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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Wed
15
Jun

Dairy Princesses visit the Maple Lake Library


Sarah Jensen and Hans Peterson with Princesses Bethany Kozitka, Ali Spiers, Maisie Walter and Ambassador Maggie Socha. (Photos by Marie Mavencamp)

Kenlyn and Landon Marsicek and Gavin LaRose with Dairy Princesses Maisie Walter, Bethany Kozitka, Ali Spiers and Ambassador Maggie Socha.
Wed
15
Jun

This week kicks off ML Library’s summer reading programs


Tyler Reinke, Elijah Dorse, Oliver Hawkinson, Clark Hawkinson, Hazel Jacobson, Ellie Ogram, Isabelle Melgaard and Gunnar Melgaard.

Larson Melgaard, Ben Ogram, Lisa and Boone and Christina Ogram.

Maple Lake Library’s Storytime with Marie began Tuesday, June 14, by celebrating Father’s Day. Attendees shared pictures and stories about their dads. Marie read two fun books about dads with songs and activities to follow. Each child also made a Father’s Day picture frame. Storytime with Marie is for ages 2-6 and is held every Tuesday at the McHugh building next to the bakery from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. until Aug. 16. There is no registration required, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Wed
25
May

Sartwell graduates from Great Lakes Navy Base

Sailor Samantha R. Sartwell gradated from Great Lakes, IL Navy Base on April 15th, 2016.
Samantha will be attending school at Fort Hood, Virginia Navy Base.

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Thu
12
May

Wurm-Lyons to wed

Chelsey Wurm and Cory Lyons of Maple Lake are happy to announce their upcoming marriage on June 4, 2016, at Enger Park in Duluth. Parents of the couple are Jerry and Tracey Wurm of Maple Lake and Mark and Michele Lyons of Waverly.
Chelsey is a 2011 graduate of Maple Lake High School and 2012 graduate from the Model College of Hair Design in St. Cloud. She is employed as a cosmetologist at LUX Salon in Buffalo.
Cory is a 2007 graduate of Maple Lake High School and is employed with Energized Electric in Sartell.
Grandparents are Ken Pribyl of Silver Creek, Lawrence and Carol Wurm of Maple Lake, Fran Sommers of Rosemount and Judy Lyons of Avon Park, Fl.
The couple will reside in Maple Lake.

Thu
12
May

Wuollet-Freeman to wed

Dawn and Kurt Wuollet, of Chisholm, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rena Marie Wuollet, to Brandon Jared Freeman, son of Dawn and Tim Horst of Howard Lake, Stuart and Stacey Freeman of Las Vegas.
Rena graduated from Chisholm High School and the University of Minnesota Duluth and is currently employed with the Lakeville School District. Brandon graduated from Maple Lake High School and the University of Wisconsin Superior and is currently employed with Sherwin Williams.
The wedding will take place in October in Minneapolis. The couple currently resides in Richfield.

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