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Roll-off bin ready for yard waste

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Donna Wassmuth Cottonwood 962-3561

COTTONWOOD — The annual Cottonwood Community Cleanup roll-off bin will be at the corner of Idaho and 2nd South Street (near the city shop) until May 1 for inert waste such as yard waste, branches and clean out the garage stuff. It is not intended for household trash, hazardous waste or animal waste. Also, remember that every Saturday we have Idaho County Recycling at the Cottonwood site from 9-11 a.m. Thanks to Jay Hinterlong and his crew for manning this every week.

Catholic Cruise from Vancouver to Sydney, Australia: with Father Joseph Muha, Sept. 23-Oct. 18, on Holland America Volendam out of Vancouver, British Columbia. Prices begin at $6,109 for two passengers and include all port fees and taxes. Daily Mass offered. Space is limited and group cruises need to be booked way ahead of time. For information or to register contact Doug or Eileen at 860-399-1785 or

Mark your calendars for Sunday, March 29. Join us for a presentation by Sr. Mary Rose Bingham O.P., a Dominican Sister of St. Cecelia from Nashville, Tenn., on the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS). This informative talk will introduce us to the truly transformative experience of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. The CGS is an international movement started in Rome 60+ years ago to teach and form young children in the ways and love of Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd. Sister will be presenting at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Grangeville at 2 p.m. and at St. Mary’s Church in Cottonwood at 7 p.m. For information about CGS go online to or contact Theresa Frei at 507-0678; Heather Uhlenkott at 507-0971; or Heidi Waters at 962-7250.

Prairie Community Library will be closed on Saturday, April 4, for the Easter weekend. That way everyone can attend the Easter egg hunts.

For all you Karen Kingsbury fans, Prairie Community Library has received two new books. One book is “Gideon’s Gift” which is the touching story of a little girl who crosses paths with a homeless man. The other book is “Maggie’s Miracles” which is a story of a boy holding on to a precious dream, a disillusioned woman, a man looking for meaning - and a decades-old promise only Heaven can fill. Come in and check them out.

Congratulations to those who won VFW awards. Travis Mader is teacher of the year, Mattie Lustig, Patriot’s Pen winner, and Josh Lustig, Voice of Democracy winner. Good job to all of you.

The Holy Week schedule for the Tri-Parish is as follows: Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper: St. Anthony’s, 5:30 p.m.; St. Mary’s, 7:30 p.m. Good Friday Stations of the Cross: noon at St. Mary’s. Good Friday Services Passion of the Lord: St. Anthony’s, 5:30 p.m., and St. Mary’s, 7:30 p.m. Holy Saturday the Easter Vigil: St. Mary’s, 7:30 p.m. Easter Sunday, The Resurrection of the Lord: St. Anthony’s, 8 a.m.; Assumption, 9 a.m. with Msgr. Andy Schumacher; St. Mary’s, 10 a.m.


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