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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.

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Sep

Pork chops available at football game

The Post Prom Party Committee will be serving pork chops at the Homecoming football game on Friday, Sept. 30. They will be available before the game and throughout the night, so come hungry.

Fri
06
Sep

Powder-Puff/He-Man games set for Sept. 25

Powder-Puff/He-Man games set for Sept. 25
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06
Sep

Homecoming week is Sept. 26-30

Homecoming week is Sept. 26-30
The coronation of the new Maple Lake High School Homecoming king and queen on Monday, Sept. 26, at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium begins a week filled with festivities. Homecoming candidates are Brady Gagnon, Joe Mooney, Derek Rachel, Logan Sawatzke, Zack Schaunaman,  Brooke Decker, Courtney Couette, Sami Knott, Shelby Lengyel, and Lexi Pingel.
Fri
06
Sep

Student council members elected

Student council members elected
Fri
06
Sep

Honor Society induction ceremony planned

Honor Society induction ceremony planned
The Maple Lake Honor Society at Maple Lake High School will be hosting an induction ceremony for junior and senior high students at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, in the high school auditorium. Following the ceremony, there will be a reception with cake and punch.
The Maple Lake Honor Society at Maple Lake High School will be hosting an induction ceremony for junior and senior high students at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, in the high school auditorium. Following the ceremony, there will be a reception with cake and punch.
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06
Sep

Halloween Carnival set for Oct. 26

The 36th Annual Halloween Carnival, hosted by Partners in Education at Maple Lake Elementary, is set to run from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. The event for children in sixth grade and younger will feature a wide variety of games, a costume contest, and prizes for guessing how much the treasure chest holds. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fri
06
Sep

Drama class presents fall play

The serious drama, “Shun the Heaven,” written by Alan Haehnel and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc., will be presented by the MLHS drama class. In a small rural town in the south live two simple-minded fifteen-year-old girls. Under the guidance of their mother and the local reverend, the girls discover they have a unique gift. Their gift provokes greed and exploitation from those around them, with damaging results. Curtain: 7:01 p.m. on Nov. 17, 18, and 19. Tickets are available at the door. Members of Mary Beth Barder’s class involved in the production are: Tom Piram, Jenna Anderson, Bernadette Loch, Amber Dale, Jill Boros, Alyssa Maher, Miranda Jordan, Nina Simonette, Ben Hudek, Dakota Decker, Shelby Lengyel, Leah Pumarlo, and Kyle Jackson.

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06
Sep

Basketball programs host fundraiser

The boys’ and girls’ basketball programs at Maple Lake Schools are conducting their Third Annual Softener Salt Fundraiser to help alleviate some costs of travel, summer tournaments, and additional coaches. This fundraiser is being sold by all basketball players in grades 9-12 and will be happening through November 17. Prices start at $5/bag (blue, yellow and green) and there are also special deals when you purchase 5 or more bags. Basketball athletes will be delivering the softener salt around the week of Thanksgiving. If you are interested in purchasing softener salt please contact Adam Ronnenberg (320-963-7515) or Tim Staloch (320-963-7475) at the elementary school.

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06
Sep

Band Boosters plan Applebee's fundraiser

The Maple Lake Band Boosters will be hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Applebee’s in Buffalo. The Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. will raise funds to help send band students on a trip to Boston/New York in July of 2012. The band will be representing Maple Lake in parades in Randolf, MN, and Bristol, NY. Pre-sale Applebee’s tickets can be purchased from any band student and that student will earn $5 for their trip account. More information or tickets can be obtained by contacting Jordan Swiontek at 320-963-7502.
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06
Sep

St. Tim's sponsors scrapbooking/crafts event

St. Timothy’s Home and School Association will be hosting a weekend of scrapbooking and crafts at the school on November 18-20. Creative Memory consultants will be on hand with supplies and to help those who are working on not only traditional albums but also the digital memory manager and storybook. Registration forms can be found at the school office, church office and at St. Timothy's Church near the exits.  For more information, please contact Tonya Kaley at 320–963–3726 (ext. 3).

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