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On Friday, August 16, 2019, Bois Forte Per Capita checks will be mailed out. Big Woods is willing and happy to postpone the departure time of our Virginia run that day for anyone who would like to take a trip to town after they receive their checks.

                                                                      

       

For the Fourth of July holiday, the Big Woods Transit office will be closed on Thursday the 3rd and Friday the 4th. Fortune Bay routes will continue on, 3 times a day! Please be safe this weekend and have a happy holiday!!

                                                                      

On Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd, Big Woods Transit will be providing transportation to the

Saa Gii Ba Gaa Powwow in Nett Lake, MN! Please call our dispatcher and leave a message. Thank you very much!

                                                                       

 

Big Woods Transit will be providing transportation for the 
Spring Ceremony on 
Thursday, May 16th, 2019!
The bus will begin pickups at 9:00 am!!!
(Ceremony begins at 10:45 am at the RTG)
Our bus will travel in the Nett Lake Area, which includes Nett Lake, Palmquist, and Indian Point! Please call the dispatch cell if you would like to sign up for this bus. 
218-750-1258

                                                                       

Hello Everyone!! Big Woods Transit is providing transportation to the "26th Annual Elder's Feast", held at the Northern Light's Casino is Walker, MN!

It will be on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 from 11am-3pm.
Please let us know if you or someone you know is interested!! CALL either one of these 2 numbers to get signed up for a seat!!!

Kristin Hendrickson at the Vermilion Gov't Center
(218)753-4542
Braeanne Porter-Big Woods Transit Dispatcher
(218)750-1258
Please don't hesitate to leave a message if you get a voicemail, we will get it and get back to you!

Pickups in Nett Lake will start at 6:00am!
Pickup spot in Vermilion will be at the Vermilion Social Center from 7:00am to 7:30am! Be there!!!

A few announcements for the weekend of February 22nd-24th.

 

    -On Friday, February 22nd, 2019, we will be cancelling the Virginia route, due to shortage of drivers that day.

 

     -This weekend is the Mid-Winter Powwow. Normally we would provide free transportation to anyone that would like to go. However, due to the forecast of upcoming snow storms, we will not be providing transportation for this particular powwow. 

     -The stormy weather will also result in the cancellation of the Saturday Virginia route, which is on February 23rd.

 

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience that these announcements may cause, and we hope everyone has a safe and warm weekend. Thank you!

                                                                       

On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019, the Big Woods Transit offices will be closed, due to the frigid weather temperatures we are currently experiencing. All routes, except for the Fortune Bay Routes will be cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you and please stay warm!

                                                                        

 

Big Woods Transit is back up and running!!!! please call for any questions or concerns, Thank you and stay warm out there!!

Flier on the right ---->

1-888-757-1540

                                                                        

 

Big Woods Transit will still be providing certain transportation services during this current situation regarding the government shutdown. Please refer to the flier on the right for more information. Thank You. 

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NOW HIRING!! See flier to the right for more info. Click here for application: 

http://www.boisforte.com/pdf/EmploymentApplication.03-31-16.pdf

                                                                        

The Big Woods Transit offices will be closed on the following dates to recognize the following holidays:

Christmas- December 24th & 25th

New Years- December 31st (excused at noon) & January 1st. All routes will be cancelled on these dates, except for the Fortune Bay Shuttle. We apologize for any inconvenience and we hope you have safe and happy holidays. Thank you!!

                                                                        

 

Big Woods Transit will be providing transportation to the Trafficking Awareness Workshop for youth ages 12-18 on December 18, 2018. Please call Braeanne at 1-218-750-1258 to schedule a pick up anywhere en route from Nett Lake to the Vermilion Gymnasium. The bus will take off for pick ups at 2:00 pm. Thank you!

                                                                        

 

Big Woods Transit offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd and on Friday, November 23rd, for Thanksgiving weekend. All routes, except for the Fortune Bay Shuttle routes will be cancelled on these days. Have a wonderful holiday! 

                                                                                           

We will be having a temporary pick-up spot for our commuter route. Instead of Zup's Grocery, the pick up spot will be in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church. Please call Braeanne at

1-888-757-1540 if you have any questions. Thank you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                      

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Some routes may need to be adjusted due to inclement weather. If our pickup times vary too much we will always give a courtesy call.

Desk Number: 1-218-757-0280

800 Number: 1-888-757-1540

Dispatch Cell: 1-218-750-1258

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Our offices are located at the Bois Forte Tribal Government Building

Front desk: 1-218-757-3261 ext. 280

5344 Lake Shore Drive
Nett Lake, MN 55772

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