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Visit results in introducing senior citizens center bill

State Representative Mike LeMieur has introduced legislation to obtain financing for the Eagle Bend Regional Senior Citizens center, Todd County Administrator Nathan Burkett reported at the Todd County Commissioners meeting on March 6. More...

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March 18

LEADER LIONS ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST Sun., March 18, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Leader Community Hall. Free will offering, all proceeds to Motley Food Shelf. Free diabetes screening.   More...

Pillager Family Center announces March food drive

The Pillager Family Center recently announced plans for their annual spring food drive. More...

‘What ever happened to...?’

Clem Coverston, 1946 Motley High School grad

Reporter’s note: “What ever happened to...?” is a periodic column which highlights stories of alumni from schools in Motley, Pillager and Staples. More...

Current Happenings

Weil in concert in Verndale

Aaron Michael Weil will present a concert Sunday, Mar. 18, at 10: 30 a. m. at the Verndale Family Life Church at 209 N. Farwell St., Verndale.  More...

‘Lost and Found’ concert set in Staples

Show is food shelf fund raiser

The Christian band “Lost and Found” will present a concert Sunday, Mar. 25 at 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 430 12th St. NE, Staples. More...

Mark Your Calendar

March 19   SIT ‘N KNIT Mon., 6 - 8 p. m., Stomping Grounds coffee house, Staples. For info., 218-895-5750.  March 20   More...

Obituaries

Linda Motl

Linda Mari Motl, 58, of Staples, died March 9, 2012 at the Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples.  A memorial service was held March 12 at the Lakewood Care Center Chapel. More...

Sports

Cardinals exit playoffs in first round at Pierz

The Staples Motley boys basketball team didn’t have an answer to the Pierz team, losing 77-37 in the Section 6AA playoffs.  The Cardinals finished the season with an 8-19 record.  More...

Cardinals fall in subsection title game

The Staples Motley girls basketball team lost to Sauk Centre 58-48 in the sub-section final on March 6.  The Cardinals played from behind most of the game, but gained a fourpoint lead midway through the second half, only to see Sauk Center go o More...

Pogreba runs at NJCAA nationals

Freshman Emma Pogreba of Cushing and a 2011 SMHS grad, helped North Iowa Area Community College’s (NIACC) track and field team to a 10th-place finish in the 4x800 meter relay at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National More...

School board moves to terminate teacher

The Staples Motley School Board voted 5-1 in favor of a resolution proposing the termination of the contract of Kevin Coughlin, high school social studies teacher, at a special meeting Monday night.  More...

Connections could fit with CLC

Several standard classrooms, large shop spaces, tiered classrooms wired for interactive television and computer lab space, plus some intriguing possibilities, could all be available for the Connections High School if they should decide to open. More...

Wadena County to update hazard mitigation plan

County Emergency Management Services Director Scott McKellep and Region Five Community and Economic Development Planner Tad Erickson appeared before the Wadena County Board of Commissioners on March 6, to present their proposal for updating the count More...

 

News

NextGen grant boosts CLC biofuel research

The Central Lakes College Agricultural and Energy Center at Staples will receive a $ 193,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture to continue biofuels research.  The center is one of nine bioenergy grant recipients announced by Dav More...

Gardening demonstration

Crow Wing Wild 4H Club members planted seeds during a gardening demonstration lead by Linda Brotherton and Ann DeGeest during the March meeting at Congregational Church. More...

Staples Rotary Art Show calling for entries

Pre- registrations are now being accepted for the 48th Annual Staples Rotary Arts Show April 26-28 in the lobby of Centennial Auditorium in Staples.  A new category this year is Abstract Photography. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Americans’ Right to Know . . . Who’s buying our elections?

March 11-17 is National Sunshine Week

Welcome to a new era of exponentially more unlimited and undisclosed campaign spending. This is the first presidential election since game-changing rulings by the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. More...

Contraception leads to prosperity, life quality

Some politicians are still calling contraception a social evil. More...

Life Currents

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Vanessa and Chris Bostic of Hewitt, a baby girl, Anika Kiara weighing six pounds, 11 ounces on March 3, 2012.  Born to Lessa Myrum and Kelly Doucette of Cushing, a baby More...

1,800 Pocket Flags delivered by pilot

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 70 continues their mission

The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 70 of Staples had Dean Nelsen as their special guest at the March 7 meeting. More...

Girl Scouts celebrate 100th anniversary

It was 1912 when Juliette Gordon Low brought 18 girls together for the first Girl Scout meeting. Now, 100 years later, 59 million Americans - nearly half of all U.S. 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.  Notice is hereby given that default has occurred in conditions of the following described mortgage:&nbs More...

TODD COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT 215 First Ave. South Long Prairie, Minnesota 56347 320-732-4420

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday March 22, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. More...

NOTICE TODD COUNTY HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Closing date: April 10, 2012

Sealed bids will be accepted until 10: 00 a. m., April 10, 2012 by the Todd County Public Works Director/ Engineer and County Auditor/Treasurer at 44 Riverside Drive, Long Prairie, Minnesota 56347 for the following construction project:  S.P. More...