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Wed
24
Feb

Goerke retires after 24 years


Chatham Township Supervisor, Arnie Goerke, will retire at the end of his term in March with 24 years of service to the residents of Chatham.
Wed
17
Feb

Thomas helps homeless veterans with music


Retired MLHS Band Director, Joe Thomas, has spent the past few months bringing music to homeless veterans at Eagle's Healing Nest in Sauk Centre. (Photo by Dan Determan)

Joe Thomas has dedicated his life to music, and now he is bringing it to a whole new band and a whole new audience.

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Wed
17
Feb

Ambassadors host Princess Ball


Future princesses Nola Dalum, Leila Dalum, Kierra Grommesch and Brynn Ortiz pose with props from the photo station. (Photos by Bob Zimmerman)

When an inaugural event is so successful plans for another are in the works before the first is ended, you know you’ve got a winner. That’s the case for last weekend’s first Princess Ball, a Community Education event, guided by Maple Lake’s current Ambassadors and aimed at girls between three and 10.

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Wed
17
Feb

The Maple Lake Library brings books to the Manor


Pictured from left is Char Drenckhahn, Cathy Elfstrand, Carol Northenscold, Jean Borrell and Terry Mooney.

The Maple Lake Library is at it again, offering new ways to help the Maple Lake community through literature.

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Wed
17
Feb

MLCT’s The Odd Couple


Dinner is burned because Oscar was late. Pictured from left is Mike Fabisch, J McClelland, Monique Miller, and Alicia Wagner.

Maple Lake Community Theater presents Neil Simon's classic comedy, The Odd Couple, at the MLHS auditorium. The plot concerns two mismatched roommates: the neat, uptight Felix Ungar and the slovenly, easy going Oscar Madison.

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Wed
17
Feb

County finds itself in middle of constitutional lawsuit

When two opposing forces wage war, there is a term for those caught in the middle – collateral damage. At the Feb. 9 meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, the board met in closed session to discuss the county being named as a defendant in a lawsuit from the Office of the State Auditor (OSA) – a state debate that Wright County feels it is unjustly being dragged into.

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Wed
10
Feb

Al Baert: Preserving the history of fishing


92-year-old Al Baert stands in front of a picture of his dad, Frank Baert, and some of his old gear. Baert's father played a big role in his love for fishing.

When it comes down to it, 92-year-old Al Baert loves everything fishing. The founder of the Minnesota Fishing Museum and Hall of Fame in Little Falls, this Maple Lake native took collecting and preserving fishing history to a whole new level. With as many stories as fishing artifacts, Baert has had an eclectic and vibrant life and hopes to share the past with the future, and he couldn’t be doing a better job.

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Wed
10
Feb

41st Annual Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby cancelled due to thin ice

For only the second time in 41 years, one of Minnesota's most popular fishing contests has been cancelled due to inconsistent ice conditions. The Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby, which draws upwards of 9,000 people each year, was cancelled by organizers Monday.

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Wed
10
Feb

Big week for vehicle accidents

When the Ground Hog saw his shadow last Tuesday and predicted an early spring, he lied- at least as far as folks in southern and central Minnesota are concerned.The storm that piled up record amounts of snow in the Twin Cities and parts south meant little snow and lots of blowing for the Maple Lake area.
Statewide law enforcement dealt with nearly 400 crashes between Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, a few of those hanging on into Thursday.

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Wed
10
Feb

Maple Lake Community Theater presents The Odd Couple


Felix (J McClelland) is disgusted by Oscar's mess (Mike Fabisch) in MLCT’s The Odd Couple.

Maple Lake Community Theater presents Neil Simon's classic comedy, The Odd Couple, to the MLHS Auditorium. The plot concerns two mismatched roommates: the neat, uptight Felix Ungar and the slovenly, easy going Oscar Madison.

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