June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Up to the doorway

Construction on old Hwy. 10 in Staples, part of the city’s 2nd Ave. Turnback Project, has the road torn up from 9th St. east almost to the intersection of 12th St. More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Motley Fair celebrates 100 years

‘Morrison County’s Oldest Continuous Fair’ runs June 24- 27

It’s been 100 years since the idea to hold a county fair in Motley was first conceived. More...

MS Middle School honor roll

A-Honor Roll Sixth Grade   Kylie Bendson, Megan Dumpprope, Josie Erickson, Zoe Fietek, Jordan Haglin, Andrew Israelson, Jenessa Iverson, Anna Koopmann, Lauren Nelson, Rebekka Paskewitz, Austin Pogreba, Jacob O’Rourke, Tory Rochat, Garre More...

Pillager Fair is around the corner, July 7 - 11

Fairboard members have been busy getting things ready for the upcoming Pillager Fair, scheduled for July 7 - 11, in Pillager. More...

Current Happenings

Classes rerouted at Wadena MSCTC

Summer courses at Minnesota State Community and Technical College (MSCTC) in Wadena, suffered substantial damage in a tornado on June 17. Classes will resume at locations around the area beginning Wednesday, June 23. More...

First day at Ernie’s

Ed Gustafson of Staples, above, was one of the first customers at the new Ernie’s Food Market at 1230 Highway 10 east when the store opened Thursday, June 17. More...

Menus

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. More...

Life Currents

50 years

A celebration honoring Lynn and Carol Spencer on their 50th wedding anniversary will be held Saturday, July 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Wadena. More...

50 years

Join the Bremer family as Joe and Judy Bremer of Motley celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Open house is Sunday, June 27, 2010, from 2 to 5 p.m., Hasty/Silver Creek Sportsman Club, 10917 Duffield Ave. NW, Maple Lake, Minn. LC24p   More...

Hansen, Riggs

Daniel Hansen, Motley and Jonna Riggs, Minneapolis, announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Hansen to Evan Rasmussen, son of Ray and Carol Rasmussen of Deer Creek. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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.   NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT:   More...

P NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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Storm shows strength of emergency plans

The tornado’s tail had hardly disappeared from view last Thursday before emergency plans were being activated by Wadena County personnel and others from a huge surrounding area. More...

Trail easement approved by school board

The building of a local trail system cleared one more hurdle Monday night at the Staples Motley School Board meeting when the board approved a request from the City of Staples for an easement through Central Lakes Ag Center property.   More...

 

News

Wadena tornado declared emergency

Commissioner Bill Stearns, chair of the Wadena County Board of Commissioners, convened an emergency meeting of the county board at 10:40 a.m. on Friday, June 18. All commissioners were present along with County Auditor/ Treasurer Char West. More...

Wadena disaster relief requested

WOW (Work on Wadena) volunteers needed Saturday

Volunteer coordinators are making a big push for volunteers for Saturday on what is being called Work on Wadena or WOW.   A professional volunteer organizer can be reached at 800-543-7709 from any phone or at 211 from any land line. More...

Merickel miracle

Rev. Carol Carroll (left) reflected on the tornado that swept through her Wadena neighborhood a few hours earlier on June 17. More...

Opinion

Time to do more with less and do it better

In 2011, Minnesota faces a historic budget deficit of a projected shortfall of $6-8 billion. The deficit represents about 15 percent of our entire state budget. More...

Letters

Relay for Life

Staple s E vents of R elay For Life started out with the Survivors Dinner sponsored by Lakewood Health System. The wrap up meeting held on June 16, ended six months of preparation.   More...

Internet safety

June is “Internet Safety Month”. Technology, specifically the internet, has opened up the world to us and brought it into our homes. Through the internet, we have easy access to a vast amount of material. More...

For your safety-part 2

After seeing a video on face book today, with members of the Staples Motley girls track team riding in a school van after the state meet (they had state track jerseys on) not wearing their seat belts, made me wonder...Who was driving? More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

June 25   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., 210 Jefferson St. S (Cyber Cafe) Wadena. For info., 218-631- 1714.   STAPLES AREA FARMER’S MARKET, Fridays, 11 a.m. More...

Crow Wing Calendar

June 30   WOMEN IN RECOVERY AA MEETING, Wednesdays, noon, Motley Free Methodist Church. For more info., call JoAnn at 218-575-2611.   More...

Obituaries

Eva Dobson

Eva Margaret Amanda Dobson, 72, of Staples, died June 15, 2010 at the Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples. More...

Arlan Bakke

Arlan N. Bakke, 74, of Staples Motley, died June 9, 2010 at Lakewood Health System, Staples.   Memorial services were held June 18, at the Brenny Funeral Home in Staples with Pastor Barry Klein, Staples Church of Christ, officiating. More...

Sports

Cardinal golfers finish season at state tourney

Cardinal golf coach Glen Hasselberg has often said, “You can’t win a golf tournament on the first day, but you can lose one.”   H e ’ s   H e ’ s been correct with that statement most of his coaching career, More...

Great day for golf

Until the weather turned a bit sour later in the day, Thursday, June 17 was a great day for golf during the 8th annual Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce’s golf tournament. More...

Staples Motley American Legion begins season

The Staples Motley American Legion team downed Cass Lake-Leech Lake 8-4 in the local Legion team’s first game of the 2010 summer season. More...