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Five hundred years ago Martin Luther triggered an upheaval that rocked the Western world with an impact that continues to reverberate to this day.  The great adventure story of his life is told in a new film, “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World,” to be presented Sunday, April 2, at 4 p....
Due to the ongoing expansion and remodel at Lakewood’s main campus in Staples, a temporary relocation of the Emergency Room (ER) has recently been installed. Patients needing emergency services will need to use the main entrance doors and check in at the temporary admitting desk located in the...
The Motley Free Methodist Church will host a dinner and concert on Saturday, March 18, to raise money for the Motley Area Food Shelf. The meal will be served  from 5 - 5:30 p.m. It will be immediately followed by the concert and sing-along, led by the church’s worship team, which will conclude at 7...
March 22 Free Tax-Aide Wednesdays, noon - 3:30 p.m., through April 12, Staples Community Center. No appt. needed. For people 60 and older, low-moderate income. For info., 218-894-5772. Staples Sr. Citizens Members Only St. Patrick’s Party Wed., March 22, 12:15 p.m., Staples Community Center, Sr....
April 3 Paint Works Class taught by Amanda Olson, Mon., April 3, 6 p.m., at Staples True Value. Everything you need is supplied. Bring refreshments; wine will be provided. Offered by Staples Motley Community Education. Class limited to 15 participants. For info., to register, call 218-894-2497.  
William D. Green, Professor of History at Augsburg College, will be the Wadena County Historical Society’s featured guest speaker at the Robertson Theatre in Wadena on Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m. He will talk about his book “Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912...
Firearm safety classes, a Minnesota DNR certified program, will be offered in Motley and Staples April 17, 18, 20, 24, 25 and 27, from 7:30 - 9 p.m. each night.   The classes are free and open to youth ages 11 and older. Firearm safety classes and the field day experience allows students to learn...
Gordon Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government will present the forum “What Is Clean Water Worth for Northern Minnesota Communities?”  on Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m. at the Chalberg Theater at Central Lakes College in Brainerd.  Presenters are: o Kent Montgomery, Central Lakes College...
Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow will welcome Mike and Mary Ives, owners of the Timberlake Hotel in Staples, to the show  Friday, March 17, at 8 p.m. on Lakeland Public TV.   Together, they will discuss what it means to be a business entrepreneur in our communities in North Central Minnesota. What...
The Staples Motley Area Community Foundation awarded a $2,000 grant to the Staples Area Men’s Chorus in support of the Big Sing 2017 event. The foundation annually awards grants for local projects that promote economic vitality, implement positive experiences for residents of the Staples Motley...

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