14. Finally on Saturday, Sept. 16 they took second at the Grangeville Invitational Tournament. In pool play they beat Nezperce, Kamiah and Summit. In the championship bracket they beat Summit again before losing to Salmon River, who has now won this tournament 2 years in a row. . . .
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Crosscountry at Seaport Invite
The Prairie Crosscountry team had their first meet of the season at the Seaport Invite hosted by Clarkston High School Saturday, Sept. 16. . . .
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Summit takes third at Grangeville Tournament
Summitís Lady Patriots wound up tying for third at the Grangeville Tournament then completed a season sweep of Highland 25-10, 25-9, 25-22 on Monday, Sept. 18 at Craigmont. . . .
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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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Pictured with the Idaho Century Farm award at the Joe Baerlocher farm are from left Dale, Joe, Arlene, Matt, Greg, Aly and Richard Baerlocher. Arlene is holding a photo of sons Steven and Dan. Greg is holding a photo of grandparents Bernard and Catherine Baerlocher while Richard is holding a photo of Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Baerlocher. Photo by Judy DeHaas. Sees tory at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Charter Prairie Booster Club members who attended the 30th anniversary celebration. Back from left are David Shears, Sr., Ted Arnzen, Ingrid Mader and Jim Rehder. Front from left are Theresa Shears, Linda Arnzen and Sally Rehder. Photo by Glenn Poxleitner.  Sees tory at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Current  and past Prairie Booster Club members who attended the 30th anniversary celebration. Photo provided by Glenn Poxleitner. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Folks enjoy free burgers and birthday cake at the Cottonwood Credit Unionís 75th anniversary celebration. About 600 people attended at the 3 locations last Friday. The Credit Union was originally chartered on Sept. 16, 1942. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The PJHS band performed prior to the football game against Council. They also performed at what would have been halftime but turned out to be after the game was over.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

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