Current Happenings

The Staples City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Staples City Hall, 122 6th St NE, Staples. Preliminary agenda items include: o  Consider request from Sacred Heart Catholic Church for permission to conduct bingo and raffle on Oct. 30. o Consider naming Jerel Nelsen as the...
Our food supply has changed and we all need to change the ways we handle food. Our food comes from all over the world and new, stronger bacteria and viruses are finding their way into our food. Also, handling food for large events is very different than cooking food for your family. It is important...
Rob Freelove (right) has been selected as the new director of the Staples Area Men’s Chorus. Here he rehearsed the chorus prior to their appearance at the Little Red Caboose Variety Show during Railroad Days. (Staples World photo by Brenda Halvorson)
The Staples Area Men’s Chorus invites all men in the area and region to meet their new director at new member night Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Staples-Motley High School choir room.  Rehearsal begins at 8:30 p.m. but men are encouraged to come around 8 p.m. to socialize and get some music in order...
The Staples-Motley Early Childhood Coalition (SMECC) along with the Staples-Motley Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) will hold its 7th Annual ‘Big Equipment Show’ Monday, Sept. 19, 5 - 7 p.m., at the Staples-Motley Elementary School parking lot. All families and community members are invited...
Are you a lady, old or young, who likes to sing and would like to be a part of a great women’s chorus?   The Staples Area Women’s Chorus is beginning their 2016-2017  season under the direction of Rob Freelove and accompanist Kim Berggren Monday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. at the S-M High School Choir...
Join author Joel Arnold at noon, Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Wadena County Historical Museum to learn more about his book “Ox Cart Angel.”  Joel Arnold is the fourth in the Minnesota Voices series, a free noontime program that features book signings and interviews with Minnesota writers.  “Ox Cart...
Participants with a non-education bachelor’s degree from an accredited college may apply for a limited short-call substitute teaching license.  Kris Mickelson will teach the workshop and brings over 25 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher, a substitute teacher and facilitator....
On lookers cheered for their favorite pedal puller during the Railroad Days competition on Aug. 27. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Results of the Staples Railroad Days pedal pull held Aug. 27 included: Age 3: first - Camdyn Klebs, Alexandria, 9’ 5”; second - Everett Allen, Browerville, 2’ 7”; third - Jaya Heier, Little Falls, 2’ 5” (do not go to state; just for fun) Age 4: first - Matthew Jewison, Staples, 5’ 3”; second -...
The Page Turners, Tween/Teen book club met Aug. 23, at the Staples Library for a fun chamber meeting like in the Harry Potter book they had just finished reading.The Fearless Hogwart students have fun with friends at a feast in the Great Hall before embarking on their dangerous quest to find THE...
By Mark Anderson News Editor   It started with Kayla Bailey’s music wafting over a church service in Hewitt, which led to a series of churches and community members coming together and now Bailey will perform a gospel concert in Staples on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. at Centennial Auditorium in...

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