January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Three wifi hotspots sought in Staples

The Staples Economic Development Authority (SEDA) supported a Todd County Development Corporation (TCDC) effort to set up at least three wireless internet hotspots in Staples. More...

Hello, Readers,

Punxsutawney Phil will make his Groundhog Day prediction on Saturday morning from western Pennsylvania. Groundhog  Day was designed as a day of celebration by Pennsylvania’s early settlers. It’s very similar to Candlemas  More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Motley Police Chief Brian Madison says trapping offers ‘peace of mind’

On his off days during trapping season, you’ll most likely find Motley Police Chief Brian Madison out in the woods, setting or checking his many traps. “It’s a passion of mine,” More...

Fun and games

At least 20 people attended a recent ‘Game Day’ at Motley United Methodist Church. This event, open to the public, is held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month during the winter. More...

Morrison County Law enforcement reports

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Department received a report from Lloyd Hanley of Motley Jan. 20, that his mailbox had been damaged.  Also on Jan. More...

Current Happenings

Minnesota High Tunnel Conference Feb. 12-13

University of Minnesota Extension is leading a 2013 Minnesota Statewide High Tunnel Conference, on Tuesday, Feb 12 and Wednesday, Feb. More...

Farm Service Agency’s program information

The U.S. More...

Staples Library programs

The Staples Public Library is offering the following programs:  Writing and Publishing Workshops – Jan 31 and Feb. 7  More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

February 1   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714.  February 4   SIT ‘N KNIT Mon., 6 - 8 p.m., Stomping Grounds coffee house, Staples. More...

Obituaries

Wilbur Self

Wilbur Self, 73, of Dassel, died Jan. 26, 2013 at his home.  Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m., at the Staples Assembly of God Church with Pastor Roy Miles officiating. More...

Sports

Cardinal boys win on road

The Staples Motley boys basketball team recorded two road victories, 68-55 at Wadena-Deer Creek on Jan. 22 and 59-56 at Bertha- Hewitt on Jan. 25. The Cardinals now have a 9-7 record and are 4-2 in the Mid State Conference. More...

Wrestlers pick it up a notch for conference

Jordan Heldman and Blake Miller were conference champions, while Alex Erpelding and Josh Becker were runners-up as the members of the Staples Motley wrestling team came through at the Mid State Conference tournament on Jan. 25. More...

Cardinals stay undefeated in Mid State

The Staples Motley girls basketball team breezed through the second half of a 55-33 win over Wadena- Deer Creek on Jan. 25.  The Cardinals held a narrow 23-21 point lead at halftime but outscored W-DC 32-12 in the second half.  More...

Next LPEP event

Leaders Partnering to End Poverty Community Conversation number one will be Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 6-8 p.m. More...

Retail is willingness to serve customers well

You can learn; you can gain experience; you may have years of working with the public under your belt, but, if it isn’t genuine, customers will know it.  More...

Wastewater plant to be updated, not replaced

The Staples City Council approved a wastewater facility plan at their Jan. 22 meeting. More...

 

News

Kirby Puckett Award recipient

Pat Held of Motley, center with lanyard, was the recipient of the Kirby Puckett Award at the this year’s Twins Fantasy Camp. The award is given to the camper who exhibits the great love and enthusiasm for the game that Kirby had. More...

Solid waste issues cause protests

Two solid waste department issues sparked protests at the Jan. More...

Staples applying for home and commercial rehab funding

Meeting set for 5:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at City Hall

The City of Staples will be submitting an application to the Department of Employment and Economic Development requesting funding to fix up homes and commercial businesses. More...

Opinion

Dayton’s tax plan a major leap forward

For over a decade, the tax policy coming from the State Capitol has been giving rural and middle class Minnesotans the short end of the stick. More...

Enhancing student learning through technology integration

Exciting learning opportunities are happening for students and staff at Motley Staples Middle School through technology integration. More...

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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...

Life Currents

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Chris and Nickole Laney of Browerville, a baby boy, Lane Rusty weighing six pounds, five ounces on Jan. More...

Top readers

The top readers for the second quarter in the Accelerated Reading program at Staples Motley High School are, front row, from left, Derek Mikish, Madisen Gabel, Charles Ricker and Josh Robben. More...

Psychiatrist joins Lakewood

Lakewood Health System (LHS) recently welcomed Dr. More...

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