November 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Santa smiles

With urging from grandmother Monica, brother and sister Reed and Emma Webster posed for a picture with Santa. More...

Property assessments approved as listed

The Staples City Council approved a list of 17 property assessments to charge the owners for cleaning up the public nuisances on the property, despite complaints from three of the property owners.  More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Nylynn Cory, Motley, has much to be thankful for

Recent fire destroyed her home but not her spirit

A beach towel hangs on the wall of Nylynn Cory’s studio apartment in Motley... More...

Crow Wing Calendar

November 27   MSMS BAND/ORCHESTRA CONCERT, Tues., Nov. 27, 7:30 p. m., MSMS main gym, Motley.   More...

City council continues discussion about possible ordinance amendment

Discussion about possibly amending an ordinance to allow a new restaurant in town to serve alcohol was continued at the Motley City Council’s regular meeting Nov. 13.  Ashlee Badger is the person making the request. More...

Letters

Is anyone concerned?

Yesterday, I took my wife and daughter to Gander Mountain in Baxter. I was needing some equipment that can only be found in a store that supports the hunting/shooting sports. More...

Current Happenings

LHS Foundation 17th annual Season of Lights

The Lakewood Health System Foundation and the Lakewood Hospice and Palliative Care programs would like to invite everyone to their 17th annual Season of Lights lighting ceremonies.  More...

Programs at the Staples Library

File Management Computer Class – Nov. 29  More...

Educational Opportunities

November 26   ‘CIRCLE OF PARENTS’ SUPPORT GROUP Mon., 6:30 - 8 p.m. at Staples Elementary School Library. Parents with children of all ages welcome. Child care/refreshments provided. More...

Life Currents

LHS welcomes Rural Physician Associate Program students

Lakewood Health System (LHS) welcomes Kaitlyn Pelowski and Adrianne Moen as Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP) Students.  More...

Peace posters selected

The area Lions Peace Poster contest winners at Sacred Heart Area School, Staples are: Jack Bensen, first place; Caitlin Becker, second place and Sophia Roberts, third place. More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to John and Jessica Tabatt of Browerville, a baby girl, Blaire Marie weighing eight pounds, three ounces on Nov. 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...

TODD COUNTY HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES ADDITION & REMODEL LONG PRAIRIE, MN SECTION 00 0100

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TODD COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION 215 1st Ave. South, Suite 103 Long Prairie, Minnesota 56347 320-732-4420

PUBLIC NOTICE   More...

Kick-off event set for community poverty study

Staples and Motley area residents will have an opportunity to learn about poverty and participate in an expansive process for all the community to explore why this is a high poverty area and what can be done about it.  More...

LPEP for Staples and Motley area

Leaders Partnering to End Poverty (LPEP) : o Jan. More...

Mom, look! It’s Santa!

Two-year old Alex Leech enjoyed his talk with Santa Claus Saturday at the Staples Community Center’s Arts and Crafts Show. Alex is the son of Tim Leech and Christine Albrecht, Staples. (Staples World photo by Brenda Halvorson)   More...

 

News

Todd County Board studies 2013 budget

At its Nov. 13 work session, the Todd County Board of Commissioners learned more about the proposed 2013 budget, as prepared by County Administrator Nate Burkett.  More...

Good cause

People from Staples and the surrounding area visited Ernie’s Food Market for the Taste of the Holidays event Nov. 15. Donations were accepted for the Lions Club annual Christmas for Kids event. Drawings for prizes were also held. More...

Fires in Wadena County

The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office reported on three fires in four days this past week, one house fire and two grass fires.  More...

Opinion

Moving the state forward

Minnesotans voted for compromise and common sense. They rejected divisive conservative policies and focused on Minnesota’s future. Let this be a guiding lesson to the state’s new progressive majority: people want a balanced approach. More...

Thanksgiving night shopping ruining a cherished American tradition

Call me old-fashioned, but the plan by major big-box retailers to open for business even earlier on Thanksgiving night just makes me sad.  It’s one more blow to a cherished tradition, and without good reason. More...

Sales wouldn’t start early if consumers didn’t want to shop then

Thanksgiving is still one of the few American holidays that commercialism has not managed to exploit to a great extent. If only it could stay that way. More...

Menus

Menus

Senior Nutrition Program   Suggested donation: $3.50. Call between 8:30 a.m. and noon the day before for reservations.  Menus are subject to change.  Staples 894-2556   Serving at 11:45 a.m. sharp. More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

November 23   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714.  November 26   SIT ‘N KNIT Mon., 6 - 8 p.m., Stomping Grounds coffee house, Staples. More...

Sports

2012 Staples Motley Fall Sports Teams

CARDINALS ROCK!
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2012 Staples Motley Fall Sports Teams

CARDINALS ROCK!
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Basketball seniors

Four seniors on the Staples Motley girls basketball team are, from left, Brook Wolhowe, Kelly Pearson, Jasmine McGillivray and Logan Peterson. The Cardinals season starts Tuesday, Nov. 27 at home against Perham. More...