Current Happenings

Bob Schafer will lead a canoeing and kayaking workshop Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11 and 12, at 1 p.m. as one of the free Chautauqua events during the Old Wadena Rendezvous. The canoes will be supplied by Hafeman Boat Works of Bigfork. (Submitted photo)
As part of the Old Wadena Rendezvous Aug. 11 and 12 at Old Wadena County Park on the Crow Wing River, the Old Wadena Society is producing hands-on classes and workshops both before and during the Rendezvous.  All classes are at no charge to students/participants during this first pilot project year...
Absentee voting opened June 29 for the Aug. 14 primary election. The top vote-getter in each party will advance to the general election Nov. 6. In 2018, Minnesotans will be voting for their choice for both U.S. Senate seats, their member of the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as their choice...
The Staples-Motley School Board will meet Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in the Staples-Motley High School media center. Note date change. Agenda items include: o Financial items including approval of capital outlay list, five-year lease for 41 SMART boards at $2,976 per month and a resolution to...
September 19 National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees Mtg, Brainerd Chapter #738 Wed., Sept. 19, Skillet Restaurant, NE Brainerd. Social time, 11:30 a.m.; lunch, noon. Presentation by pharmacists from St. Joseph’s Hospital.  
Are you wanting to know more about your woodlands? Do you want to manage your property for wildlife? Are you interested in lower tax rates, conserving your land for the future or improving soil and water quality on your property? If any of those sound like something you’re interested in, come to a...
The Staples-Motley School Board will meet Monday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Staples-Motley High School media center. Agenda items include: o Financial items include approval of financial report and accepting bids for a mini-bus with a lift, two vehicles, two storage sheds and miscellaneous...
The Todd County Farm Bureau will host their Annual Harvest Banquet, Thursday Sept. 20, at the Clarissa Ballroom.  The keynote speaker at this year’s event will be Shegitu Kebede. Originally from Ethiopia and orphaned at a young age, she has known tragedy first hand. As war raged in Ethiopia,...
Todd County Health and Human Services will offer flu clinics in Staples on Thursdays Oct. 4 and Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m., at Lakewood Health System’s Senior Campus, 401 Prairie Ave. NE. Flu vaccines available include: o Pediatric, six - 35 months of age o Quadrivalent, three - 64...
The Todd County Council on Aging will meet Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. at the Long Prairie Library at 42 3rd St. N., Long Prairie. Note site change. The speaker will be Mary Rhuda Yapp of Minnesota Lions Eye Bank, sharing information about the eye bank and being a donor. All Lions and their...
Craig and LaDonna Smith will share their story of hope and survival as they speak and sing at Staples Alliance Church on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. The church is located at 1512 8th St. NE in Staples. All are welcome. For over four decades the Smiths have been bringing the hope of...

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