November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Kobliska dies in rollover accident

On Nov. 22, at 11:13 p.m., a one vehicle rollover accident was reported on County Road 66 near the intersection of County Road 7 in Fawn Lake Township of Todd County.  More...

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Crow Wing Currents

‘Paul Bunyan born in Meadow Brook Township...?’

“...Well, I guess not, but it was interesting and fun to check out a recently discovered record, ‘Book of Births and Deaths’ for the township,” said Robert (Mac) McKimmy, treasurer for the township and the hall.  More...

Army truck, cash prizes given away during Motley American Legion raffle

A number of cash prizes, as well as a two-and-a-half ton army truck, were given away Nov. More...

MAHS donation

The Motley Area Historical Society recently received a copy of a record book which documented births and deaths in Meadow Brook Township from 1899 - 1945. More...

Current Happenings

Radioactive gas is a threat to your health

Every 25 minutes, one person in the U.S. dies from radon-related lung cancer. It is the leading environmental cause of cancer deaths and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. More...

The Stringman

Paul Imholte plays nearly a dozen string instruments and features the hammered dulcimer. He will perform at both the Staples and Eagle Bend libraries. (Submitted photo)   More...

TC Historical Society celebrates 85 years

An open house to celebrate the 85th birthday of the Todd County Historical Society will be held on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 1-6 p.m. at the Todd County Museum located at 333 Central Avenue in Long Prairie. More...

Obituaries

David Kobliska

David Duane Kobliska, 32, of Staples, died Nov. 22, 2013 in a car accident. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples with visitation one hour prior to services. More...

Charlotte Fabian

Charlotte Mae Fabian, 87, of Staples, died Nov. 23, 2013 at Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.  Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. More...

Mary Erickson

Mary Erickson, 71 of Wadena, formerly of Staples, died Nov. 23 at her home.  Funeral services were held Nov. 26 at the Johnson- Schuller Chapel in Wadena with Fr. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR FACILITY MASTER PLAN CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE BRAINERD AND STAPLES CAMPUSES

Central Lakes College is requesting proposals for a Facility Master Plan for Brainerd and Staples Campuses. More...

NOTICE TODD-WADENA COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS MEETING

The Todd-Wadena Community Corrections Executive Committee will meet at 3:00 p.m. and the Todd-Wadena Community Corrections Advisory Board and Todd-Wadena Community Corrections Joint Powers Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. More...

OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE Certificate of Assumed Name

Minnesota Statues 333   The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. More...

Wadena board okays half percent sales tax

At the Nov. More...

Positive outlook found at golf course meeting

A meeting of 70 people indicated a willingness to put up $70,000 to help purchase The Vintage golf course in Staples, if a buyer is needed to open the course in the spring and a shareholder model can be agreed upon.  More...

CEO program starting in Staples area

Local business people, manufacturers, educators and interested people were given a chance to find out about the Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities ( CEO) program getting started in Staples and surrounding communities.  Craig Lindvahl, who st More...

 

News

Wadena board tours solid waste facilities

A special Wadena County Board meeting was held on Nov. 20 to allow commissioners to tour Becker County’s solid waste facilities and the Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority ( PLMSWA), formerly known as the Perham Incinerator.  More...

Eagle Bend Nutrition wins Touchstone award

Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative has named the Eagle Bend Nutrition Program the winner of the 2013 Touchstone Energy Community Award. More...

At risk youth learn value of gardening

This summer, youth involved in Todd Wadena Community Corrections were able to participate in a gardening project at the Central Lakes College Ag and Energy Center in Staples. More...

Opinion

Lessons learned from our farmers

On the more than 80,000 farms across our state, Minnesota farmers worked around the clock to bring in a successful harvest. More...

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Shop small, make a difference

Fourth Annual Small Business Saturday

The fourth annual Small Business Saturday, which takes place November 30 this year, is a day designed to support and promote small businesses during the long and busy Thanksgiving holiday weekend. More...

Life Currents

After the service

A number of desserts (including apple and pumpkin pie) were served in the fellowship hall at Staples Assembly of God Church following the Community Thanksgiving Service Nov. 24. More...

Songs of praise

Musicians from Sacred Heart Catholic Church provided prelude music at the Community Thanksgiving Service Nov. 24, held at the Assembly of God Church in Staples. More...

Thanksgiving hymn

Approximately 200 people attended the annual Community Thanksgiving Service held at Staples Assembly of God Church. More...

Sports

Beachy makes state finals

Jaelin Beachy set a school record in the 50 yard freestyle and moved up two spots to reach the finals and finish seventh at the Minnesota State Swim meet on Nov. More...

Dueling shooters at tip-off event

Andrew Israelson and Mikayla Wing face off in a half court shooting contest during the Basketball Tipoff event on Nov. 22. More...

Wrestlers ready but still have weights to fill

Staples Motley Wrestling Coach Dave Anglin said the Cardinals looked good when they took part in the Mora Ironman practice/ scrimmage after the first week of practice. More...