Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 20 NO. 9  -  September 2017

September 2017 Calendar

1 Monroe Crossing at the Edge Center, Bigfork, 7 p.m. Bluegrass music.
4 Labor Day. North Itasca Electric offices CLOSED. Winter hours begin Tuesday, Sept 5, office is open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
5 First day of the 2017-2018 school year, all schools.
5 Mizpah City Council meets in Mizpah Community Center, 7 p.m.
5 ISD 318 School Board, Bigfork School by telepresence, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m.
7 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall building, 6:30 p.m. Subject: “More reminiscing.” Coffee and treats served, all ages welcome.
8 Opening reception for September Edge Gallery Show: "First They Cut Your Hair: Remembering the Indian Boarding Schools," 5-7 p.m.
10 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at Sand Lake Community Center, 5 p.m.
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, DRHS Media Center, 6 p.m. Public forum 5:45 p.m.
11 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, Media Center, 7 p.m.
11 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
12 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.
13 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board Meeting, 7 p.m. Northome ITV studio by telepresence.
13 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
14 Bigfork School celebrates the finish of the school garden project with a tour, 1 p.m. at the garden located to the west of the playground in front of the school. Public invited.
14 Classic movie: San Francisco (1936) starring Clark Gable and Jeanette MacDonald, 6:30 p.m. at the Edge Center Theater in Bigfork. Free.
15 Lake Country Seniors, Pine Cone Restaurant in Marcell, 12 noon. Self pay lunch.
16-17 Bargains Are Great on Hwy 38; annual 47 mile long garage sale. More information, call 832-3161. Inside space at MFC, $15. (218) 832-3444
18 ISD 318 School Board at Bigfork School, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m.
18 North Country Gardeners, Marcell Family Center, 6:30 p.m. Cleaning up the gardens at the center. Many hands make light work!
23 Annual Bigfork Valley Community Foundation Gala fundraiser, 5:30 p.m. at Marcell Family Center, “Boots, Bandanas ‘n’ BBQ.” Dinner by Timberwolf Inn, entertainment by Vern Bishop & the Moose River Band, silent auction and more. More info: www.bigforkvalleyfoundation.org
25 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.
26 Northwoods Quilters, Marcell Town Hall, 9 a.m. 25th Birthday Party! Program: “Fusibles” by Jeanne, “Batting” by Debbie, "Star of the Month" by Rhonda. Lots of show and tell, potluck lunch at 11:30 a.m. Bring a coffee cup and dish to share or bag lunch. Everyone welcome.
27 Ten Topics Community Lunch Series. 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in the Bigfork Valley Board Room "911: When to call and what to do in case of a medical emergency" with Susie Schmickle, paramedic with Bigfork Ambulance Service Association. Lunch included. Free, open to public.

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