Current Happenings

At the last Madrigal Dinner held in 2014, Noah Han escorted Katie Benson as part of the King’s Royal Court. As  seniors this year, they a long with students in grades 8 -12 will welcome guests to the King’s Madrigal celebration at Staples-Motley High School, Dec. 3 and 4. (Submitted photo)
Since 1975, the Staples-Motley High School Choirs have presented “Ye Olde Madrigal Dinners”, and will once again harken the call on, Saturday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 4, at 4:30 p.m.  Continuing the “Tradition of Excellence” guests of the King will be transported back five hundred years...
The Staples-Motley School Board will meet Monday, Nov. 14, at 7:45 a.m. at the district office. Agenda items include: o canvassing the returnes of the Nov. 8 school board elections and authorizing certificates of election.  o personnel items including permission to post for an accounts receivable...
Students in the CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) program gathered recently for a breakfast with program investors and business hosts. After viewing a video about the origins of the programs and its growth to date, local students shared their observations about the businesses they had...
Faith Sullivan, guest author
“Book Ends”, a new program connecting readers and writers, opens Saturday, November 12, at The Uptown in Wadena. According to An Open Book owner/operator Gillette Kempf, Minnesota authors are invited to talk about the writing process, discuss, read from their current publication and take questions...
The internet offers a wealth of information. Curious about an event or a person? Just enter it into a search engine and you’ll get pages and pages of websites to visit. But can you trust what you find on those websites? How can you be sure you are getting the best, most current, most accurate...
“Coming of Age, The 1968 Generation” is on display through Dec. 30 at the Wadena County Museum.  This traveling exhibit from the Minnesota History Center explores the self-expression, upheaval, change and sounds of the 60s and the Vietnam War.  Growing up amidst political turmoil and revolutionary...
Recognizing Vietnam-era veterans living in the Brainerd Lakes Area is the first item on the agenda at the Veterans Town Hall meeting Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. at American Legion Post 255, located at 708 Front Street, Brainerd. The St. Cloud VA Health Care System, a Commemorative Partner in the national...
The Friends of the Staples Public Library is seeking donations for their annual used book sale. Clean, gently used paperback and hardcover books can be brought to the library anytime during regular library hours. The sale will be Friday, Nov. 18, from 1-5 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m.-1...
Ray Gildow, right, host of Lakeland Currents, will  welcome Melissa Birkholtz, Staples Chief of Police, and Mike Carr, Wadena County Sheriff, to discuss drug enforcement issues in the region. They will examine the current amount of illegal drug use in the area and the cooperation among local law...
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., 218-639-1428.   AA Mtgs At First Lutheran Church, Pillager:  Tuesdays, 8 p.m.;...

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