May 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Wadena County Rd. 30 bids let

Verndale shop decision on hold

Bids were opened for revamping the stretch of Wadena County Road 30 between the Central Lakes College campus and the golf course bridge on May 5. More...

No H1N1 flu reported in Todd County

But Public Health Director Schneider says they're prepared

Todd County Public Health Director Cheryl Schneider met with the Todd County Board of Commissioners at their Tuesday, May 5 meeting to update them on the H1N1 novel influenza virus. More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Leader woman seriously injured by falling tree limb

Sharon Williams of rural Staples is still recovering at St. Cloud Hospital, after she was hit by a falling tree limb May 3. "It was pretty bad," said Sharon's husband, Glenn. "She had seven broken ribs, a punctured lung; and a broken vertebrae. More...

Fishing opener

Reports from fishermen and women in the Lincoln Lakes area were pretty bleak in regard to this year's opening fishing weekend. More...

Decent walleye

Wayne Johnson of Motley caught this 16-inch walleye on Lake Alexander May 9, day one of the fishing opener. More...

Letters

Thoughts on Turnback Project

I have some thoughts and comments on last Thursday's Public Open House for the Old Hwy 10/2nd Avenue Turnback Project. More...

Honor shared

I just wanted to take the opportunity to express my surprise and gratitude for the Certificate of Appreciation Award given me by the Staples Motley Area Chamber. More...

Bullying

Minnesota is on its way to having one of the strictest and detailed anti-bullying laws in the country. More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

May 14 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS MUTUAL HELP GROUP, sponsored by Lakewood Health System, Thursday, May 14, 4 - 5:30 p.m., LHS senior campus. For info., call Angela, 218- 894-8393. More...

Life Currents

Commanding fellows

Left to right: Staples American Legion Adjutant Don Amundson; Department Commander Tom Conway; 6th District Commander Mel Buesseler and Staples American Legion Commander Don Landecker. More...

Am. Legion and Auxiliary event held

A joint dinner was held May 6, at the Staples Lion's building with members of the Ivan V. Sarff American Legion Unit 70 Post and Auxiliary Unit 70 attending. More...

Student Achievements

o KAREN FEIA, Cushing, is a member of the Bemidji State University Student Association (BSUSA) Student Senate. She is a sophomore. More...

Sports

Cardinal girls golf wins Cardinal Invitational

Two Cardinals were in the top three scores as Staples Motley's girls took first place Sat u rday, May 9, at their own Cardinal Invitational. More...

Cardinal girls just miss true team track meet

The Staples Motley girls track and field team had another good week, contending in two meets; taking second at the True Team Section meet held at Pillager and first place at the Ranger Invite in Crosby. More...

Boys golf team has firsts

The Staples Motley Cardinal boys golf team completed a week with two meets with first place finishes in both events The Cards on M o n d ay, M ay 1 1 had three players among the four lowest scores to win a 10 team meet hosted by Nevis High School More...

Disaster drill

A Staples fireman assisted a mock chemical spill victim to a decontamination area during a drill held Thursday, May 7. More...

State's depot project awaiting final approval

Several different projects involving the historic Northern Pacific depot in Staples should be underway this summer, provided all goes according to plans, Work is expected to be starting within days on a $200,000-plus roof repair project. More...

Decontaminating

Lakewood Health System personnel trained in handling chemical spills moved a mock victim into a decontamination tent outside the hospital's emergency room. More...

 

News

Staples Community Foundation awards $6,000 in local grants

Four grants totalling $6,000 have been awarded by the Staples Community Foundation. More...

Chamber welcomes Liquor Depot

The Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed new business Liquor Depot located at 1017 1st Ave. NE, Staples (right off Hwy. 10), 218- 895-5710. More...

Conference on Aging set for June 3 at Staples CLC

The 28th Conference on Aging will be held Wednesday, June 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Staples campus of Central Lakes College. The theme for the conference is "Your Health is Your Wealth - Getting Fine in 0." It is for seniors age 55 and up. More...

Opinion

Setting a standard for bully-free schools

Minnesota's proposed anti-bullying statute has caused me to reflect on my years as a special education paraprofessional in Crosby-Ironton. More...

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Current Happenings

Mental health seminar

Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples; and the Wadena County Mental Health Advisory Council are co-sponsoring a mental health awareness conference Thursday, May 28, at Donovan's Hall, The Pizza Ranch, in Wadena. More...

Boys choir concert

The Land of Lakes Choirboys Nordic Choir will be hosted in a joint concert with the Central Minnesota Boy's Choir on Friday, May 15 at the Motley United Methodist Church. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public. More...

School board agenda

The Staples Motley School Board will meet at 6:45 p.m., Monday, May 18 at the Staples Motley High School media center. Tentative agenda items include: Finance items including approving a vocational rehabilitation contract. More...

Obituaries

Donald Kyllingstad

Donald (Don) Kyllingstad, 91, of Staples, passed away May 11, 2009 at Lakewood Health Systems Hospital, Staples. A private memorial service is planned with family at a later date. More...

LaVern Shriver Benike

LaVern (Holly) Hollister Shriver Benike, 90, a resident at Harmony House in Motley, died May 7, 2009. A memorial service will be held June 14, at 2:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Evangelical Free Church, Cushing. More...

Mildred Iverson

Mildred Iverson, 91, of Mahnomen, died Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at the Mahnomen Health Center-Nursing Home in Mahnomen. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 15, at First Lutheran Church in Mahnomen. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. More...