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Donna Wassmuth Cottonwood 962-3561

— Sunday, Feb 25. will be the Holy Cross/St. Mary’s Dinner and raffle to be held at Keuterville Hall. Join us for Bingo all day and a great meal served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. See you there!

American Freedom Defense will be offering one-day courses for firearm training soon. Classes will be held in Riggins and Greencreek on March 3 and 10, and April 15. To register for these classes or for more information go to Jim Gorges is the person in charge and you can contact him at or 208-935-5734.

Greencreek Altar Society yard sale is scheduled for March 17. Mark your calendar for this early spring yard sale which always has a lot to offer. Any questions, contact Connie Killmar at 208-983-0732.

Stations of the Cross will be prayed during Lent on Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m., at St Anthony’s; Fridays, 8:30 a.m., at Assumption; and Fridays, 6 p.m., at St Mary’s followed by a soup supper.

Prairie Music Program fund-raiser, concert is March 6

COTTONWOOD – The Prairie Music Program dessert night, fund-raiser concert is set for Tuesday, March 6, 7 p.m., in the Prairie High School Cafeteria.

Prairie choir and band students are putting on this concert fund-raiser. Groups from Jazz Festival - Prairie Jr. Sr. High Band and Prairie Youth Choir — will be performing as well as students who performed solos at Jazz Festival, students involved in the All-State Middle School Choir, and students who will perform at the State Solo/Ensemble Competition on March 7.

Desserts will be served, and admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for children. Each family with a child in band or choir who is performing is asked to donate a dessert. There will also be a silent auction to help raise funds for both the choir and band programs at Prairie.

To donate an item or service for the silent auction contact Mrs. Karel at or Ms. Fiorenza at

St. Gertrude’s Museum is putting out another edition of the 150-year stories. You are invited to include your story in this third volume. You may include any family history for this area, which includes current history of our young families. You may email your family history/story to Shirley Gehring or mail a flash drive to her with the story on it: St. Gertrude’s Museum, 465 Keuterville Rd., Cottonwood, ID 83522 or call 208-962-2053. The length of the story should be reasonable, not too lengthy, and include a couple of pictures.

Congratulation to Rene’ Forsmann who was recognized as the Administrator of Year at the IETA conference last week. It was a well-deserved award for an outstanding district leader!

The winners at the Cottonwood District spelling bee were Monica Goeckner, district champion, and Reed Chapman, runner-up. Monica moves to the next level of competition which will be at LCSC on March 10. Good luck, Monica!

March 9 is the date set for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner which will be held at Greencreek Community Hall. The event starts with a 5 p.m., social hour and silent auction, dinner at 6 p.m., and a forum for the five candidates for lieutenant governor at 7 p.m. Candidates for state and local offices will also be introduced. This is a good chance to see where the candidates stand on important issues in our county. You may get tickets ($25 each) or donate items for the silent auction by contacting any committee member or Donna Wassmuth at or 208-962-3561.


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