Current Happenings

Minnesota Food Share month, which takes place in March, is now in its 40th year. Started in 1982 by faith-based congregations in order to restock food shelves in the seven-county Twin Cities area, MN FoodShare envisioned a Minnesota where all residents would have access to healthy food and no one...
February  o Sno Daze Week Feb. 19 - 26 March o Band and Orchestra Concert HS/MS  March 4, 7 p.m. o POPS Concert HS - March 29, 7 p.m. April  o High School Play April 6, 7 p.m.  
Greyson Winter, who turns three in April, enjoyed stopping by the Staples Public Library recently to read books with his daycare provider, Deb Jordan of Staples. Jordan (along with their parents) has helped three children in her care read ‘1,000 Books Before Kindergarten’ a free program offered at the library. As part of the program, upon reaching the 1,000-book goal, children receive a free book and stuffed animal, provided by the Friends of the Staples Public Library.  Cathy Perish, library manager, is en
Race to the Library This February, the Staples Public Library is challenging all students to see how many visits they can make to the library during February, ‘I Love to Read’ month. Each time a student visits, they get a sticker to put on a cutout car. Prizes will be given to participants. This...
Staples-Motley school board agenda The Staples-Motley School Board will meet in regular session Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the District Office, 905 4th St. NE, Staples.  The agenda includes a resolution appointing election judges for the April 13 Bond Referendum Special Election and a...
February 18 The Motley American Legion Post   will hold its regular meeting, Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m., at Motley City Hall. February 18, 23 Staples Serenity AA group Mtgs   are held at the Staples Assembly of God Church on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning at 7 p.m. Masks required. For...
Todd County is taking advantage of the Clean Water Partnership Loan Program offered by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for updating existing septic systems. This program is available to anyone who wants to update their failed, old or undersized septic system.  The loan dollars are available...
  AA meetings Staples Serenity AA group is holding their meetings at the Staples Assembly of God Church on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning at 7 p.m. Participants are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Masks will be provided to attendees who don’t have one. The Assembly...
75 Years Ago - 1946  o Jan. 31, 1946 - Adult admission at basketball games in Staples in the future will be 50 cents. Children prices will remain the same as in the past. Staples has been the only school in the conference charging the 40 cents rate and with the expense of staging the games somewhat...
JCI Staples invites the community to join them in celebrating National ‘Random Act of Kindness’ Day from Wednesday, Feb. 17 - Sunday, Feb. 20. During this five-day event, JCI Staples is challenging people to do something kind for somebody who isn’t expecting it. This could be a neighbor, friend,...
January 20 Staples All Veterans and Community Park Association Annual and Board Meeting   Wednesday, Jan. 20, 5:30 p.m., Timbers Restaurant and Event Center. Masks required. The public is invited to attend with limited seating capacity. January 22 March For Life   Sponsored by the Crow Wing County...

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