Current Happenings

Storyteller Pippa White will perform her one-woman show about Ellis Island in Wadena on Friday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Robertson Theatre.  “Voices from Ellis Island” tells the true stories of American immigrants in the early part of the 20th century. From 1890 to 1930, Ellis Island was the first...
A dedicated group of skilled workers are continuing repairs on the bandshell used for the annual Music in the Park concert series. Extensive work needs to be done so it can be used safely again. The bandshell is in Earl Mergens yard right next to Bruce Nelsen’s shop. Painting is in progress and new...
National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) invites residents of Staples and the surrounding communities to attend its Wellness Fair Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to noon.  NJPA is located at 202 12th St NE, Staples. The event is hosted by NJPA’s Wellness Committee and offers attendees will have the...
People of all ages stopped by the Congregational Church in Staples last October, for a free meal sponsored by CARE Ministries. The meals are held at local churches on a monthly basis, Sept. - May. This year’s schedule kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Staples United Methodist Church. All are welcome. (Staples World file photos by Dawn Timbs)
Since 2010, CARE Ministries has been organizing free meals on a monthly basis during the school year. These meals, held at churches in Staples and Motley, are open to the general public. All are welcome. There are currently 14 churches that participate in the program. On average, between 200 - 225...
September 25 Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Group Mtg Mon., Sept. 25, 5 p.m., in the activities room at Lakewood Health System Care Center, Staples. For info., 218-894-2627. September 28 Wadena Whirlaways Square Dance Club Mtg Thurs., Sept. 28, 7:30 - 10 p.m., Wadena VFW. Larry Johansen,...
October 10 55+Driver Improvement  Course sponsored by the Minnesota Highway Safety Center, Tues., Oct. 10, 1 - 5  p.m., Staples Community Center, 425 4th St. NE, Staples. For info., to register, 1-888-234-1294.  
The Staples City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Staples City Hall, 122 6th St NE, Staples. Preliminary agenda items include: o Consider second reading and adoption of ordinance amending the city code to change the time that establishments with a Sunday On-Sale Intoxication...
Members of Barn Quilts of Central MN will be at the Staples Depot for the Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail making a “Water Wheel” barn quilt to be placed at the Staples Water Treatment Plant on Highway 10. Come and watch and/or help paint this barn quilt.They’ll be giving more detailed information...
The Todd County Council on Aging is sponsoring a bus trip to see the Geritol Frolics in Brainerd Sunday, Oct. 22.  The last date to register is Sept. 30. Organizers note that participants do not need to be a senior to ride the bus. The Geritol Frolics is a musical variety show presented in...
September 20 Staples All Veterans and Community Park Association Board Mtg Wed., Sept. 20, 5:30 p.m., conference rm at Timbers Restaurant, Staples. Public invited.  

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