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Local Foods College coming back to Staples

Central Lakes College and the University of Minnesota will team up again to hold the Local Foods College, with nine webinars at CLC in Staples, weekly from Jan. 22 to Mar. 19. More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Dauer Taxidermy now open in Leader

Jeremy Dauer is third-generation taxidermist

As of last spring, the town of Leader added a new business to its roster.  Now, in addition to purchasing gas, ordering a burger or taking in a pig race, visitors can drop off their trophy deer (or other wild game) and have them mounted at &lsqu More...

An arrest, stolen vehicle, scam phone call included in law enforcement reports

Recent reports from the Motley Police Department and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office included the following: o The Motley Police Department received a report of a ‘running at large dog’ in the city on Dec. 31. More...

Morrison County’s Predatory Offender Registry verifications completed recently, 98 total

Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel recently announced that his office, along with the police departments in Motley, Randall, Little Falls, Royalton and Pierz have recently completed the Predatory Offender Registry verifications for Morrison County More...

Letters

Dangerous highway

EDITOR’S NOTE: This was submitted as an open letter to Sue Groth, Traffic Safety and Technology, with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. More...

Current Happenings

2013 Great American Think-Off question:

‘Which is more ethical: sticking to your principles or being willing to compromise?’

The 21st annual Great American  Think-Off announces its question for 2013: “Which is more ethical: sticking to your principles or being willing to compromise?” The Great American Think-Off is a philosophy contest for everyone and it More...

FFA Christmas tree pickup will be Jan. 11

Have a Christmas tree still left from Christmas? The Staples Motley FFA Chapter will have their annual Christmas tree pickon Friday, January 11.   More...

Girl Scouts program begins Jan. 28, in Staples

Girls of all ages are invited to be a part of two Girl Scouts programs which will be held Mondays after school at Trinity Lutheran Church in Staples beginning Jan. More...

Life Currents

Motley Girl Scouts participated in ‘Get Moving’ journey program

Four Girl Scout members from Junior Troop 136 in Motley took part in the Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines first Series program, ‘It’s Your Planet - Love It!’  The girls traveled to Brainerd once a week for More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKE- WOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Gregory and Kerianne Moon of Brainerd, a baby girl, Eva Francis weighing six pounds, 10 ounces on Dec. More...

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Sports

Hagensons team up for golf scholarships

Trent and Mitch Hagenson, the Staples Motley High School twins who have been a part of the state golf team the past two seasons, accepted a scholarship offer to golf next year at Jamestown College in North Dakota.  Trent said “It’s a More...

Boys basketball team wins in overtime

The Staples Motley boys basketball team took a big step forward with a 61-58 come from behind overtime victory against Pequot Lakes on Jan. 4. More...

Wrestlers still learning

The Staples Motley wrestling team continued their up and down season by giving some good performances and some frustrating ones in three matches over the past week.  The team lost twice in a triangular meet on Jan. More...

Family members, locals, mourn loss of auction

Since 1981, Tri-County Livestock Auction in Motley has been a magnet every Wednesday for farmers and ranchers looking to buy or sell livestock. A fire Jan. 6 changed all that. More...

‘Pace Yourself Triathlon’ is a fitness option

Several people have signed up for a new event at the Staples Community Center, a “Pace Yourself Triathlon.”  More...

First baby of 2013

Avalene Junette, the daughter of William Chew and Andrea Blake of Sartell, is the first baby of 2013 at Lakewood Health System in Staples, coming into the world on Jan. More...

 

News

Arvig acquires four Minnesota companies

Arvig Enterprises, Inc. (dba Arvig) announced the completion of its acquisition of Arrowhead Communications, Eagle Valley Telephone Company, Felton Telephone Company and Loretel Systems.  More...

Wadena County Commissioners sworn in

Judge Sally Robertson, left, administered the oath of office to the newly elected commissioners for Wadena County at a ceremony Jan. 7 prior to their first meeting. From left are Rodney Bounds, Jim Hofer and Ron Noon. More...

UROCK poster exhibit opens at FWAC Gallery

The Five Wings Arts Council, in partnership with the St Francis Music Center of Little Falls, announces the opening of the UROCK Poster Exhibit at the Five Wings Gallery, located at 121 4th St. NE, Staples. More...

Opinion

LPEP is for everyone

On Jan. 28, Staples Motley area residents have an opportunity to discover something new about the community, as the Leaders Partnering to End Poverty (LPEP) program kicks off.  More...

‘Cardinals Evening to Remember’ planned

Nominations sought for alumni recognition

The coming of the New Year brings the Oscars, The Grammys, Golden Globes and count- less other awards shows and recognitions. Well get ready because in 2013, we can add Staples Motley High School to that list. More...

Relay For Life location changed to Motley

Have you been affected by cancer? Do you know someone who has fought a battle against cancer? Have you lost a loved one to cancer? Do you just want to help in the effort to have a world with more birthdays and fight back against cancer?  More...

Menus

Menus

Senior Nutrition Program Suggested donation: $3.85. 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. Meals served with bread, and milk. More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

January 11   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714.  January 12   More...

Obituaries

Joyce Thiel

Joyce John Thiel, 91, of Staples, died Jan. 2, 2013 at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples.  Funeral services were held Jan. 7 at United Methodist Church in Staples.  Arrangements were with the Brenny Funeral Home in Staples.  More...

Glen Fuller

Glen Dale Fuller, 83, of Wadena and formerly of Sebeka, died Jan. 1, 2013 at Tri-County Hospital, Wadena.  Funeral services were held Jan. 5 at the Wadena Alliance Church with Pastor Vaughn White and Pastor Aaron Andrews presiding. More...

Dennis Brusewitz

Dennis “Buzz” Arlen Brusewitz, 72, of Staples, died Jan. 3, 2013 at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples.  A memorial service was held Jan. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Todd County Commissioners Minutes

Minutes of the Meeting of the Todd County Board of Commissioners held on December 18, 2012

CALL TO ORDER The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s Board Room in the City of Long Prairie, MN on the 18th day of December, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. 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...

TODD COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR’S OFFICE 215 1st Ave. South Suite 300 Long Prairie, MN 56347

PUBLIC HEARING  Notice is hereby given that the Todd County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to take public comments on the Todd County Solid Waste Management Service Charge on January 22, 2013 at 1 More...