Updated September 1, 2022
Students present trauma kits to Prairie School staff/teachers
Prairie High School Seniors, Chloe Rowland and Holli Schumacher, presented their HOSA Future Healthcare Professionals of America project at the Prairie Teacher/Staff meeting on August 23rd. . . .
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Superintendent's welcome to the new school year
This is year #2 as the Cottonwood School District superintendent.  My first year as the superintendent was a whirlwind and a breath of fresh air all in one. . . .
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September events for Tri-Parish Youth
I am amazed at how time flies.  It seems that I was writing a letter to wish everyone a blessed and safe summer, now I am beginning yet another letter to plan the events for our youth for the beginning of another school year. . . .
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Living History-Sr. Herman Joseph Mager
My name is Rose Catherine Mager and I was born in 1901. . . .
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Parade winners named
The Idaho County parade was well attended. . . .
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Recycling site closed Saturday
The Cottonwood site for Idaho County Recycling will be closed this Saturday, Sept. 3, due to the Labor Day weekend. . . .
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Pirates shut out by Oakley
A rebuilding Prairie football team struggled in their opening game of the season as they lost to Oakley 0-56 in the 8-Man Showcase at Middleton Saturday, August 27.  . . .
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Lady Pirates at New Plymouth, sweep C.V.
The Prairie Lady Pirates started their season by competing at the New Plymouth Tournament Saturday, Aug. 27, then opened their league season with a home victory over Clearwater Valley Monday, Aug. 29, 25-19; 25-16, 25-11. . . .
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13 turn out for Prairie Cross Country
There are 13 athletes out for Prairie’s High School Cross Country team this year. . . .
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8 turn out for SJB Volleyball
There are 8 players turned out for the St. John Bosco high school volleyball team this year. . . .
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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. You can also find Jake Wren's Redneck Review on this page. . . .
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Chloe Rowland and Holli Schumacher, 2nd and 3rd from left, two seniors at Prairie, presented their HOSA Future Healthcare Professionals of America project at the Prairie Teacher/Staff meeting Tuesday, Aug. 23. They are shown with Cottonwood Police Chief Terry Cochran, who has been trying to get a program like this in place for years, and several St. Mary’s Health EMTs. On the floor in front of them are the items that will go into a bucket for each classroom. See story at left. The EMT’s also helped certify Prairie staff and teachers in CPR. Photo by Tara Rowland. See article at left for information and more photos. Click on the photo for a larger view.

At the Two-Minute Talent Show during the Idaho County Fair, Taylor Wilkins stepped into character, right down to the colorful tennis shoes and little red wagon, and recounted the life of Sr. Herman Joseph Mager.  Basically another part of the Living History series for the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude. See article at left for her script.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Adele Holman was the Most Unusual Pigtail Winner at the Idaho County Fair. Her mother Kari Holman sent us this photo so you can see a closeup of the spider she had braided into her hair.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Trenton Lorentz runs through a big hole early in the game against Oakley. Blocking at left are Blake Bunce and Ben Elven. Next to Lorentz is Colton McElroy and at right blocking #11 is Shane Hanson. The Pirates had very few highights in a 0-56 loss. See article above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie Lady Pirates got into action this weekend at the New Plymouth Tournament. Shown is Julia Rehder spiking the ball against Filer as Kristin Wemhoff and Tara Schlader get ready to play defense. See story above left for stories of the Tournament as well as their league opener against C.V. 


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