August 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Meals on Wheels needs volunteers

The “Meals on Wheels” program in Staples needs volunteer help. Drivers as well as “runners” are needed to deliver daily meals. More...

Hello, Readers,

On Aug. 8, 1974, Richard Nixon announced his intention to become the first president in American history to resign. Impeachment proceedings were already underway against him for his involvement in the Watergate affair. More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Crow Wing Calendar

August 12 - 16   VBS - BETHANY LUTHERAN  CHURCH IN CUSHING, Mon., Aug. 12 - Fri., Aug. 16, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Theme is ‘Adventures at Kingdom Rock, Where Kids Stand Strong for God.” Children age 3 and up welcome. More...

Cushing festivities August 17-18

Music, food, softball tourney and more

Stop by the Cushing Community Park Aug. More...

‘Aitas’ in Cushing

The band ‘Aitas,’ hailing from the Staples area, will perform at ‘Arts in the Park’ in Cushing Sunday, August 18, beginning at 4 p.m. More...

Letters

Cinderella

If you missed the play “Cinderella” Friday night, you really missed out. It was wonderful. I would like to say thank you for to the directors who worked so well with the young people. It was amazing how well they preformed. More...

Preventing next spike in gas prices

While the price of gas can change, the needs of Minnesotans stay the same. People still need to get to work, businesses still need to transport their goods to market and farmers still depend on diesel fuels to harvest their crops.  More...

Current Happenings

Meire Grove Community Band coming to Staples

The Meire Grove Community Band will perform at Music in the Park Series in Staples on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m.  More...

Deadlines extended for Railroad Days parade, vendor entries

Plans are being finalized for Staples Railroad Days set for Aug. 22-25. Forms for vendors, for the parade and for the chili cook-off can be found on the Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce website at www.staplesmotleychamber.com  More...

Hartley Family bluegrass concert Aug. 14, Central Methodist Church

The Hartley Family bluegrass band will be performing at Central Methodist Church on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m.  Hailing from Arkansas, the band will offer a mix of traditional bluegrass, gospel and original music. More...

Life Currents

Student Achievements

ASHLEY JENNIGES, Motley, has been accepted to Jamestown College beginning in the fall of 2013. She is the daughter of Tony and Sheila Jenniges. Ashley is a 2013 graduate of Staples Motley High School.  More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Maggie Mathe of Staples, a baby boy, Lewis Robert, weighing nine pounds, eight ounces on July 26, 2013.  Born to Sarah Hansen and Roger Sirucek of Pine River, a baby boy More...

SHS Class of ‘83 reunions

The Staples High School class of 1983 will celebrating their 30th reunion with two different events.  More...

Sports

Boys bring home another trophy

The boys team from The Vintage at Staples took third place this past weekend at the MGA (Minnesota Golf Association) Junior Team Championship at Ridgeview Country Club, Duluth. The girls team placed ninth.  More...

Inside the Outdoors

A new predator in the neighborhood

On a recent pre-dawn, before-work walk with my dog, as I passed a neighbor’s yard my eyes were drawn to an unfamiliar, immobile shape at the corner of one of his gardens. More...

Important dates for school football

Football equipment will be distributed to all players in grades 9-12 at 9 a.m., Friday, Aug. More...

‘...We all scream for ice cream’

Ice cream cones, served at the Scandia Valley Fire Hall, were a big hit at the Scandia Valley Summerfest Aug. 3. More...

Well known entertainers at Old Wadena event

Entertainers, some here for the first time, some returning to the local stage, will highlight the entertainment schedule for the Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folk Music Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. More...

Nordell building to become funeral home

Tim Taylor, Nisswa, has purchased the former Nordell building on the corner of Hwys. 10 and 210 in Staples and is renovating it to become Taylor Funeral Home. He is hoping to have the main floor completed by Dec. 1.  More...

 

News

Memorial bench at Old Wadena Park

A memorial bench has been installed at Old Wadena Park campgrounds. More...

Banana split making/eating event during Railroad Days

Also relays for middle and high school students

Students in middle school or high school are invited to participate in a banana split making/ eating contest during Railroad Days in Staples.  The event will take place Friday, Aug. More...

Dollar General coming soon

Workers are getting close to fininshing the new Dollar General store along East Highway 10 in Staples. The store is expected to be finished by mid August. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)   More...

Opinion

Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce

Railroad Days features new and classic events

Railroad Days is fast approaching and the Staples Motley Area Chamber has a lot of fun in store for the whole family. More...

Staples Motley Schools

Connections High School is part of Staples Motley

I continue to be proud of our district’s focus on developing educational choices for our students. Our teachers, staff and school board continue to work hard to retain opportunities for our kids and keep our educational standards high.  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. More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

August 11   THE WAHOO VALLEY AREA MN DEER HUNTER’S ASSOCIATION MTG Sun., Aug. 11, 7 p.m., Wahoo Valley. For info., 218-894-1956.  August 12 - 16   More...

Obituaries

Bernice Vogel

Bernice Vogel, 94, died Aug. 1, 2013 at Lakewood Care Center in Staples. Funeral services were held Aug. 5 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Staples with Father Joseph Korf and Deacon Tim Gapinski officiating. More...

Helen Hall

Helen Hall, 92 of Staples, died Aug. 6, 2013, at the Lakewood Healthy System Care Center in Staples.  Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Staples with Pastor Robin Collins officiating. More...

Patti Jo Rach

Patti Jo Rach, 60, of Cyrus died July 19, 2013 at her home.  Funeral services were held July 24 at the First Lutheran Church in Morris with Rev. Paul Erdal officiating.  Arrangements were with the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris.  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 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: May 9, 2013 at 10:00 AM to July 11, 2013 at 10:00 AM.  Said sale will be held at the main office 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: July 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. to October 17, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.  More...