September 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

CLC begins grape production

Led by viticulturist Dennis Emslie Drummond, a vineyard site at the Central Lakes College Agricultural and Energy Center, Staples, is testing a number of grape varieties, including table grapes. More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Scandia Valley Vineyards take shape

Grand Opening set for Memorial Day weekend, 2012

A year from now, wine connoisseurs should be able to relax on the spacious deck at Scandia Valley Vineyards and enjoy a sampling of locally-made wines.  “I’m planning to have a Grand Opening Celebration Memorial Day weekend, in 2012, More...

Free hot dogs

Students at Motley Elementary and Motley Staples Middle School, along with their parents and siblings, were treated to hot dogs, chips and lemonade at the schools’ open houses Aug. 31. More...

Many attend open houses at MES, MSMS

Dress code changes, cell phones, discussed

An open house for students and their parents was held Aug. More...

Letters

To all concerned

Just wanted to say a huge thank you to anyone and everyone who made the Railroad Days such a success. It was so much fun and very comfortable to get around all the booths, etc. ... More...

What was the reason?

I was the emcee at the Wayne Renn show durng Railroad Days, one of the many volunteers who did this for Wayne and the town of Staples. I drove in from Chicago. More...

Life Currents

50 years

Anniversaries

There will be an open house celebrating the 50th wedding anniversary of Maurice and Joyce Erickson.  The event will be held Saturday, September 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Wahoo Valley Bar and Grill, north of Staples.  No gifts, please. More...

50 years

Anniversaries

Jim and Ann Sadusky of  Staples will celebrate their  50th wedding anniversary on September 9, 2011.  There will be an open house held in their honor, hosted by their children and spouses on Saturday,  September 10, from 4 p.m. More...

70 years

Anniversaries

There will be an open house celebrating the 70th wedding anniversary of  Russell and Mabel Wetherell.  The event will be held  Sunday, September 11, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Lakewood Care Center, 401 Prairie Ave. NE, Staples. More...

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That part of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SW¼ NW¼ NW¼), Section Thirty-four (34), township One Hundred Twenty- nine ( 129) North, Range Thirty-four (34) West of the 5th P.M., described as follows:  More...

School is open

Crossing guards at Staples Elementary School assisted a steady stream of students across the street for the first day of school on Sept. 6. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson) More...

Class of 2015 enters high school

In front of their classmates and teachers, Staples Motley ninth grade students signed a banner showing their commitment to graduation. More...

Enjoying swamp is highlight of gator hunt

Both Joe and Dana Hasselberg agree, the best part of their alligator hunt was not shooting a gator, but watching night fall on the Florida swamp. More...

 

News

New entryway

Michelle Niemann and fourth grader Dacota Daye check out the newly remodeled entryway at Staples Elementary School, as students came in for their open house on Sept. 1. More...

Staples Motley’s new school staff

New teachers in the Staples Motley School District this year are, front row from left, Lorna Benson, teaching high school science and yearbook, Jennifer Pantzke, teaching eighth grade language arts, More...

Getting excited about school

Staples Motley students crowded the booths at the school’s open house on Sept. 1. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson) More...

Opinion

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Small town diet

Railroad Days close to reaching the Power of 10

I got my first taste of Railroad Days, after spending nearly a year hearing about the event. I have to say that Railroad Days lived up to my expectation of an excellent small town celebration.  More...

Proud to invest in America

I love America and have proudly invested in America. I have invested by building successful businesses employing thousands of American workers. And I have invested in our country by paying taxes.  More...

Current Happenings

Schedule for free CARE Community Meals

First free meal is September 13

CARE Ministry is offering free community meals on the second Tuesday of each month, September through May, at participating area churches.  The first meal will be Tuesday, Sept. 13, at United Methodist Church, 310 5th St. More...

Car seat safety clinic

Todd- Wadena Healthy Connections will be sponsoring a Car Seat Safety Clinic from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, September 15. It will be held at the Nyhus Chevrolet in Staples in the detail garage across the street.  More...

Donation to Veterans Park

Bob Hamann, left, of the Staples All Veterans Park board, accepts a $5,370 check from Henry Schornack, president of the Staples Host Lions Club as a donation to the park. More...

Sports

Cardinals lose second half lead in football opener Swimmers take to the pool

The Cardinal football team opened the season with a tough loss against Pequot Lakes. The Patriots came to the Cardinal field on Sept. 1 and managed to go home with a 27-14 win. More...

Swimming practice

The Staples Motley High School swim team opened their season Aug. 29 at Detroit Lakes. The girls have been practicing daily at the Staples Community Center pool. More...

Inside the Outdoors

Waterfowling parade has begun

Some of my travels recently have taken me past wetlands and small lakes, the kinds of places where you would expect to see ducks. More...