September 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Grove brings Kinship experience to job

Dale Grove has started as the coordinator of the reorganized Kinship Partners mentoring program for the Staples Motley area. More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Chamber welcome

The owners of ‘RSC Jewelry and Coins’ in Motley, a new business which opened June 15, were welcomed recently by members of the Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Motley’s proposed 2013 levy is about one percent higher than last year’s

At their regular meeting September 11, the Motley City Council adopted both the Proposed Levy and the Preliminary Budget for 2013, as presented by City Clerk/ Treasurer Terri Smith.  The total proposed levy for 2013 is $328,509, which is approxi More...

‘RSC Jewelry and Coins’ now open in Motley

‘RSC Jewelry and Coins’ in Motley is the place to go if you’re a serious coin collector, or looking to pick up cash for gold or silver.  The new business, owned by Ron and Sue Peterson of rural Motley, opened June 15. More...

Current Happenings

Hornheads to open concert series Sept. 29

The Hornheads will present a concert at Centennial Auditorium in Staples on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will kick off the Staples Motley Area Arts Council’s new season.  More...

Evangelist coming to Verndale church

The Verndale Family Life Church is hosting an evangelist at services Friday, Sept. 21, from 7-8:15 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (breakfast and lunch provided); and Sunday, Sept. 23, at morning and evening services. More...

Staples City Council Agenda

The Staples City Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the council chambers at the Staples City Hall at 122 6th Street NE.  More...

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...

Life Currents

Senior Celebrations

The combined August and September birthday/anniversary party was held at the Staples Senior Citizens on September 11 with 26 members attending. More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to John and Amanda Groenwold of Baxter, a baby girl, Piper Christine weighing seven pounds, one ounce on Sept. More...

Social scheduled for new MOMS Club members

MOMS Club of Staples will hold a watermelon social at their next monthly meeting, Sept. 24, at 10:30 a.m.  The social will be held at Lakewood Park in Staples and is open to any mother interested in learning more about MOMS Club. More...

Sports

Cardinals make plays but not enough

In a game of big plays on both sides of the ball, the Staples Motley football team came up a play or two short in a 27-18 loss to Warroad on Sept. More...

Singles sweep powers conference title

By sweeping the singles matches and winning first place at number three doubles, the Staples Motley girls tennis team won the Mid State Conference championship in grand fashion.  Mikayla Wing ran her overall season record to 12-3 by winning two More...

Cardinals win two at C-I tournament

The Staples Motley volleyball team bested Crosby Ironton 3-1 on Sept. 13, to run their conference record to 2-0, then returned to the C-I gym on Sept. More...

Even w ith cuts, cit y budget grows

Mainly because of higher than expected health care costs and the predicted addition of a police officer, the City of Staples is facing a 4.95 percent increase in the city portion of the tax levy. More...

School district sets lev y

The Staples Motley School District is proposing a tax levy of $1,618,695, payable in 2013, an increase of five percent over the current levy. The action was approved at the school board’s meeting Sept. 17.  More...

New Kinship office

The new Staples Kinship Partners office is in the Todd County Government Center (former NJPA building), at 200 1st Street NE.  Coordinator Dale Grove said her hours will vary, but she will usually try to be in on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  F More...

Wadena Board sets levy increase at 1.5 percent

On the last possible day allowed by Minnesota statutes, Sept.17, the Wadena County Board of Commissioners voted 3-1 to set the preliminary 2012 payable 2013 county levy at an increase of 1.5 percent over last year’s levy. More...

 

News

Clifford to speak at ‘Women’s Night Out’

Tri- County Health Care’s annual “Women’s Night Out” program will be held on Monday, Oct. 8 at the Wadena Memorial Auditorium. Parking and admission is free.  More...

High school hangout

Staples Motley High School students relax in the new lounge room, designed for students to take a break, do homework or just socialize. More...

Variety of classes on ITV

Staples Motley students watch themselves on television as they wait for their next class to start on Sept. 6. The room is part of a grant the school recieved to share classes with other nearby schools. More...

Opinion

A new Cardinal look for a new 2012-13 year

Change can be frightening and exciting at the same time. Any Cardinal alumni would be awed at all the changes that now are reflected on the hallowed walls of Staples Motley High School. More...

Beware of high-tech computer scams

Many people own computers nowadays, but not everyone has the technical background to fix things that go wrong on their computers. As a result, scam artists are now taking advantage of people with several high-tech computer scams.  More...

Delay in postal reform has disastrous outcome

Recent reports indicate that the U.S. House is unlikely to vote on postal reform legislation this month. H.R. More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

September 21   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714.  September 22   More...

Obituaries

Brad Brichacek

Brad Brichacek, 60 of Browerville, died Sept. 24, 2012, at the Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples. More...

Irene Grewing

Irene Marie Grewing, 90 of Staples, died Sept. 8, 2012 at the Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.  Funeral services were held Sept. 13 at the St. John Lutheran Church in Wadena. More...

Laura Pank ratz

Laura Pankratz, 83 of Staples, died Sept. 15, 2012 at her home.  Funeral services were held Sept. 18 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples with Fr. Joe Korf officiating. 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...

ORDINANCE NO. 498 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE SALE OF PROPERTY

THE CITY OF STAPLES DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:   More...

LEADER COMMUNITY HALL BOARD MEETING

The Leader Community Hall Board Meeting for Byron, Poplar, Moose Lake and Meadow Brook townships will be held Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. This is a regular periodic business meeting and is open to the publi More...