November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

VFW surrenders charter

Chapter makes tough decision to disband

The Robert W. Hand VFW Post 1910 is no more. Due to a lack of attendance and a lack of interest in chapter activities, Staples VFW members voted to surrender their charter. More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Recount confirms that Nieken is Motley’s Mayor-elect

General election canvassed; a number of items discussed/voted on at recent city council meeting

It’s official.   After a recount held Nov. 16, Nancy Nieken will serve as Motley’s Mayor for the term of 2011 - 2012.   Nieken, who received 104 votes in the General Election Nov. 2, had previously been declared the winner. More...

Veterans Day at Pillager School

The Pillager School gymnasium was packed Nov. 11, as students and members of the community commemorated Veterans Day. More...

Color Guard procession

Motley Elementary School students showed their respect as members of the Tri-County Post #124 American Legion, led by Commander Ron Hanson, posted the colors at this year’s Veterans Day Program More...

Letters

Veteran’s Day in Motley

All readers please know the Veteran’s Day Program by our Middle and Motley Elementary Schools was extremely well done. Hopefully you too were in attendance. More...

Thank a Vet

I read an interesting sign posted last week on my evening walk: “For the convenience of our customers, we will be open on Thursday, Nov. More...

Current Happenings

Free play performance at Centennial Auditorium

Illusion Theater of Minneapolis will be performing the play “Autistic License” by Stacey Dinner-Levin, on Monday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Centennial Auditorium in Staples. More...

Honoring veterans

Lakewood Health System Hospital employee Doug Judd, right, volunteered his time at the Staples facility Nov. 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...

Obituaries

Richard Chenoweth

Richard “Dick” Chenoweth, 79, of Staples, died Nov 16, 2010 at his home.   Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 19, at 11:30 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church in Staples. Visitation is Thursday, Nov. 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Roy Mertens

Roy L. Mertens, 85, of Staples, died Nov. 8, 2010 at Lakewood Health Care System Hospital in Staples.   Funeral services were held Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples, with Fr. Ron Schmelzer officiating. More...

Courthouse decision expected Nov. 30

The Todd County Board of Commissioners have decided to act quickly in response to the passing of the ballot initiative giving them authority to preserve and renovate the county’s historical courthouse.   More...

Assessments passed with minor changes

The Staples City Council considered five complaints at the assessment hearing for the downtown street construction project, and took action to ease one of them. The hearing was conducted at their Nov. 9 meeting.   More...

Regional plan starts with local people, projects

Region Five Development Commission is undertaking a two year task of integrating housing, land use, transportation and economic development into a plan for the entire five county region.   More...

 

News

Lakewood Health System recognized for patient care

Studer Group presented Excellence in Patient Care awards to 40 healthcare organizations from around the country, including Lakewood Health System, during the 8th annual What’s Right in Health Care conference in Dallas, Texas. More...

Staples Community Foundation awards $1,300 in grants

Health and education are supported in the fall grant awards from the Staples Community Foundation.   Two grants totalling $1,300 were approved by the Staples Community Foundation advisory board. More...

Students make Veterans Day program special

Every class at Staples Elementary prepared something for the veterans who attended their Veterans Day program on Nov. 11. Second grade students hung wall murals to greet veterans and visitors. More...

Opinion

Evolving and growing with our communities

Central Lakes College, Staples campus

As the new Dean at the Staples campus of Central Lakes College I would like to extend a personal invitation to everyone in our local communities to visit during our Fall 2010 Staples Campus Open House on Sunday, November 21.   More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Color Guard remembers their VFW Post 1910

With the surrendering of the charter for the Robert W. Hand VFW Post 1910 in Staples, the Staples World asked the members of the Color Guard about their time with the post. All members agreed with the thoughts shared here.   More...

Life Currents

Honek, Linz

Michelle Honek, daughter of Tom and Gail Honek of Staples; and Luke Linz, son of Bob and Linda Linz of Watkins, were married June 5, 2010, at Sacred Heart Church in Staples. Officiant was Deacon John Wolak, godfather of the bride. More...

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. More...

Veterans Day appreciation

On behalf of Staples American Legion Auxiliary Unit 70, Shirley Morrison, Janis Goff, and Carol Olsen visited 14 veterans who live at Lakewood Health Care Center. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Staples City Council Minutes

October 26, 2010   More...

MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME

1. State exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted:   Dustin’s Auto Repair   2. State the address of the principal place of business:   205 5th St.   Staples, MN 56479   3. 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...