June 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Financing, tenants needed for incubator

The Staples Economic Development Authority took another step in exploring the possibility of starting a retail incubator building in downtown Staples, with the former Staples Dollar Store on 4th Street NE still the main location they are looking at.& More...

Fatal accident south of Staples

Two people were killed and two others seriously injured in a one vehicle accident on June 4.  According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at 4:47 a.m. More...

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Although the term D-Day is used routinely as military lingo for the day an operation or event will take place, for many it is also synonymous with June 6, 1944, the day the Allied powers crossed the English Channel and landed on the beaches of Norman More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Adams and Thiede retire from teaching at MSMS

Together, Susan (Sue) Adams and Elena Thiede have taught nearly 50 years with the Staples Motley School District. More...

Sauber siblings hope their chickens make it to the state fair

Although the Minnesota State Fair is still nearly three months away, local 4-H’ers have already been preparing for the annual event.  The Sauber siblings from rural Motley (Mary Sarah, Mikayla, Billy and Samuel) have been raising chickens. More...

Letters

Field naming honors

I’d like to congratulate Mr. Riewer for the honor bestowed upon him. However, our school board has opened a “can of worms.”  More...

Also deserving

How could you not name a field after John Rengel, then name one after Jerry Riewer?  Dodie Nelson Staples   More...

Current Happenings

Staples City Council Agenda

The Staples City Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 11 in the council chambers at the Staples City Hall at 122 6th Street NE.  More...

Staples Library summer activities

The Staples Public Library begins its Summer Reading Programs for teens and children on Monday, June 10. More...

Fabian retiring as Freshwater teacher

Freshwater Education District will hold a retirement open house for Beth Fabian on June 13, from 3-5 p.m. More...

Life Currents

Student Achievements

MINNESOTA STATE COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE, has announced its President’s List for the 2013 Spring Semester. To qualify, students must complete 12 collegelevel credits for the semester with a grade point average of 3.5.  More...

Music General spring show June 7, 8

The Music General Dancers will present “Dancing With the Stars” at the Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd on Friday, June 7, at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 8, at 1 p.m. Solo Showcases are at 3:30 p.m. More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Christopher and Heidi Eggert of Wadena, a baby boy, Bentley Christopher weighing six pounds, 14 ounces on May 25, 2013.  Born to Michael and Whitney Stine of Sebeka, a b More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Date: May 9, 2013   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.  YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT default has occurred in the conditions of the following d More...

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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

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.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: More...

Meth Investigation leads to six arrests

On June 5, Staples Police arrested six people after an investigation into the sale of methamphetamine in the Staples area. More...

Bar’s outdoor seating bid unresolved

A proposal to develop an outdoor seating section at Lefty’s Bar in Staples was left without a resolution when no motion was made to pass or deny the proposal. More...

History featured at bogwalk tour

A busload of Todd County Historical Soci ety members visited Old Wadena County Park and Bogwalk north of Staples.  While walking the bogwalk, tour guide Ron Wienhold of Little Sauk explained how bogs are formed and discussed plant and anomal spe More...

 

News

Bridges Career Academy honors SMHS graduates

At the May 24 graduation, nine Staples Motley High School graduates walked across the stage wearing green cords, representing completion of the Bridges Career Academy and Workplace Connections Program.  The achievement awards were presented at t More...

Wadena board holds two closed meetings

On May 31, the Wadena County commissioners held two special closed board meetings. Both were announced with three days’ notice.  More...

Food Shelf donation

Fran Mertens, left, accepts $300 on behalf of the Staples Food Shelf from Barbara Spychalla, representing the Todd County Trail Association, a snowmobilers club. More...

Opinion

DFL leadership moved state forward

After Minnesotans elected DFL majorities in our State House and Senate last November to work with a DFL governor, many people asked us what they could expect in this legislative session. Our answer was: Progress.  More...

Session fueled government growth

When elected as the State 9B Representative, I committed myself to putting people ahead of politics and standing up for the District 9B constituents. 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. June 10 - June 14 More...

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June 6   STAPLES AREA FARMERS MARKET hosted by the Staples Market Association Venders, Thurs., June 6, 2 - 5:30 p.m., Lakewood Health System main campus parking lot. Public invited.  June 7   More...

Obituaries

Michael DeJesus

Michael DeJesus, 45, of Staples, died June 1, 2013 at his home.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 6 at 5 p.m. at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples with Pastor Steve Sveom officiating. More...

Sports

Softball team comes up a hit short in section title game

The Staples Motley softball team lost two games to Pequot Lakes for the right to go to the state softball tournament. More...

Eight Cardinals advance to state track and field meet

Eight Staples Motley track and field athletes will compete at the Minnesota State Track and Field meet on June 7-8 at Hamline University in St. Paul. More...

Boys golfers win section, head to state

The Staples Motley boys golf team blasted their way to a 27 stroke lead in the Section 6AA golf tournament, then held on in rainy weather to claim the title on day two. Rain shortened the second round to nine holes. More...