Current Happenings

The Alexandria Aces will be performing at half-time of the Staples-Motley girl’s basketball game in the Staples gym on Friday, Dec. 22.  Game time for the SMHS Cardinal girl’s varsity game vs Aitkin is 5:45 p.m. It’s “double header” night with the boy’s varsity game vs Aitkin starts at 7:30 p.m....
December 9 Staples Area Community Christmas Concert Sat., Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Staples-Motley High School Gymnasium. Featuring Schubert’s Mass in G, performed by the Staples Area Men’s Chorus, Staples Area Women’s Chorus and SMHS A Capella Choir, accompanied by the SM Chamber Orchestra. Tickets...
The Staples City Council will meet Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Staples City Hall, 122 6th St NE, Staples. Preliminary agenda items include: o  Discuss, receive public input and adopt the 2018 final property tax levy. o Consider resolution establishing utility rates. o Discuss, receive public...
The Staples Area Men’s Chorus, the Staples Area Women’s Chorus and the Staples Motley High School A Cappella Choir practiced their major work selections for the upcoming Community Christmas Concert, to be held Saturday, Dec. 9 in the Staples-Motley High School Gym.   The groups, under the direction...
The Staples-Motley School Board will hold a work session Monday, Dec. 11, beginning at 6 p.m. in the high school media center. Foster, Jacobs & Johnson will present an update on the long range facilities plan followed by the financial audit report by CliftonLarsonAllen accounting firm.
A free Christmas Community Appreciation Turkey Dinner will be served Saturday, Dec. 9,  from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Staples-Motley High School cafeteria. The Lions will serve and invite all the Staples residents to attend. Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be available for photos with the children....
Landmark Stucco of Avon were plastering walls and the ceiling at the Staples Historic Depot Dec. 5 in the room at the west end that was known as the Ladies Waiting Room. The white tile walls have been restored and Landmark Stucco was finishing the walls above the tile, getting them ready to paint. Dale Langner, right, owner of the company, was finishing a portion of wall in the depot’s waiting room where a cabinet had been removed. Above on the scaffolding are Eric Wahnschaffe, left, and Steven Swenson. Tim
  The  Staples Historical Society (SHS) will host a holiday open house and bake sale Sunday, Dec. 17, from 1-3 p.m. at the historic Northern Pacific Depot in Staples.    ‘Join us for this festive event’  SHS president Tom Kajer. “The newly refurbished depot is decorated for the holidays and the 30...
The Staples-Motley School Board will hold a work session Monday, Dec. 11, beginning at 6 p.m. in the high school media center. Foster, Jacobs & Johnson will present an update on the long range facilities plan followed by the financial audit report by CliftonLarsonAllen accounting firm.
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.;...
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 kindergarten. Sign up any time during open hours. Sponsored by Staples Motley Early Childhood Coalition...

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