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Crow Wing Currents

Deer hunting... it’s practically a national holiday in Cass County

Lyle Fleisher shares memories of the season

Don’t expect Lyle Fleisher to come to your wedding if it’s scheduled during deer hunting season. He makes no exceptions, Lyle’s wife, Gail, shared recently at their rural Cass County home in Byron Township. More...

Final assessment hearing held for Motley’s Beaulieu Street Area Project

Assessment payments/deferments discussed at special meeting

A final Assessment Hearing was held at Motley City Hall Oct. 26, in regard to the Beaulieu Street Area Improvements Project. More...

Motley voter

  Elsie Hanson of Motley was one of many city residents who voted at the Nov. 2 election, held at Motley City Hall. For election results, see pg. 1a. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)   More...

Letters

Legacy

Staples is approaching 25 years since the railroad closed its operations in Staples. The railroad had a high impact on the local community. It was estimated that a quarter of every dollar left town. This was probably the biggest legacy.   More...

America’s Bounty

American supermarkets are amazing places.   The fresh produce, meat and dairy products on our shelves are astounding. The cereals and breads are so plentiful and various you wonder if anyone has ever taken the time to try them all. More...

Life Currents

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - 1985   Bruce Berg is the winner of the Staples Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmer Award for 1985. Berg will be entered in a state-wide competition for the outstanding young farmer of the state. More...

Halloween celebration

A number of people stopped by the Northern Pacific Depot in Staples, Oct. 30, for a “Halloween Celebration” hosted by the Staples Area Farmer’s Market. More...

Halloween safety

The Staples American Legion Auxiliary Unit 70 presented “Halloween Safety” brochures to elementary school children on Oct. 26. More...

Sports

Second at state

Cardinals take it to the limit

A Staples Motley tennis team with only three returning starters from a team that made five previous state tournament experiences not only extended the legacy with a sixth straight tournament run, but topped it off with a second place finish.  More...

Reichert headed to state

Staples Motley runner Lisa Reichert will compete at the State Cross Country Meet on Nov. 6 after finishing in fourth place at the Section 8A meet at Bagley. More...

Koskiniemi twins capture consolation championship

Emma Koskiniemi finished off her fourth straight doubles state tournament run on a winning note with her sister Andrea, by winning the consolation doubles championship. More...

Half of a percent difference calls for recount

For state offices, there is an automatic recount if the difference between candidates is less than one half of one percent of the total number of votes for that office.   More...

Ribbon cutting marks downtown construction

Citizens, city and county officials, engineers and construction workers involved with the turnback project gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially commemorate the new downtown roads. More...

 

News

Garage sales, zoning debated at city council

The Staples City Council discussed two different issues that relate to the city’s appearance at the Oct. 26 meeting. They considered limiting garage sales and again talked about the zoning ordinance regarding outbuildings.   More...

Tree damage, rash of thefts

Trees just planted in the new sidewalk on the north side of 2nd Ave NE in the 400 block were vandalized by someone breaking branches off the trees. It is unknown if the trees will survive or not. The damage was done Oct. 30. More...

Stoplight memento

With the stoplight taken away from downtown Staples, Dennis Kahlhamer, right, decided to make a lamp out of the retired walk signal. More...

Opinion

Staples Motley Schools

Sticks and stones

Sticks and Stones More...

Nine-year-old tells the effects of her diabetes

Alyssa Thompson, daughter of Reggie and Amy Thompson of Staples, gave the following speech to her fellow students at Sacred Heart Area School in Staples. More...

Current Happenings

‘Amazing’ tap dancers coming to Staples

Rhythmic Circus, a group the Minneapolis Star Tribune called “Flat out Amazing,” will perform at Centennial Auditorium in Staples Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. 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...

Ghosts and young lovers

Ghosts in a deserted mansion. Bus breaking   down during a rain storm.   All the elements for a “scary” story are present   More...

Obituaries

Franklin Selvey

Franklin Selvey, 95, of Staples, died Nov. 1, 2010 at the Lakewood Health System Care Center, Staples   Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m. at the Staples Alliance Church. Visitation is at 11 a.m. More...

Joan Kern

Joan Katherine Kern, 73, of Wadena, died Oct. 28, 2010 at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena.   Funeral services were held Nov. 1, at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Wadena, with Pastor Allen Refsland officiating. More...

LeRoy Gillson

LeRoy “Jack” John Gillson, 75, of Motley, died Oct. 28, 2010 at the Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples.   A memorial service was held Nov. 1, at the Motley Free Methodist Church. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

TODD COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT 215 First Ave. South Long Prairie, MN 56347 320-732-4420

PUBLIC NOTICE   Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. More...

RESOLUTION NO. 1513

CITY OF STAPLES 122-6TH STREET NE, STAPLES, MN 56479   NOTICE OF ORDER   TO REMOVE   HAZARDOUS   BUILDINGS   To: Michael A. Murdock, Jr. Katie L. Murdock   More...

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...