Current Happenings

Income tax season is in full swing and there are now more than 220 sites across the state offering free tax assistance for those filing income tax and property tax refund returns, the Minnesota Department of Revenue announced.  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax-Aide programs are...
Per request of Todd County livestock producers, this year’s feedlot meeting will go north to the Staples area for the first time Thursday, March 16, at Central Lakes College (CLC), from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. With the ever-growing number of attendees, CLC can accommodate the crowd in its newly renovated...
Tickets are now on sale for the Staples Area Men’s Chorus (SAMC) encore performance of Randall Thompson’s “Testament of Freedom” Saturday, Mar. 4, at Centennial Auditorium, Staples. The concert is part of “Making a Mental Note,” an evening of music and education plus dinner in collaboration with...
Coaches Trevor Kruse and Dawn Paurus have registered Staples-Motley High School’s first League of Legends competitive team for the spring season. The team will begin competing next week against another team in their time zone. The subsequent matches will be based on the team scores. From left are...
Nathan and Anders Hillman show one of their Lego creations from a recent Lego Builders Club. The next session will be Feb. 9 at 4:30 p.m. New challenges will be given to participants. Pre-registration is required with a limit of 20. Stop at the library or call 218-894-1401. (Submitted photo)  
Children’s author Catherine Urdahl will be at the Staples Public Library Thursday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m. in the Children’s Reading Roundhouse. Urdahl is the author of two children’s picture books - “Polka-dot Fixes Kindergarten” and “Emma’s Question.” She is a 2008 graduate of the Loft Master Track...
The Freshwater Education District (FED) will hold a science fair for fourth, fifth and sixth grade students from Bertha-Hewitt, Browerville, Eagle Valley, Henning and Staples-Motley elementary schools on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bertha Community Center. The awards ceremony...
The Farm Resource Guide for 2017 is now available upon request at many University of Minnesota Extension county offices across the state. This resource guide includes a variety of useful farm business management information including the following items: o Custom rates o Average farmland rental...
A project to reconstruct Highway 10 through Wadena, originally scheduled to begin in 2018, has been postponed until 2019, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The project, which will redesign the road and make improvements to other infrastructure in Wadena, was delayed to allow...
Fake news has become the news - outrageous stories masquerading as truth, spreading with lightning speed on the internet. Fake news stories seem so true, how can anyone tell what to believe? The Morrison County Historical Society is offering a class meant to help. Called “How to Analyze the News,”...

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