Sen. Mark Johnson, Rep. Dan Fabian and Rep. Deb Kiel invite area residents to four upcoming Town Hall Meetings.  The meetings are open to the public, and residents of Northwest Minnesota are encouraged to attend at the following locations: the Thief River Falls meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 30th from 10:30-11:30am at the City Hall Council Chambers; the Warren meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 30th from 1-2pm at the Community Center; the Roseau meeting will be held on Thursday, May 31st from 10:00-11:30am at the City Center City Council Chambers; and the Hallock meeting will be held on Thursday, May 31st from 1-2pm at the Hallock Senior Center.

It’s Burger Time from 5-8pm on Wednesday, May 30th.  Come out to the Middle River American Legion for burgers, fries, bake sale items, and to buy pallet flags made by the Middle River Area Youth Group.  And if you’ve ever wanted to throw water balloons at one of the youth group members, Wednesday is your lucky day; you’ll get 5 balloons for $5!  Come and support the area youth.

Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture will be holding an informational meeting on Groundwater Protection Rule (AKA Nitrogen Fertilizer Rule) in Wednesday May 30 from 8-9:30 am at Northland College 1101 Hwy One East. Thief River Falls

Street Wizards will have an IN-Town Cruise Event, Wednesday, May 30th from 6-9 PM at the Cenex South Travel Center parking area, and an Out of Town Cruise May 31st to Maple Lake Mentor Dairy Queen departing from Sanford SE Campus Hwy 59.  Meet at 5:30 pm, depart at 5:45 pm

Middle River Farmer’s Market Fridays from June 1st through September at the picnic shelter on Main Street 2-5 pm.  Plants, baked goods, jellies fruits & vegetables, eggs, fancy work and garden décor.

There will be a benefit for Margaret Asp from 10am-2pm on Saturday, June 2nd at the Thief River Falls American Legion.  There will be a bake sale and freewill donation brunch to help Maggie get back on her feet after a house fire on May 14th.

Make plans now to attend the 25th Annual “Lace’em Up” Basketball Camp to be held at the Red Lake Falls High School gym from June 4th-8th.  The camp is open to any boys or girls who are currently in grades K-11.  For more information call 218-253-2499 or email

Garbage bags will be handed out for all city residents who own or rent starting on June 4th and running through June 8th.  Bags will be handed out on the south side of the Public Works Facility, located at 1211 Atlantic Ave. North; hours are from 7am-5pm.


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