Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 20 NO. 5  -  May 2017


May 2017 Calendar


1 North Woods Craft Store in Northome opens, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Sat.
1 Bloodmobile at Bigfork Valley, 2-5 p.m. Sign up with Amy Dahlke at (218) 256-6154 or at mbc.org, sponsor code 2149
2 Mizpah City Council meets in Mizpah Community Center, 7 p.m.
4 Edge Center Gallery, Bigfork hosts the Bigfork School Student Art Exhibit through May 20. Edge Gallery is open Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
4 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall building, 6:30 p.m. Coffee and treats served.
5,6 Treasures Are Fine 60 mile long garage sale from Bowstring through Talmoon, Spring Lake, Wirt, Dora Lake, Alvwood, Squaw Lake and Sand Lake. Most sales 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sat. Maps at stores along route, food. More info, Facebook.com/treasures6429.
6 Farmer’s Market at North Woods Craft Store Saturdays 9 a.m.-noon., Weds 5-7 p.m.
6 Annual Cycstic Fibrosis Walk sponsored by the Northome National Honor Society, 9 a.m. at the track, 6.2 miles along the bike trail into Northome and back. Contact Jim Scheider or a society member to donate or for information.
6 Marcell Family Center Spring Fling, 10 a.m. - noon. A Children First! event. Crafts, tree and seed planting, bounce tent, food and beverages. More info: 832-3444
8 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.
8 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, DRHS Media Center, 6 p.m. Public forum 5:45.
8 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, Media Center, 7 p.m.
8 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
9 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.
10 Farmer’s Market at North Woods Craft Store open on Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m.
10 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board Meeting, 7 p.m. Northome ITV studio
10 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
10 Bigfork High School Spring Concert, 7 p.m.
11 Committee on Aging/TRIAD, 9 a.m. at the Over 50 Club in Bigfork. coffee at 9, program 9:30 - 10:15, meeting 10:30-11:30, Lunch for a fee. TRIAD meeting following lunch.
11 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at Sand Lake Community Center, 5 p.m. Speaker: John Latimer.
12 Mother’s Day Open House & Sale, North Itasca Electric headquarters, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
13 Fishing Opener
14 Mother’s Day
15 ISD 318 School Board meets via telepresence at Bigfork School, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m.
15 North Country Gardeners, 6:30 p.m. at Lloyd’s Landscaping, Marcell. Tour of the Kongsjord greenhouse - come see what’s new for 2017 by Amber Kongsjord.
16 Northome School’s Mustang Band and Choir Concert, 1:30 p.m.
19 Lake Country Seniors, Marcell Town Hall Building, 12 p.m. Potluck lunch, bring a dish to share. Guest speaker, Denise Hove of Hearing Associates. “Better hearing means better living.” Public invited.
22 Lake Country Seniors, Marcell Town Hall Building, 12 p.m. Potluck lunch, bring a dish to share. Guest speaker, Denise Hove of Hearing Associates. “Better hearing means better living.” Public invited.
23 Northwoods Quilters, Marcell Town Hall, 9 a.m., potluck at 11:30 a.m. Round Robin Lesson, Rotary Cutting, Tie Necklace, Quilting Exercises, Bird Seed Bags and Friendship Star. Lots of show and tell. Bring a coffee cup.
26 Last student day, Northome School.
26 Bowstring Chapel Pie & Ice Cream Social, 4:30-7 p.m. BBQ pulled pork & fixin’s, bake sale, crafts.
29 Memorial Day. No school, all schools.
31 Summer hours start at North Itasca Electric: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
31 Ten Topics free community luncheon series at Bigfork Valley: Things that bite! Bigfork Valley board room, 11:45 a.m., lunch included. Regional epidemiologist Ellen Hill on Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases in Minnesota.
31 Last student day, Blackduck School.
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Last student day, Deer River School
2 Last student day, Bigfork School





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