Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 21 NO. 3  -  March 2018

March 2018 Calendar

2 Open House for new doctors at Scenic Rivers Health Services, 12-2 p.m.
5 ISD 318 Facilities Listening Session with school board, Bigfork School, 5:30 p.m.
5 ISD 318 School Board meeting, Bigfork School, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m.
6 Mizpah City Council meets in Mizpah Community Center, 7 p.m.
8 Committee on Aging/TRIAD at Over 50 Club, Bigfork. 9 a.m. coffee, 9:30 a.m. speaker, 11:30 a.m. unch for a fee. TRIAD follows lunch.
8 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at a local restaurant, noon.
8 Classic movie at the Edge Center in Bigfork: Wild Boys of the Road (1933). 6:30 p.m. Noted by the Library of Congress as a movie of "cultural significance." Free.
8 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board Meeting, 7 p.m. Northome ITV studio by telepresence.
8 Deer River High School Concert, 7 p.m.
10 North Woods Craft annual meeting, Community Room at Koochiching Senior Apartments, Northome, 10 a.m. All members, interested new members and guests welcome. More information, call Diane Wiley (218) 553-1594
11 Daylight Savings Time starts, 2 a.m., "Spring forward" and set clocks one hour ahead.
11 Winterfest youth ice fishing at Island Lake Access, sponsored by Northland Progressive, 15 and under (10 and under with adult) Sign up at access, bring your own pole, no fee. Donations? call Amanda Dreher, 897-5648 12:30-2 p.m.
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 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, King School Media Center, 6 p.m. Public forum 5:45 p.m.
12 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, Media Center, 7 p.m.
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 832-3237.
14 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
15 14th annual Empty Bowls benefitting the Northern Itasca Emergency Food Shelf, Bigfork. Homemade soups, breads and sweets 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church. More info or to volunteer, call Sheryl Pearson (218) 832-3434
16 Edge Center in Bigfork presents "Eira," 7 p.m. Music in a variety of styles and with a variety of instruments, featuring Irish Celtic.
17 Squaw Lake Fire Dept. Annual Perch Jerker Contest, North Access on Round Lake. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., weather and ice permitting.$10 entry, kids 12 and under fish free.
17 St. Urho’s Day parade in Squaw Lake, 5 p.m. This year the parade will end at the Community Center where soups and chili will be available. Assemble your Norwegian-themed float in purple and green to celebrate the day.
19 Bigfork Valley Boys play for the Bovey Sweetheart’s Dance, 1-3 p.m., open to seniors in Itasca County, sponsored by the Committee on Aging and TRIAD, $2. Sloppy Joes served for small charge.
19 North Country Gardeners, 6:30 p.m., Marcell Family Center. Speaker Richard Rezanka, DNR invasive species specialist. Everyone Invited.
26 No school, Northome, Blackduck schools
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, 9-11:30 am. Pot luck lunch served, bring a dish to share or bag lunch. Lots of show and tell. Lesson "Needles and Threads" by Debbie Poenix. Bring a smile and a coffee cup.
28,29 No school, Bigfork, Deer River schools, Easter vacation
30 No school, all schools, Easter Vacation
30 Operation RoundUp applications due at North Itasca Electric headquarters, 4:30 p.m.

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