September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Anderson named editor of the Staples World

By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter Mark Anderson, a fifth generation newspaper writer, has joined the Staples World as news editor. Anderson hails from Madelia, a town in Southern Minnesota which is similar in size to Staples. More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Six inducted to Pillager School’s “Hall of Fame”

Pillager School held its first “Hall of Fame Induction Banquet” Sept. 25, at the school cafeteria. Approximately 120 people attended.   More...

From selling windows to saving souls

Paul Johnson is new pastor at Pillager Baptist Church

He’s not in the window business like he had always planned to be, but Pastor Paul Johnson of Pillager is still helping to let the light in. More...

Crow Wing Calendar

October 5   AL-ANON MTG, Tuesdays at noon, Motley United Methodist Church. For more info., 218-310-8813.   MOTLEY’S TWO RIVERS MUSIC FEST MEETING, Tues., Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m., BRICKS, Motley. Interested parties welcome. More...

Letters

Historic courthouse support

In November, we voters will be asked to determine the fate of our historic courthouse. This majestic structure has stood for over 127 years and was determined to be as structurally sound as when it was built. 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...

“Real Men Sing” concert to showcase 350 voices Oct. 9

Over 350 high school, college and adult men have registered for this year’s “Real Men Sing” festival, which is the most since the festival began in 2003. This “Massive Masculine Concert” is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. More...

Pregnancy and infant loss remembrance

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Each year, approximately one million pregnancies in the U.S. end in miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of the newborn child. More...

Obituaries

Larry Krause

Larry Krause, 68, died October 4, 2010 in Fargo, N.D. at Sanford Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Brenny Funeral Home in Staples. More...

James Friedl

James Friedl, 75, of Motley, died Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at the Lakewood Health System Hospital. Arrangements are pending with the Brenny Funeral Home in Randall. More...

John Kirk

John Stanley Kirk, 95, of Staples, died Sept. 22, 2010 at home.   Funeral services were held Sept. 27, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples with Rev. Lauren Germann officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE PRIVATE

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...

MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME

1. State exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted:   Healing Hooves Miniature Equine Services   2. State the address of the principal place of business:   50585 171st Ave. More...

P NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE PRIVATE

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...

Car ignores school bus, hits young girl

On Sept. 27, at 3:53 p.m. a five year old girl was hit by a car after she got off a Wadena-Deer Creek School bus. The young girl and her two sisters were being dropped off at a residence on South Brown Street in the City of Verndale. More...

City eyes end of construction

It won’t be much longer before downtown Staples can appreciate their new streets and sidewalks. Although construction crews will continue to work on things for several weeks, there are signs that major construction is nearing a conclusion. More...

Courthouse project explained at meeting

Administrator to ask for $2.7 million bond

After nearly a year of study, Todd County Commissioners are promoting a plan to restore the historic courthouse in Long Prairie, which will help streamline the county government, make it easier for citizens to access the government, which could lead More...

 

News

Wadena 4-H building repairs on hold

At their Sept. 21 county board meeting, Wadena County Commissioners agreed to put off the rebuilding of the 4-H building at the fairgrounds until next spring.   More...

Farmers Union in D.C.

Alan Perish, left, and Karen Perish of Browerville were among the members of the Minnesota Farmers Union who recently visited Rep. Collin Peterson and other lawmakers in Washington, D.C. More...

Sacred Heart welcomes three new teachers

Sacred Heart Area School started their year with six new employees and new technology for the school year. More...

Opinion

Calculating taxes

Anyone who has experience with property taxes in other states will likely tell you that the Minnesota property tax system is very complex in comparison. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Early Childhood Coalition activities make a difference

In September 2008, community members came together to form the alliance Staples Motley Early Childhood Coalition.  More...

Life Currents

Anniversary

50 years

Gary and Janice Johnson of Staples, celebrate 50 years of marriage. There will be an open house anniversary party hosted by their family on Saturday, Oct. 9 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Pillager Community Center. The couple were married on Oct. More...

Anniversary

50 years

Roy and Mary Lou Olander will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house on Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Clarissa Ballroom. The event will begin at 2:30 p.m. with a short program, followed by a dinner and dance from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Brian and Meghan Kazmierczak of Pequot Lakes, twin boys, Emmet Brian, weighing five pounds 11 ounces and Clayton John, weighing four pounds one ounce on Sept. 17, 2010. More...

Sports

Homecoming victory

After a week of homecoming festivities the Cardinal football team crushed the Roseau Rams 52-14, on Friday Friday night to cap off a homecomi ng victory.   “ W e moved the ball offensively well,” said Coach Lynn Pet erson. More...

Volleyball team drops two

By Kelley Kossan Staples World reporter The Cardinal Spikers had another tough week of volleyball. In two home games last week they lost 3-0 to Pelican Rapids and   3-1 to Pequot Lakes. More...

DNR Question of The Week

Q : The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) works with the University of Minnesota Extension Service in conducting the Master Naturalist Program. What is the program and how does a person become a master naturalist?   More...