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Ribbon cutting set for library, city hall

Many activities planned for library grand opening

The entire Staples and Motley area is invited to “Hop on Board” as celebrations for the Staples Public Library and Staples City Hall Grand Opening begin Thursday, Feb. 25 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m.   More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Leader community rallies to help man with cancer

Benefit dinner/auction for Rick Hanson will be February 20 at the Bear’s Den

A benefit spaghetti dinner and live auction (with auctioneer Daryl Larson) will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Bear’s Den in Leader to help defray medical expenses for Leader native Rick Hanson. More...

Speech winner

Lauren Jeziorski, junior at Pillager High School, took home second place for the Huskie’s speech team at a tournament in Menagha Feb. 6. Lauren competes in the Original Oratory category. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)   More...

Winter Golf Tourney Saturday, Lake Alex

The Lincoln Scandia Valley Lions are sponsoring their 3rd annual Winter Golf Tournament at The Castaway Bar and Grill on Lake Alexander, Sat., Feb. 13. Registration at 11 a.m. More...

Letters

Response to television report on pier

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letters about the Dower Lake Pier were both sent to the KSTP television station in addition to being published here.   To: Bob McNaney, Becky Nahn, KSTP Eye Witness News   Dear Mr. More...

History of the pier

The “Tracking Your Money” report by Bob Mc- Naney and Becky Nahn on the $667,000 state-funded fishing pier on Dower Lake near Staples was an excellent and commendable piece of investigative journalism. More...

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Mark Your Calendar

February 11   STAPLES MOTLEY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING Thursday, Feb. 11, T Maxwell’s in Staples. Social, 6 p.m.; dinner and program, 6:30 p.m. More...

Life Currents

Traveling ‘cross country

Benjamin Alan Best, from Winterhaven, Florida, has spent the last five years biking across the United States, meeting fellow Americans along the way and raising awareness of veterans. He traveled through Staples   Feb. More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to William Kassulker and Erika Windels of Brainerd, a baby boy, Julian Mitchell, weighing seven pounds on Feb. 2, 2010. More...

Cardinal speakers fourth at Menahga speech meet

The United North Central speech meet held good things for the Staples Motley speech team. Seniors Gemma Shaffer and Shelby Wilds came out with first place finishes in the categories of Storytelling and Great Speeches.  More...

Sports

Riewer sets Cardinal scoring record

Cardinal boys down Pequot Lakes, Minneapolis Washburn

Jordan Riewer set a new school scoring record as the Staples Motley Cardinals added two more victories to their win column in this week’s cage action. More...

Cardinal wrestlers win over Aitkin and W-H-A

The Cardinal wrestlers are keeping their winning streak alive. This past week they took first place at the Walker Wolves Invitational, and also won their 16th dual meet this season, 44-21 over the Aitkin Gobblers.   More...

Girls notch two wins over Pequot, Osakis

The Staples Motley Cardinal girls, winners of four of their past five games, this week head to Long Prairie and Park Rapids for two more key basketball games, one in the section and one in their conference.   More...

SHS to receive major depot funding

Region 5 transportation group okays $404,000

Funds to be used to renovate Northern Pacific Depot building More...

Community comes together to “Feed My Starving Children”

Approximately 650 people participated in the ‘Feed My Starving Children’ event held last weekend in Staples; and thanks to their efforts, a total of 135,432 meals were boxed and will be sent to countries where there is not food enough to More...

Idaho trip was hunt of a lifetime for area youth

A young man who has spent much of his 17 years outdoors recently returned from his Hunt of a Lifetime. More...

 

News

County's Initiative Foundation grant will focus on needs of aging population

Informational session is Feb. 17 in Browerville

Informational session Feb. 17 in Browerville for Initiative Foundation grant More...

Final deer take numbers downin 2009

 Minnesota hunters took fewer than 200,000 deer during the 2009 season, state conservation officials reported Tuesday, reflecting the mission of regulators to bring down the number from the previous season.  More...

Care Center king and queen

The Staples Motley High School Sno Daze royalty came to the Lakewood Care Center Feb. 3 to crown this year’s Care Center king and queen. More...

Opinion

As the 2010 session opens, listen to Al Quie

This conservative’s thoughts on taxes are sensible

For God’s sake (or at least for Pete’s sake), could just a few good legislators in those anti-tax straitjackets please listen to and heed former Gov. Al Quie, a Christian conservative of uncommon common sense and compassion?   More...

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Current Happenings

Tickets now available for ‘Drinking Habits’

Tickets are now available for “Drinking Habits,” a two-act farce by Tom Smith produced by Lamplighter Community Theatre.   The play will be presented Friday and Saturday, Feb. 25 and 26, with a social time beginning at 7 p.m. More...

CLC photography awards

Central Lakes College students from the Staples campus have earned awards in photography competition sponsored by the Advertising/Marketing Federation of Central Minnesota. More...

All School Reunion Committee meeting

The All School Reunion Committee will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Staples Community Center.   The reunion is planned for Saturday, Aug. 28, to coincide with Railroad Days in Staples. More...

Obituaries

Albert Jambor

Albert Peter Jambor, 87, of Browerville, died Feb. 2, 2010, at the Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples.   Funeral services were held Feb. 6, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples. More...

Noreen Kirchner

Noreen Kirchner, 67, of Staples, died Feb. 6, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are with the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples. A00006B2010FB11   More...

Alice Oehlenschlager

Alice Elizabeth Oehlenschlager, 96, of the Nimrod/ Oylen area, died Jan. 31, 2010, at the Fair Oaks Lodge in Wadena.   Funeral services wereheld Feb. 6, at the Sebeka United Methodist Church in Sebeka with Pastor Loren Ferch officiating. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

P NOTICE OF EXPIRATION OF REDEMPTION   State of Minnesota Karen Busch County of Todd County Auditor/Treasurer   TO: ALL PERSONS WITH A LEGAL INTEREST IN THE PARCELS OF   REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE FOLLOWING NOTICE.   More...

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STATE OF   MINNESOTA   COUNTY OF TODD   DISTRICT COURT   SEVENTH JUDICIAL   DISTRICT CASE TYPE: Other Civil   SUMMONS BY   PUBLICATION File No: 77-CV-09-1389   WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,   Plaintiff More...