Current Happenings

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.    ...
The annual Scandia Valley ‘Sundays on Saturdays’ sponsored by the Motley United Methodist Church will begin on June 30, with Pastor Greg Leslie and family sharing music, a message and leading sing-alongs. This event is the beginning of a five-week series with live music, sing-alongs and shared...
Crisis Line and Referral Service is celebrating 30 years of service with an open house Friday, July 13, from 2-6 p.m. at Prairie Bay Restaurant, Baxter. The Crisis Line serves Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties. Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar will be available.
Over 1,000 surveys have been returned and indicated special interest in Todd County housing from the surveys sent out in April. The public is invited to attend one of the listed meetings to learn about the responses by those who are looking for affordable housing.  Cheryl Wickersham of UC Homes is...
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has $4.2 million in federal funding for cities, counties and transit service providers to help serve the transportation needs of the elderly and persons with disabilities. Deadline to apply is June 29. Entities eligible for the funding are tribal...
Water your tree Newly planted trees need 15-25 gallons of water once a week for the first three to five years when the ground is thawed. You can skip watering if it’s rained more than one inch per week. Weekly watering sounds expensive but costs less than a cup of coffee. Mulch your tree Mulch that...
The Staples-Motley School Board will meet Monday, June 18, at 7 p.m. in the Staples-Motley High School media center. Agenda items include: o Financial items including approving the 2018-19 budget; awarding of the dairy bid; and approving an agreement with School Finances for $8,401, a firm...
June 20 Staples All Veterans and Community Park Association  Mtg Wed., June 20, 5:30 p.m., Timbers Restaurant and Event Center, Staples. Public invited. June 23 Turkey Shoot Hosted By American Legion Post #124, Motley Sat., June 23, 11 a.m., Staples Sportsman Club, 3 mi. north of Staples.  For ages...
The Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will offer a free nitrate water-testing clinic at the Wadena County Fair on June 21 and 22, 2018,  from 2-6 p.m. Nitrates are the most common contaminants in Minnesota’s groundwater, and in some areas of the state a significant number of wells...
TheTodd County CAD (Citizens Against Drugs) training on asset building was held June 6-7, attendees, from left, were Jim Conway, Senior Trainer, SEARCH Institute; Gail Honek, Pete Bersheit, Heather Rogosheske (Working Together Coalition, Walker/Hackensack), Joel Loving (Iowa/Americorps), Julia Davick, Jana Timm, Teresa Sorenson, Mary Theurer, Connie Burns (CAD Staff). (Submitted photo)
“All Young People Need Assets” “Relationships Are Key” “Everyone Can Build Assets” These are a few of the highlights that seven Todd County CAD (Citizens Against Drugs) members and staff came away with after attending SEARCH Institute’s Essentials of Asset Building training, held June 6-7 at the...

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