Parent-Teacher Conferences at Lincoln High School, Franklin Middle School, and Challenger Elementary School will be held on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, February 25th, 27th and 28th. They will be using Synergy, their student information system, to schedule the conferences.  The site will be open starting at 8am on Monday, February 10th and will close on Friday, February 21st at 3pm.

A hockey tradition continues with the “Battle of Brooks Avenue”, featuring Arctic Cat vs. Digi-Key, on Wednesday, February 12th at 6pm at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls.  Concessions will be open; there will be Chuck-a-Puck and a Free Will Donation, with all proceeds distributed to local charities through Digi-Key Cares.  Door prizes will be awarded and include Digi-Key, Arctic Cat, Norskie, and Zane McIntyre gear.

The TRF Area Community Theater presents a Valentine’s Dinner Theater, “Last of the Red-Hot Lover’s”, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, February 12th-14th at the Eagles Club in Thief River Falls.  Tickets are $25 each and include the show, a taco bar and dessert.  Tickets are available at Digi-Key or at

Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is holding a Grant Writing Assistance Workshop February 12th from 1-2pm at NWMAC 109 S Minnesota St.Warren, MN  56762, in preparation for their upcoming arts grants.

Depot Tacos 2020, Saturday, February 15 at the Middle River American Legion, serving from 4:30 – 8:00 pm.  Taco & Beverage $8, Elephant ear $3.  Drawings will be held for many prizes in the Valentine Raffle beginning at 7:30 pm.  Lucky Duck Drawings throughout the evening provided by Central Boiler and Middle River Community Theater Board Members.  Proceeds got to Ye Olde Depot Theatre improvement fund. NOTE: TACOS ARE FRIED IN PEANUT OIL.

Enjoy an evening of fellowship and fun at “Guest Night” at 6pm on Tuesday, February 18th at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls. Come and hear Ronn Kennedy talk about “Woodworking”, John Covlin from Red Lake Falls will share about his “Journey to Youth Ministry” and Chuck and Wanda Vigness will bring their musical talents.  “Guest Night” is a special night where the men in our lives are invited to join us.  The cost is $11.00; for reservations or cancelations call Carmen at 681-3091.  Reservations are appreciated by Thursday, February 13th, call by Monday noon; sponsored by the Thief River Falls Christian Women’s Clubs/Stonecroft Ministries.

The museum in Greenbush presents the 10th Annual Sweet Sixteen Snowmobile Show on Saturday, February 15th.  Free registration starts at 9am with the show running from 10am-2pm, held on the south end of Main Street.  Activities include awarding of door prizes and trophies, lunch, trail rides, and games.  For more information call Jared at 218-689-3314.

OakRidge Lutheran Church is serving their 18th Annual Lasagna Supper on Saturday, February 15th from 4-7pm.  The menu includes homemade lasagna and garlic toast, lettuce salad, creamy homemade dessert, coffee and milk; gluten-free lasagna will be offered.  Take-outs will be available and a free will offering will be collected.  They will also have a bake sale during this time.

DAV Chapter 41 is offering free rides to veteran’s appointments.  Call 218-452-8890 or 242-6850 for a ride; they have a handicap van.

Distribution at the Thief River Falls Food Shelf is every Tuesday from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm and every Thursday from 3:00-6:00 pm 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.

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program that meets every Tuesday night at Epiphany Station in Thief River Falls.  This program is for anyone who is dealing with life’s hurts, habits or hang-ups.  The night starts at 6pm with a free meal followed by worship with a teaching or testimony.  Nursery is provided, as well as a celebration place for elementary aged children. For questions email

Free Radon kits are available for the public from the Inter-County Nursing Service on a first come first served basis. They can be picked up at their office in the lower level of the former courthouse in Thief River Falls.  Call if you have any questions at 218-681-0876.


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