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The internet offers a wealth of information. Curious about an event or a person? Just enter it into a search engine and you’ll get pages and pages of websites to visit. But can you trust what you find on those websites? How can you be sure you are getting the best, most current, most accurate...
“Coming of Age, The 1968 Generation” is on display through Dec. 30 at the Wadena County Museum.  This traveling exhibit from the Minnesota History Center explores the self-expression, upheaval, change and sounds of the 60s and the Vietnam War.  Growing up amidst political turmoil and revolutionary...
Recognizing Vietnam-era veterans living in the Brainerd Lakes Area is the first item on the agenda at the Veterans Town Hall meeting Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. at American Legion Post 255, located at 708 Front Street, Brainerd. The St. Cloud VA Health Care System, a Commemorative Partner in the national...
The Friends of the Staples Public Library is seeking donations for their annual used book sale. Clean, gently used paperback and hardcover books can be brought to the library anytime during regular library hours. The sale will be Friday, Nov. 18, from 1-5 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m.-1...
Ray Gildow, right, host of Lakeland Currents, will  welcome Melissa Birkholtz, Staples Chief of Police, and Mike Carr, Wadena County Sheriff, to discuss drug enforcement issues in the region. They will examine the current amount of illegal drug use in the area and the cooperation among local law...
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.;...
Nov. 5, 8, 9 Mosaic Table Top Class Sat., Nov. 5, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Tues., Nov. 8 and Wed., Nov. 9, 6 - 9 p.m., Landmark Inn, Staples. Pam Collins, instructor. Sponsored by Staples-Motley Community Ed. To register, 218-894-2497. Nov. 14 and 15 55+Driver Improvement Course Mon., Nov. 14 and Tues...
The staff of VSA Minnesota - the state organization on arts and disability - invites the public to join the conversation on how people with disabilities engage with the arts community in Staples and the surrounding area. Craig Dunn and Jon Skaalen will be in Staples on Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 3 to 5...
Staples Alliance Church will host their 15th annual Community Fall Carnival on Monday, Oct. 31 from 6 - 8:30 p.m. at the church. This event provides a safe and fun get-together  for children ages two years through sixth grade. Evening activities include games, prizes, candy, popcorn, face painting...
There will be a flag retiring ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Huck Holst home, 28943 Todd Line Rd., Staples (2 mi. west of the Evergreen Hill Cemetery) at 5:30 p.m. with the American Legion Post 124, Motley posting the colors. The U.S. Flag Code reads, “The flag, when it is in such condition...

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