Cottonwood News

Open Class Exhibits: Prepare now — enter Tuesday, Wednesday

Jams, cakes and wood projects, oh, my! It’s time to get together your entries for the 2018 Idaho County Fair Open Class Exhibits. Perhaps you’ve been thinking about this since last year or maybe this is the first time you’ve given thought to this. Whatever the case, there’s plenty of time to get your entries ready.

August 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Cottonwood News: Harvest is in full swing; who’s ready for zucchini?

Harvest is in full swing on the prairie. Crops are good due to the rain this spring. I hope everyone can get through the season without accidents. School will be starting soon as the list of needed school items has come out. Wow! Where did our summer go? Fair time is coming, also. That should keep the 4-H kids busy.

August 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Sweet Time At 2018 Raspberry Festival

The grounds were packed at the Monastery of St. Gertrude at Cottonwood last Sunday, Aug. 5, for the annual Raspberry Festival. Along with its signature dessert treat, the event featured entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, and an art and car show.

August 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Cottonwood motorcyclist hurt in Sunday collision

A Cottonwood motorcyclist was transported for medical attention following a two-vehicle collision on Graves Creek Road last Sunday, July 29. Michael B. Temes, 51, was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital, suffering from a head injury and severe road rash.

August 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

14 take SMH Safe Sitter course

This year, 14 young ladies and gentlemen attended and passed the Safe Sitter Course which St. Mary’s Hospital has been sponsoring for more than 25 years.

August 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Cottonwood News: AARP driving class will be Aug. 15

My raspberry patch is really producing this year. With all the rain this spring, it is keeping us busy picking every few days. Harvest time for the crops on the prairie is getting very close. Some farmers say they may even try cutting it this week.

August 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Cottonwood News: Knights picnic, swimming day set for Aug. 1

We spent the weekend camping in the mountains by Powell Ranger Station with our sons and their families. We had a great time, caught some fish and watched the kids play. Knights of Columbus Altar Server Appreciation Picnic will be Wednesday, Aug. 1. The day will include lunch at Swallow’s Nest Park and an afternoon of swimming at the Clarkston Aquatic Center. We will gather at the Church at 9:30 a.m. and should be home between 4:30 and 5 p.m. The Knights will provide transportation, lunch and pay for admission. Sign up on the sheets in the back of church or call Matt Beckman (208-962-7157) by July 30. Parents are welcome to attend. If you would like to drive down, let us know. Come and let the Knights show their appreciation for your service!

July 25, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Cochran graduates U.S. Military Academy

Cadet Drew Cochran, son of Terry and Jennifer Cochran of Cottonwood, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 26. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the infantry branch and will report to Ft. Campbell, Ky., for his first assignment. Cochran graduated from Prairie High School, Cottonwood, in 2014.

June 13, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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