January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Many items for bidding

Dollars for Scholars committee members Mary Kobliska and Roger Houselog gathered some of the items that will be auctioned on Monday, Jan. 21. More...

LPEP signs

LPEP members Marge Lelwica and Mark Anderson work on putting up one of the wall signs at the Thread Shed in Staples. The signs are accompanied by post-it notes to write responses to questions.   More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Motley City Council seeking to fill vacant seat

This and other matters discussed at January meeting

One seat on the Motley City Council still needs to be filled. At their regular meeting Jan. 14, the council approved a resolution declaring a vacancy on the city council; and also approved a motion to advertise for this position. More...

Crow Wing Calendar

January 22   AL- ANON MTG, Tues. , noon, Motley United Methodist Church (across from Countryside Restaurant). For persons struggling with a friend’s or family member’s drinking/ substance abuse problem. Newcomers welcome. More...

Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council and Leader Lions sponsor ‘Winter Workshop 2013’

Dr. Dan Larson, ruminant nutritionist for Great Plains Livestock Consulting, Inc., is one of the morning speakers at the Winter Workshop Jan. 22. The event is sponsored by the Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council and the Leader Lions. More...

Current Happenings

School board agenda

The SM School Board will meet Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. at SM High School media center. NOTE: Change of day due to Martin Luther King holiday.  More...

FWAC’s art projects grant deadline Jan. 25

The Five Wings Arts Council is accepting applications until Jan. 25 for arts projects produced or presented by arts and community organizations in Cass, Crow Wing, Wadena, Morrison and Todd counties. More...

Loans and LDP’s for wool producers due Jan. 31

The deadline period to request loans and loan deficiency payments (LDP’s) on 2012 crop year wool and unshorn pelts is Jan. 31. More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

January 18   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714.  January 21   SIT ‘N KNIT Mon., 6 - 8 p.m., Stomping Grounds coffee house, Staples. More...

Obituaries

Dennis Lamberson

Dennis W. Lamberson, 62 of Brainerd, died Jan. 8, 2013. A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, Jan. 18 at Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College at 4:30 p.m. Immediately following, a pot luck will be held in the college cafeteria. More...

Lillian Thiel

Lillian Thiel, 94, of Staples died Jan. 9, 2013 at the Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples.  Memorial services were held Jan. 12 at the United Methodist Church in Staples with Pastor Mark Bateson and Daryl Jacobson presiding. More...

Paul Binek

Paul Roscoe Binek, 85, of Verndale, formerly of Waterloo Iowa, died Jan. 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...

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 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...

City council back on PEG television

The Jan. More...

Hofer, Noon join Wadena Board

Newly elected county commissioners Jim Hofer and Ron Noon were sworn in by Judge Sally Ireland Robertson at 8:30 a.m. on Jan. More...

LPEP asking for input

Leadership Partnering to End Poverty (LPEP) has started their public input campaign in preparation for the Monday, Jan. 28, program that will launch the program in Staples and Motley.  More...

Dollars for Scholars auction is Jan. 21

The annual Dollars for Scholars auction on Jan. 21 will be live bidding only this year, as the broadcast and call-in features of the auction have been scrapped for this year. More...

DFS auction

Monday, Jan. 21 Staples Motley High  School cafeteria  4-5:30 p.m. Spaghetti meal 5:45 p.m.- auction begins Special auction items: 6 p.m. - miter saw 6:30 p.m. - Lions tent 7 p.m. - golf package 7:30 p.m. More...

 

News

Lakewood receives award

Lakewood Health System was honored by UCare Minnesota at its fourth annual Salute to Excellence event on Nov. 27, 2012 in Minneapolis. More...

Alison Scott to perform at Staples Jan. 26

Alison Scott is a rising star in the Minnesota music world. She will perform as a part of the Staples Motley Area Arts Council’s season in Centennial Auditorium at Staples on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Lakewood Foundation accepting grant applications

The Lakewood Health System Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for health-related activities benefitting nonprofit organizations. The deadline for applications to be submitted is March 1.  More...

Opinion

Who mentored you?

How often do we take a moment to look at the people who shaped our lives? More...

Adjusting Pentagon spending priorities will strengthen security

At year’s end, everyone’s eyes were on what is now known as the “fiscal cliff.” At the eleventh hour, Congress came to a deal on taxes and unemployment, effectively holding off automatic budget cuts until this March. More...

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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...

Life Currents

Senior celebrations

The January birthday/ anniversary party was held at the Staples Senior Citizen’s Center January 8, with 21 members attending. Six members were celebrating their birthdays. Above, seated in front: Clara Motl and Betty Haskin. More...

Girl Scouts get ready for cookie sales

Local Girl Scouts from the Staples Motley area attended the Girl Scout ‘Cookie Rally’ in Brainerd Jan. More...

Hello world

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Robert and Melissa Bettschen of Brainerd, a baby girl, Elizabeth Maggie-Ann weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. More...

Sports

Girls hoops team stunned by Rogers’ four point play

The Staples Motley girls basketball team got stung by a four point play with five seconds left in a 49-48 loss to Rogers on Jan. 8. The Cardinals had clawed their way back after a low scoring first half left them behind 19-15. More...

Crunch coming to SMHS

The Timberwolve’s mascot, “Crunch” will be making a half-time appearance during the SMHS girl’s baskeball game on Jan. 31 versus Crosby-Ironton. The varsity game starts at 7:15 p.m. at the Staples Motley High School gym. More...

Helicopters to count deer

Pending suitable snow cover, low-flying helicopters will be conducting whitetail deer population surveys from January through March.  Affected areas include permit areas permit areas 239 and 270 in Becker, Clay, Grant, Otter Tail and Wilkin coun More...