Current Happenings

A special meeting of the Staples-Motley School Board will be held Thurs., Sept. 9 at 1:00 p.m. at the District Office, 905 4th St. NE, Staples. The meeting will be held to approve the Resolution Ratifying the Award of the Sale Bonds for the Facility Project. Upcoming meeting schedule: Tues., Sept....
Joe Lehner recently completed the 1,000 books before kindergarten program. Above: Joe receiving his book and stuffed animal from Angie Johnson, Staples Library Assistant. Stop at the Staples library and sign your child up to receive a free canvas book bag. Prizes are awarded along the reading path...
The Staples-Motley School Board will meet Monday, August 23, at 6 p.m. at the District Office, 905 4th St. NE. Any individual or groups who wish to be on the Community Forum, must contact the board chair or superintendent by noon the Thursday prior to the board meeting date. Items on the consent...
The Todd County Health and Human Services building will be closed to the public on Fri., August 27, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., for staff training. This will affect anyone wanting to visit Health and Humans Services. The Todd County Health and Human Services building will open at regular...
The Ag and Energy Research Center at Central Lakes College in Staples will host their annual Field Day on Friday, Aug. 20, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The free event includes a complimentary lunch at noon. All day events include drone flights, tractor rides and tours of the ‘Sota Grown kale pods. A...
Seniors (55+) in the Staples area are invited to enjoy coffee, cookies and conversation at the Staples United Methodist Church (UMC) basement on Fridays, from 9 a.m. - noon. Pictured Aug. 6, top photo from left, are Doug Sapp, and Kathy and Charlie Crews, all of Staples. In addition to informal...
 Lake Country ATV Riders is holding a cookout and night ride at the Miller Black Bear trails just outside of Crosby, on Aug. 28 with a start time of 7 p.m. For more information, contact Jen DeBoer, Lake Country ATV Riders, at jenfayedeboer@gmail.com.
Bluegrass band “Sarah Mae & the Birkeland Boys” will perform at Music in the Park in Staples on Sunday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. This is the final concert in the summer series. The Duluth area band  shares stories in song form – about the importance of family, overcoming hardship, the relevance of...
The Verndale Historical Society and Verndale Alliance Church will present a dinner and a show on Saturday, Aug. 7.   The dinner, featuring the Mayor’s BBQ deep pit chicken begins at 5:30 p.m.   The show that follows at 7 p.m. is called “Lakefront Town”, an original play by Phil Halstead that...
The Staples-Motley Women of Today will assemble birthday bags to be distributed at local food shelves. The public is invited to help with the project on Sunday, Aug. 8, starting at 2 p.m. at Pine Grove Park, Staples. Attendees are welcome to bring any items for the birthday bags, including cake mix...

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