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Autumn trail ride

A number of people enjoyed taking trail rides through the Pillsbury State Forest near Pillager Sept. 28. More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Husky pride in action

Pillager Elementary School second graders marched in the Homecoming Parade Sept. 28, with cheers that the PHS football team ‘Send the Wolves Packin’’ at the Homecoming game scheduled for that evening. More...

‘Hall of Fame’ on parade

Fifth graders from Mrs. Norlin’s class at Pillager Elementary carried a banner with photos of the school’s 2012 ‘Hall of Fame’ inductees during the Homecoming Parade Sept. 28. More...

Senior spirit

There were a number of class floats represented at the Pillager School Homecoming Parade Sept. 28, including this one from the Class of 2013. Many parade participants, as well as parade-goers, were dressed in gold and maroon, the school colors.  More...

Current Happenings

Concert features 300 male voices

The Staples Area Men’s Chorus (SAMC) will celebrate 10 years of REAL MEN SING! with this year’s event Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Staples Motley High School gym.  More...

Senior depression seminars at Lakewood Health System

Each year, more than 17 million Americans suffer from clinical depression. The population over age 65 accounts for about 25 percent of the nation’s suicides - many as a result of untreated clinical depression.  More...

Free sign language class

Project Together is offering a free, six-week Introduction to American Sign Language class in Motley beginning in October.  Classes will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. on the following Mondays: Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29; and Nov. 5 and 12. More...

Life Currents

Attend President’s Parley meeting

Above, left to right: Staples Unit 70 President Arlene Grover, Department President Raleen Tolzman, 6th District President Betty Snyder, Staples Unit 70 Past President Carol Olsen and Past Department President Dee Dee Buckley. More...

The ‘Great Coat Giveaway’ is underway in SM area

Seeking coats, jackets, for people in need

Do you have a jacket or coat that you do not wear anymore?  The ‘Great Coat Giveaway,’ sponsored by CARE Ministry and Heart and Hands of Motley, is once again underway.  For the fourth consecutive year, plans are being finalized More...

Auxiliary members guests of 6th District

Staples American Legion Auxiliary Unit #70 President Arlene Grover and Past President Carol Olsen attended the 6th District President’s Parley Dinner held Sept. 23 at the Nisswa Legion Club.  More...

Sports

Swim team gets first ever win

History was made by the Staples Motley swim team on Sept. 29, when the Cardinals placed first as a team in the four-team Fosston Invitational. More...

Cardinals cruise into post season

The Staples Motley girls tennis team recorded two shutouts in their last two matches of the regular season, beating Aitkin 7-0 on Sept. 27 and Long Prairie- Grey Eagle by the same score on Oct. 2.  More...

Volleyball team gets one wild win

The Staples Motley volleyball team won their closest match of the season, beating Menahga on Sept. More...

Central Lakes College to expand in Staples

Grant adds programs, jobs, students to Staples campus

A plastics program and rapid prototyping/reverse engingeering certificate will be added to the Central Lakes College curriculum at the Staples campus starting next year, thanks to a grant from the Department of Labor to help create trained workers fo More...

NCLB changes to MMR

School board learns new accountability system

How is the new education accountability program different from the previous system? More...

LPEP program restarts with new Blandin format

Leaders Partnering to End Poverty (LPEP) is set to launch in the Staples Motley area.  A group has been working on a community wide poverty initiative for more than a year and have targeted the program for the area defined by the Staples Motley More...

 

News

Multicolored forest

Trees of many colors reach up towards the sky Uhlman of Beaver Dam Balloons as he soared over in a forest near Staples. This photo was taken by Jim Staples and Motley on Sept. 30. (Submitted photo) More...

Organizations awarded grants for local needs

The Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative Community Trust Board met on Oct. 2 and awarded a total of $8,833 to 11 local organizations for a variety of service projects.  More...

‘My Ballot’ website launched

An online tool to acquaint voters with candidates

Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced the launch of a new online tool to assist voters to become better acquainted with the candidates and questions they will see on their Nov. 6 General Election ballot.  More...

Opinion

Driving the Future:

Give teens a voice in traffic safety programming

I am a teenager. I stay up too late; I wake up too late. I get emotional. I don’t want my parents circling me like hawks and I definitely don’t want them to try to tell me what to do, especially behind the wheel. More...

Rioters, not speech, to blame for violence in Egypt and Libya

In the United States, if a movie makes people mad enough to riot, we blame the rioters, not the movie. In much of the rest of the world, it’s the other way around. That’s the difference our First Amendment makes. 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...

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Mark Your Calendar

October 5  DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MTG Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218- 631-1714.  October 8   More...

Educational Opportunities

October 8   ‘CIRCLE OF PARENTS’ SUPPORT GROUP Mondays, 6:30 - 8 p.m. at SES Library. Parents with children of all ages welcome. Child care/ refreshments provided. For more information on this free event, call 218-296-  2139. More...

Obituaries

Ruth Hanson

Ruth Colleen Hanson, 81, of Lake Park, died Sept. 26, 2012 at Sunnyside Care Center in Lake Park.  A memorial service was held Sept. 30 at the Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead. Arrangements were with the Korsmo Funeral Chapel in Moorhead.  More...

Lucille Houselog

Lucille Bertha Houselog, 84, of Staples (formerly of Pipestone and Deer Creek) died Sept. 28, 2012.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Deer Creek. More...

Bradley Brichacek

Bradley Joseph Brichacek, 60, of rural Browerville, died Sept. 24, 2012 at LHS Hospital in Staples.  Funeral services were held on Sept. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF TODD DISTRICT COURT SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT CASE TYPE: OTHER CIVIL: DECLARATORY JUDGMENT

SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION  File No.: 77-CV-12-946  WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.  Plaintiff, vs. STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION; SHANE LEWIS PEDERSON, STACY AN 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...

STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP MANAGEMENT AND CIRCUL ATION

1. PUBLICATION TITLE: Staples World 2. PUBLICATION NO. 518-760 3. FILING DATE: September 27, 2012 4. ISSUE FREQUENCY: Weekly 5. NO. OF ISSUES PUBLISHED ANNUALLY: 52 6. ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION PRICE: $35 7. More...