Current Happenings

The Todd County Council on Aging is sponsoring a bus to the Minnesota State Fair, Thursday, Sept. 1, Senior Citizen’s Day. Anyone, any age may ride. The cost includes admission to the fair. The bus will leave from each of the senior centers on at: o Staples - 5 a.m. o Hewitt - 5:10 a.m. o Bertha -...
The American Red Cross is urging blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage. The summer months are among the most challenging times of the year to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many regular donors delay...
State Senator Paul Gazelka will speak Tuesday, Aug. 16, 6 p.m. at Twisted Sister’s Restaurant in Staples, located at 119 3rd Ave NE, one block east of Nyhus Chevrolet. The event is sponsored by Crossroads Conservatives. Senator Paul Gazelka has served eight years in the state legislature. He serves...
The Staples Public Library is offering the following programs and activities. Summer Nature Olympics – August 15 Children ages three to 12 are invited to the Staples Public Library for a program about Nature Olympics presented by St. John’s Outdoor University on Mon., Aug. 15, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. ...
Pillager Days, an all school reunion and city celebration, will be held Friday, Aug. 12 - Sunday, Aug. 14. All are welcome. Friday, Aug. 12 Friday’s events include an alumni golf tournament at Madden’s Pine Beach West at 4 p.m.; and an all-school picnic by the school’s softball field from 5:30 - 6:...
Country singer/songwriter Katie Ziegler will perform at Northern Pacific Park in Staples on Sunday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. This will end the six-week Concert in the Park series. A Staples native, Ziegler grew up listening to old-time country music. She was 14 years old when she first started to sing...
The Staples City Council will meet Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 8:01 p.m. at the Staples City Hall, 122 6th St NE, Staples. Note change of time because of primary election. Preliminary agenda items include: o  Schedule public hearing on Capital Improvement Plan - Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. o  Consider first reading...
A featured WWI exhibit entitled, “In the Fight: Minnesota and the First World War,” is currently on display at the Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley. In addition, the museum is currently honoring WWI Private Sidney Carl Burk, United States Marine Corp from Orion, during the month of August....
The Staples Rotary Club is seeking volunteers to help them carry a 20 x 30  ft. flag in the Railroad Days parade Saturday, Aug. 27. The parade begins at 5 p.m. with  volunteers needing  be in place before 4:30 p.m. Anyone interested should call Bob Hamann at 218-894-3139. Leave a message with a...
Explore the fascinating people and places of Minnesota’s first global business in “Fur Trade in Minnesota,” a new traveling exhibit from the Minnesota History Center opening Aug. 5 at the Wadena County Historical Society.  Hundreds of years ago, Minnesota played a key role in the fur trade which...

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