August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Highway bids approved include Cty. 30, Staples

At their Aug. 23 board meeting, Wadena County Commissioners approved bid awards for two more road and bridge projects to take place this season.  PCI Roads, LLC, of St. More...

Staples native killed in St. Cloud incident

Staples native Geraldine Peterson Bennett, 68, of St. Cloud, died in the early morning hours of Aug. 23, just two days before she was scheduled to attend her Staples High School class reunion with the Class of 1962.  More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Sunup Ranch in Cass Cty honored

The Kettlewells named ‘Farm Family of the Year’

The owners of Sunup Ranch in Sylvan Township have been named the 2012 “Farm Family of the Year” for Cass County. “We’re thrilled and humbled by this,” said Vickie More...

‘Beagers Barbeque’ now open in Lincoln Lakes area

It was the lack of barbeque options in the Lincoln Lakes area that inspired Jeff Larson of Sauk Rapids to open Beagers Barbeque. He had traveled a lot in the south, Jeff said; and that’s where he first got acquainted with great barbeque. More...

Professor Al Riggs to speak at banquet

The Motley Area Historical Society will host their Annual Heritage Day Banquet at BRICKS Travel Center in Motley Saturday, Sept. 1, beginning at 5:30 p.m.  More...

Letters

Pledges

Reasons why I am against making a pledge. More...

Correction

A typograhical mistake in the Staples World office implied a different meaning in Dean Griffith’s letter in last week’s issue. More...

Current Happenings

Staples Area Men’s Chorus sets new member night

“New Member Night” with the Staples Area Men’s  Chorus is set for Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 8:30 p.m. in the  Staples Motley High School choir room.  More...

Connections High School Board agenda

Connections High School Board of Directors will meet Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. at Central Lakes College in the Conference Room. More...

First CARE Meal scheduled Sept. 11

CARE Ministry is offering free community meals on the second Tuesday of each month, September through May, at participating area churches.  The first meal will be Tuesday, Sept. 11, at United Methodist Church, 310 5th St. More...

Life Currents

Huge sale

The Sacred Heart Church was one of several locations in Staples that held a garage sale during Railroad Days. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs) More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Brianne Hove and Eric Disterhaupt of Staples, a baby girl, Ainsley May weighing six pounds, nine ounces on Aug. More...

Care Center

SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAYS AT THE LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM SENIOR CAMPUS INCLUDE: Dennis Hall, Sept. 5 Claudia Engdahl, Sept. 8; Dorothy Trana, Sept. 14; Irene Goestch, Sept. 15; Caroline Macho, Sept. 18; Eleanor Witz, Sept. More...

Sports

Railroad Days Dash results

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Swim team improving in early season workouts

A young team with a core of experienced swimmers will take to the ppool in the first swim meet of the season on Thursday, Aug. More...

CC teams look to compete

2012 Cross Country Season preview for Staples Motley Cardinals.  Boys cross country   The Cardinal boys will rely heavily on four seniors to lead this year’s team.  Returning varsity runners are Blake Miller and  More...

Lunemanns credit extended farm family

The Todd County Farm Family of the Year operates Twin Eagle Dairy farm

When Pat and Jody Lunemann talk about being named the Todd County Farm Family of the Year, they share the honor with more than the five kids they have raised on their Twin Eagle Dairy farm north of Clarissa. More...

Dairy family

Pat and Jody Lunemann with a few of their cows at the Twin Eagle Dairy north of Clarissa. More...

Three-vehicle accident

Staples Police responded to a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy 10 and 4th St. NE in Staples the afternoon of Aug. 24. More...

 

News

Railroad Days Parade 2012

Heather Rollins, right, was Grand Marshall for the Railroad Days parade and was joined by Virginia Goeden. Rollins received the 2011 Chairman’s Award from the Staples Community Foundation. More...

School starts Sept. 4 with new staff in all buildings

Staples Motley High School will welcome ninth grade students and new students on Tues., Sept. 4, and all other students the following day. The high school held their open house on Aug. More...

USDA grants go to Region Five, Initiative Foundation

Region Five and The Initiative Foundation are among five Minnesota organizations that have been selected to receive nearly $1 million in funding to help rural communities create jobs and improve infrastructure and housing. More...

Opinion

Staples Motley Schools show growth in tests

The Minnesota Department of Education recently released their  Minnesota Comprehension Assessments for the  2011 - 2012 school year and our local Cardinal students continued to show growth and proficiency in several areas.  More...

Melding social growth with academics

I hope this letter finds our students and families enjoying the dog days of summer. More...

Photo

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Menus

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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...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

August 31   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714.  September 3   SIT ‘N KNIT Mon., 6 - 8 p.m., Stomping Grounds coffee house, Staples. More...

Obituaries

Betty Drone

Betty Drone, 87 of Staples, died Aug. 22, 2012 at the Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples.  Funeral services were held Aug. 28 at the Assembly of God Church in Staples, with Rev. Roy Miles officiating. More...

Maureen Thiel

Maureen Dawn Thiel 65, of Staples, died Aug. 25, 2012 at her home in Moran Township.  Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. More...

James DeWald

James Arthur DeWald,  70 of rural Browerville died Aug. 25, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his family.  A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 2 at 2 p.m. at his home. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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 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 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...