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
27
Apr

Camp Friendship Auxiliary donates $16,000 and food processor

The Camp Friendship Auxiliary raised $16,000 through its annual holiday benefit party. The event was a huge success drawing a record 325 guests. The night consisted of wine tasting, hot hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction and 50/50 raffles. The Camp Friendship Auxiliary members donated all of the proceeds to camp, along with a commercial grade food processor to the Camp Friendship kitchen. In addition to their annual holiday party the group helps with mailings, maintaining gardens and making treats for the summer camp counselors.

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Wed
27
Apr

BCT presents “Tuesdays with Morrie”

Buffalo Community Theater is proud to present their latest production “Tuesdays With Morrie.” Professor Morrie Schwartz the consummate teacher and student Mitch Ablom forge a long standing friendship in college.

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Wed
20
Apr

Make the most of mulching

Mulch serves various purposes in lawns and gardens, and many experienced lawn and garden enthusiasts lay mulch to ensure their properties make it through spring, summer and fall unscathed.

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Wed
20
Apr

Get kids excited about gardening

Many adults understand the joy of gardening, but gardening can be equally fun for children as well. While some adults may feel that certain children do not have the patience or perseverance to see plants grow from seeds to adulthood, selecting plants that are hardy and sprout quickly may be the key to igniting a love of gardening in children.

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Wed
20
Apr

Prepare a deck or patio for entertaining

Few things are better than having a functional and beautiful outdoor space to entertain guests. Having a great outdoor space enables a person to host parties or intimate gatherings all year long. Establishing an entertaining space and maintaining that space are essential when planning another year of fun in the sun.

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Wed
20
Apr

Donnett harvests her first turkey


Martha Donnett, a fourth grader at St. Timothy’s School, shot her first turkey over the weekend. (Photo submitted)
Wed
20
Apr

Celebrating generosity at the Senior Dining Site

On Tuesday, April 26th, the public is invited to attend a free “Volunteer Appreciation Celebration” at the Senior Dining Site located at 555 2nd St. West.

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Wed
13
Apr

Seeing green: How to help your lawn bounce back from winter

Lawns are exposed to the elements throughout the year, and each season brings its own unique set of challenges. Summer heat waves can make it hard for lawns to maintain their lush green appeal, while the falling leaves of autumn can threaten root systems if not handled properly. Winter frost and snow also can pose a threat to lawns, leaving homeowners with some work to do when spring arrives.
Spring is a season of revival, and that spirit of rejuvenation extends to lawns. When the last vestiges of winter begin to disappear, homeowners can dust off their gardening gloves and start taking steps to revitalize their lawns for the months ahead.

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Wed
13
Apr

Tips for shopping for a fire pit

People have enjoyed relaxing around an open fire outdoors for centuries. Not only does fire provide warmth and light, it offers a relaxing setting for conversation and socialization.

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Wed
13
Apr

Thrillers, fillers & spillers A simple recipe for eye-catching containers

There’s no mystery to creating a beautiful container planting as long as you follow a simple three step recipe.
Start with your “thriller,” a centerpiece plant with star quality, something big and bold. They are usually tall, upright plants, with a striking characteristic - such as colorful foliage, intriguing shape, or dramatic flowers.

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