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...
Individuals who are interested in assisting students and teachers in the schools can do so by becoming certified as a paraprofessional. Paraprofessionals may work in a variety of positions in a school district including, but not limited to, instructional assistants, pupil support assistants,...
The Staples-Motley School Board will meet Monday, July 23, at 7 p.m. in the Staples-Motley High School media center. Agenda items include: o Mark Anderson from Staples Area Friends of the Trails discussing a Nature Education Arboretum project during the school/community forum.  o Financial items...
July 20 Music Recital Featuring Vocalists Nathan Thelen and Hannah Noyes Fri., July 20, 7 p.m., Motley United Methodist Church. Sandy Paskewitz, accompanist. Free will offering. July 21 Lakes Area Music Festival Prelude Concert - Free Sat., July 21, 7 p.m., Motley United Methodist Church.  July 26...
The Hartley Family bluegrass band will be performing at two area churches the week of July 29. These include: o Motley Free Methodist Church on Sunday, July 29, 6 p.m. The church is located at 33 Wellwood St. E  in Motley. o Central Methodist Church on Tuesday, July 31, 7 p.m. The church is located...
Classic country band Alan Godage & Sundown will perform at the Music in the Park Series in Staples on Sunday, July 22, at 7 p.m.  Expect to hear music from country legends such as Charley Pride, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Conway Twitty and Hank Williams, Sr. In addition, the band has been...
Vetsch Farms, LLC of Browerville will host the 2018 Todd County Dairy Field Day on Tuesday July 31 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Vetsch Farms, LLC is located at 233623 County 14, Browerville, MN. This is about 11 miles east of Browerville.  Watch for signs. Refreshments and ice cream treats will be...
The Long Prairie Senior Citizens will host the Todd County Outstanding Senior Award event and Todd County Council on Aging monthly meeting Friday, July 13, from 1-4 p.m. at the Todd County Fairgrounds in Long Prairie. Jon Knopik of the Foster Grandparents program will be the speaker. Dan Remer will...

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