April 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Arbor day plantings need volunteers

In conjunction with the 2011 Arbor Day Celebration; the City of Staples is planning a tree planting event on May 9, beginning at 3 p.m.  Volunteers for the tree planting are being sought.  More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Vandals cause damage at Motley School

MPD seeks public assistance

The Motley Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the person(s) responsible for vandalizing the Motley School the evening of April 25. More...

Nationwide prescription drug take-back is April 30

Collection sites in area counties

On April 30, from 10 a.m. More...

Two vehicle crash

Marilyn Moses of Nisswa was transported to the Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples the morning of April 20, following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highways 10 and 210 in Motley. More...

Opinion

The voice of rural America

Nearly 60 million people live in America’s small towns and countryside. More...

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Current Happenings

District 36 identities needed

The District 36 school photograph was taken about 1943. We are hoping that readers can help us identify a few of the students. More...

‘Conference on Aging’ set for June 1, Staples

Bus transportation available

The 30th annual ‘ Conference on Aging’ is set for Wednesday, June 1, from 8 a.m. More...

School picnic planned for July 9

The Consolidated School District 36 is having an old fashion picnic, just like we had when we attended the country school.  More...

Obituaries

Gera ld Hurley

Gerald T. Hurley, 81, of Pillager, formerly of Souix Falls, S. D. died April 22, 2011 at Riverside Assisted Living in Pillager.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 30, at 1:30 p.m. More...

Leona Mudgett

Leona “Lee” D. Mudgett, 67, of Pillager died April 23, 2011 at Lakewood Health System in Staples.  More...

Norman Olsen

Norman Gustav Olsen, 90, of Staples died April 22, 2011, at the Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 30, at 11 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church in Staples. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE TODD COUNTY COURTHOUSE REHABILITATION PROJECT

SECTION 00 1113 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROJECT IDENTIFICATION: Sealed bid proposals will be received in accordance with the construction contract documents, as prepared by Collaborative Design Group for:  Name of Project: Todd County Courthouse Rehabilitation Project Address of Proje 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.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage More...

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Date: March 29, 2011   YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:  More...

Civic engagement takes off at CLC

An increase in civic engagements coming out of Central Lakes College in Staples has not come by accident, but it has developed into many unexpected results.  Rebecca Best, dean of workforce, economic and regional development, said the college ha More...

Todd County opens job to lead health, human services

The Todd County Commissioners gave County Administrator Nathan Burkett authority to begin recruiting for a Health and Human Services Division Director at the April 19 commissioners meeting. More...

 

News

Ritchie to speak at CLC commencement

Minnesota’s attorney general and secretary of state are the scheduled 2011 graduation speakers for Central Lakes College.  Mark Ritchie, the state’s 21st secretary of state, will give the commencement address to Staples campus gradua More...

The FACS instructors

Family and Consumer Science (FACS) instructors from the region attended a professional day at Aitkin High School to learn about the Carl D. Perkin’s Legislation and the Early Childhood Technical Skills Assessments. More...

Ross-McRae brings military history to race

Central Lakes College will host the Tour De Staples on Saturday, May 7. More...

Letters

A trip to remember

First I would like to thank Huck Holst and Bob Blessing for talking me into this trip. One I always will remember.  More...

Appreciated

We recently had the privilege of being part of the veterans Honor Flight to Washington DC. The send-off was great, with children and young people participating. More...

So grateful

Words just don’t seem enough to express what is in our hearts as we try to say “thank you” to everyone who made our trip to Washington DC possible for some of our area veterans. More...

Life Currents

Care Center

MAY BIRTHDAYS AT THE LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM SENIOR CAMPUS INCLUDE:  Betty Motl, May 2; Lawrence Sauer, May 4; Emma Miller, May 5; Cleone Sumey, May 13; Elmer Olson, May 15; Viola Hines, May 20; Melvin Smith, May 24.  MAY SPECIAL EVENTS AT More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Lee and Misty Selinski of Cushing, a baby girl, Brynlee Anne weighing eight pounds one ounce on April 15, 2011.  Born to Eric and Kathy Larson of Brainerd, a baby boy, G More...

Eagle Scout

Ryan Ingebretson, grandson of Bob and Evon Cory of Staples; and son of Ernest and Roxanne (Cory) Ingebretson, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout and was recognized at a Court of Honor Ceremony a More...

Sports

Cardinal boys golf wins Perham Invitational

The Staples Motley boys golf team took first place at the Perham Invite held April 23, against six other teams, and also came away with another medal at the pre- section invitational held April 25, in Pequot Lakes. More...

Israelson leads lady golfers

After a couple weeks of cancellations the Staples Motley girls golf team got the season going with three meets. The girls finished eighth at the Cardinal Invite April 25, at Craguns. More...

Golfers get outside for competitions

Both the Staples Motley boys and girls golf teams have gotten off to a busy start this season. As individuals and as teams, the Cards have been doing well.  More...