Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 21 NO. 4  -  April 2018


April 2018 Calendar


1 Easter
2 No school, all schools
Mizpah City Council meets in Mizpah Community Center, 7 p.m.
5 Storytelling at Marcell Town Hall, 6:30 p.m. Subject “What did you do this winter?” Coffee and treats will be served.
7 Annual Northome Daddy/Daughter Dance, 5-7 p.m. at Northome School Commons
9 Lineman Appreciation Day
9 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.
9 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, King School Media Center, 6 p.m. Public forum 5:45 p.m.
9 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, Media Center, 7 p.m.
9 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
10 ISD 318 bond referendum on the Facilities Plan. Polls open 7 a.m.-8 p.m. A list of polling places in this area is found on p. 13. Absentee ballots available at the courthouse: call (218) 327-2849 or email Vicki Martin in the elections office at vicki.martin@co.itasca.mn.us
10 Stop and Stitch All Day at Marcell Family Center, 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Bring $2, sack lunch and a project to work on. Come and go as you please. Pizza will be ordered for supper. Contact Rhonda 259-9220 or Judy 832-3237.
11 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board Meeting, 7 p.m. Northome ITV studio.
11 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
12 Committee on Aging/TRIAD at Marcell Town Hall, 9 a.m. Hosted by the Lake Country Senior Club of Marcell. 9:30 a.m. speaker, 10:45 a.m. meeting. Lunch for a fee at 11:30 a.m. TRIAD meets after lunch.
12 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at a local restaurant, noon.
12 Classic Movie at the Edge Center in Bigfork: American Graffiti (1973) 6:30 p.m. Launched the career of writer/director George Lucas. Free. Last Classic Movie of the season.
16 ISD 318 School Board meeting, Bigfork School by telepresence, 7 p.m. Public forum, 6:30 p.m.
16 North Country Gardeners meet at Marcell Family Center, 6:30 p.m. Kristen Anderson will speak on "One Vegetable One Community." This year’s highlight is "Carrots."
17 North Itasca Electric Community Trust Board meets to award spring RoundUp grants.
20 Application deadline for North Itasca Electric scholarships through the Northome School. Contact clundin@northome.k12.mn.us or visit www.northome.k12.mn.us/page/2731 . Open to any child of a North Itasca Electric member or adult member returning to school.
20 Lake Country Seniors meet at Marcell Town Hall, 12:00 noon. Potluck lunch, bring a dish to share. Anyone over 50 is welcome. Bring a friend and enjoy catching up after the long, cold winter.
23 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.
23 Contestant entry for Rodeo Benefit for Fred Pitzen, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at (218) 743-6857, Rodeo on May 5 at rodeo grounds north of Effie hosted by Northwoods Saddle Club.
24 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. Bring a smile and a coffee cup.
26 Student Art Exhibit at the Edge Gallery, Bigfork. Exhibit runs through May 26. Free. The Edge Gallery is open Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
27 Arbor Day
27 Last day for ordering native plants from the Itasca County Soil and Water Conservation District.
27-29 Bigfork School Spring Play at the Edge Center, “You Can’t Take It with You.” Fri., Sat., 7 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. $5 adults, $3 students.
28 Spring Rummage Sale at the Marcell Family Center, Cool Second Hand Stuff! 8 a.m.-4 p.m. $15 for a table. Call (218) 832-3444.





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