October 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

City council explores role of personnel committee

The Staples City Council Personnel Committee’s role is not defined by any document. More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Curb and gutter nearly complete in Motley

Curb and gutter (along Beaulieu and Main Streets and 3rd Ave. in Motley) was expected to be completely finished by Oct. 6, according to Widseth, Smith and Nolting Engineering Technician Mark Skogen. More...

New curb and gutter

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Construction on Motley’s wastewater treatment facility has begun

Construction on Motley’s new wastewater treatment facility, a project which has been in the planning stages for over two years, began this past September. More...

Letters

Gifts for soldiers

Sometimes it is encouraging to learn of Staples and Motley residents caught doing something nice for servicemen and women.   More...

Fire Prevention Week

Last year in Minnesota, 35 people lost their lives in fires. Most of the fires were residential and all of them were preventable. More...

Motley budget

Hello, city council and city employees,   I wish to plead with you on the future of the city of Motley. It is our responsibility as city staff to do what it takes to ensure a bright future for our city.   More...

Life Currents

W-DC receives funds

Mid-Central Federal Savings Bank recently concluded a fundraiser for the fine arts and athletic activities programs at Wadena-Deer Creek school. More...

Fundraiser held for W-DC school activities

The tornado that ripped through Wadena June 17 destroyed much of the Wadena-Deer Creek High School building and with it, most of the music, instruments and sports equipment for the high school’s athletic and fine arts departments.   More...

Birthday

90 years

Hazel Vasecka will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Oct. 17, 2010. Many of you remember her as your teacher, colleague, neighbor or friend. More...

Sports

CC girls racing with leaders

The Staples Motley girls cross country team finished just one point behind Sauk Centre, while Albany won their home meet Sept. 30 with Milaca and Belgrade- BrootenElrosa incomplete.     “The ‘big three’   More...

McMullen’s first bear hunt nabs 500 pounder with bow

Brett McMullen had just released an arrow at a big black bear and heard it run away through the brush. More...

Hole in one at The Vintage

Colleen (Clarine) Rawlings, of Crosby, shot a hole in one on September 25 on the 109-yard, par 3, hole 11 at The Vintage. More...

NJPA kicks off new building

Staples based company National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), started demolition on the former Carter Ringer building by swinging a golden sledgehammer to clear the way for new construction of the NJPA headquarters at their Commemorative Sledgehammer More...

Trails meeting will be Oct. 13

The public is invited to help shape the future of the area trails system at a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Staples City Hall meeting room.   More...

Fire destroys David, Nancy Simon home, no one hurt

On September 30, a fire destroyed the home owned by David and Nancy Simon on 271st Ave., north of Staples.   The Simons have four children, but none of them were home the night of the fire.   More...

 

News

EDA debate widens scope

The role of the Staples Economic Development Authority has been to help businesses improve or start something new in the community. More...

Finishing touches

A linden tree is lowered into place on the boulevard in a residential section of 2nd Avenue in Staples. More...

Lakewood adds Pain Management specialist

Lakewood Health System introduces Timothy Harley Olson, M.D., Ph.D., pain management physician as its newest collaborating specialist.   More...

Opinion

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Every day counts

Just as relationships need consistency to build a foundation of trust and shared dreams so does the needed consistent attendance at school in order to build a foundation of educational building blocks. More...

Current Happenings

Staples City Council Agenda

The Staples City Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12, in the council chambers at the Staples City Hall at 122 6th Street NE. More...

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...

MN Teen Challenge Choir visits Staples

Faith Lutheran Church invites the public to a free performance by the Central Minnesota Teen Challenge Choir on Oct. 10. The choir is scheduled to sing at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services.   More...

Obituaries

Laurel "Baldy" Waldahl

Laurel "Baldy" Waldahl,74, died October 4, 2010 at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. October 8, in the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church in Verndale, with Pastor Dave Seaton officiating. 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...

Edna Rosen

Edna Rosen, 93, of Staples, died Thursday, October 7, at the Lakewood Health System Hospital. Arrangements are pending with the Brenny Funeral Home 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...

MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME

1. State exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted:   1105 Market   2. State the address of the principal place of business:   1105 5th St. NE   Staples, MN 56479   3. More...

NOTICE LEADER COMMUNITY HALL BOARD MEETING

The Leader Community Hall Board will meet on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Community Hall to conduct the usual business.   The public is welcome.   Enid C. Nelson, Secretary 38-39pnc   More...