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
Weekly News Article
For the week of October 14th Can you hear the shouts of joy from the kids in the neighborhood? It’s MEA weekend coming soon. October 17th and 18th there will be no school. So, you know what that means…the roads are going to be busy with travelers taking advantage of the long weekend. Willow River students also get a half day of school on October 21st…so enjoy the time with the kids. October 22nd & 24th are Fall Conferences so mark them on the calendar now. November 11th there is no school for Veteran’s Day.
Speaking of Veteran’s Day… Join us as we honor the men and women who sacrificially serve, protect, and defend our country. The annual Honor Veterans Dinner will be held at St. Isidore's Hall in Sturgeon Lake, on Monday, November 4th , starting at 5:30 pm. Everyone is welcome. This is an annual event that honors our American Veterans. Elmer Davis said, "This nation will remain the land of the free only as long as it is home of the brave." So come on out and show your appreciation.
On Halloween, October 31st the Mass will be at 7:45 am at St. Mary’s church in Willow River. This Mass will not fulfill your obligation for All Saints Day. On the actual “All Saints Day” there will be an All Saints Vigil - Holy Day of Obligation Mass at 5:30 pm at Holy Angels and a dinner and All Saints Day party to follow from 6 - 8 pm. The All Saints Day Mass (as it is a holy day of obligation) will be at 8 am at St. Mary’s and 12:05 pm at St. Isidore’s.
The DNR will be holding a public meeting in late October/ early November about the Chipmunk Park being an ATV campground. I’ll have more information as soon as I get it. Stay tuned…
The Willow River Fire Department & EMS would like to extend the invitation for anyone that is interested in firefighting /EMS to contact city hall for an application. They are a great group of guys and gals.
The Knights of Columbus meeting will be held October 27th (which is the 4th Sunday of the month). The meeting will be at St. Isidore’s Church with Rosary at 6:30 p.m. and meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m. For additional information, please contact Dale Riihiluoma at 218-384-6418.
St. Isidore’s CCW has received names of ten families for our annual Appalachian Christmas Adopt a Family project. Four families have already been adopted. If you would like to adopt a family, or donate toward gifts for a family, contact Helen Grutkoski as soon as possible at 372-8463. The gifts are to be delivered to Brainerd by the end of October. All three parishes are invited to participate.
Thursdays at noon Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency, Inc. is in charge of providing the delicious meals. A one-time registration is necessary to participate. Call 1-800-662-5711 ext 6899 to register. To receive a lunch, call the Moose Lake Kitchen at (218)485-4937 no later than 8 am on Thursday and lunch will be delivered shortly before noon. Served at the Kettle River Township Hall. 77594 County Hwy 61, Willow River. A contribution of $4 is asked for each meal.
*Menus are posted at the Willow River Post Office and LuLu's Laundromat. They are also published in the Star Gazette and the Evergreen.
City of Willow River
8099 County Hwy 61 PO Box 125 Willow River, MN 55795 (218)372-3733 firstname.lastname@example.org