Community

Get all your Community information here! There's information on school including a link to Maple Lake Public Schools, area obituaries, and links to various places in the Maple Lake Community. You will also find a link to the Friends of the Maple Lake Library and Maple Chamber of Commerce.  If you have anything happening in the community and would like these programs and/or events to show up in our "Community" Section of our Messenger, e-mail your information to news@maplelakemessenger.com.  Please make sure to check out our Community section of the Messenger which usually shows up in pages 4-6 of the newspaper.

Wed
29
Apr

Maple Lake Boy Scouts Volunteer at True Friends

 

During National Volunteer Week, Boy Scouts from the Maple Lake troop helped TrueFriends get ready for their spring season. The Scouts cleared brush along horseback riding paths and cleaned up around the new horse stables. These Scouts are working to earn their Citizenship in the Community Merit badge, which involves community service and other projects designed to help Scouts learn about and contribute to their community. For more information, contact: Al Loch, Scoutmaster; Bob Tollefson, Assistant Scoutmaster; John Northenscold, Merit Badge Counselor.
Scouts pictured left to right, Front row: Isaac Loch, Jacob Loch, Jacob Jude, Jackson Gallagher and Kenny Nyquist. Back row: Gabe Riviere, Jack Williamson and Luke Tollefson. 
Wed
22
Apr

Maple Lake senior receives Horatio Alger Award


Tom Selleck, 2000 Horatio Alger Award Winner and Heather Blahut, National Horatio Alger Scholar. Both Selleck and Blahut say their Horatio Alger Award is a great honor and with hard work and perseverance, you can achieve your dreams. (Photo submitted)

 

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22
Apr
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15
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Wed
15
Apr

Russell, Stejskal to State Speech tourney

 

Tyler Russell and Charlie Stejskal, pictured at the Section 5A speech competition with speech coach, Eric Meyer and unofficial team mascot, ‘Good Luck Bear’ from the Care Bears.
Both young men are advancing to the Minnesota State High School Speech Tournament in Lakeville on Friday.  Russell placed second in Great Speeches, and will be making his first trip to State. 
Stejskal’s section championship in Extemporaneous Speaking earned him his third trip to the state tournament.
Wed
15
Apr

Parkinson’s fundraiser a success

Left: Just some of the volunteers who helped organize and run the Parkinson’s fundraiser last Saturday, March 11th. Left to right: Wayne Gangl, Brett Austin, Ed Shanks, Nancy Henjum, Maggie Henjum, Mellie Morszak, Mary Henjum and Skip Ristvedt

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