Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 19 NO. 9  -  September 2016


September 2016 Calendar


1 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall, 6:30 p.m. Subject: "A grade school experience." All ages welcome, Coffee and treats served.
4 Naturalist program at EOW Discovery Center just north of Marcell on Hwy 38: Raptors, Large birds of prey by the Headwaters Science Center, 11 a.m.
4 Benefit Lunch, 12-4 p.m. at the Bowstring Store Tent. Homemade bars & cookies, meat on a bun, chips, beverage, $5 or donation. Sponsored by the Bowstring Chapel. Please come to help sponsor our Africa New Life Child.
5 Labor Day. North Itasca Electric offices CLOSED.
6 School begins, all schools.
6 Hours change for North Itasca Electric offices: 8-4:30, Mon-Fri.
6 ISD 318 School Board meets, 7 p.m. Via telepresence at Bigfork School.
8 Committee on Aging, Marcell Town Hall, 9:30 a.m. speaker, 10 a.m. meeting, 11:30 a.m. lunch for a fee. TRIAD meeting following lunch.
8 Classic movie: Red River (1948) starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift will be shown Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Edge Center Theater in Bigfork. Free.
9 Opening reception for September Edge Gallery show: "Iron and Stone//Paper and Color: Al Belleveau & Karlyn Atkinson Berg at the Edge Gallery, Bigfork, 5-7 p.m. Show runs Thurs., Sept. 8 through Sat., Sept 24. Edge Gallery is open Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
10 11th Annual Bigfork Valley Challenge half marathon and 10k certified races, 5k run/walk. Pre race registration fees: $4 for the 5k, $15 for the 10k, $20 for the half marathon. Prices slightly higher on race day. Register and more info at BigforkValley.org. Participation medal included. Breakfast burrito brunch is a Bigfork High School track team fundraiser.
12 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157 or Marlys Maki at 659-2901.
12 Benefit Lunch at the Bowstring Store Tent sponsored by Bowstring Chapel, 12-4 p.m.
12 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, DRHS Media Center, 6 p.m.
12 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board, 7 p.m., Media Center.
12 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
13 Stop and Stitch at Marcell Family Center, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring $1, sack lunch and a project to work on. Come and go. Contact Rhonda 259-9220 or Judy at 832-3237.
13 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at Sand Lake Community Center, 5 p.m. Pot luck, bring a dish to share. Bud Kitterman will talk about the logging days. Call 659-2683
14 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
14 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board, 7 p.m. at Northome ITV studio.19 North Country Gardeners, 6:30 p.m. at Marcell Family Center. Everyone welcome.
16 Lake Country Seniors, 12 noon, Marcell Town Hall. Potluck lunch.
17 Indoor rummage sale space at Grace Community Church, Bigfork, Call Lorraine at 832-8289; Marcell Family Center, call 832-3444; outdoor space at Plum Tree, Marcell, call 838-2332.
17 "Tree Party," alternative country and folk band at the Edge Center, Bigfork, 7 p.m.
17-18 Bargains Are Great on Hwy 38; annual 47 mile long garage sale. More information, call 832-3161.
19 ISD 318 School Board meets, 7 p.m. Via telepresence at Bigfork School.
23 Evening in the Northwoods, the annual Bigfork Valley Community Fundraiser at the Marcell Family Center. Dinner, Northern Lights Trio, lumberjack demonstration, silent basket auction. Tickets $35 local outlets, 5:30 p.m.
26 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157 or Marlys Maki at 659-2901.
27 North Woods Quilters, Marcell Town Hall, 9 a.m. 24th Birthday Party. Lesson: "Machine Applique" by Jeanne Gelle and "Difference in Fabric" by Linda VanArkel. Potluck lunch at 11:30 a.m. Bring a dish to share or a bag lunch.
30 Deadline for RoundUp® applications, 4:30 p.m.





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