Current Happenings

The Staples-Motley School Board will meet in a work session Monday, June 11, at 7 p.m. in the Staples-Motley High School media center to receive an update on facilities and to review the 2018-19 preliminary budget.  Immediately following the work session, the board will hold a special meeting to...
Alison McGhee, Book Ends guest author for June, writes for all ages in all forms, from novels to poems, picture books to memoir.  She has won four Minnesota Book Awards, and her debut novel “Shadow Baby” was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has won several other awards, fellowships, and...
Rachael Kroog is bringing her interactive music and educational animal show, “KidPower-It’s Cool to be Kind” to the Staples Public Library Monday, June 11, to kick off the summer reading program “Reading Takes You Everywhere.”  The show will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and is a family event open to...
Ian H.S. Riseley, president of Rotary International, issued a challenge when he took office on July 1, 2017. He wanted Rotarians to plant 1.2 million trees - one for every Rotarian in the world. “There’s something about planting a tree that speaks to people in a very primal way. It shows a long-...
The Motley High School Class of 1968 recently made a $500 donation to the Motley-Staples Middle School, for the purpose of going toward classroom expenses. School staff voted on which class they felt should receive the donation and on May 31, Principal John Regan announced that the fifth grade...
All motorcyclists are invited to a Bike Blessing event Saturday, June 9, at the Motley Fairgrounds, 196 Morrison St. W., Motley. Registration begins at 10 a.m., followed by a message at 10:30 a.m. Lunch (burgers, brats, hotdogs and other goodies) will be served at 11 a.m. Free will donation. The...
The 4th annual Historic Carnival will be held Friday, June 15, from 1-4 p.m. at the Wadena County Museum grounds during Wadena’s June Jubilee. This free event features fun for all ages; horse and carriage rides, a stiltwalker, historic impersonators, Marie the cook on the Ox Cart Trail, delicious...
Weekly events Ongoing Events Posted Last Thursday of the Month:  AA Mtgs At Lakewood Health System Hospital Main Campus, Staples, Classroom A:  Tuesdays,  8 p.m.; Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 p.m.. For info., 218-371-0573.   AA Mtgs At First Lutheran Church, Pillager:  Tuesdays, 8 p.m. For info...
Minnesota Farm Bureau recently unveiled their annual spring direct marketer listing “Farm Fresh.” The listing is a great tool for consumers to purchase products right off the farm. The direct marketer publication also lists a number of farmers who provide wholesome entertainment for families such...
The Staples Public Library hosted a group of children, recently for Butterfly stories and Tickle the Duck. The children made butterflies to take home. Children ages Pre-K-second grade can sign up for the next storytime June 13 at 10:30 a.m. Registration required; stop by or call the library at 218-...

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