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COTTONWOOD -- We have been enjoying a rather mild winter, but the forecast for the next couple days might not be so good. We woke up to seven inches of snow this morning. I don’t think the groundhog saw his shadow on Feb. 2, so we will have six more weeks of winter.

Retrouvaille … a lifeline for troubled marriages. Weekend for couples to be held Feb. 15-17, 2019 at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center in Spokane, Wash. 1-800 -470-2230 or Retrouvaille is a lifeline of hope and healing for struggling marriages.

Remember to donate to our local food bank! Our food bank is always in need of donations of food items (canned and boxed foods) and personal items such as toothpaste, toilet tissue, shampoo. Donations can be left in the back of the church at St. Mary’s.

Women’s Retreat: There are spaces still available for the Women’s Spiritual Exercises to be held March 8-10 in the Holy Spirit Center at the Monastery of St. Gertrude. Father Bruce Wren is the retreat master. Shared room $229; private rooms are available for $279. To register online, e-mail to request the online form link. Contact Leah Prigge at 208-553-5111 or with questions or to request registration form.

The Idaho County Republican Central Committee (ICRCC) met on Jan. 15, at the meeting room at the Super 8 in Grangeville with Marilyn Giddings as chairman. The next meeting of the Idaho County Republican Central Committee will be Feb. 19, at the Super 8 meeting room at 6 p.m. Anyone interested may attend.

Knights of Columbus Hoop Shoot winners are as follows: Age 9-Erica Schlader, Stetson Geis. Age 10-Avery Riener, Payton Stamper. Age 11-Alexis Schumacher, Briggs Rambo. Age 12-Ember Martin, Matthew Warren. Age 13-Taylor Riener, Cody Wassmuth. Age14-Delanie Locket, Lane Schumacher. Congratulations to all of you.

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