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Raising kids together

Twin sisters Adelene and Adele, of rural Motley, grew up in Manitoba where their family belonged to a Hutterite Colony. More...

SEDA takes aim at grants, blighted homes

The Staples Economic Development Authority considered applying for another development grant from the Department of Employment and Economic Development after their Small Cities Development Program grant ended.  More...

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Crow Wing Currents

From Manitoba to Motley

Twin sisters share stories and views on motherhood

Adele and Adelene Decker, twins from rural Motley, have been a support to each other since they were children growing up in a Hutterite Colony on the Canadian prairie. More...

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.  According to a report from Motley Police Chief Brian  Madison, someone got onto More...

Crow Wing Calendar

May 7  SPRING CLEAN- UP DAY IN MOTLEY, Sat., May 7, 7:45 - 10:45 a.m.  May 10   More...

Opinion

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Rules, rights for sex offenders

I am frequently asked questions about sex offenders living in Cass County and about the sex offender notification process. More...

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Life Currents

Birthdays

75 years Arlene (Pankratz) Fraser is celebrating her 75th birthday in May. Her family will host an open house in her honor in the Sunroom at the Lake George Municipal Complex, St. More...

Student Achievements

SARA N. NELSON, M. D., 1997 graduate of Staples Motley High School, currently works in cardiology at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester. She teams with cardiologists in treating patients seeking specialty cardiac care at the clinic. In June, Dr. More...

Much Appreciated

White Cane Day held   The Staples ‘ 93 Lions wish to thank the Staples businessmen for allowing us to collect for the annual White Cane Day on their premises. More...

Sports

Track teams win as Huber sets high jump record

Brian Huber won three events at the Hawley Invite, including a school record in the high jump, clearing the bar at six feet, five inches.  More...

Baseball team drops two doubleheaders

The Staples Motley baseball team had a rough week, losing four games. The Cardinals traveled to Perham on Tuesday afternoon, and hosted the Detroit Lakes Lakers on Friday afternoon.  More...

Cardinals get hits but take losses in softball

The Staples Motley softball team lost two high scoring games to Detroit Lakes, 14-5 and 9-7.  In the first game, the Cardinals found themselves in a big hole after DL scored five runs in the first inning. More...

City completes union negotiations

The Staples City Council learned that negotiations with labor unions were completed, but they are already looking to make changes in the next contract.  Council member JoEllen Reeck was concerned about the amount the city pays for employee healt More...

Illusion’s Hour

Staples Motley High School prom was held April 30 at the high school gym. Many prom goers chose to follow the theme “Illusion’s Hour” en-mask. More...

In short career, Walwick is already a lifesaver

Ryan Walwick is the new full-time officer for the Staples Police Department. More...

 

News

CLC awards students, faculty

Central Lakes College student Mark Dahmes was named Student of the Year by the college at an awards ceremony on April 26. More...

State speech contestants

The state speech meet was held April 15, at Chanhassen High School. Staples Motley High School students who competed were (from left): Aaron Carter, Tera Weyer and Alek Paskewitz. More...

Super speakers

  The following Staples Motley High School students spoke their way into the final round of competition at the Section Speech Meet April 9, at Morris. More...

Letters

Media messages

My son brought his cell phone to me last night with a report of Bin Laden’s death on the screen. I told my son that it was a job that had to be done but I rejoice in the death of no man. God grieves for us all.  More...

Proud chaperone

I was privileged to chaperone the 2011 Music Tour with our Staples High School students. At every turn I was proud. Their behavior in public and with each other was exemplary. I would have expected nothing less and I was not disappointed.  More...

Current Happenings

Mark Your Calendar

May 5  WIC NUTRITION EDUCATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM sponsored by Todd County Public Health, Thurs., May 5, Staples Family Center, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. For info., 320-732-4456.  May 7   More...

Men’s chorus to host music, social event

On May 7, an “Evening With the Staples Area Men’s Chorus” will be held at the Landmark Inn in Staples, with a concert at 7 p.m., followed by an “after-glow” with hors d’oeuvres, beverages and performances of &ldquo More...

Local Shop Talk

Minnesota Farmers Union recently held a Shop Talk event at the David and Karen Holmberg farm, rural Motley. More...

Obituaries

Delores Anderson

Delores E. Anderson, 79, West Fargo, ND, died April 29, 2011, at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 6 at 2 p. m. at the Dilworth Lutheran Church, Dilworth. More...

Janice Ford

Janice M. Ford, 74 of Staples and formerly of Motley, died April 30, 2011, at the Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.  Graveside services will be held May 16 at 11:00 a.m. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF TODD DISTRICT COURT SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT CASE TYPE: DECLARATORY JUDGMENT

WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,  Plaintiff, vs STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION; LARRY ARTHUR BJORSTROM, VICKI LYNN BJORSTROM, KEYES DAVID BURGESS, KRISTI MARIE BURGESS, JOHN DOE and MARY ROE,  Defendants. More...

SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION

File No: 77-CV-11-324

1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiff’s Complaint against you is on file in the office of the court administrator of the abovenamed court. Do not throw these papers away. More...

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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