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Cottonwood News: Prairie ‘Academic All-Stars’


Donna Wassmuth Cottonwood 962-3561

— The 39th annual parish dinner at Keuterville will be held on Sunday, Feb. 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Roast beef, ham, real mashed potatoes and gravy along with the trimmings is the menu. Bingo will be played all day on the stage, and the raffle drawing for 23 prizes will begin at 4 p.m. Holy Cross Church is now a chapel and this fund-raiser is for the upkeep of the church and grounds. Tickets are $9 for adults; grades first through sixth, $4; and kindergarten and under are free. So take a drive to Keuterville on Feb. 28, take in the beautiful scenery, and have a tasty homemade meal. Hope to see you there!

The Prairie boys and girls basketball teams were both named as Academic State Champions for 1A-Division I teams! The girls’ team had a 3.919 cumulative grade point average. The boys’ team had a 3.669 grade point average. Congratulations to both teams!

Ski Butte closed

The Cottonwood Butte Ski Area is closed until we get more snow. You never know, it could happen. It feels like it should be spring, but it really isn’t time yet, although I have heard reports of crocuses poking up, along with daffodils and tulips.

Mark your calendars for the “Little Princess Tea Party” presented by the Idaho County Fair Royalty! This event will be Saturday, March 12, at the Grangeville Christian Church, located at 402 West South First Street. RSVP by March 5 to any of the following Idaho County Fair Royalty: Queen Katrina-507-0951; 1st Princess Rachel-451-5383; or 2nd Princess Davi-935-5791.

The next meeting of the Prairie Art Group will be March 14 at 9:30 a.m. at Craigmont City Hall.


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