November 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Currently active in the military

CPL Jaecob Kyllo, left, recently returned from his last deployment in Afghanistan, wounded. More...

A meaningful Veterans Day

Staples and Motley residents joined the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of Pack and Troop 61 to do something nice for veterans this year. More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Motley Mayor requests recount

The race for Motley mayor may not be over yet.   Although Nancy Nieken defeated incumbent Konrad Alexander 103 - 98 during the Nov. 2 election, Mayor Alexander has requested a recount of votes. More...

Katie Ziegler, local country singer, releases first CD

She dreams of going to Nashville someday, says Staples native Katie Ziegler. More...

Two incumbents, two new members elected to Pillager School Board

Two new members and two incumbents were recently elected to the school board at Pillager Public Schools - ISD #116. The new term begins in January, 2011. More...

Current Happenings

Mark Your Calendar

November 12   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., 210 Jefferson St. S (Cyber Cafe) Wadena. For info., 218-631- 1714. More...

Halloween party

At the end of October, Staples Motley High School Global Outreach Students hosted a Halloween costume party at the home of Aryn Ladd’s parents, for the exchange students. More...

The Legacy Chorale prepares for ‘A Classy, Classic Christmas’

The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota, now in its ninth season, is busy preparing for their winter concert series “A Classy, Classic Christmas”, which opens with a performance at 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Roy Mertens

Roy L. Mertens, 85, of Staples, died Nov. 8, 2010 at Lakewood Health Care System Hospital in Staples.   More...

Harry Stenberg

Harry Wallace Stenberg, 90, of Gonvick, died on November 6, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Center in Clearbrook.   Memorial services will be held on Saturday, November 13, at 2 p.m. at the Samhold Lutheran Church in Gonvick. More...

Clarice Ricke

Clarice Ricke, 79 of Staples, died Nov. 4, 2010 at Edina Care Center in Edina.   Funeral services were held Nov. 8, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Wadena. Burial was in the Motley Public Cemetery.   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 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...

STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF TODD DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No.   77-PR-10-1039   ESTATE OF John S. More...

Yoder’s Percheron places at world show

The big black horses on Doyle Yoder’s farm now have a new title for their bloodline: world ranked. More...

Price charged with sex crimes

Gary Price, 47, of Staples Township, is being charged with two counts of electronic solicitation of children and one count of possessing pornographic work involving minors. Another count is contributing to the need for child protection services. More...

Todd County merges depts.

The Todd County Commissioners consolidated two county departments into one at their meeting on Nov. 2. The new department will be called Todd County Community Services, made up of the current public health and social services departments.   More...

 

News

‘All Shook Up’ star started dance career in Staples

Staples native Rico Heisler is the star of “All Shook Up,” the rock and roll musical playing on the main stage at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres through Jan. 29.   More...

Street lights installed

  One of the last finishing touches to the Second Avenue turnback project was taking place this week with the installation of the new street lights. More...

Staples police report

On Nov. 6, Staples Police officers responded to a medical call. Upon arrival officers were informed that a younger male child had been jumping on the bed and had fallen head first onto the floor. More...

Opinion

Restoring Veterans Day

Remembering America’s warriors is often an afterthought for many Americans. It’s about time Nov. 11 is paid its proper respect.   More...

Remembering those who served/sacrificed for us

Stap les E ac h year on Veterans Day, Americans remember the service and sacrifices of our men and women in uniform. This year I will remember one Minnesota veteran in particular, Max J. Beilke. More...

Forgotten blessing

In a time when there is hardship and loss for many and with Thanksgiving around the corner, we cannot forget the blessings that we have in our lives. We Americans are very fortunate compared to other countries. More...

Life Currents

Birthday

80 years

There will be an open house held in celebration of Ethel Dezell’s 80th brithday on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Staples United Methodist Church. The event will be hosted by her family.   More...

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - 1985 The defense for David Butzin, a rural Sebeka man accused in connection with the August 13 drowning deaths of his pregnant wife and infant son has requested a change of location for the trial, feeling a fair trial would be imposs More...

National Head Start Association scholarships and awards

Tri-County Community Action, Inc. (TCC) is currently accepting applications for five different awards and scholarships. More...

Sports

Cardinal cross country season ends at state

Lisa Reichert crossed the finish line in 35th place at the state cross country meet on Nov. 6, in a time of 15:51 over the 4,000 meter course. More...

Deer Camp heads to week two

Warm weather, electronic registration affect outcome for hunters and business-owners

It’s the first week of Deer Camp and already orange-clad hunters are setting records, stocking up on venison for the winter; and entertaining each other with stories inspired by their outdoor adventures. More...

Inside the Outdoors

Ethical lapse in the deer woods

If a person spends many seasons hunting or fishing, sooner or later they’re probably going to witness examples of poor sportsmanship, or questionable ethics. More...