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In contrast to World War II, which encouraged civilians in the United States to contribute to the war effort in multiple ways, the Vietnam War did not have the same sort of civilian involvement. That doesn’t mean people on the home front weren’t affected by the war; they were – as evidenced by war...
Rehearsals for “Oklahoma,” the Staples-Motley High School’s spring musical, are underway. The musical will be presented at Centennial Auditorium in Staples April 13 - 15. See story for performance times. Pictured above, back row from left: Emmitt Winkels, Trenton Plopper, Connor Judd. Front: Alex McIlravy (kneeling), Cole Winkels, Sivert Klefsaas (on block).
Tickets are now on sale for the Staples-Motley High School Music Department’s production of ‘Oklahoma!’ Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first musical collaboration which debuted on Broadway in 1943. Performances will be held at Centennial Auditorium in Staples on April 13 and 14 (Friday and Saturday)...
The public is invited to participate in “Easter Bingo” on Saturday, March 31, at A Daughter’s Love, 512 4th St. NE in Staples. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. and will conclude at 12:15 p.m. Participants are asked to pick up their bag of goodies and map prior to the start of Easter Bingo at the...
The Staples Public Library is offering the following programs: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten             Enjoy a fun program encouraging reading and early literacy skills. For ages birth to K. Sign up at the library during open hours. Sponsored by Staples Motley Early Childhood Coalition.     D.I...
Staples-Motley Community Education will hold a registration event Monday, May 21, 4 - 7 p.m., at the high school cafeteria in Staples. There will be a ‘sneak peak’ at upcoming classes, including firearm safety; baseball skills camp; pitch, hit & run; making tapas, cooking with kids; pottery...
Don Wedll, former commissioner of Education and Natural Resources, Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe, will be a guest speaker at the Old Wadena Society’s annual meeting on Sunday, April 8, at the Northern Pacific Depot in Staples.  The presentation, which begins at 1 p.m., will focus on Native American...
Approximately 10 trees were cut down recently at Living Legacy Garden in Staples. According to Hannah Barrett, Research Coordinator at Central Lakes College’s Ag and Energy Center, the red pine trees were removed because they were mature and some of the tops had been broken off. In addition, it was...
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...
April 20 Skywarn Storm Spotter Training hosted by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office - Emergency Management Division, Friday, April 20, 6 p.m., Sylvan Township Hall, 12956 24th Ave. SW, Pillager. For info., to RSVP, call 218-547-7437 or email chad.emery@co.cass.mn.us.   
A narrated presentation of the Passion Play, the story of the Last Supper, will be given as the Maundy Thursday service at Faith Lutheran Church Thursday, March 29, at 6:45 p.m. Communion will be part of the service.

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