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Otremba to retire from state House

Amy Hunter, Staples, and Mary Franson, Alexandria, file for House District 11B

The race for the state Legislature in House District 11B, which includes all of Todd County and several precincts in eastern Douglas County, took an unexpected turn last week with the incumbent announcing she will not be seeking re-election. More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Four file for office in District 12, District 12B

The race for many local and state offices in Minnesota is on, including State Senate and State Representative offices. Filing began May 18 and closes June 1, at 5 p.m.   More...

‘Family History Day’ in Motley this Monday

A “Family History Day” Open House, sponsored by the Motley Area Historical Society, will be held Memorial Day, May 31, from 1 - 4 p.m. at Motley City Hall. More...

Memorial Day services in Motley area May 31

Memorial Day services, hosted by American Legion Tri-County Post #124, will be held Monday, May 31, at four locations in the Motley area:   o Bridgeman Cemetery, 9 a.m.   o Motley Staples Middle School, 10 a.m. More...

Letters

Free trip to Washington for veterans

Staples Host Lions Honor Flight Central Minnesota is pleased to announce another “Veterans to Washington, D.C. More...

Getting facts straight

Get your facts straight Mr. Ehrlick (Staples World, May 20)   For this individual to say we are not paying enough taxes is hypocrisy, but that is normal for liberals. More...

Current Happenings

FLC summer schedule

The summer schedule for Faith Lutheran Church of Staples is Sunday Church Service 9:30 a.m. (one service only) followed by Coffee Fellowship at 10:30 a.m. These times are in effect staring May 30,. More...

Osteoporosis and stroke screening June 9

Residents living in or around Staples can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. The Staples Assembly of God will host Life Line Screening on June 9. The church is located at 914 3rd Avenue NE, Staples. More...

Farmer’s market wares

Pictured above: Ed Boroski (right), member of the Staples Area Farmer’s Market, posed for a photo recently with Lakewood Health System employee Deb Brauch over his jam and jelly table. More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

May 28   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., 210 Jefferson St. S (Cyber Cafe) Wadena. For info., 218-631- 1714.   May 29   More...

Obituaries

Suzanne Germann

Suzanne “Sue” Marian (Spencer) Germann, 82, of Staples died at the Lakewood Health System Senior Campus Hospice in Staples on Tuesday, May 25, 2010.   Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, May 29, 11 a.m. More...

Robert Williams

Robert John Williams,, 86, formerly of Staples, died May 4, 2010, in Aurora, Colo. He was in Hospice care the last few weeks before his death, in the home of his youngest daughter, Virginia Parks in Aurora. More...

LaVonne Wicht

LaVonne Wicht, 77, of Remer, died May 20, 2010 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.   Funeral services were held May 25, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Staples.   Arrangements were with the Brenny Funeral Home in Staples. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Staples Motley School Board Minutes

Meeting #16   April 19, 2010   CALL TO ORDER   More...

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...

Memorial Day program planned at Evergreen Hill

The annual Staples Memorial Day program will be held at the Veterans Monument at Evergreen Hill Cemetery Monday, May 31, starting at 9 a.m. In case of inclement weather, the program will be moved to Centennial Auditorium.   More...

‘Stay on Track with the Turnback’ party is June 3

Sumo Wrestling: Nate the Barbarian vs. Crusher Chris

“Stay on Track with the Turnback!” is the theme for this summer in Staples.   Construction on Second Avenue, also known as old Highway 10, is set to begin early in June. More...

Over $81,000 in scholarships awarded

Sixty six people, 63 of them members of the Staples Motley High School Class of 2010, shared in over $81,000 in scholarships presented May 19 by the Staples Motley Dollars for Scholars chapter.   More...

 

News

Todd, Wadena counties have few filings

Filing for county offices to be filled in this fall’s elections have not produced many contests after one week in either Todd or Wadena counties.   Filing continues until 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 1. More...

Bonus check from Heritage Fund

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Farewell and Welcome

The Staples Motley Community Education Advisory Council at their May 19 meeting bid farewell to retiring community education director Alan Judd, left, and welcomed Chris Etzler, who will be taking the position July 1. More...

Opinion

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Wrap our veterans’ benefits in yellow ribbon not red tape

There are nearly 24 million military veterans in the U.S., including more than 400,000 living in Minnesota. These men and women have served our country with honor. More...

Political Cartoon

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Senior Nutrition Program

Anyone is welcome to a wholesome, nutritious meal at the nutrition site. Suggested donation: $3.50. Just call the phone number below between 8:30 a.m. and noon the day before for reservations. For evening meals, please call one day in advance. More...

Senior Dining

Lakewood Health System

Serving times: Lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.   Lunch served Sat. and Sun. only. Soup and dessert with every meal. Evening meal: 4:30-6 p.m. More...

SM Schools

Including elementary schools, middle school, Sacred Heart, Head Start and preschool.   All meals include: Milk, enriched bread, vegetables and fruit. More...

Life Currents

Global Outreach and Learning

Staples Motley High School GOL (Global Outreach and Learning) Students hosted the exchange students for a soccer game and hot dog roast at Pine Grove Park on May 10. More...

One injured in Fourth Street accident

Police responded Thursday, May 20, to a report of a personal injury accident that took place on the 200 block of Fourth Street N. E. about 3:29 p.m. More...

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - 1985   Top students of 1985’s graduating class are Cindy, Snyder, valedictorian and daughter of Tony and Shirley Snyder and, Thomas Doroff, salutatorian and son of Jim and Vera Doroff.   More...

Sports

Boys golf are Mid State Conference runners-up

Led by Nick Forsberg’s 72, the Staples Motley golfers finished second at the Mid State Golf Tournament held May 18 at the Detroit Lakes golf course.   Detroit Lakes won the team title with a 395. More...

Emily Israelson leads Cards at Mid State golf meet with 81

Staples Motley’s girls were busy on the links this week, playing in three tournaments in five days. More...

Baseball, now 16-1, with one game remaining

Cards stage amazing comeback to sweep Perham

The Staples Motley baseball team, with a fourth place ranking in state Class AA ratings, this past week won all five of their games, including two against Perham, two against Crosby- Ironton and one over the Browerville Tigers. More...