September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fatal fuel truck accident

On Sept. 20, at 5: 25 a.m., Todd County Sheriff’s Office was called to a rollover accident of a gas transport truck on County Road 21, just north of the County Road 20 intersection, three miles north of Browerville.  More...

Horse riding accident

On Sept. 21, the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a female that had fallen from a horse in Huntersville Township.  Angela Anderson, 45, of Cushing, received head, neck and back injuries in the accident. More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

St. Michael’s Catholic Church celebrates 125th anniversary

St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Motley will celebrate its 125th anniversary at a special service Sunday, Sept. 29, at 10:30 a.m. More...

Two engineering firms agree; Motley needs a new WTP

It appears that the City of Motley definitely needs to build a new water treatment plant; and that problems with their current water situation cannot be solved by simply rehabilitating the present filters.  More...

Four to be inducted into Pillager School’s ‘Hall of Fame’

Four individuals will be inducted to the Pillager School’s ‘Hall of Fame’ on Saturday, Sept. 28, in the school’s new commons area. A dessert reception begins at 7 p.m. More...

Letters

Retreat

Pillager Middle School Students in grades 6-8 traveled to Camp Shamineau last week on Sept. 12 and 13 for the Sixth Annual Middle School Retreat. More...

Life Currents

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:   Born to Jimmie and Sara Hiner of Brainerd, a baby girl, Emily Louise weighing nine pounds, one ounce on Sept. More...

Engagement

Haglin, Peterson

Alyssa Haglin and Jared Peterson announce their engagement. Alyssa is the daughter of Greg and Roseanne Haglin; and Lisa and Paul Wick, all of Staples. More...

Rehearsing polkas

Early morning practices in the band room with Jeff Iverson show a room full of students and a number of community members who put in hours to practice to get the polkas ready for everyone to enjoy at the Bratfest on Friday, Oct. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Staples Motley School Board Minutes

School Board Work Session Meeting #2 August 12, 2013   Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance  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...

Friends of the Trails see next steps

The Staples Area Friends of the Trails is working on the next steps to improve pedestrian and bicycle opportunities in the Staples area.  In February, the group applied for status as a Bicycle Friendly Community and recieved honorable mention. More...

Cardinal Community Homecoming

This year, Staples Motley Schools will be changing things up a bit, in an attempt to better include community and families with Homecoming.  “A Cardinal Community Homecoming” will have happenings all week long promoting activities an More...

Todd Cty. okays budget, seeks special levy

At the Sept. 17 county board meeting, Todd County Commissioners discussed and approved the 2014 budget they have been working on for several months, and the preliminary 2013 pay 2014 property tax levy. Final amounts will be approved by Dec. 31.  More...

Accident on Hwy 64

Mark Alan Syljuberget, 50, was airlifted to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale Sept. 24, following a one-vehicle accident on Hwy 64 north of Motley. More...

 

News

Emergency services director hired in Wadena County

At the Sept. More...

Haglin creates new business for fleets

Greg Haglin teamed up with Dave Seavy of Seattle to form a new business, Government Solutions Team (GST), that hosts summits for people in the fleet business. More...

Volunteer paint crew

A group of volunteers painted the interior of the swimming pool room at the Staples Community Center Sept. 14. They worked for about six hours painting part one of the three color wave design planned for this paint job. More...

Opinion

Kinship: Waiting for a mentor

September is National  Child Awareness Month.  Kinship Partners urges all of us to take time to reflect on the needs of America’s children. More...

Banned books that shaped America: a partial list

Despite the perception that censorship no longer occurs in the United States, attempts to ban books frequently take place in our schools and libraries.  More...

Current Happenings

Mark Your Calendar

September 27   DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS MEETING Fri., 4 p.m., Northern Pines, 11 2nd St. SW, Wadena. For info., 218-631- 1714.  September 30   More...

Fabulous Armadillos to perform Eagles tribute show in Staples

The Fabulous Armadillos are bringing their Eagles tribute show “Takin’ It To The Limit” to Staples. The concert is Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Dairy indemnity payment program

The Dairy Indemnity Payment Program (DIPP) provides payments to dairy producers when a public regulatory agency directs them to remove their raw milk from the commercial market because it has been contaminated by pesticides, nuclear radiation or fall More...

Sports

Swimmers win dual meet with team effort

The Staples Motley girls swim team led from the very first events to defeat Fosston 53-45 on Sept. More...

Girl’s tennis 3rd at Litchfield invite

The Staples Motley girl’s tennis team finished third in the Litchfield Invitational held Sept. 21 in Litchfield. More...

Tennis team sees action

The Staples Motley girls tennis team finished a busy week with three dual meet wins and a third place finish at the Litchfield tournament.  The Cardinals defeated Wadena 7-0 and Crosby-Ironton 6-1 in a triangular meet on Sept. 17. More...