April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School district cuts nearly $500,000

After reviewing the list line by line the Staples Motley School Board approved nearly $500,000 in general fund budget cuts on a split vote at their April 22 meeting in Motley.  A story on other actions and reports from the meeting will be publis More...

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May Day on May 1 is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festiva.  May Day is related to the  Celtic festival of Beltane and the Germanic festival of Walpurgis Night. May  More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Harry McCoy, WWII veteran from Motley, receives ‘Quilt of Valor’

When Jeanne McCoy of the Lincoln area saw a public television special about ‘Quilts of Valor,’ the wheels started turning in her head.  More...

Arbor Day events in Pillager

Pillager Schools will host a community celebration on Arbor Day, Friday, April 26, at the greenhouses located behind the school. The celebration will be held from 11 a.m. More...

Motley Junior Girl Scouts host ‘Go Green’ Earth Day event

The Motley Junior Girl Scouts in fourth grade hosted a ‘Celebrate Earth Day - Go Green’ event at Motley Elementary School April 22. It was co-sponsored by the Motley PACK (Parents Are Committed to Kids) volunteer group.  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. More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

April 26   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714.  April 27   BOYCHOIR FESTIVAL CONCERT - FREE Sat., April 27, 3 p.m., Centennial Auditorium, Staples. More...

Community Center

Friday, April 26:  Fitness Center: 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Open Gym: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 6-8 p.m.; Lap Swim: 7-8 a.m., 10-11 a.m., 6-7 p.m., Auarcise: 9-10 a.m., 6-7 p.m.; Open Swim: 5-5:50 p.m.; 7-7:50 p.m. *Sr. More...

Obituaries

Mar yA nn Schweigert

Mary Ann Schweigert, 90, of Staples, died April 20, 2013 at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 25 at 2 p.m. at St. More...

Charles Schweigert

Charles Schweigert, 63, of Fargo, died April 21, 2013.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 2 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Motley, with Father Joe Korf officiating. More...

Jeanne Mayberry

Jeanne Mayberry, 69, of Motley, died April 22, 2013 at Lakewood Health System Hospital, Staples.  More...

Sports

Cardinals win dome opener

The Staples Motley baseball team won their season opener 6-3 behind Jalen Busker’s pitching and hitting, then lost the second half of the double header 11-0. The Cardinals played Detroit Lakes in a game at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. More...

Inside the Outdoors

Bird life is intent on conquering our winter

“Life … will find a way.” That’s one of the lines I remember best from the movie Jurassic Park. It was spoken by the sometimesobnoxious mathematician Dr. Ian Malcolm, played by actor Jeff Goldblum.  More...

Revised schedules

Staples Motley spring sport will get a late start with several of the cancelled games getting rescheduled. As always, the schedules are subject to change.  Boys Golf   More...

‘Hello, Staples, wish you were here!’

Meanwhile, after hearing the news of yet another snow fall in the Staples area last week, Terrie Brown, left, of Staples, who was on vacation in New Mexico at the time, decided to send a little sunshine and color to everyone back home. More...

Are we getting there?

Design Team, BASS set stage for community

“Moving forward” is the phrase on the cover of the Minnesota Design Team’s plan for Staples, printed in 2008. Five years later, how much of that vision has been accomplished? More...

 

News

New police vehicle: improvement while maintaining current costs

The new Staples Police vehicle has been catching eyes and generating a few questions, according to Police Chief Matt Gottschalk. More...

Ag Mechanics team is sixth in competition

Donovan Bartlett, Warren Japke, Charlie Ricker and Nathan Schimpp participated in the FFA Agricultural Mechanics at Central Lakes College, finishing sixth in a very competitive event.  More...

Darla Krause will judge art show

Staples Rotary and FED Art Show is May 3 and 4

Darla Krause, an artist and retired art educator, will judge the 49th Annual Staples Rotary Art Show and Freshwater Education District Student Art Show May 3 and 4 at Centennial Auditorium, Staples.  More...

Current Happenings

National Day of Prayer

At Staples Government Center

The Staples Motley Area Ministerial invites you to join together with them and millions of individuals across our nation on Thursday, May 2 for the 62nd annual National Day of Prayer. More...

White Cane Day

Members of the Staples ‘93 and the Staples Host Lions Clubs will be at several businesses in Staples Friday, April 26, with their white canes and collection jars. They will be collecting donations for Lions sight and hearing projects. More...

Lakewood Care Center open house May 9

An open house to celebrate the finished renovations at Lakewood’s Care Center will be held Thursday, May 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the activity room at Lakewood’s Senior Campus. More...

Life Currents

Student recognition

For the past 20 years, NJPA (National Joint Powers Alliance) has been recognizing students - often described as quiet leaders - who might not otherwise receive any recognition for the hard work and dedication they show their community, school and fel More...

Sorensons remembered with CLC scholarships

The late Wayne and DeEtta Sorenson of Staples will be remembered through a memorial scholarship created in their name at Central Lakes College. More...

Care Center

MAY BIRTHDAYS AT THE LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM SENIOR CAMPUS.  Betty Motl, May 2; Viola Hoemberg, May 5; Lois Olson, May 13; Viola Hines, May 20; Bernice Vogel, May 23; Melvin Smith, May 24; Lyle Nordquist, May 26.  MAY SPECIAL EVENTS AT THE L More...

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