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SWCD becomes part of county government

The Todd County Board of Commissioners and the Board of Supervisors of the Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) signed a collaborative agreement at the county commissioners meeting on November 1. More...

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History of Veterans Day  World War I – known at the time as “The  Great War” - officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the  More...

Veterans invited to several local activities

Military veterans are invited to at least five events in the area for Veterans Day, Friday, November 11.  Options include: o At 9:30 a.m., The Motley Staples Middle School and Motley Elementary Veterans   More...

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Crow Wing Currents

‘Twas the day before hunting opener

There wasn’t an empty table at Mr. Ed’s Restaurant in Motley Nov. 4, the day before Deer Hunting (Firearm) Season opened in Minnesota. More...

Veterans Day services in Motley and Pillager tomorrow

Veterans Day programs will be held Friday, Nov. 11, at the following locations in the Motley and Pillager areas: o Motley Staples Middle School gym, 9:30 a.m. This event is hosted by the Tri- County Post #124 American Legion. More...

Hunting incident results in death of Sartell man

A 51- year- old Sartell man was found deceased near his deer stand in Beulah Township in the Outing Area Nov. More...

Letters

Students take responsibility

Dear community, businesses, and Staples Motley School,  More...

Coach says thanks

I want to thank all the individuals, organizations and businesses who supported me in the Minnesota State Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame booklet. More...

Current Happenings

Sam Bell Benefit is Nov. 19 in Nimrod

Fourteen-year-old Sam Bell, of Nimrod, was critically injured on Sept. 3, at the Nimrod Bull Bash. Sam, a threeyear Minnesota state bull riding champion, was doing his eight-second ride when he was bucked violently from a 1,600 pound bull.  More...

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Senior Nutrition Program  Anyone is welcome to a wholesome, nutritious meal at the nutrition site. Suggested donation: $3.50. Just call the phone number below between 8: 30 a. m. and noon the day before for reservations. More...

Stomping Grounds soup feed Nov. 13

Free coffee for veterans Nov. 11

The Stomping Grounds will have a community soup and bread feed Sunday, Nov. 13, from 4-6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Leo Minnette

Leo James Minnette, 80, of Verndale, died Nov. 8, 2011 at Fair Oaks Lodge in Wadena. Private services were held on Nov. 10 with military honors provided by the Elmer Goche Post 3922, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Wadena. More...

Marilyn Duhn

Mrilyn Rose Duhn, 80, of Sauk Rapids, died Nov. 11, 2011 at Memory Lane Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Sauk Rapids. Funeral services were Nov. 11 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Sauk Rapids with Rev. Donald Wilke officiating. More...

Arthur Charles Larson

Arthur Charles Larson , 81 of Wadena, formerly of Verndale, died Nov. 13, 2011, at Fair Oaks Lodge. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE PRIVATE   More...

NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

The following foreclosure sale, originally scheduled for August 4, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., has been further postponed to November 10, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., at the Todd County Sheriff’s Department, located at 115 Third Street South, Long Prairie, Mi More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED PUBLIC NUISANCE ASSESSMENTS

NOTICE is hereby given that the Staples City Council will meet at 7:05 p.m. More...

Klose puts Vietnam photos and experiences into book

For Ken Klose, the time was right to tell his story. When he came home from Vietnam, it was an unpopular war and public opinion had turned against both the war and the military. More...

Hunters skipping registration stations

David (Dave) Noska still has a yellowing notebook where he kept track of the number of deer registered every year at Don & Dave’s Store located south of Staples just off Couty Rd 21. More...

Honoring veterans

Pictured, a drawing made by Staples Elementary students for last year’s Veterans Day program. This year students will participate in an outdoor ceremony at the Staples All Veterans Park. More...

 

News

Healthcare career info at M State-Wadena

Students interested in health care careers will have an opportunity to explore their options and participate in a variety of hands-on experiences at the Health Occupations Program Showcase on the Wadena campus of Minnesota State Community and Technic More...

Marketing assistance loans available

Low interest, nine month loans on 2011 grain crops are now available. More...

Senator Hoffman meets with Wadena County Board

Minnesota State Senator Gretchen Hoffman, who represents Senate District 10 which includes Wadena County, part of Becker County, and Otter Tail County, spent about an hour with commissioners at their regular board meeting on Nov. 1.  More...

Opinion

From the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

“Carved on these walls is the story of America, of a continuing quest to preserve both democracy and decency and to protect a national treasure that we call the American dream.”  Something to think about - Most of the surviving paren More...

Learning the meaning of Cardinal Pride

As we start the month of November, high school students are busy thinking about hunting and winter extra- curricul ar ac- tivities. More...

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Life Currents

Weber, Wondra

Monica Weber, daughter of Dr. Rick and Carol Weber of Staples; and Jesse Wondra, son of Tim and Gail Wondra of Stillwater, were married July 8, 2011, at Pioneer Park in Stillwater.  The bride’s brother, Rev. More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Ryan and Jennifer Edberg of Fridley, a baby girl, Aubrey Isabelle weighing six pounds, 15 ounces on Oct. More...

Changes to Family Leave Act

Stars and Stripes reports that Oct. More...

Sports

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Another strong deer harvest at Camp Ripley

Cool, wet weather greeted hunters at the second two-day hunt held Oct. 29- 30 at Camp Ripley near Little Falls, with archers harvesting 135 deer, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).  More...

Winning spirit

The Staples Motley volleyball team is making plans to celebrate more big points next year. (Staples World photo by Kelley Kossan)   More...