October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Todd County Board to meet in Staples

For the first time in many years, the Todd County Board of Commissioners will hold a regular board meeting in Staples. The purpose of the Tuesday, Nov. 1, meeting will be held to inaugurate Todd County’s new northern service center in Staples. More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

‘Fall Brawl Demo Derby’ draws crowd in Motley

Forty-seven drivers traveled to Motley Oct. 8, for the ‘Fall Brawl Demolition Derby’ held at the fairgrounds. More...

Free prescription discount cards offered to Cass Cty residents

Starting Oct. 1, prescription discount cards will be available for use by Cass County residents. The cards will provide discounts up to 20 percent on brand name drugs; and up to 50 percent on generic drugs.  More...

Derby action

Drivers from across the state (and at least one driver from Wisconsin) participated in the ‘Fall Brawl Demolition Derby’ at the Motley Fairgrounds Oct. 8. The event was sponsored by the Motley Fair Board. More...

Letters

Responses to last week’s issue

The readers of ‘ The World” have taken a pleasant stroll down memory lane every week via Margo Hoemberg’s column “Looking Back.” Her inquiries about bygone days sparked many conversations and jogged our memories to provi More...

Are garage sales our biggest issue?

In response to the letter to the editor in last week’s Staples World written by Kathy Odden, I have to admit that I too am guilty of sitting back and not saying anything. More...

Garage sales: Enforce the plan in place

I agree with Stan Carlson - Why not take action with the two or three people that are the problem? We already have an ordinance for that problem.  More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

October 13  THE WADENA WHIRLAWAYS will square dance Thurs., Oct. 13, 7:30 - 10 p.m., Wadena VFW. Jim Lizakowski, caller.  October 14  DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. More...

Life Currents

Student Achievements

STEPHANIE RICE, Shoreview, will be interning this fall with the Ramsey County Juvenile Detention Center in St. Paul. More...

Hello World

BIRTHS AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:  Born to James and Jennifer Middendorf of Verndale, a baby girl, Josie Jean weighing six pounds, six ounces on Sept. More...

Scholastic Book Fair at SES

The Scholastic Book Fair will be at Staples Elementary School Library Monday, Oct. 17, 3 - 8 p.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 18, 1 - 8 p.m.; and Wednesday, Oct. 19, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.  More...

Sports

Gang tackle

Jordan Jenkins (66) and David Deyonge take down the Roseau player. (Staples World photo by Kelley Kossan) More...

High/low

Kyle Jansson finishes the tackle after initial contact by Grant Longbella (2) sent the Roseau player into the air. (Staples World photo by Kelley Kossan) More...

Tennis team starts playoffs

The Staples Motley girls tennis team ended their regular season with a tight  4-3 win over old Section 6 rival Long Prarie- Grey  Eagle and started section round one with a convincing 7-0 win over Wadena-  Deer Creek. More...

Touching moments relived at awards gala

The family of Virginia  Goeden let Heather Rollins know how much they appreciated her.  “ We have a guardian angel, her name is Heather  Rollins,” said Lynette Fellman, Goeden’s daughter.  Rollins was given the&n More...

Hello, Readers,

Margo Hoemberg’s final ‘Reminisce’ column appeared in last week’s issue. We’re very sorry to see that column end.  We believe it touched many people. But we also understand the imperative of fulfilling a dream. More...

Doctors say Sam Bell can go home Oct. 14

Nimrod boy was thrown from a bull Sept. 3

After spending nearly six weeks in Twin Cities hospitals, Sam Bell of Nimrod is going home Oct. 14.  The 14-year-old’s journey to recovery began Sept. More...

 

News

SES needs reading volunteers

Staples Elementary is looking for volunteers to be part of our SPARKS program (Special People Are Reading with Kids at School). Volunteers will come to school to listen to our students read individually. More...

2012 Annual Health Care Choices guide

The annual statewide Health Care Choices for Minnesotans on Medicare guide is published by the Minnesota Board on Aging. The guide offers free, comprehensive, objective information about options for Minnesota Medicare benefi ciaries of all ages. More...

Staples Police patrol cars, dogs, children

On Oct. 4 Staples Police were requested to assist the Cass County SO with a report of someone driving through a fence with a vehicle and letting cattle out. on 79th Avenue SW, Motley.  On Oct. More...

Opinion

Cutting Saturday delivery no answer to postal dilemma

To ensure its future the United States Postal Service (USPS) must do more than seek short-term fixes to its long-term financial problems. More...

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Current Happenings

Gift to Staples Motley FFA officers

Aimee Brichacek, standing far left, and Greg Engen, standing far right, are members of the recently formed Staples Motley FFA Alumni Association. More...

Cast set for high school fall play Nov. 3, 4 and 5

A cast of new and seasoned actors are in rehearsal for the Staples Motley High School fall play set for Nov. 3, 4 and 5 at Centennial Auditorium, Staples. More...

Obituaries

Myron Tiemens

Myron F. Tiemens, 80 of Annandale, Va., died Oct. 10, 2011, at his home.  Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 14 at 11 a.m., St. Ambrose Church in Annandale, Va.  More...

Kimberly Braith

Kimberly Kay Braith, 53, of Staples, died Oct. 9, 2011 at Lakewood Health System Hospital, Staples.  A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church in Staples with Pastor Steve Sveom officiating. More...

Maurice Faehnrich

Maurice Alex Faehnrich, 85, of Alexandria, died Oct. 4, 2011 at the St. Cloud Hospital.  Memorial services were held Oct. 10 at Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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. More...