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Crow Wing Currents

Growler’s Day in Leader, July 30

Parade, pig races, food, music and more

Pig races, a parade, fireworks, kiddie games and a lot more are on the agenda for the annual Growler’s Gathering in Leader, scheduled for Saturday, July 30.  More...

Keeping cool

The Crow Wing River outside of Motley was a popular place to be July 21, when temperatures reached nearly 90 degrees. More...

‘Healthier choices’ menu now offered at The Shante in Pillager

SHIP grant made it possible

Making a concerted effort to watch what you eat? You may want to check out The Shante in Pillager, which recently added an “Under 650 Calories” section to their menu, thanks to the Cass County SHIP (Statewide Health Improvement Program). More...

Current Happenings

Ziegler at Country Showdown

Katie Ziegler will be one of the finalists to perform at the Country Showdown July 29, in Sebeka. The concert will be held behind the Sebeka Fire Hall with music starting at 8 p.m.  More...

Menus

Senior Nutrition Program   Anyone is welcome to a wholesome, nutritious meal at the nutrition site. For evening meals, please call one day in advance.  Menus are subject to change.  Staples 894-2556   More...

Mark Your Calendar

July 29   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714.  August 1   SIT ‘N KNIT Mon., 6 - 8 p. m., Stomping Grounds coffee house, Staples. More...

Obituaries

Anna Crocker

Anna G. Crocker, 95, died July 24, 2011 at the Lakewood Healthcare Center in Staples. Funeral services are Friday, July 29, 2011 at the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church in Wadena, with Pastor Allen Refsland officiating. More...

Markus E. Schmidtbauer

Markus E. Schmidtbauer, 61 of Goodland and formerly of Staples, died July 20, 2011. A grave side service was held July 26, at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Goodland, with Full Military Honors. More...

Leonard Winn

Leonard Winn, 64 of Austin formerly of Staples died, July 27, in Austin. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Aug. 4, at 10 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church in Staples. 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.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage More...

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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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.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage More...

You’ve got to make hay while the sun shines

Summertime...and the haying is...well, not exactly easy.  There is heat to contend with and added hours to an already busy schedule; but for dairy farmer Albert Lisson of rural Staples, it’s a part of the job he looks forward to each year. More...

Wadena fairgrounds plans change again

At the July 22 county board meeting, Wadena County Commissioners changed their minds one more time about what buildings will be rebuilt in the aftermath of the June 17, 2010, tornado that destroyed the county fairgrounds.  More...

 

News

Retirement seminar offered

Several topics facing retired people and those soon to be retired will be discussed at the Continuing Retirement Seminar offered by the Staples Community Foundation Thursday, Aug. 18, at Faith Lutheran Church, Staples.  More...

Wadena County engineer works with human resources

Wadena County Engineer Ryan Odden said the proposal to incorporate his position with a newly created county coordinator position is something that is happening elsewhere in the state. More...

ATV accident

On July 21, around 4:30 p.m., Michael Traxler, 53, of rural Long Prairie, was injured in an ATV accident and taken to the Long Prairie Hospital and later taken by air ambulance to be treated for injuries.  More...

Opinion

Biofuels changing American agriculture

Possibly the most revolutionary change in American agriculture in recent decades is the rise of a biofuels industry, which is currently the only competition to oil. More...

Sen. Ingebrigtsen summarizes budget deal

After working long hours last week and through the wee hours of the night, Governor Dayton and the Republican majority came to an agreement that would solve the budget issue and end the 19-day government shutdown. Gov. More...

Life Currents

Birthday

70 years

There will be an open house birthday celebration for Karen Hopp of Staples in honor of her 70th birthday. The event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6 from 3 to 6 p.m. More...

Anniversary

50 years

There will be an open house celebrating the 50th wedding anniversary of Larry and Linda Paskewitz. The event will be held Saturday, August 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Staples. More...

Gedde, Bickford

Paula Gedde and Fred Bickford announce their engagement. A fall wedding is planned in Staples. More...

Sports

Third at state

The Staples Motley 16U team placed third in the State Girls Fastpitch Double Elimination Tournament in Sauk Rapids July 23 and 24. On Saturday the girls were undefeated and only 8 of the 19 teams were left. More...

Babe Ruth team advances

The Staples Motley Babe Ruth (13-15 year old division) baseball team finished the regular season 10-4, good for second place in the sub-district, which means they are headed to the district tourney,on Thursday, July 28, in Staples. More...

Legion goes deep into playoffs

The Staples Motley Legion baseball team finished the 2011 season at the District Six playoffs. The boys won two games and lost two, and were eliminated from the tournament.  More...