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March marks Staples Food Shelf drive time

March is the month of the Staples Area Food Shelf’s annual fundraiser.  “ This is a very important time for us,” said Fran Mertens, food shelf coordinator.  Mertens said themes for the 2011 drive are “Let’s Fo More...

Top state ag official at expo

Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner David Frederickson introduced himself to the Staples area at the Ag & Energy Expo at Central Lakes College.  Frederickson, a farmer near Benson, said “it was diffi cult to say no” when Governor- More...

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March is Food Share Month

Motley Area Food Shelf welcomes donations

Volunteers at the Motley Area Food Shelf are hoping to stock their shelves in March - Minnesota Food Share Month.  “Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 (in both dollars and food items),” said MAFS director Sharon Stone. More...

Mother, two daughters die in head-on crash near Little Falls

Three people are dead and two injured after a head-on motor vehicle crash Feb. More...

Free AARP tax-aide in Pillager

Free tax help is available at the Sylvan Town Hall east of Pillager every Thursday (through April 14) from 10 a.m. More...

Current Happenings

Neal & Leandra sing in Staples concert Mar. 6

Perennial favorites Neal & Leandra will perform at Centennial Auditorium in Staples Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m. More...

Community Center

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25: Fitness Center: 7 a.m. -8 p.m. Open Gym: 7-8:30 a.m., 5:30- 8 p.m. Lap Swim: 7-8 & 10- 11 a.m. 6-7 p.m. Aquacise: 9- 10 a. m. 6- 7 p. m. Open Swim: 5-5:50 & 6-6:50 p.m. More...

Staples Motley FFA Alumni to elect officers

The Staples Motley FFA Alumni Association will meet March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Staples Motley High School Agriculture classroom.  The group held their first official meeting Feb. 1 with nearly 30 present and future members in attendance. More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

February 25 DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714. February 26 NO STORY HOUR this Saturday at the Stomping Grounds coffee house. For info., 218-895-5750. More...

Obituaries

Marian Engstrom

Marian Engstrom, 82, of Motley, died Feb. 18, 2011 at Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.  Funeral services were held Feb. 23, at Motley Free Methodist Church in Motley, with Pastor Jim Johnson officiating. More...

Clarence Koehler

Clarence Koehler, 90, of Staples, formerly of New York Mills, died Feb. 19, 2011 at Lakewood Health System Care Center, Staples.  Funeral services were held Feb. 23, at St. More...

Ted Ludovissie

Ted Ludoissie, 87, of Wadena, died, Feb. 21, 2011 at Tri-County Health Care Hospital in Wadena.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. at the St. More...

Todd County, NJPA agree on $350,000 purchase

By Tim King Todd County reporter   More...

New arrival

The new fire tanker PTX Series arrived in Staples Feb. 16. More...

Successful debut of ‘The First Robotic Cardinal’

The First Robotic Cardinal (TFRC) aced its first public performance on Feb. More...

 

News

No-till works, says Reeder

Ohio State University ag professor Randall Reeder talked to around 140 people about soil management and conservation at the Ag & Energy Expo at Central Lakes College on Feb. 18.  More...

Sportsman’s Plumbing & Heating

Staples Chamber of Commerce members welcomed Clayton Hageman and Bryan Reese and their business Sportsman’s Plumbing & Heating & Outdoor Services to the Motley and Staples area.  More...

By popular demand, clinic extends hours

Feedback from patients and staff reached the administration at Lakewood Health System, and the people left no doubt that the clinic needed to extend their hours. More...

Opinion

Parents asked to help students register for 2012

Staples Motley Schools

As I write this article the Class of 2011 has already ordered their graduation gowns, high school transcripts are being sent out to colleges and we are down to 15 weeks of school. More...

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Gov. Dayton - The first 30 days signal spending

The first month of any governor’s term doesn’t necessarily define his or her four year term in office, but it does signal a direction and perhaps the tone of the months and years to come. More...

Menus

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...

Life Currents

Care Center

MARCH BIRTHDAYS AT THE LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM SENIOR CAMPUS ARE:  Irene Line, March 5; Donna Thiel, March 13; Esther Richards, March 14; Inez Betts, March 20; Rueben Hasselberg, March 23; Roland Anderson, March 25.  MARCH SPECIAL EVENTS AT More...

Anniversary

60 years

Harold and Joyce Moffett of Staples are celebrating 60 years of marriage on February 24, 2011. There will be a celebration held in their honor later this spring.   More...

Student Achievement

RYAN KOBLISKA, son of Raymond and Terri Kobliska, Staples, is the recipient of the 2011 Highway Construction Workers, Local #78 scholarship worth $500. Ryan will be attending Central Lakes College, Staples, in the fall of 2011. More...

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Public Notices

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.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has More...

Todd County Commissioners Minutes

Minutes Todd County Board of Commissioners  February 1, 2011   CALL TO ORDER  The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s Board Room in the City of Long Prairie, MN on the 1st day of February, 2011 at 9:00 a. More...