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Relay for Life events finalized for June 11

Staples and Motley residents will kick off the 13th Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 11, at the track and field area west of the Staples Elementary School.   Teams are still welcome to join the relay. More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

A ‘Farm to Market’ co-op in Verndale?

Local growers hope to stimulate economy and provide healthy alternatives for area residents

A “Farm to Market Alliance” co-op” is still a dream for a few people in the Staples area; but they’re hoping that their efforts to make it a reality will someday result in a healthier local economy, as well as healthier area More...

Memorial Day observed at Poplar Cemetery

At least 100 people journeyed to Poplar Cemetery near Leader last weekend for the annual Memorial Day service, sponsored by the Poplar Ladies Birthday Club. More...

Pillager School joins Cass Cty. SHIP

Pillager School is one of four Cass Cty schools participating in the Statewide Health Improvement Program of Cass Cty in mini-grant funding for 2010.   More...

Letters

Relay For Life

Cancer has been hard on the Brauch family. The father, Bob, and three of his daughters, Jean, Elaine and Ida, all died from cancer. Our Relay For Life team, the Amateur Athletes, will not be walking in this years event on June 11. More...

Current Happenings

State bank group president to speak at Staples Rotary

Joseph Witt, president and CEO of the Minnesota Banke rs Association ( M BA )willbethe f e at u red speaker at the June 9 meeting of the Staples Rotary Club at noon at T Maxwell’s Restaurant. The public is invited to attend.   More...

Educational Opportunities

June 7   ‘CIRCLE OF PARENTS’ SUPPORT   GROUP Mondays, 6:30 - 8 p.m. at Staples Elementary   School Library. Parents with children of all ages welcome. Child care provided. More...

Deadline is June 15 for Community Awards

The deadline is fast approaching for nominations to be accepted for the Staples Community Foundation’s Distinguised Service Awards. More...

Obituaries

Donald "Butch" Dumpprope

Donald “Butch” Dumpprope, 67, of Poplar, died June 7, 2010 at home. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 10, 11 a.m. at the Motley Free Methodist Church with a visitation one hour prior to services. More...

Eleanora Ruby

Eleanora C. Ruby, 71, of Bloomington, died Jan. 9, 2010 at her home.   Funeral services were held Jan. 13, 2010 at Washburn McReavy Dawn Chapel, Bloomington.   Eleanora was born Oct. 27, 1938 in Rugby N.D. More...

Sheryl Halvorson

Sheryl Lynette Halvorson, 50, of Staples, died May 29, 2010 at her home. Funeral services were held June 1, at the United Methodist Church in Motley. Burial will be in Scottsdale, Ariz. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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NOTICE TODD-WADENA COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS MEETING

Todd-Wadena Community Corrections Executive Committee will meet Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at 4:30 p.m. at the Wadena County Courthouse, Wadena, Minnesota.   Bernice Desotell, Administrative Assistant   21pnc   More...

Notices P NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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Turnback construction work begins this week

Signs of the old Highway 10 turnback work will be appearing this week on the east end of Staples, with major earth moving work getting going next week.   More...

EDA board views locally designed boat prototype

Members of the Staples Economic Development Authority on May 25 viewed the new prototype boat designed, developed and manufactured by Stanley Widmer and Associates firm, one of the occupants of the EDA’s Staples Industrial Building.   More...

A moment to remember, to honor

Huck Holst and LaDonna Peterson were among the representatives of the Robert W. Hand Post 1910 Veterans of Foreign Wars and VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion Ivan V. More...

 

News

May 25 city council session short, sweet

The May 25 Staples City Council session could only be called short and sweet.   More...

Surveying new boat

Surveying Stan Widmer’s new boat are, from left, Doyle Yoder, Mark Schmitz, Al Kolling, Widmer, Stan Carlson, Jerel Nelsen, Nate Mathews and Chris Etzler. More...

Dedication of first pavers

Following a dedication and unveiling ceremony a crowd gathered around the first set of pavers to be placed at the Staples All Veteran’s Park Saturday. More...

Opinion

2010 legislative end of session review

While Monday, May 17, was the last day the legislature could meet constitutionally, no legislation can be passed on that day. More...

High school diploma: Gateway to success

A high school diploma can be the gateway to postsecondary education, better employment and a succ essful college c a re e r. Our gradu- ating seniors are fortunate to be heading out into the world with a great education. More...

An opportunity to show appreciation for efforts

Staples Re sid ents and organizations in the Staples and Motley area have an opportunity to recognize the accomplishments and volunteer efforts of the many individuals and groups that live and work in our area.   More...

Life Currents

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Mandy Kilbury and Gary DeWald of Motley, a baby boy, Gary Ray, weighing six pounds 10 ounces on May 21, 2010. More...

Ride the rails with the historical society

The Staples Historical Society is planning their second annual “Ride The Rails To Red Wing” via Amtrak - a unique adventure.   The departure date is Saturday, Aug. 21, at 4:09 a.m. More...

Motorcycle Sunday

Approximately 20 bikers (including Jim Vollegraaf, pictured above in forefront) participated in a “Blessing of the Bikers” service at Staples Alliance Church May 30. More...

Sports

Cards lose to Cowboys in final game of season

The regular season for the Staples Motley Cardinal baseball team came to a close on May 27, with a loss in a close game against the Brecke nridge Cowboys. More...

Israelson leads Cards at Section 6AA first round

Staples Motley’s girls finished 13 strokes off the pace set by Albany on May 27, in the first round of the Section 6AA girls golf tour nament. Albany had a first day round of 364, with St. More...

Most Valuable awards

Winners of the Most Valuable athlete awards for girls sports this year at Staples Motley High School included, from left, Kaytlin Roth cross country; Jaelin Beachy swimming, Nikki Pearson volleyball a More...