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
ATTENTION! Please do NOT flush ANY wipes down the toilet! We have had a sewer lift pump burn out due to being clogged with wipes.
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The city council meetings are the first Monday of each month at 7 pm if you want to see what’s up in Willow River. The Willow River Fire Department will be holding a gun raffle the third Saturday in November at the Squirrel Cage, so write that on the calendar. The Veterans Day Breakfast will be held once again on November 10th at 9 am in the Willow River School cafeteria. If you are a veteran you may RSVP to Christina Holt at 218-372-3131 Ext 101 or email@example.com. Put this on your calendar… The Willow River Community Club and the Willow River Fire Department with be hosting a Christmas Tree Lighting again this year on December 1, 2023 at the fire hall. Also, A Seussified Christmas Carol on Friday, December 1st will be held by the community education department. That is a children’s play and they will perform also at the tree lighting before the play. I will have more information in upcoming articles. Fun with Santa will held on Saturday, December 9th at the school. The Willow River Community Club is busy planning for this event. Stay tuned for more information. At St. Mary’s Church: The refrigerator at St. Mary’s parish hall is in need of replacement. The old unit has died and can no longer be repaired. Please consider donating to the refrigerator fund. Doughnut Sundays will be November 26th,2023 at St. Isidore’s Church after the 8:30 am Mass. St. Mary’s Christmas Bazaar will be held at St. Mary’s Center on Saturday, December 9, 2023 from 9 am to 1 pm. Donations are welcome for the bake sale, (Breads, cookies, candy etc.) home canned goods, syrup and honey; craft/Christmas table, and prizes (new items only). Lunch will be available. Donations may be dropped off at St. Mary’s during office hours 8:30 am - 12:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Or you may call St. Mary’s Parish office to make other arrangements at 218-372-3284. There are vendor tables available if you have crafts or items you want to sell. The tables are $25 each. You may call St. Mary's Parish office for an application or information. Volunteer workers are also welcome on Friday for set up (10 am to 2 pm) and Saturday during the event. They also need volunteers to help in the kitchen, bakery, craft table and ticket sales. Proceeds go to area charities. Kathi B