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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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Meat raffle for St. Timothy's School is Friday

Maple Lake American Legion will host a meat raffle fundraiser for St. Timothy’s School 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21.

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Christmas vacation is Dec. 24-Jan. 1

Classes at all Maple Lake public schools and St. Timothy’s School will be dismissed Friday, Dec. 21, for Christmas vacation and will resume Jan. 2.

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Sep

Arthur Rigenberg, Maple Lake

Arthur J. Rigenhagen, age 81, of Maple Lake passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. He was born on Aug. 11, 1931, in Washington, Iowa, the son of Arthur and Appy Scearcy Rigenhagen Sr. Art enjoyed playing guitar, singing and visiting with people. He owned and operated for many years a piano-tuning business and also worked in real estate. Art was a faithful member of the Annandale Evangelical Free Church and often led Sunday afternoon worship services at Park View Care Center. His motto was “Smile, God loves you. He really does!” Survived by his wife: Marcella M.

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Fern Rhoe, Annandale

Fern F. Rhoe, age 90, of Annandale died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at the Annandale Care Center. Visitation began at 10 a.m., with funeral services at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at Zion Lutheran Church in Annandale. Rev. Martin Langemo officiated the service and burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Annandale. Fern Francis Rhoe was born June 19, 1922, in Silver Creek Township, Wright County, to Julius Ernest and Daisy Mae (Sutton) Repke. She was raised on a farm in Silver Creek Township and graduated from Annandale High School in 1941. She married Gilbert Frank Rhoe on Feb. 28, 1942, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1993. She was a homemaker, a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, the quilting group, and Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. She enjoyed sewing, canning, cooking, baking, fishing, the cabin near Cass Lake and gardening, and loved to share her produce with family, friends and neighbors.

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Sep

St. Tim's to host Volunteer Appreciation event

Each year, St. Timothyʼs School honors the countless number of volunteers who offer their time and talent to the school with a Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast, which has been set for Friday, May 13, at 8:45 a.m. Volunteers who wish to attend the continental breakfast can call the school office by Wednesday, May 10. 
Each year, St. Timothyʼs School honors the countless number of volunteers who offer their time and talent to the school with a Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast, which has been set for Friday, May 13, at 8:45 a.m. Volunteers who wish to attend the continental breakfast can call the school office by Wednesday, May 10. 
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Sep

Band concert set for 5th, 6th, Jr. High

A concert for band students in 5th grade, 6th grade and junior high has been set for 7 p.m. on May 12 in the MLHS auditorium. The fifth grade band will be performing songs such as “Little Bit of Latin” and “Westwind Overture.” Sixth grade numbers will include “Addams Family,” “Northridge Overture,” and the junior high band will play songs such as “Rampage” and “King of Pride Rock.”
A concert for band students in 5th grade, 6th grade and junior high has been set for 7 p.m. on May 12 in the MLHS auditorium. The fifth grade band will be performing songs such as “Little Bit of Latin” and “Westwind Overture.” Sixth grade numbers will include “Addams Family,” “Northridge Overture,” and the junior high band will play songs such as “Rampage” and “King of Pride Rock.”
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Sep

Mixed Choir Concert on May 16

Under the direction of Sue Nelson, Maple Lake High School’s mixed choir will be performing in their spring concert on Monday, May 16, starting at 8 p.m. The concert will be held in the High School auditorium, where the students will be performing “Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning,” “Single Ladies with a Crush,” “Hey There Delilah/1, 2, 3, 4,” and more. This event is open to the public.
Under the direction of Sue Nelson, Maple Lake High School’s mixed choir will be performing in their spring concert on Monday, May 16, starting at 8 p.m. The concert will be held in the High School auditorium, where the students will be performing “Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning,” “Single Ladies with a Crush,” “Hey There Delilah/1, 2, 3, 4,” and more. This event is open to the public.
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Sep

Jingle Ball Dance set for Dec. 3

The Maple Lake High School Student Council will be hosting the semi-formal Jingle Ball Dance on Saturday, December 3, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Seventh- and eighth-graders will be required to leave at 11 p.m. Discounted tickets are available in advance in the high school office. Tickets will also be available at the door.

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Sep

St. Tim's Christmas Program is Dec. 5

This year’s Christmtas program at St. Timothy’s School includes two separate groups. The program for grades K-3, 7 and 8 is entitled, “A Lamb’s Tale,” and the program for grades 4-6 is entitled, “Miracle of Love.” The programs will be presented on Monday, December 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the school gym. Families of 4th, 5th, and 6th graders will be providing refreshments after the program

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Sep

Schools to close for Thanksgiving

St. Timothy’s School and Maple Lake Public Schools will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 28.

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