August 19, 2010 RSS feed / News

Lakewood certified as health care home

Step one to transformation of primary care

Lakewood Health System is among the first 11 health care homes certified by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The approach is designed for people with complex and chronic conditions. More...

Thefts, hit and run, reported to Todd County Sheriff

The Todd County Sheriff’s Department is investigating several recent thefts.   Shawn Treaque of rural Browerville reported on Aug. More...

Roll off

Huge cement pipes were delivered on 4th Street Friday morning by a specialized truck. More...

Two vehicle accident

Three people were transported to Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples, following a two vehicle accident in Becker Township Aug. 16. More...

Fire Officer training online

Beginning this fall, Minnesota   State Community   and Technical College – Moorhead is offering an   online Fire Officer Certifi- cation Program to prepare firefighters for command and leadership roles in their community fire More...

Energy crop tour

Approximately 30 people attended the recent Energy and Horticulture Day held at Central Lakes College Agricultural and Energy Center in Staples. More...

Encampment

Rin Porter of Browerville cooked her noon meal on the campfire of her encampment during the 19th annual Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folklife Fest held at Old Wadena Park near Staples Aug. 14 and 15. More...

Making dream catchers

Lisa Lieske, of Minneapolis, above, and Atom Dial of Staples, participated in the dream catcher workshop lead by Mary Harrison offered at the Old Wadena Rendezvous Aug. 14. More...

Hand forged

Mike Hoffman with help from a friend, forged an impromptu two-tined fork from a piece of hot steel. Forging is one of the oldest known metalworking processes. (Staples World photo by Janice Winter) More...

Railroad Days map

The parade route and additional parking areas are marked on this map developed by the Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce to help people locate events during Railroad Days Aug. 26-29 in Staples. More...

Stomping Grounds to be featured in documentary

Film crews will be in Staples August 28

Emergence Pictures, St. Paul, will be in Staples Saturday, Aug. 28, filming a portion of a documentary about Youth Social Entrepreneurship. More...

Bean bag toss is new event set for Railroad Days 2010

Medallion Hunt starts Monday, Aug. 23

Railroad Days keeps getting bigger and better and this year is no exception with some new activities over the three-day event Aug. 27-29. More...

Benefit set for W-DCHS athletics, fine arts

A silent auction to benefit the Wadena- Deer Creek High School Athletic and Fine Arts Department will be held Aug. 23-27 in the lobby of the Wadena office of Mid- Central Federal Savings Bank at 520 Jefferson St. SW. More...

Classes listed for Staples Elementary School

Kindergarten   MRS. More...

Horticulture Day at CLC

  Locally produced chicken and vegetables were on the menu at the Central Lakes College Ag and Energy Center for their horticulture event Aug. 12. Chef Derek Olson, second from left, of Harvest Thyme Bistro prepared the meal. More...

Initiative Foundation joins top tier

This summer, the Initiative Foundation has joined the ranks of only 200 nationally accredited community foundations in the U.S.   More...

Natural history

At left, the rich natural history of Wadena County and Old Wadena Park has kept naturalist Dick Oehlenschlager immersed in his work over the years. More...

Sewing

Lacey Crider of Clarissa, a veteran of the Old Wadena Rendezvous at 19, sews a leather bag at her encampment during the weekend show. She also demonstrated how to shoot a bow and arrow. More...

Singing

Curtis and Loretta performed on stage under the main tent area during the Old Wadena Rendezvous. Many acts were featured throughout the weekend. (Staples World photo by Janice Winter) More...