The Thief River Falls Area Food Shelf has new hours.  Distribution will now be every Tuesday from 1-6pm and every Thursday from 11am-4:30pm at the Food Shelf Building, located at 16330 150th St. NE (go south on Hwy 59 past the movie theater and turn left onto Hwy 61/150th St.. it is the green building/2nd drive on the left).  Please bring your own boxes.

Thief River Falls Hockey Association TRFSA registration nights are Feb. 6th &11th at Challenger Elementary School from 5-7 pm and Feb. 13th & 20th at Franklin Middle School from 5-7 pm.  Go to to register or attend one of their 4 registration nights.

The 8th Annual Battle of the Brooks avenue Hockey Game is Wednesday, February 13 from 5:30 pm – 8pm.  Admission will remain a free-will offering with all proceeds going to the charities under the Digi-Key Cares Umbrella.  Concessions will once again be open along with giveaways and prizes.

The United States X-Country Snowmobile Racing presents the Goodridge-Grygla – Minnesota 500 on February, 9th-10th; they’ll have 500 miles of ditch, river, and woods cross country racing.  All USXC classes will run, plus a new, additional class for the first time racer.  An Autograph Session will be held at the Goodridge Liquor Store on Friday, February 9th from 6-7 pm.  Register on line at For more information contact Kyrsten Zimpel at 218-779-5268 or go to

Depot Tacos 2019 will be served on Saturday, February 9th from 4:30pm-8pm at the American Legion in Middle River.  Taco and a beverage is $8 and an Elephant Ear is $3.  Drawings will be held for many prizes in the Romance Raffle starting at 7:30pm; Lucky Buck drawings will be held throughout the evening.  Proceeds will go to the Ye Olde Depot Theatre Improvement Fund; sponsored by the Middle River Community Theater.

The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring the 62nd Annual Fishing Derby on Sunday, February 10th, at the 8th Street Bridge in Thief River Falls.  Cash prizes will be awarded at 3pm.  Raffle Tickets are $2 and are available at TRF Radio, at the entrance to the derby or from Knights of Columbus members.  Ice holes are pre-drilled and minnows will be provided, just bring your favorite rod; DNR rules apply to this event.

The Thief River Falls Area Community Theatre presents a Valentine’s Dinner Theater;  the romantic comedy classic “Barefoot in the Park” will be presented on Tuesday, February 12th, through Thursday, the 14th at the Eagles Club in Thief River Falls.  The doors open at 6pm; the show begins at 7pm.  A pasta bar, salad, bread, and dessert will be served.  Tickets are $25/person and include dinner and the show.  Advance tickets are available at Digi-Key’s east entrance during business hours or online at

The Elevate NextGen Youth Center in Thief River Falls is open daily after school from 3pm-6pm.  It is open to all students in grades 6-12, providing a safe environment, tutoring and other programs.  If you want to learn more or volunteer, email




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