September 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Stores open on 2nd Ave.

Construction on Second Ave. in Staples is at the west end of Second Ave., but not the end of the project. Nearly two and a half inches of rain in the past week have slowed parts of the work.   More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Hundreds attend “The Gathering” in Motley

Approximately 400-500 people attended last weekends “The Gathering,” held at the Motley Fairgrounds.   The event included a dedication of the old school bell, displays of family histories; food and entertainment.   More...

Motley woman sentenced

Lori Ann Boyer, Motley, was sentenced Aug. 2, following her conviction for State Lottery Fraud. More...

Open house meal

Students and their parents were treated to hot dogs and other goodies during an Open house at Motley Elementary and Motley Staples Middle School Sept. 1. More...

Letters

Railroad Days parade

I recently attended the Staples Railroad Days Parade. Overall, my family and I enjoyed the parade, until near the end. More...

Relay For Life

S tapl es I wan t to take a moment to express my thanks to the community of Staples Motley. I am so very happy to say that with hard work and a positive attitude, the Staples Motley area had an incredible Relay For Life event on June 11-12. More...

Current Happenings

CARE Community Meals scheduled

First free meal is Sept. 14

CARE Ministry is an ecumenical group of churches in the Staples, Motley and Leader area that has united to assist people who have come upon financial hard times or who have an emergency arise beyond their means. More...

Menus

Senior Nutrition   Program   Anyone is welcome to a wholesome, meal at the nutrition site. Suggested donation: $3.50. Just call between 8:30 a.m. and noon the day before for reservations. More...

Staples City Council Agenda

The Staples City Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, in the council chambers at the Staples City Hall at 122 6th Street NE. More...

Obituaries

Mary Edith Kephart

Mary Edith Arlene Kephart, 86, of Staples, died Sept. 2, 2010, at the Lakewood Health System Hospital, Staples.   According to her wishes no services will be held. Burial was in Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples. 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. More...

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. More...

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. More...

Overpass pact amended

The Todd County Agricultural Society, Todd County Social Services, Todd County Public Health and the District Court Administrator all made presentations to the Todd County Board of Commissioners at their, Aug. 23 meeting. More...

Chatting with the principal

At a recent open house at Staples Elementary School, third grader Hunter Klimek chatted a bit with principal Jason Luksik. The first day of school was Sept. 7. More...

Hobo King - dreams do come true

Forty years ago Michael “Dante” Conley made a promise. This year in August he not only fulfilled that promise, he also satisfied a dream at the same time. More...

 

News

Women’s Chorus rehearsals begin Monday, Sept. 13

Rob Freelove is new director

The Staples Area Women’s Chorus will hold its first rehearsal Monday, Sept. 13, at the Staples Motley High School choir room, beginning at 8 p.m. More...

Twenty five years

Three employees with the SM School District were recognized recently for their each having served 25 years. More...

Meeting her teachers

Students at Staples Elementary School had a chance to visit their classrooms and meet teachers during a recent open house. More...

Opinion

To be better tomorrow than we are today

As we begin the 2010-2011 student school year the Staples Motley ISD #2170 School Board has started a planning project. More...

Accountability helps build lifelong skills

Accountability is a word often bantered around on the political arena and many many times ends up as a means of pointing fingers to find fault. More...

Life Currents

Girl Scout recruitment night

A Girl Scout recruitment event will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Staples on Tuesday, Sept. 14, starting at 6:30 p.m.   More...

Birthdays

80; 77 years

There will be an open house birthday party on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. in honor of Jerry Steven’s 80th birthday and Faye Steven’s 77th birthday. The event will be held at the Motley United Methodist Church. More...

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - 1985   More...

Sports

Area athletes on nation’s third-ranked team

Freshmen Nikki Pearson of Staples and Bristy Bourgoin of Pillager are members of the volleyball team at Central Lakes College this fall. More...

Staples Motley swim team hosts first triangular

Last Thursday night the Staples Motley Swimmers hosted the first triangular of the season against Perham and Holdingford.   More...

Inside the Outdoors

When your dog’s time comes

The good thing about having an unpleasant thing happen rarely, is that   its pain is infrequent. More...