September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Boy Scouts gearing up for national jamboree

Four Staples Boy Scouts are planning to help break in the brand new national camp site for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, to be held next July. More...

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Crow Wing Currents

‘A Century of service’ celebrated at Lincoln Community Church

It’s been 100 years since the Lincoln Community Church first became a gathering place for people of faith.  On Sept. More...

PHS Homecoming events include ‘Hall of Fame Induction Banquet’

Homecoming at Pillager School began this past Monday with the coronation and will conclude Saturday, Sept. More...

Pillager royalty

Pillager High School held its Homecoming Coronation Sept. 24. Pictured above is the 2012 Homecoming Court. Front row from left, Prince Zane Kuesel, King EJ Ziegler, Queen Jesslyn Johnson and Princess Katelyn Collins. More...

Letters

Paid Letter to the Editor

Vote Yes   I can remain silent no longer. I do have a ‘Vote Yes’ sign in my yard with regard to the marriage amendment. I will be voting yes. I am saddened by the apparent lack of support for this amendment in our area. More...

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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

Engagement

Reck, Reilly

Tessa Reck, daughter of Jerry and Jane Reck of Staples; and Daniel Reilly, son of Kevin and Mary Reilly of East Setauket, N.Y., announce their engagement.  The couple met at New York University and currently live in Brooklyn.  An Oct. More...

Pregnancy/ infant loss ceremony Oct. 1 at Lakewood

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Each year, approximately one million pregnancies in the U.S. end in miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of the newborn child. More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Keith and Judann Parrish of Staples, a baby boy, J’Kaden Jamal weighing five pounds, nine ounces on Sept. More...

Sports

Future Cardinals

The Staples Motley youth football team got in a practice game during half time of the Cardinal-Detroit Lakes Game. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)   More...

Moving the pile

Mike Beach (35) takes three Detroit Lakes players down with him to gain some tough yards up the middle, with the help of blockers Jacob Friedel (76), Garrett Secora (61), Zach Schmitz (11) and Michael Moxley (53). More...

Cards shut out at home

The Staples Motley football team didn’t have an answer for Detroit Lakes in their game Sept. 21. More...

Once upon a time, there were three bears, but it wasn’t Goldilocks who did them in Wiese, Erickson and Flickinger reduce local bear population

First bear hunt turns exciting for Flickinger

Looking eye to eye with a bear was not what Kayla Flickinger expected during her first bear hunt this year. But while she was in her tree stand, a bear scurried up another tree about ten yards away from her. More...

Wiese gets his bear but bigger one gets away

When Walter Wiese saw a bear running fast past his tree stand, he didn’t know what to think. “If it had decided to climb the tree I was in, I wouldn’t have had time to get my gun up,” he said. More...

Scouting opportunities still open

Staples area boys who would like to join scouting but missed the Sept. 17 sign-up event can still join by calling Holly Carlson at 218-330-9422.   More...

 

News

Groundwater testing

Students in the Motley Elementary fifth grade class pay attention to the water table during a groundwater demonstration by Aimee Zimmermann of the Wadena County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) during Conservation Days at the Old Wadena ca More...

Staples Police respond to juvenile reports

On Sept. 18, at 6:50 a.m., Staples Police assisted the Minnesota State Patrol with a personal injury accident on Hwy 210 three miles west of Staples. The driver reportedly fell asleep and hit an approach, causing back injuries. More...

FFA plans for new year, new activities

As the new school year starts to settle in Staples Motley FFA also starts their new year.  More...

Opinion

Minnesota needs a bipartisan Farm Bill

As Congress prepares to adjourn for the November elections, farmers, ranchers and business leaders from Minnesota and across the country have converged on the nation’s capitol. More...

Industrial workers see slower recovery historically

Back in the early 1920s when the Great Depression had already set foot in rural America, Minnesota Gov. J.A.O. More...

Current Happenings

Connections meeting agenda

Connections High School Board of Directors will meet on Oct. 2, 2012 at 4 p.m. at Central Lakes College, Staples Campus, in the Conference Room.  More...

Women’s Chorus offers ‘Soup, Sandwich and a Song’

The Staples Area Women’s Chorus will hold their annual fund raising lunch Saturday, Oct. 6, beginning at 12:30 p.m. More...

Historical Society annual meeting will feature ‘Staples Rails’

The Staples Historical Society’s annual meeting will be Oct. 11 at the Towns Edge Restaurant, Staples.  A social and dinner (from the menu) time will begin at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be called to order at 7 p.m.  More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

September 28   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MTG Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218- 631-1714.  September 29, 30   More...

Obituaries

Brad Brichacek

Brad Brichacek, 60, of Browerville, died Sept. 24, 2012, at the Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m., at the Staples Alliance Church. Friends may call on Thursday, Sept. More...

Lenore Christianson

Lenore Mae Christianson, 90, of Spruce Hill Township, died Sept. 19, 2012, at West Wind Village in Morris.  Funeral services were held Sept. 24 at Spruce Hill Lutheran Church in Spruce Hill Township, with Rev. Michael Hanson and Rev. More...

Or v ille T hiel

Orville Frederick Thiel, 95, of Wheaton, died Sept. 17, 2012 in Wheaton.  Funeral services were held Sept. 20 at the First Presbyterian Church in Wheaton with Rev. Darrell Boe officiating. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NJPA NATIONAL JOINT POWERS ALLIANCE

REQUEST FOR BIDS   National Joint Powers Alliance is soliciting bids for a one year snowplowing contract from November 1, 2012 through October 31, 2013. The location is 202 12th Street NE, Staples.  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 POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the mortgage foreclosure sale referred to in the foregoing Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale has been postponed from: August 2, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. to September 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.  More...