February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Staples Motley schools feed students, minds

The Staples Motley schools feed their students to nourish their minds, taking the approach that their breakfast and lunch programs are ways to boost academic success.  More...

SnoDaze Court

Candidates for the Staples Motley High School SnoDaze King and Queen were announced at the school on Feb. 6. More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Honoring a veteran

Approximately 50 members of the Minnesota Patriot Guard traveled to the Motley Free Methodist Church Feb. More...

Proposed streets project in Motley not ‘a go’ quite yet

Questions raised at public hearing

After hearing concerns voiced at a public hearing Feb. More...

Garrison woman indicted on firstdegree premeditated murder

A 61-year-old Garrison woman has been indicted by the Cass County Grand Jury on first-degree premeditated murder, seconddegree intentional murder and interference with a dead body.  According to a report from Cass County Attorney Christopher Str More...

Current Happenings

Staples City Council Agenda

The Staples City Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14 in the council chambers at the Staples City Hall at 122 6th Street NE.  More...

Menus

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...

Educational Opportunities

February 13, 18   ‘CIRCLE OF PARENTS’ SUPPORT GROUP Mondays, 6:30 - 8 p.m. at Staples Elementary School Library. Parents with children of all ages welcome. Child care/ refreshments provided. More...

Life Currents

Speech season begins with 2nd trophy

The Speech season has officially started. Staples Motley Speech members display their awards from the first meet, held Feb. More...

First meet success

The Staples Motley Speech team opened their season with a second place finish among nine teams competing at Bertha on Feb. 4.  More...

Caregivers workshop

“Are You in Your Right Mind?” is a workshop for caregivers and the public to be offered from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Browerville Community Center.  Krisie Baron of Horizon Health will be the keynote speaker. More...

Sports

TODD COUNTY TAX FORFEITED LAND AUCTION

March 2, 2012   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...

CITY OF STAPLES NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE APPLICATION FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT

NOTICE is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Staples will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. More...

Second Ag & Energy Expo at CLC Feb. 24

The Staples campus of Central Lakes College will host the second Ag & Energy Expo from 9:30 a.m. to 3: 25 p. m., Friday, Feb. More...

Making valentines

Four-year-old Eva Mudgett (far right) and her sister, Alexa (center), colored valentines for each other Feb. 4, at a benefit held in Pillager to raise money for Eva’s ongoing medical expenses. More...

 

News

Open campus working well

By Mark Anderson, News Editor

Staples Motley High School students are handling their open campus with accountability again, after the school decided to close the campus for lunches for a period earlier this year, said Principal Ryan Luft.  More...

Food for thought

Staples Motley High School students line up to get their lunch. The school takes the approach that healty eating leads to academic success. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson) More...

Murdock says he will not seek a third term

Rep. Mark Murdock, R- Perham, announced recently that he will not seek a third term in the Minnesota House of Representatives.  More...

Opinion

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Counties say it’s time for MAGIC in Minnesota state government

Editor’s Note: The boards of commissioners in Todd, Wadena, Morrison and Cass counties have all passed resolutions in support of the Minnesota Accountable Government, Innovation and Collaboration (MAGIC) Act.   More...

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Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

February 9  THE WADENA WHIRLAWAYS will square dance Thurs., Feb. 9, 7:30 - 10 p.m., at the Wadena VFW. Royce Nelson, caller. Theme: Sweethearts, chocolate. More...

Obituaries

Natalla "Tillie" Hetman

Natalla “Tillie” S. Hetman of Staples, died Feb. 8, 2012 at the Lakewood Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Feb. 9 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples. Burial was in the Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples. More...

Ada Koons

Ada Dorothy Koons, 93, of Brainerd, formerly of Morris died Feb. 9, 2012 at the Woodland Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Brainerd. Arrangements were with the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris. More...

Timothy Roline

Timothy Donn Roline, 57, of Bemidji, died, Feb. 5, 2012 at home after a short, but fierce battle with cancer. Memorial services were held Feb. 11 at the United Methodist Church in Bemidji, with Rev. Gay Albers officiating. More...