Current Happenings

A free ‘New Year’s Eve Candlelight Hike’ will be held Saturday, Dec. 31, 5 - 8 p.m., on trails between the Lindbergh Historic Site and Weyerhaeuser Museum in Little Falls. Both museums will be open for self-guided tours and refreshments. For more information, call 320-616-5421. Open to the public.
January 24 55+Driver Improvement Refresher Course Tues., Jan. 24, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m., Staples Community Center, 425 4th St. NE. Sponsored by MN Highway Safety Center. For info., to register, 1-888-234-1294.  
Dances will take place at the Nimrod Bar & Grill on Sundays, 2 - 4 p.m., beginning Jan. 1. Lessons offered the first hour. Variety of dance styles, including swing, Cajun stomp, waltz, polka, two step, salsa. For more information, to sign up, call Dee at 320-290-6120.  
The Staples Motley School Board will hold their annual organizational meeting Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Staples-Motley High School media center. Agenda items include: o Oath of office for newly elected board members. o Election of board chair, vice chair, clerk and treasurer. o Appoint...
Lakewood Health System now provides Telestroke services to patients thanks to a partnership with St. Cloud Hospital Stroke Center. Telestroke users video conferencing technology to allow a stroke neurologist from St. Cloud Hospital Stroke Center to evaluate a patient in another hospital, view...
The Staples Public Library is offering the following programs: Winter Reading Program                          Jan. 3 to Feb. 28 Teens and adults are invited to register for the Winter Reading Program at the Staples Public Library Tuesday, Jan. 3 to Tuesday, Feb. 28. The program theme is Escape the...
Students of Magic Forest preschool in Staples sing for Lakewood Care Center residents during their activity time. Pictured, front row from left, children dressed as elves, Tatum Hull, Brantley Cleveland, Bentley Jansson, Callie Denny and Connor Reeck. Back row from left, reindeer children are Nora...
The Staples City Council will meet Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Staples City Hall, 122 6th St NE, Staples. Preliminary agenda items include: o Approve consent agenda. o  Open forum. o City administrator’s report.
The Sustainable Farming Association’s will be holding their Midwest Soil Health Summit (MSHS), on Feb. 15-16, 2017, at Bigwood Event Center in Fergus Falls.  It will feature soil health experts and farm leaders for two days of advanced soil health training and farmer networking. Attendees will join...
Creating their gingerbread houses are Kristen Hurtig and her children, Anna and Austin
Gingerbread was the theme during story time at the Staples Public Library on Dec. 8. Children and parents made gingerbread houses and during the monthly storytime the kids read stories about the gingerbread man that ran away. For snacks they frosted gingerbread cookies and decorated them. These...


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Staples, MN 56479
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