January 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

T Maxwell’s has been sold

Will become Town’s Edge Restaurant

“ It’s a great facility,” Kent Smith said as he was doing some work at the former T Maxwell’s at the east side of Staples, soon to become Town’s Edge Restaurant.  More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

‘Every dollar counts’ toward the LHS Care Center Revitalization Campaign

Motley man does his part to raise funds

Bob Jenkins said he ‘just wanted to do his part’ to help raise money for improvements at the Lakewood Health System  Care Center in Staples.  “Every dollar counts,” Jenkins said recently at his Motley home. More...

Closer to the goal

Money raised during a Christmas Open House at the home of Bob Jenkins, Motley, will go toward the Lakewood Health System’s Care Center Revitalization Campaign. More...

Forage workshop to be held in Leader

The Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council, with support from the Leader Lions, has assembled an impressive group of speakers for its annual Winter Workshop, to be held January 24, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. More...

Letters

New motel?

You’re kidding, right? A new motel?? You must think Staples is like a mini Edina.  We have motels in this town and in Motley. More...

Wadena County salaries

Wadena County has nine elected positions - five County Commissioners, County Attorney, County Sheriff, County Recorder and County Auditor/Treasurer. First, let us dispel the rumor that the county commissioners voted themselves a pay raise. More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

January 12   GASTRIC BYPASS SUPPORT GROUP MEETING Thurs., Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m., Ernie’s Food Market, Staples. ‘Choose Healthy Grocery Tour.’ Anyone who has had, or is considering surgery invited. More...

Educational Opportunities

January 12   MEMORY LOSS SUPPORT/EDUCATION GROUP meets Thurs., Jan. 12, 2:30 p.m., Tri-County Heath Care, Wadena. For caregivers of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and/or Dementia. For info., 218-631-7480.  January 16   More...

Life Currents

Symphony orchestra

Staples Motley students in the Symphony Orchestra concert Jan. 9 included, from left, Abbe Holm, Cindy Mack, Megan Roles, Aylin Ornelas, Nikki Edin and Spencer Svendsen. More...

Chamber Orchestra in concert

The Staples Motley orchestra concert was held Jan. 9 at Centennial Auditorium. More...

Engagement

Miller   More...

Sports

Inside the Outdoors

Wolves on the hot seat

How will we handle the harvest?   The wolf and I go back a long way together; not literally, but literarily. More...

Offense comes alive as Cards hit full strength

It has been an up and down year for the Staples Motley boys basketball team as they have played a tough schedule.  Their Jan. More...

Super subs lead Lady Cards

The Staples Motley girls basketball team started 2012 with wins over Pequot Lakes 78-52 on Jan. 3 and Osakis 63-37 on Jan. 7. More...

Nelsen supplying troops through air drops

Dropping down on a desolate outpost in the mountains of Afghanistan, Dean Nelsen’s airplane heads toward a plume of smoke just outside the walled U.S. More...

Hello, Readers,

Who are the women who shaped Staples and  Motley? Ann Reed’s song  “Heroes” lists 40 women who shaped the United  More...

Continuing the tradition

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News

Miller, Hillukka to lead board

At its first meeting of the new year on Jan. 3, Wadena County Commissioners elected Ralph Miller and  Dave Hillukka to serve as chair and vice-chair, respectively, for 2012. More...

Staples Eye Clinic purchased by Dr. Dokken

Dr. Seth Dokken, O.D. has purchased the Staples Eye Clinic at 222 4th St NE. He and his wife, Brooke, and daughter Adriane moved to Staples in early January.  More...

Woman found dead near home

Following a report of a missing woman, the body of Maryann Biskey was located approximately a quarter mile from her residence in Bruce Township, east of Long Prairie.  A Todd County Sheriff’s Possee led a search after Biskey’s husban More...

Opinion

Good news from Todd County Sheriff’s office

It usually goes without saying, when law enforcement has news to report, its almost always negative news.  More...

Heroes

They are being called heroes. Mercedes Eke (left) and Kali Arnzen acted swiftly and efficiently in helping save Travis and Gabriel Ritter from what could have been a tragic event Dec. More...

Jobs, reform, tax relief, top priorities in 2012

The Legislature will convene in St. Paul later this month and I look forward to building on initial steps we took last year to improve the way our state operates.  More...

Current Happenings

Veterans Park annual meeting is Jan. 18

The Staples All Veterans and Community Park Association will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, January 18, starting at 5:30 p.m., in the back room of Giovanni’s Pizza in Staples. More...

Parenting presentation

Jan. 9. The event was hosted by Circle of Parents. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)   More...

Dollars for Scholars fundraiser is Jan. 28

The Staples and Motley Dollars for Scholars will hold their annual spaghetti dinner and auction Saturday, Jan. 28 in the Staples Motley High School cafeteria.  More...

Obituaries

Durwood Yager

Durwood “George” H. Yager, 94, of Bremerton, Wash., died Jan. 5, 2012 A memorial service was held Jan. 12 at Miller-Woodlawn “Chapel on the Hill” in Bremerton. More...

Madeline M. Perkins

Madeline M. Perkins, 104, of Staples, died Jan. 11, 2012 at Lakewood Care Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples. Visitation is one hour prior to services and from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Jeanne Beaver

Jeanne Louise Beaver, 83, of Verndale, died Jan. 1, 2012 at the Harmony House in Motley. Funeral services were held Jan. 6, at Hope Chapel in rural Verndale with Pastor Neal Malcore officiating. Burial was in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Verndale. 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. More...

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...

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. More...