June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Wadena board tours fairgrounds buildings

The Wadena County Fair begins June 27, and construction crews are working feverishly to complete the remaining work on the new structures that will be used during the 2013 fair.  More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Motley still working to resolve issues at its wastewater treatment facility

City moves forward on plans for new water treatment plant

Decisions about Motley’s proposed water treatment plant, as well as its wastewater treatment facility, were made at the Motley City Council’s regular meeting June 11.  New well  More...

New dog park in City of Motley

There’s a new dog park in Motley, thanks to the efforts of the city’s parks committee and maintenance assistant Bruce Brotherton, who did all of the physical labor.  Located near the tennis courts on 1st Ave. More...

Boy hurt in farm accident near Royalton

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 17, at approximately 7:43 p.m., deputies responded to a farm accident between Royalton and Buckman in Bellevue Twp.  More...

Opinion

Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce

Be part of the solution helping Railroad Days

The Staples Motley Area Chamber is in the process of making plans for this year’s Railroad Days Celebration which will take place August 23 to 25. There are many fun activities in the works for this year’s celebration.  More...

Apple, Inc., tax dodging highlights need reform

Talk about taking your business to “the Cloud.” In an ingenious effort to avoid billions of dollars in taxes, Apple, Inc., has been levitating subsidiaries between American and Irish soil, claiming that from a tax-law perspective, they ex More...

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Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

June 21   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Neighborhood Counseling, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631-1714.  June 23   OPEN MIC NIGHT AT THE STOMPING GROUNDS COFFEE HOUSE Sun., June 23, 6 - 9:30 p.m. More...

Educational Opportunities

June 24   ‘CIRCLE OF PARENTS’ SUPPORT GROUP Mon., 6:30 - 8 p.m. at Staples Elementary School Library. Parents with children of all ages welcome. Child care/refreshments provided. More...

Obituaries

Arvid Warner

Arvid Carlyle Warner, 90, of Clarissa, formerly of Fawn Lake Township, died June 11, 2013 at Central Todd County Care Center, Clarrisa.  Graveside services were held June 13 at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples, with Pastor Robin Collins offici More...

Judith Sullivan

Judith “Judy” Sullivan, 73, of Naples, Fla. died June 9, 2013 at home from pancreatic cancer.  Funeral services were held June 14 at St. Ann Church in Naples.  Arrangements were with the Fuller Funeral Home, Naples.  More...

Sports

Cardinals overcome rivals, rain, to win state golf meet

After two years of coming close, the Staples Motley boys golf team won the Class AA State Golf Tournament title. Mitch Hagenson, Andrew Israelson, Trent Hagenson and Dakota Waverek played a total of 108 holes in 10 over par. More...

Israelson places in girls golf tournament

Emily Israelson finished in 15th place at the girls state golf tournament on June 10-11 at The Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan.  She played the opening 18 holes with a score of 82, above her season average. More...

Riewer Field dedication June 20

Jerry Riewer Field will be dedicated with a ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 20.  The ceremony will take place before the Legion baseball game against Bertha Hewitt-Verndale, to be played at 5:30 p.m.   More...

Requirements for outdoor drinking approved

At their June 11 meeting, the Staples City Council approved the requirements for a licensed business to have outdoor seating where alcohol can be consumed. More...

SMHS to close lunch period

Beginning this fall the incoming seniors at Staples Motley High School will continue to be able to leave the school building for lunch, if they choose, but the juniors will not. More...

High Rise apartments are now smoke-free

Residents of the Staples High  Rise celebrated the new smokefree policy that went into effect on  May 1, 2013.  More...

Hello, Readers,

The summer solstice this year is at 12:04 a.m. CDT tomorrow, June 21. Why isn’t the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, also the hottest day of the year? More...

 

News

Shed II brings customers downtown

The Thread Shed II is a business that brings people to downtown Staples. More...

Getting ready for the show

The youth attending Lamplighter Community Theatre’s Lamp Camp are preparing to showcase their new skills at a free public performance at 7 p.m., Friday, June 21, at Centennial Auditorium, Staples. More...

Snack shop saluted by chamber

The Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Snack Shop in Staples, with the Hoggatt family, pictured behind the sign, from left, Heather, LeeAnn, Lee and Johnny. More...

Current Happenings

4-H Ambassadors serving vets

Part of the 4-H pledge states “I pledge...my hands to larger service” and the Wadena County 4-H ambassadors are putting those words into action. More...

Community band forming

The Staples Community Band will hold its first rehearsal of the summer Thursday, June 20 at 8:30 p.m. More...

Staples Public Library

Programs   The Staples Public Library is offering the following programs.  Nature Scavenger Hunt – June 24  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...

Life Currents

How Alzheimer’s has touched my life

Lee Denny of Verndale, and I, Donna Coleman originally of Staples, married on March 30, 1951. I have lived in Verndale ever since. We have always loved the town of Verndale. More...

Ciesluk extends ministry to Staples United Methodist

The United Methodist Church of Staples will welcome its new pastor on Sunday, June 30. More...

Student Achievements

THE COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA, DULUTH has announced its 2013 Spring Dean’s List. To qualify, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.75 or above. Local students named include: o Lonna Dille, Staples o Gina Stelck, Pillager  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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...

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...

NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the mortgage foreclosure sale referred to in the foregoing Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale has been postponed from: June 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM to August 1, 2013 at 10:00 AM.  More...