Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 22 NO. 7  -  July 2019


July 2019 Calendar


4 Independence Day. North Itasca Electric offices CLOSED.
5 Bowstring Chapel Pie and Ice Cream Social. Homemade pie and baked goods, sloppy Joes and hot dogs, 4:30-7 p.m.
5 Opening Reception for the Juried Show at the Edge Center Gallery, 5-7 p.m. Voting for the People’s Choice Award. Exhibit runs during July 5-27. The gallery is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.
5-6 Spring Lake Store is hosting a Music and Art Festival, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7: History of the Spring Lake Store, 12-1:30 p.m.
8 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157.
8 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, Media Center, 6 p.m. Public forum 5:45 p.m.
8 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
8 White Oak Tractor Club meets at Blueberry Bowl, 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 as you please.
10 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at golf course.
10 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board Meeting, 7 p.m. Northome ITV studio.
10 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, HS Media Center, 7 p.m.
12-14 Wild Rice Festival in Deer River. Flea market, Midway, pow wow, Wild Rice Run, kids bike rodeo, street dance featuring The Dweebs, fireworks, kids tractor pull, parade (Sunday 1 p.m.).
13 Riley’s 13th annual Pig-Eye Memorial golf Scramble, 9 a.m. Blueberry Hills Golf Course. Teams up to 5 person, $30/person. Call Jon at (218) 832-3656.
13, 14 Bear Country Mounted Shoot I and II, Koochiching County Fairgrounds, Northome, 10 a.m.
13-14 Northwoods Saddle Club hosts a horse show at Itasca County Fairgrounds in Grand Rapids. Fri. 6 p.m. Jackpot Barrels, Sat-Sun WSCA Pleasure and Games shows. NorthwoodsSaddleClubInc.com or facebook. Spectators welcome.
15 ISD 318 School Board meeting, Admin. Board Room, GR, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m. At Bigfork School by telepresence.
16 Bloodmobile at Bigfork Valley Hospital, 1-5:30 p.m. Sign up at mbc.org.
16 Kenny Ahern brings his family comedy to the Northome Community Room, “To Laugh Is to Live!” 7 p.m.
17 32nd Annual Salad Luncheon at the Jesse Lake Lutheran Church, 2 miles west of Talmoon on Co. Rd 4. Freewill offering, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
22 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157.
23 North Woods Quilters, 9-11:30 am. Lessons. Lots of Show and Tell. Pot luck lunch served 11:30 a.m., bring a dish to share or bag lunch, smile and a coffee cup.
25 Pie Social at the Over 50 Club in Bigfork, 10 a.m. to ? Pie, ice cream and beverages.
26-27 Effie Rodeo Daze flea market stands, a pie social, food vendors, games and a parade at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Visit Effie Rodeo Daze on Facebook for more information.
26-28 64th annual North Star Stampede at the rodeo grounds north of Effie. 5 pm. Fri.; 2 p.m. Sat., Sun.
27 Singspiration at Sand Lake Community Center sponsored by Northwoods Chapel. Music jam; pie and craft auction, meal (potluck dishes welcome, pulled pork and beans provided). Donations of pies and craft items welcome. Fundraiser for community outreach.
27 Blackduck Woodcarvers Festival and Arts & Crafts Show. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Wayside Park.





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