Lorie Palmer

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Gospel Music With The Craguns

The gospel group The Craguns, out of Cincinnati, Ohio, took to the stage at Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Sunday evening, Sept. 16. The free concert was attended by more than 100 people from the community. The Craguns are a local favorite who have been at the church three times in the past four years.

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Grangeville PTA reorganizes as a ‘PTO’

Locals will notice the Grangeville PTA is no longer. However, it’s been replaced by the Grangeville PTO. The Parent Teacher Association, a national organization, has become the Grangeville Elementary Middle School Parent Teacher Organization or GEMS PTO.

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GEMS Open  House

Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) held its open house Wednesday. Sept. 12. Students and their parents visited their classrooms for a look at what they were doing so far. Here, Chloe Weisz (far left) shows her mom, Hannah Weisz, her school work in Mrs. Brege’s classroom while sister (L-R) Callie and friend Ellie also take a look.

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Scarecrow contest is on

The Oktoberfest scarecrow contest is back! The scarecrow contest is open to all Grangeville merchants. All voting will be by the public.

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Foster parent info meeting set for Sept. 25

Those with a heart for children in need are invited to an informational meeting “Foster Care on the Prairie.” This is set for Tuesday, Sept. 25, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Camas Counseling, 304 S. State Street. “We have a desperate need for foster parents in Idaho County. It has the fewest foster parent resources of any county in North Central Idaho,” explained Katie Stinson, LMSW.

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GEMS offering shop, other electives for 2018-19 school year

Grangeville Elementary Middle School has more to offer its students this year. “I listened to what you had to say in the past year about students needing more electives, more exposure to different classes in middle school,” Grangeville Elementary Middle School principal Dr. Susan Anderson told the Mountain View School District board at the Aug. 20 meeting.

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Brown Bag Program: DeArmonds to talk on farm history

It’s that time of year again to get some education while you lunch. The Idaho County Historical Society and the Bicentennial Historical Museum is sponsoring the Brown Bag Program. Sessions are held each Wednesday, running through Oct. 3, at the Bicentennial Historical Museum basement meeting room, 305 North College Street, noon to 1 p.m. These programs are free to the public and those attending are invited to bring lunch to eat while they listen. The fifth program is set for today, Sept. 12, and will feature American Indian James Lawyer who will present “Nezperce History.”

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