August 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Local band Aitas emerging in Minnesota music scene

Get ready for a highenergy show that brings love and cosmic peace to Railroad Days this year. That’s the goal of Aitas, the band made up of Staples musicians Ethan Fleisher, Chris O’Brien, Andrew Capistrant and Wyat Schwichtenberg.  More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Bruce and Julie Martin named ‘Cass County Farm Family’ for 2013

Bruce and Julie Martin of rural Pillager have been named the 2013 “Cass County Farm Family of the Year,” an annual award bestowed by the University of Minnesota. “We’re very honored,” Bruce said recently at More...

Roger Pedley pleads guilty to tax evasion

Roger Martin Pedley pleaded guilty Aug. 12 to four counts of tax evasion for tax years 2006-2009.  Pedley, who was indicted on April 9, 2013, entered his plea before Chief United States District Judge Michael J. Davis.  More...

Pipeline maintenance in Motley

Koch Pipeline Company, Cottage Grove, is currently conducting ongoing pipeline maintenance just west of Big Boyz Truck & Tire in Motley. Pictured above on Aug. 9, a crew member oversees as several pipes are unloaded from a flatbed trailer. More...

Letters

What’s going on?

When Principal Luft resigned I thought what a loss. More...

Current Happenings

Strange Names to perform at Music in the Park

Music on Sunday

Strange Names, a folkrock band lead by Staples native, Francis Jimenez, will perform at Music in the Park Series in Staples on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m.  More...

Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge Choir special service

Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge will share at a special service in Staples on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 10:30 a.m. at the Staples Alliance Church. More...

Staples Motley School board agenda

The Staples Motley School Board will meet Monday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Motley School media center.  More...

Life Currents

Students invited to ‘Relay Madness’ at Faith Lutheran

Railroad Days event includes games, prizes and creating/eating 40-foot banana split

A variety of games, prizes and the creating/eating of ‘the longest banana split ever made in Staples’ are on the agenda at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples Friday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. More...

Student Achievements

IZAAK SCHAFER, Staples, recently graduated from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, with a Master of Occupational Therapy degree.   More...

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Gala and Scott Allen of Wadena, a baby boy, Colton Thomas weighing seven pounds, two ounces on Aug. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE PRIVATE

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 FORECLOSURE DATA

Minn. Stat. § 580.025  (1) Street Address, City and Zip Code of Mortgaged Premises 324 Third St. 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...

Pumping water

Lillian Moench (left) of Wadena and Eli Heston, Frazee, took turns pumping water at the Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folklife Festival this past weekend. More...

Todd County Board will confront 2014 budget

Warner Road to get milling and bituminous overlay

At the Aug. More...

Specialty Crops Field Day planned

Living Legacy Gardens also offering tours

The Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota invites farmers, supporters and the general public to attend a Specialty Crops Field Day Friday, Aug. More...

 

News

Old Wadena Rendezvous

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Communications are a top concern for SM school board

Communication.   That one word relates to all of the topics brought forward for examination at the Aug. More...

Historic courthouse

  The Todd County Commissioners officially cut the ribbon in a special ceremony July 3, 2012, to re-open the Todd County Historic Courthouse after a year of renovation work. The 1883 section of the courthouse had been closed in 2006.  More...

Opinion

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SMHS athletic wing improvements inspire

- o -   Sometimes in life the story behind the final outcome is even better than the outcome itself. One of those tales has originated over the past few months in the Staples Motley High Schools Athletic Wing. More...

Imigration reform: Pro-growth and pro-ag

Earlier this year, the U.S. Senate passed a commonsense immigration reform measure in a strongly bipartisan fashion. This was an important step in the right direction—especially for producers, farm workers and rural communities.  More...

Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

August 16   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Northern Pines, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631- 1714.  August 20   More...

Crow Wing Calendar

August 20   AL-ANON MTG, Tues., noon, Motley United Methodist Church (across from Countryside Restaurant). For persons struggling with a friend’s or family member’s drinking/substance abuse problem. Newcomers welcome. More...

Obituaries

Daniel Resch

Daniel Resch, 63, of Andover and formerly of Staples, died Aug. 1, 2013.  A memorial services was held Aug. 7 in Anoka. Burial was in the Calvary Cemetery, Anoka.  Arrangements were with the Gearhart Funeral Home in Anoka.  More...

Isabel Knosalla

Isabel Knosalla, 93, of Staples, died Aug. 12, 2013 at the Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.  Arrangements are pending with the Brenny Funeral Home, Staples.   More...

Sports

Volleyball practice

The Staples Motley volleyball team began practices on Aug. 12. The team practices at 3 p.m. in the south gym. Pictured, Stephanie Kennedy, right gets ready to set the ball during a practice. More...

Tennis practice

Nikki Edin returns a shot at the Staples Motley girls tennis practice on Aug. 13. The tennis team will host a scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 16, at 9 a.m. and will open the season on Wednesday, Aug. More...

Football practice

Gage Neelan reaches for a one-handed catch during the Staples Motley football practice on Aug. 13. The Cardinals have a scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. More...