City Hall is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays* from 9:00AM - 4:30PM (closed for lunch)**. We are located at 8099 County Highway 61. Our phone number is (218)372-3733. *office is closed for all Federal Holidays **Subject to change
Willow River Fire Department and EMS Fall Gun Raffle Saturday, November 18th 6:00 PM at the Squirrel Cage
Tickets available at City Hall
Public Informational Meeting
Willow River Dam
Wednesday, December 6th 6:30 PM Willow River School Auditorium
Help us hang the Christmas lights.
We will be putting up the Christmas lights in town on Saturday, November 18th. Meet at City Hall at 8:30 am.
Weekly News Article
Hello All, Now that the snow is here and the winter has set in I am really appreciative of the lovely job that the Garden Club (Weed and Seed gals) do for the City. They make the world a more beautiful place. If you are interested in joining this lovely bunch, please let me know and I’ll get you in contact with one of them. What is that saying? Oh yah, Many hands make light work.
One of the biggest news stories in Willow River is what we’ve been waiting over a year for. On Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 6:30pm there will be a public informational meeting at the Willow River School Auditorium for the Willow River Dam project. It is sponsored by the City of Willow River, Pine County, and the MN DNR. Bring your questions, and get some answers.
Congratulations to the Rebel boys football team. On Wednesday, November 15th there will be a Financial Aid meeting at the school at 6pm for interested students and their parents. The Willow River Presbyterian Church on 8111 Co Hwy 61, would like to invite the community to join them for worship and/or a turkey dinner with all the trimmings on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The worship service starts at 10am and the turkey dinner starts at 11:15am. There will be a free will offering. Please bring an item for the food shelf. Everyone is welcome. The City of Willow River is looking for volunteers to come in and help put up Christmas decorations on this Saturday morning. They are meeting at 8:30am at the fire hall. Your help would be appreciated.
The Willow River Fire and EMS are planning a gun raffle for this Saturday. It is being held at the Squirrel Cage this year. I’m sure I’ll see a bunch of you there. It is a great time, with many draw prizes and a lot of laughter. There will be lots of fun games. Oh, and of course the chance to win the big prizes…the guns.
The Thanksgiving Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Willow River will start at 8am. The Gobble Wobble 5K walk/run will be starting at 9am, with registration at 8:30am at the Willow River Fire Hall. American Legion Post #361 Denham-Sturgeon Lake meets every 2nd Thursday at the Corral Bar. They would like to invite all veterans to attend and share a hot meal and a couple of adult beverages. If you would like to become a member of the group, just go to a meeting and talk to one of the guys. They are a great bunch. Fun with Santa is also coming up sooner than we think. The Willow River Community Club ladies are busy planning. It will be held 9am to 12 noon at the Willow River School. Mrs. Claus is busy baking up some fun. They are raffling off a pool party. How fun! There will be crafts, activities, and a bake sale too.
St. Mary’s Annual Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, December 9th at St. Mary’s Center from 9am to 1pm. It features local vendors and the famous St. Mary's bakers specialties. Vendors are wanted, so please call Rose at 218-372-3284 to reserve your space. Stay safe and hug your kids and pray for each other! Kathi
City of Willow River
8099 County Hwy 61 PO Box 125 Willow River, MN 55795 (218)372-3733 firstname.lastname@example.org