Watts News
 Published for the members of North Itasca Electric Cooperative
VOL. 20 NO. 3  -  March 2017


March 2017 Calendar


4 White Oak Sled Dog Race: 46, 23 and 12 mile (big dog) races between the White Oak Historical Site just north of Deer River and the Itasca County Fairgrounds. Race begins 9:30 a.m. Spaghetti dinner Friday, 4-7 p.m. breakfast Saturday 7-9 a.m. Each $5, open to the public. Info, www.whiteoakhistoricalsociety.org.
6 ISD 318 School Board meets at the Bigfork School, 7 p.m. Public forum 6:30 p.m.
7 Mizpah City Council meets in Mizpah Community Center, 7 p.m.
8 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board, 7 p.m. in Indus and at Northome ITV studio.
8 Bigfork Lions Club meets second Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Golf on the Edge.
9 Evergreen Friendship Club meets at noon at a local restaurant.
9 Classic movie at the Edge Center in Bigfork: Seven Days in May (1964), starring Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Frederic March and Ava Gardner., 6:30 p.m. Free.
12 Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m., set clocks forward one hour.
10, 12 Bigfork School play, You Canít Beat the House at the Edge Center, Bigfork, Friday, 7 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets $5, $3 children.
13 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.
13 Deer River ISD 317 School Board, DRHS Media Center, 6 p.m. Public forum 5:45.
13 Public Meeting on Forest Service Northeast Project at Marcell Family Center, 6-8 p.m. Discussion on vegetation management, insect disease, trails, aquatics, and trails in the Marcell area.
13 Blackduck ISD 32 School Board meets, Media Center, 7 p.m.
13 VFW meets in Bigfork second Monday at 7 p.m.
14 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 218-832-3237.
14 Township Annual Meeting Day. Ardenhurst Township Annual meeting, 7 p.m. at the Ardenhurst Town Hall. Alternate date in case of bad weather, Thursday, March 16.
16 12th annual Bigfork Empty Bowls Project, Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Bigfork. Come one and all for a soup, bread and bar supper to support the Northern Itasca Emergency Food Shelf in Bigfork, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m
18 Squaw Lake Fire Department Perchjerker ice fishing contest on Round Lake, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Use north access.
18 St. Urho's Day Parade at The Hill, Squaw Lake.
20 North Country Gardeners meet at Marcell Family Center, 6:30 p.m. Program: John Latimer. Open to the public.
20 ISD 318 School Board meets, 7 p.m. Via telepresence at Bigfork School. Public forum 6:30 p.m.
22 en Topics you won't want to miss lunch and learn series at Bigfork Valley. Heart health and rehab with Jeff Dahlquist, PA-C and Meryl Ostendorf, RN. 11:45 lunch, 12 noon program in the board room. Free and open to the public.
24 No school, Northome School
26 Northome Winter Fest and Fishing Derby, Island Lake Access, 12:30-2 p.m. 15 and under (10 and under must be with adult) . Just bring your pole; concessions on the ice. Sign up day of Derby, free. Prize donations appreciated, call Amanda at 897-5648.
27 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 No school, Deer River, Bigfork schools
28 North Woods Quilters, Marcell Town Hall, 9 a.m. Bring a coffee cup and a smile.Lesson: "Fusible Applique" with Penny Smeby, "Chevrons" by Janet Maki and "Star of the Month Series" begins with Debbie Poenix. Potluck lunch, ring a dish to share or a bag lunch.
31 PTO Carnival at Northome School, 3:30-9 p.m.





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