Current Happenings

Christian rock band Boiling Point will perform a free concert at Motley United Methodist Church on Friday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. All are welcome. The Minneapolis band has performed throughout the United States, sharing their music at churches, youth camps, retreats and Christian festivals including...
Participants in a recent Staples-Motley Community Education class enjoyed the fruits of their labors - the paella they learned to make from instructor Robin Collins, far right. Paella is a Spanish version of a one-pot hot dish. Collins was assisted by Jim Jeziorski, far left. Students in the class...
Approximately 250 community members turned out for the official ribbon-cutting and opening of the newly expanded Staples clinic on January 5. Project partners, Lakewood Board members, local business owners and members of the media were present to hear words from Lakewood Board Chairs, Loren Morey...
January 23 CARE Community Meal Tues., Jan. 23, 4:30 - 6 p.m.,  Church of Christ, 27343 490th St., Staples. Free. For info, 218-894-2609.  January 25 Wadena Whirlaways Square Dance Club Mtg Thurs., Jan. 25, 7:30 - 10 p.m., Wadena VFW. Mark Helfter, caller. For info., 218-296-1641.  
The Staples City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Staples City Hall, 122 6th St NE, Staples. Preliminary agenda items include: o Consider authorizing preparation of property tax abatement plan for Staples Multi-Family LLC project o Consider resolution to set public hearing date...
The Staples-Motley School Board will meet Monday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Staples-Motley High School media center. Agenda items include: o A presentation on health and wellness by Carrin DeLong and Shelly Miller during the school/community forum. o Financial items include approval of the pay...
The Staples-Motley School Board will hold a special meeting Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Staples-Motley High School media center. The purpose is to discuss options for facilities and to narrow the options to two. Currently the options are: o One building (K-12) o Two buildings (K-6  Staples...
Birth defects are common, costly and critical. In the United States, a baby is born with a birth defect every four and one-half minuites leading to 120,000 babies affected each year.   Birth defects are the most common cause of death in the first year of life and the second most common cause of...
The Minnesota Department of Revenue will open state individual income tax filing season on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. For the benefit and convenience of Minnesotans, this is the same day as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The filing deadline to submit 2017 income tax returns is Tuesday, April 17,...
Lego Club has started for the winter at the Staples Public Library, the second Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. The children are given a building challenge and different activities to do using Legos. Lego books are  also available for check out. Above, Mathew and Michael Jewison are ready to race...

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