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Water your tree Newly planted trees need 15-25 gallons of water once a week for the first three to five years when the ground is thawed. You can skip watering if it’s rained more than one inch per week. Weekly watering sounds expensive but costs less than a cup of coffee. Mulch your tree Mulch that...
The Staples-Motley School Board will meet Monday, June 18, at 7 p.m. in the Staples-Motley High School media center. Agenda items include: o Financial items including approving the 2018-19 budget; awarding of the dairy bid; and approving an agreement with School Finances for $8,401, a firm...
June 20 Staples All Veterans and Community Park Association  Mtg Wed., June 20, 5:30 p.m., Timbers Restaurant and Event Center, Staples. Public invited. June 23 Turkey Shoot Hosted By American Legion Post #124, Motley Sat., June 23, 11 a.m., Staples Sportsman Club, 3 mi. north of Staples.  For ages...
The Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will offer a free nitrate water-testing clinic at the Wadena County Fair on June 21 and 22, 2018,  from 2-6 p.m. Nitrates are the most common contaminants in Minnesota’s groundwater, and in some areas of the state a significant number of wells...
TheTodd County CAD (Citizens Against Drugs) training on asset building was held June 6-7, attendees, from left, were Jim Conway, Senior Trainer, SEARCH Institute; Gail Honek, Pete Bersheit, Heather Rogosheske (Working Together Coalition, Walker/Hackensack), Joel Loving (Iowa/Americorps), Julia Davick, Jana Timm, Teresa Sorenson, Mary Theurer, Connie Burns (CAD Staff). (Submitted photo)
“All Young People Need Assets” “Relationships Are Key” “Everyone Can Build Assets” These are a few of the highlights that seven Todd County CAD (Citizens Against Drugs) members and staff came away with after attending SEARCH Institute’s Essentials of Asset Building training, held June 6-7 at the...
Students participating in Lamp Camp, sponsored by Lamplighter Community Theatre, rehearse a song  from ‘Hansel & Gretel’ which they will perform Friday, June 22, 7 p.m., at Centennial Auditorium in Staples. Music director is Sam Fujii, at piano. Justin Edin is the artistic/drama director; and...
June 18 - 22 Vacation Bible School - Motley Free Methodist Church Monday, June 18 - Friday, June 22, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Theme is ‘Shipwrecked, Rescued by Jesus.’ For info., or to register, call 218-296-2441. Online info. at www.motleyfreemethodistchurch.com/vbs.html. June 19, 20 Immunization Clinic...
The Todd County American Dairy Association is accepting entries for their coloring contest in observance of June as Dairy Month.  Children ages 0-12 years can pick up a coloring page until June 30, from participating businesses. They’re encouraged to be creative in their coloring and to return...
The Staples City Council will meet Tuesday, June 12, at 7 p.m. at the Staples City Hall, 122 6th St NE, Staples. Preliminary agenda items include: o Consider resolution supporting application to Minnesota Housing for Central Minnesota Housing Partnership Townhome project. o Consider first reading...
A program featuring author Ben Welter will be held Sunday, June 17, at 2 p.m. at the Robertson Theatre, Wadena.  Welter is the former news copy chief at the Star Tribune and his book, “Minnesota Moxie: True Tales of Courage, Muscle & Grit in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes” is a collection of...

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