Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 18 NO. 5  -  May 2015

May 2015 Calendar

2 Project GreenTouch. North Itasca Electric Cooperative staff and Member volunteers meet at Scenic State Park at 8 a.m. for a morning of sprucing up the park. Lunch served, no sticker required for volunteers. Call (218) 743-3131 to join the crew!
2 Marcell Family Center Spring Fling, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Snacks, beverages, crafts, tree & seed planting, fun activities, and more.
2 Spring Salad Luncheon at St. Catherine's, Squaw Lake, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $8, under 12, $3. Bake sale and white elephant sale.
4 North Woods Craft Store, Northome, opens for the season 10 a.m. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday
4 ISD 318 School Board meets in board room, Admin. Bldg., 7 p.m. (6:30 p.m. public forum)
6 North Woods Craft Store board members meeting, Northome Library, 3 p.m.
7-24 Bigfork School Student Art Show at the Edge Gallery. Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
7 Storytelling, Marcell Town Hall, 2-4 p.m. Subject: "Mother's Day or spring stories." Everyone welcome, treats and coffee served.
8 Mother's Day Open House & Sale at North Itasca Electric headquarters, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
8 James Sewell Ballet brings Guy Noir to the Edge Center, Bigfork. 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Presented by the Reif Center.
9 Fishing Opener
11 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.
11 Deer River ISD 317 School Board meets, DRHS Media Center, 6 p.m.
11 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, 7 p.m., Media Center.
11 Public meeting for routing updates on the Great Northern Transmission Line, Northome School, 5-7 p.m. More alternative route segments have been added through the northern Itasca County/southern Koochiching county areas. See greatnortherntransmissionline.com and the DOE site: greatnortherneis.org.
12 Stop and Stitch at Marcell Family Center, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring $1, project to work on and a sack lunch. Come and go. Contact Rhonda 259-9220 or Judy at 832-3237.
12 Preschool screenings at Northome School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Required to enter public kindergarten. Call Bonnie Affield to schedule an appointment at 897-5275, ext. 156.
12 Public meeting for routing updates on the Great Northern Transmission Line, Edge Center, Bigfork, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. See description for Northome meeting, May 11.
13 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
13 Bigfork High School Spring Concert at the Edge Center, Bigfork, 7 p.m.
13 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board meets at 7 p.m. in the Northome and Indus ITV Studios
13 Deer River School Board meets, 6 p.m., public forum before meeting. 246-2420
13 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
14 Mayfest concert at 1:30 p.m. Northome School. Also student displays.
14 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at Sand Lake Community Center, 5 p.m. For more info, call 659-2683.
15 Lake Country Seniors meet at Marcell Town Hall, noon. Pot luck lunch. Pharmacist Paul Andersen will speak about taking supplements and new items for the medicine cabinet.
16 Fun Run to support King School, registration 8 a.m. Kid's Mini K at 8:45 a.m., 5K at 9 am. Information, 246-8860.
16 Bigfork Lions Trap and Timed Sharp Shoot competition at the Lions Gun Range. Registration 8-9:30 a.m. Prizes, raffle, door prizes. $15 per entry, $10 seniors, vets.
16 Bigfork Music Boosters Pancake Breakfast, Bigfork Fire Hall, 8 a.m.-noon.
22 Bowstring Chapel Annual Pie and Ice Cream Social. Sloppy Joes, hot dogs, chips and bake sale. Free will offering. Also held on Friday, July 3.
22-24 The Best of the Players: The 10-year Reunion Show by the EdgeWild Players. Edge Center in Bigfork
25 Memorial Day. No school, all schools. North Itasca Electric offices closed.
26 Summer hours at North Itasca Electric: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
26 North Woods Quilters, Marcell Town Hall, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Bring a coffee cup, name tag and a dish to share for potluck if you wish. Lesson "I'm a Basket Case" by Margaret Maki.

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