September 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Part of former Windmill Floral deal approved

The Staples Economic Development Authority (SEDA) approved one action and tabled a second related to the former Windmill Floral building at their Aug. 24 meeting. More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Local family histories will be displayed at “The Gathering”

Event takes place September 4, in Motley

After attending a genealogy class this past year, Florence (Pribbenow) Berndt of rural Motley was inspired to put together a display of her husband Bill’s family history. More...

Genealogy project

Bill and Florence (Pribbenow) Berndt, rural Motley, are pictured with a genealogy display of the Berndt family that Florence has been working on. More...

Open house at Pillager School tonight

Pillager School will hold an Open House tonight, Sept. 2, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.   Students in grades k - 12 will have a chance to meet teachers and to find classrooms. More...

Letters

Batcher Building

Who knew what hid behind the brick facade of the old Batcher Building? Well, I suppose many Staples natives and history buffs did, but I was not among this crowd.   More...

Renn concert

This past Sunday afternoon I attended the free concert at the Lincoln Model School put on by Wayne Renn. What a good time it was.   More...

Railroad Days success

A recap of the events over the Railroad Days weekend shows it was a busy time. As we all k n ow, not eve r ything runs as smooth as it looks. The weather was great again. More...

Life Currents

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Christine Albrecht and Timothy Leach of Staples, a baby boy, Alex Alton weighing five pounds 15 ounces on Aug. 21, 2010. More...

Girl Scouts’ interview

Staples World employee Gary Mueller, left, was interviewed recently by the Brownie/Daisy Girl Scout Troop #154 from Staples. More...

Girl Scouts learn about inner beauty

The Brownie/Daisy Troop #154 from Staples recently went on an adventure that involved a threemile walk and a list of questions.   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Date: May 26, 2010 YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:   More...

NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the sale set forth in the above Notice has been postponed to September 2, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the place indicated in said Notice.   More...

NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the sale set forth in the above Notice has been postponed to October 14, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the place indicated in said Notice.   More...

Staples airport to get equipment building

Construction is expected to begin soon on a building at the Staples Municipal Airport to house snow removal equipment.   The bid of $275,157.73 was awarded to Srock Construction, Inc., Alexandria, at the Aug. More...

From ‘Streetless in Staples’ . . .

. . . To possibilities in pavement

Streets and sidewalks continue to be removed as construction on 2nd Ave. progresses. Sanitary sewer installation was underway at 1st St. and storm sewer was not far behind at 2nd St. early in the week. More...

 

News

Special awards

The Staples Volunteer Fire Department and the Staples Ambulance Service were honored as Grand Marshalls for the Staples Railroad Days parade Aug. 28. More...

Stolen items

Above are pictures of items stolen from Philbrook area southeast of Motley. The Todd County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the thefts of the Kawasaki dirt bike and the Honda 3 wheeler. More...

Car show results

A gorgeous day, last Saturday saw the 15th Annual Ride the Dream Car Show show results   More...

Opinion

Not just jobs, good and safe jobs

Minnesotans and people across the country are worried about finding and keeping jobs. Many are desperate for any job at all in the worst recession since the Great Depression. Fifteen million people who want to work are stuck in unemployment lines. 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...

Familiar faces, new roles

The Staples Area Men’s Chorus (SAMC) welcomes a new director and a new accompanist. More...

School bus schedules for 2010-2011 year

BUS SERVICE FROM THE CITY OF STAPLES TO MOTLEY ELEMENTARY AND MOTLEY STAPLES MIDDLE SCHOOL:   School bus drivers will contact new families on their route. They will inform them of the time to board a direct bus route to Motley. More...

Obituaries

Donald Sanda

Donald J. Sanda, 78, of Staples, died Aug. 29, 2010 at the Lakewood Health System Hospital, Staples.   More...

Sports

Girls cross country sixth in tough meet

The Lady Cardinal Cross Country runners started out their season with a tough meet in Moorhead. A late summer day with high temps. posed a challenge, but the Cardinal girls came out with a sixth place finish in a field of 12 area teams. More...

Weather takes toll on boys cc team

The Cardinal Boys Cross Country team started out the season in a tough way at the Shocky Strand Invitational in Moorhead. Heat and tough competition challenged the boys and they took ninth in a field of eleven teams. More...

Great weather for Railroad Days Dash

The Second Annual Railroad Days Dash was held last Saturday morning. DQ Dilly bars, free massages from LHS, timing from Raceberry Jam, T-shirts and music, along with a great race course drew over 100 participants for this years event.   More...