March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Life Currents

Individual speech winners

The Staples Motley Speech team participated at the Walker Invitational held March 3. As a team they placed 11th out of 30 teams. There were over 500 speakers at the event. More...

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Olsen learns he needs kidney

Scott Olsen, nephew of Don and Carol Olsen of Staples, has recently learned that he will need a kidney transplant. Olsen has a genetic condition called polycystic kidney disease. More...

Barnett appointed to MFFN board

Christian Barnett, Investment and Retirement Services Financial Advisor with Mid- Minnesota Federal Credit Union, was recently appointed to the board of The Minnesota Fathers and Families Network (MFFN).  Barnett has been with MMFCU for nearly t More...

GED testing format to change

Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, the GED testing procedure is going to change from a paper and pencil test to a computer based test. More...

Sledding action

A number of people enjoyed sledding on the hill at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples Feb. 29, thanks to a snowstorm the night before which left about eight inches of snow on the ground. More...

School Notes

Staples Elementary School   MARCH 8  DARE, Grade 5  Book Swap  3: 15- 5 p. m. More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Erika and Ian Misenko of Pillager, a baby boy, Stanley Robert weighing seven pounds four ounces on Feb. More...

Motley Staples Middle School SOM

MSMS Students of the Month were named and included in the SOM ad in the March 1 edition of the Staples World, however, several names were missed. More...

Admissions director named

Nick Heisserer of Pillager has been named Director of Admissions and Advising at Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples. He had been the college’s registrar since 2010, and employed at CLC since 2004. More...

Lakewood receives Best-in-Class

Lakewood Health System was recently awarded a Best-in-Class Seal by HR Solutions. More...

Sjordals celebrate 65 years

Recently, Bob and Melva (Severson) Sjordal celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends in Tonto Verde, Arizona. They were married on a snowy February 8, 1946 in Staples at the parsonage of the Methodist Church on 5th Street NE. More...

Horticulture Day in Perham

The 25th annual East Otter Tail County Horticulture Day will be held March 17 in Perham at the Prairie Wind Middle School. More...