Mark Your Calendar

Weekly events

Ongoing Events Posted Last Thursday of the Month:

 AA Mtgs At Lakewood Health System Hospital Main Campus, Staples, Classroom A:  Tuesdays,  8 p.m.; Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 p.m.. For info., 218-639-1428.  

AA Mtgs At First Lutheran Church, Pillager:  Tuesdays, 8 p.m.; Thursdays, 7 p.m. For info., 218-839-1804.  

AA Mtgs At Motley Free Methodist Church: Wednesdays, noon; Fridays, noon.  For more info., 218-630-8976.

AA Mtg at Motley United Methodist Church:  Mondays, 8 p.m.;  For info., 218-639-9743. 

Al-Anon Mtg  Thursdays, 8 p.m., Staples United Methodist Church. For info., 218-296-1123.

Christians in Recovery - Alcoholics Victorious Mtg  Thursdays, 7 p.m., Staples Alliance Church. For info., 218-640-5679.

Dual Recovery Anonymous Meeting Fridays, 4 p.m., Northern Pines, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter #1077 of Staples  Tuesdays, Faith Lutheran Church, 430 12th St. NE, Staples. Weigh-in, 5:30 p.m., meeting follows. For info., 218-639-0544.

Weight Watchers Mtg   Mondays, Lakewood Health System main campus, Staples. Weigh-in, 5 p.m.; Mtg., 5:30 p.m. For info., 218-639-4888.

Monthly events

‘Adult Survivors Of Suicide Loss’ Support Group Mtg  third Tuesday, 6:30 - 8 p.m., Tri-County Health Care, Wadena. For info., 218-631-5228.

Alzheimer’s Assoc. Caregiver Support Group Mtg  first and third Thursday, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Reflections Intensive Outpatient (IOP) rm., Lakewood Health System’s senior campus, Staples. For info, 218-894-8288 or 218-894-8195.

Diabetes Support Group Mtg  second Monday, 3:30 p.m., Tri-County Health Care, Wadena. For info., 218-631-3510, ext. 5376.

Foot Care Clinics  sponsored by Lakewood Health System, first Tuesday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., LHS, Staples clinic; third Thursday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., Scandia Valley Town Hall. For appt., 218-894-8080.

Grief Support Group Mtg  sponsored by Tri-County Health Care, first Tuesday, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., TCHC, Wadena. For info., 218-631-5228.

Lyme Disease Support Group Mtg  second Monday, 6 p.m., Staples Alliance Church. For info., 218-296-2352.  

Memory Loss Support Group For Caregivers Mtg  second  Thursday, 2:30 p.m., Tri-County Health Care, Wadena.  For info., 218-632-8733.

Motley Area Historical Society Mtg  second Tuesday, 1 p.m., Motley City Hall. For more info., 218-352-6137 or 218-352-6699.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group Mtg  second  Thursday, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Lakewood Health System Senior Campus, Staples. For info., 218-894-8393.

‘Parents Who Have Lost a Child’ Support Group Mtg  second Monday, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Wesley Conference Rm. at Tri-County Health Care, Wadena. For info., 218-631-5228.

Senior Citizens Mtg at Leader Hall  third Tuesday. Potluck lunch, 11:30 a.m.; blood pressures, 11:30 a.m.

Senior Health Clinic  sponsored by Wadena County Public Health, second Wednesday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m., at Wadena County Public Health, 22 Dayton Ave. SE, Wadena. Health screenings include blood pressure, foot care, health info. and referrals. For info., 218-631-7629.

Staples Motley Early Childhood Coalition Mtg  second Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Staples Family Center. For info., 218-894-1897, or

Todd County Republicans Mtg  third Thursday, 8 p.m., Church of Christ, Browerville. For info., 320-533-1119.

Wahoo Valley Area MN Deer Hunter’s Association Mtg  second Tuesday, 7 p.m., Wahoo Valley. For info, 218-640-5423.

Women Of Today Mtg  first Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Landmark Inn, Staples.

June 23

Wadena Whirlaways Square Dance Thurs., June 236, 7:30 - 10 p.m., Wadena Fairgrounds. Jim Lizakowski, caller; Rita Lizakowski, cuer.  For info., 218-894-1542.


Advertising Deadlines

Deadline for advertisements and copy is Friday, noon.

Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100 Staples, MN 56479 Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570 Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112 E Mail:;

Deadline: Friday, noon


Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Breaking News feed