October 2016


Cotton Wood benefit

Cotton Wood will perform  benefit concerts for CASA Jackson at the North Dakota Heritage Center Sat., Oct. 1, with concerts at 3 and 7 p.m. For more info, call the Bismarck God’s Child Project office at 323-0296.

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Fleischkuechle Fundraiser

Deapolis Cemetery Fleischkuechle Fundraiser, Betty Hagel Memorial Civic Center, Center, ND. Supper to start at 5 p.m. Pies & Such Auction to begin around 7 p.m. Fleischkuechle, baked beans, kraut knoephla, and bars for a free-will donation. Auction items to include quilts, pies, homemade cookies, bars, jams, jellies, and such. All proceeds will go to maintenance and upkeep of the Deapolis Cemetery and Wayside Chapel.

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Annual fall bazaar

Our Savior’s Church will hold its annual fall bazaar Sat., Oct. 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mercer Community Center in Mercer. It will feature quilts and crafts, baked goods and produce. Lunch will be served.

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Central

Sunne fall schedule

Sunne Lutheran Church will switch to its fall worship schedule on Sun., Oct. 2, with worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School and Confirmation are at 9:30 a.m.

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Fall clean-up time

Washburn’s annual fall clean-up week is coming up with roll-offs available at the city compound Oct. 2 through 7,  and curbside pickup on Oct. 8. See ad in this week’s paper for details.

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church invites you to Oktoberfest at the Wilton Memorial City Hall, Oct. 2. It features a roast beef dinner served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and games and fun for all ages. Bingo begins at 1:30 p.m.

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Central

Steffenson open house

An open house to celebrate Richard Steffenson’s 90th birthday will be held Sunday, Oct. 2, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 1400 Collins Avenue, Mandan. No gifts please.

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Central

WIC nutritionist available

The WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) nutritionist will be available Oct. 3, at the Washburn office. Please call 462-3330 to schedule an appointment.

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Making a Difference (M.A.D.) will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 3, at Washburn United Methodist Church. Volunteers will work on projects for the community. Everyone is welcome. Cheryl, 462-8392.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central

Turtle Lake Hospital supper

You’re invited to the Turtle Lake Hospital’s annual turkey and meatball supper Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at the Turtle Lake-Mercer High School Gym.

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Central

EMT class offered

An informational and organization meeting is set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Riverdale Ambulance Bay, Riverdale. Projections are to start class the first week of November with completion in March 2017. Contacts: Jim Privratsky, 701-870-2236; Maureena Hoskin, 701-713-6424; or ramb@westriv.com.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Central

Monthly legion meeting

Victor B. Wallin Post 12 will host its monthly meeting Wed., Oct. 5, with Meet and Greet at 7 p.m. and the meeting to follow at 7:30 p.m.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central

Fish fry

Annual fish fry, 5-8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Wilton.

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central

Merkel retiring from museum

Curator Vivian Merkel  is retiring from the McLean County Museum in Washburn. Merkel, who has served as curator since March 2002, handed over the management of the facility to Rhonda Johnson this month. The McLean County Historical Society is having a retirement party for Merkel on Oct. 9 at 3 p.m., just after their annual meeting.

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Central

Turtle Lake Hospital Assoc. Annual Meeting

Turtle Lake Hospital Assoc. Annual Meeting at Turtle Lake Senior Citizens Center.

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central