There will be a “Gardening and Beyond” Garden Workshop on Saturday, February 29th at the Evangelical Free Church in Thief River Falls.  Registration is at 9am, the program runs from 9:15am-3:15pm; the cost is $25, including lunch.  Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, February 19th; contact  This event is open to the public.

St. John Lutheran School is having a February Supper Fundraiser on Thursday, February 20th from 4:30pm-7pm at St. John Lutheran Church.  The menu includes pork roast, mashed potatoes, vegetable, coleslaw, dinner roll plus dessert.  A free will offering will be taken in support of the school, with a suggested donation of $8 per plate.

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 is open now and will close on Friday, February 21st at 3pm.

The St. Hilaire Fire and Rescue 1st Annual Fire and Ice Fishing Derby is this Saturday, February 22nd from 12-3pm at the St. Hilaire Island Park Mill Pond.  The cost is $10 for 1 line only and kids 15 and under FREE with a paying adult.  Activities include prizes , games, ice auger races, Grumpy Old Men look-alike contest and more!

The Thief River Falls Youth Clay Target League is holding a New Athlete/Parent Meeting on Monday, February 24th at 6pm at the Franklin Middle School cafeteria.  This is a required meeting for new athletes.  The season dates this year are March 15th-May 21st.  This is open to FMS and LHS students in grades 6-12 who have successfully completed the Hunter Firearm safety Program and have a Minnesota approved Firearm Safety Certificate Number.  If you have questions please call the coach, Marty Peterson, at 686-5621 or 218-465-4160 or email to

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

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is hosting a Winter Fantasy Art Show at the NWMAC Art Gallery at Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls through Friday, February 28th.  You can meet the artists at a reception on the 28th from 6-8pm; refreshments will be served.

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.





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