August 26, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

New bike rack for library

City workers and Jerry Jackson from Jackson Welding recently installed a new bike rack at the Staples City Hall and Public Library. More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

First Lutheran Church in Pillager celebrates 100 years

First Lutheran Church of Pillager will celebrate its Centennial anniversary this weekend, with a combination of food, fellowship and worship.   The festivities begin on Sat., Aug. 28, from 2 - 5 p.m. More...

“The Gathering” happens Sept. 4, in Motley

A celebration of local history and family stories

Hundreds of people are expected to travel to Motley Labor Day Weekend for “The Gathering,” a fun-filled event inspired by local history and family stories. More...

Crow Wing Calendar

September 1   WOMEN IN RECOVERY AA MEETING, Wednesdays, noon, Motley Free Methodist Church located behind Mr. Ed’s. For more info., call JoAnn at 218-575-2611.   More...

Letters

Two Rivers Music Fest

The Motley’s Two Rivers Music Fest Committee would like to thank the businesses of our area and the people that have contributed to our yearly event. Thanks to your generous donation we accomplished a successful event.   More...

Life Currents

A few names

Those identified in the above photo so far include: Miss Richarson, the teacher on the left; Derald and Carroll Miller; Phylis, Norm and Donna Hagenson. More...

District 36 school picnic planned for July 2011

In 1872, the settlers of Todd County who were in what is now the line between Moran and Staples townships organized the 36th school district in the county. School was first held in the Cass home. In 1880 a log schoolhouse was built.   More...

Care Center

SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAYS AT THE LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM SENIOR CAMPUS INCLUDE:   Dennis Hall, Viola Ackerson, Sept. 5; Claudia Engdahl, Sept. 8; Dorothy Trana, Sept. 14; Irene Goetsch, Sept. 15; Mary Beers, Caroline Macho Sept. More...

Obituaries

Luella Pankratz

Virginia, Iowa; Rosalie (Larry) Fearing of Staples; nine grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren; three brothers, John (Irene) Korfe of Windom; Alfred (Irene) Korfe of Staples; Clarence (Lois) Korfe of Bertha; and two sisters, Jean Bolstad of Windom More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described Mortgage:   1. Date of Mortgage: September 8, 2003   2. Mortgagors: Randy L. Lewis, a single person   3. More...

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Date: July 23, 2010   YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a default has occurred in the conditions of the following described Mortgage:   INFORMATION REGARDING MORTGAGE TO BE FORECLOSED   1. Date of Mortgage: March 8, 2006   2. More...

NOTICE REQUEST FOR BIDS ALDRICH TOWNSHIP FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE

Aldrich Township will be accepting bids for road maintenance, including snow plowing in the winter, grading roads during the other months and mowing the ditches once after August 1.   More...

Parade Grand Marshal to be announced tonight

This weekend’s Railroad Days festivities in Staples will kick off with a very special program Thursday at the Staples Fire Hall that will include the naming of the Grand Marshal for the 2010 Railroad Days Parade on Saturday.   More...

Open houses scheduled at Staples Motley schools

It’s ‘Back to School’ time in the Staples Motley Area. Classes at most schools begin the week of Sept. 7; but Open Houses are scheduled at all prior to that date. More...

Todd County Courthouse renovation bond on Nov. ballot

Renovating Todd County’s historical courthouse will cost less than one cup of coffee per month per property taxpayer, people attending a recent public meeting learned.   More...

 

News

County board approves Aldrich wind turbine

Sets moratorium on new wind turbines

At the Aug. More...

Help has arrived

The Staples Volunteer Fire Department and Staples Ambulance Service responded to an accident on Highway 210 July 1, 2008, rescuing the driver following almost three hours of efforts. More...

Wadena County asks for property tax relief

Torndado damaged commercial and residential

At its Aug. More...

Opinion

Looking forward to the new school year

Welcome back!   More...

Take a stand against meat packer mergers

On Friday, Aug. 27, USDA and the Justice Department will conduct an historic workshop in Fort Collins, Colorado on competition and antitrust in livestock markets (see www.cfra.org/competition). More...

Current Happenings

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...

Appearing

Orvs Avenue (above) will be appearing at the Stomping Grounds Coffee House in Staples during open mic. night, Friday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m. More...

Wayne Renn concert new for Railroad Days

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, to Lincoln Park

A new addition to the 2010 Railroad Days Celebration is a concert on Sunday afternoon at the Lincoln Park. Wayne Renn, a current Staples resident who was born and raised in nearby Brainerd, will be singing and playing from 4-7 p. m.   More...

Sports

Cardinal football season underway

By Kelley Kossan, Staples World reporter The Cardinal football season is underway and the players are practicing hard. More...

Young Cardinal tennis team competes in tourney

The young and darker shade of green Cardinals took another step in their thousand mile journey in the right direction with overall solid play at the prestigious Pine City Invitational this past Monday going up against the state’s class A favor More...

Area athletes play football at CLC

Area athl etes are members of the defending Minnesota College Athletic Conference champion football team at Central Lakes College. More...