Current Happenings

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...
Wadena’s Very Merry Christmas Party is held nightly at 414 3rd St. SW from 5:30-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5:30-10 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Jan. 1 with extended hours Dec. 19-26 until 10:30 p.m. The display is thousands of glittering lights synchronized to holiday music....
The Staples City Council will meet Tuesday, Dec., 11, at 7 p.m. at the Staples City Hall, 122 6th St NE, Staples. Preliminary agenda items include: o  Discuss, receive public input and consider adoption of Resolution 1751 - 2019 Final Property Tax Levy o  Discuss, receive public input and consider...
December 8 Community Christmas Celebration at Camp Shamineau  Sat., Dec. 8, 1 - 4 p.m., 2345 Ridge Rd., Motley. Hay rides, pony rides, zip line, crafts, treats. Free, open to public. For info., 1-800-305-8118, www.shamineau.org. December 13 Wadena Whirlaways Square Dance Club Mtg Thurs., Dec. 13, 7...
Winter truck load increases began Monday, Dec. 3, on unrestricted highways in the north-central frost zone, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT). The frost zones can be found on the MnDOT load limits map. Vehicles will be allowed to operate up to 10 percent over the...
The Staples Senior Citizens will hold their Christmas Party Wed., Dec. 12 at the Staples Community Center, Seniors Room.  Entertainment will be provided by Gary and Carmen Schimpp. Mrs. Claus will be attending; and prizes awarded. To register for the meal served at 11:30 a.m., call Dianne at 218-...
On Saturday, Dec. 8, Aitkin High School will host two honor bands of over 100 musicians from six schools in the first ever Mid State Conference Honor Band.  Participating schools are Aitkin, Crosby-Ironton, Detroit Lakes, Onamia, Pequot Lakes and Staples-Motley. The students were nominated by their...
A standing room only crowd enjoyed Christmas at the Historic Northern Pacific Depot Dec. 2.  Above, Mary Moen led both groups of the Central Minnesota Boys Choir in “Silent Night” sung in Hawaiian. It was the first time the boys sang it together.  
National School Safety Consulting will give a community presentation of their RIPL Training program on Monday, Dec. 10, from 6-8 p.m., at Timbers Restaurant in Staples. RIPL is an acronym for Relational Impactful Preventative Leadership. Ben Rudrud and Scott Doss have created National School Safety...
The Staples Area Food Shelf will be closed Dec. 24, Christmas Eve and Dec. 25, Christmas Day; and also closed on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Eve and Day. The Staples Area Food Shelf board would like to remind all Staples Area Food shelf customers to plan their food shelf visits...

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