August 19, 2010 RSS feed / Life Currents

Giant omelette eating contest

Friends from the Staples area challenged each other to a 12-egg omelette eating contest (along with one pound of hash browns each) recently at the Spot Cafe in Staples. More...

Engagement

Burczyk, Kowalski

Beverly Burczyk and Marvin Kowalski, Motley, announce their engagement.   Beverly is the daughter of Barbara Burczyk, Wadena, and the late Edward Burczyk. More...

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - 1985   The Burlington Northern, in a surprise announcement last week, has put its pans to run-through Staples as a division point, on hold at least until June 1, 1986, according to the company’s regional vice president. More...

Most popular online service turns two

You’ve probably heard that it’s the 75th anniversary of Social Security. However, there is another important birthday going on.   More...

Senior celebrations

The regular monthly birthday and anniversary party was held at the Staples Senior Citizen’s Center Aug. 10, with 13 members in attendance. More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Kasey and Christopher Odden of Staples, a baby boy, Jackson Paul weighing seven pounds 10 ounces on Aug. 7, 2010. More...

Student achievements

AUGSBURG COLLEGE, MINNEAPOLIS announced its Spring Semester 2010 Dean’s List. To qualify, full-time students must have a grade point average of 3.50. More...

Snacks of fresh produce to be offered at elementary schools

Students at Staples Elementary School and Motley Elementary School will enjoy a healthy afternoon snack during the new school year, thanks to grants from the Minnesota Department of Education. More...