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
24
Aug

Maple Lake Lions sponsor Take a Senior Fishing

On Aug. 27 the Maple Lake Lions Club will sponsor a fishing outing for seniors living at the Maple Lake Manor Apts. The event will start at 9 a.m. and will take place on Maple Lake. M&M Express will provide transportation to the lake and back to the Manor. While fishing, light refreshments for the seniors will be provided by the Lions Club. The excursion will go until 11 a.m. or noon. Late afternoon the Lions Club will provide a fish fry dinner for all Manor residents. To sign up for fishing or the dinner, please call Cathy at 320-963-5283.

Wed
24
Aug

MLE PTA seeks volunteers to paint playground

The Maple Lake Elementary PTA is seeking volunteers to help re-paint the peaceful playground at the Maple Lake Elementary on Friday, August 26, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The peaceful playground consists of a variety of stenciled games painted on the blacktop by the play structure. Kids entering 7th grade and older are welcome to come help. No special skills required. Light refreshments will be provided. Please come join us to help make the playground look beautiful again.

Wed
17
Aug

Search for Mrs. Wright County

Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Wright County. Mrs. Wright County will have the honor of representing her county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant, which will be held at “Wellstone Center,” April 29th, 2017, in St. Paul.
The woman chosen as “Mrs. Wright County “ will become an ambassador from the Wright County area and will receive an official title and sash.

If you would like to read more, subscribe to the Maple Lake Messenger today!

Wed
10
Aug

Vaccinations not only protect you, but others

Every year we remind parents to get their kids’ vaccinations up-to-date before school starts. Vaccines protect your children from over 20 different diseases that can cause lifelong disabilities or even death. But protecting your child is only half of the story. You are protecting others, too.

If you would like to read more, subscribe to the Maple Lake Messenger today!

Wed
03
Aug

Birth Announcements - Hudson Joseph Janiak

Scott and Heather Janiak, of Montrose, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Hudson Joseph. Hudson was born on July 1, 2016. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounce, and was 21.5 inches long.
He was welcomed home by siblings, Cole, Avery and Sam. Proud grandparents are Ed and Peggy Janiak, of Maple Lake, Ed Gruber, of Fairbault, and Deb Cagle, of Northfield.

Wed
03
Aug

Tonic Sol Fa returns to headline 67th Annual Cokato Corn Carnival

Tonic Sol Fa, the popular acapella group, returns to again headline the 67th Annual Cokato Corn Carnival. Their performance will be Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 p.m., on the carnival main stage in Peterson Park, downtown Cokato. In addition to their performance, a number of activities are planned to provide enjoyment and entertainment for the entire family.

If you would like to read more, subscribe to the Maple Lake Messenger today!

Wed
20
Jul

Fish Tales July 20, 2016


Tee Walter caught this 40 pound carp from the shore on Rock Lake, south of Maple Lake.
Wed
29
Jun

Baby Café provides a comfortable space for new moms to get advice and support


Moms and their babies in attendance for the Baby Café Grand Opening. (Photos submitted)

A new resource group for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday, June 15.
The Buffalo Baby Café is part of an international network of drop-in breastfeeding groups that offers support to mothers around the world.

If you would like to read more, subscribe to the Maple Lake Messenger today!

Wed
29
Jun

Bethlehem United Church of Christ’s 2nd Annual Pet Blessing


The Bethlehem United Church of Christ in Maple Lake held its 2nd Annual Pet Blessing on Sunday, June 26. Attendees brought their cats, dogs and even goldfish for Pastor Marc Well Nagel to bless. Marilyn with her dog, Shelly.

Tom Zander with his dog, Gigi.
Wed
29
Jun

Birth Announcements

Birth:
Nicole and Eric Allbee, of Maple Lake, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ezra James. Ezra was born at Buffalo Hospital on May 14, 2016. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20 inches long.
He was welcomed home by big brother, Eli. Proud grandparents are Steve Ruprecht and Robin Ruprecht and James and Judy Allbee. Great-grandparents are Rosemary Ruprecht, Brenda and Kenny Rolfhus and Margaret Chap.

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