September 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Center repairs beyond city budget

The Staples City Council discussed options to update the Staples Community Center without breaking the budget. At the Aug. More...

Students on parade

Staples Elementary students got back into their habit of walking before school on the first day of school, Sept. 2. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)   More...

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Crow Wing Currents

Motley Police, Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports

The Motley Police Department received a call from Diana Eisel of Motley Aug. 25, that someone had assaulted her horse. According to their report, the MPD found that the horse had “a nasty cut across the head from ear to ear.”  More...

Youth group servers

Members of the Staples United Methodist Church youth group volunteered as food servers at a recent luncheon event to honor the Motley School staff. The event was held at Motley United Methodist Church. More...

Motley School staff recipients of ‘Project Bless School’

The entire staff at Motley Elementary and Motley Staples Middle School were guests at Motley United Methodist Church Aug. 27, where they received gifts and were served lunch. More...

Letters

Response appreciated

Our mom, Juleen Wrede Bush was just totally overwhelmed with the beautiful article published in the Staples World Aug. More...

Current Happenings

Martin Zellar and The Hardways to perform

Martin Zellar and his band The Hardways will perform at Centennial Auditorium in Staples on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Little Cardinal Cheerleaders sought

Students grades K-5 are eligible

Elementary students in grades kindergarten through five are invited to become Little Cardinal Cheerleaders and to participte in the Staples Motley High School homecoming activities.  Participants will learn techniques, sideline cheers/ chants, j More...

Staples City Council Agenda

The Staples City Council meets at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9 in the council chambers at the Staples City Hall at 122 6th Street NE.  More...

Obituaries

Benjamin Tepley

Benjamin “Ben” F. Tepley, Jr., 86, of Staples, died Aug. 30, 2014 at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples.  More...

Oliver Joiner

Oliver “Bill” Joiner, 67, of Las Vegas, NV died Aug. 13, 2014 at his home.  A memorial service will be held at a later date in Nebraska City, Neb.  More...

Harry Marte

Harry Marte, 85, of Browerville, died Aug. 25, 2014, at his home.  Funeral services were held Aug. 28 at the Christ the King Catholic Church in Browerville with Fr. Matthew Crane officiating. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of a mortgage dated September 27, 2002, executed by Ricky L. Meyer, as mortgagor(s) to U.S.  More...

Todd County Health & Human Services

Minutes of the Meeting of the Health & Human Services Meeting held July 22, 2014   CALL TO ORDER  The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in the Todd County Historic Courthouse in the City of Long Prairie, MN on the 22nd day of July, More...

Public Notices

NOTICE TODD-WADENA COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS MEETING   The Todd-Wadena Community Corrections Executive Committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 8, 2014, at the Todd County Justice Center, 221 First Ave. More...

Collin Peterson takes in local perspectives on national issues

U.S. Representative Collin Peterson learned about the precision agriculture work going on at Central Lakes College (CLC) in Staples on Aug. More...

‘No’ to depot bids

Process to start over

Plans for a renovation project at the Staples Northern Pacific Depot took a sharp detour Aug. 12 when the only bid received was more than twice as much as is available for the project.  More...

SEDA would sell building for cost

The Staples Economic Development Authority (SEDA) came to a consensus that they would sell their downtown incubator building for cost if a potential buyer should make an offer.  More...

Drange oversees NJPA’s new regional focus

National Joint Powers Alliance  (NJPA) is expanding their role as a school cooperative to focus on bringing new programs to school districts in the region comprised of Crow Wing, Cass, Morrison,  Todd and Wadena couties.  More...

 

News

School improvements in all Staples Motley buildings

As students returned to school in Staples and Motley this week, many of them found the buildings different than the way they were at the end of school last spring. More...

New teachers at Staples Motley Schools

New teachers in the Staples Motley schools include, from left, Peter Belde, technology at Motley Staples Middle School, April Denny, kindergarten at Motley Elementary, Kasey Odden, middle school math, Melissa Holey, Motley Elementary and middle schoo More...

Electronic upgrade

Leroy Peterson, Staples Motley Schools Buildings and Grounds Supervisor, stands with High School Principal Mike Schmidt in front the new electronic sign located at the south end of the Staples Motley football field. More...

Opinion

Thirty thousand state jobs at risk...

Address the real cause of bats imperilment

If you contracted a disease that had a 99 percent mortality rate every winter, what would you rather have experts do: immediately find a treatment for it, or remodel where you might reside next summer, even though it’s unlikely you’d stil More...

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Life Currents

Summer adventures was a blast

Throughout the summer you may have seen instructors walking around town with a group of elementary students in tow. Over the summer, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., students in summer adventures were taken to their specific activities (i.e. More...

Bethany Lutheran Church members plan mission trip to Tanzania

Benefit concert Sept. 13, features music by the Timbs

Bethany Lutheran Church in Cushing is planning to kick off an upcoming mission trip to Tanzania with a benefit musical performance, with the public invited to attend.  Gary and Dawn Timbs, husband and wife musical duo from Staples, will present More...

Senior celebrations

The August birthday and anniversary party was held at the Staples Senior Citizen’s Center in the Community Center on August 12. The birthday celebrants were, left to right: Myrle Kupitz, Marilynn Wilson and Bernie St.Pierre. More...

Sports

Cardinal divers launch ahead of schedule

The Staples Motley girls swimming and diving team had three divers compete in their Aug. More...

Cards drop football opener

The Staples Motley football team lost their season opener 59-0 to Pequot Lakes on Aug. 28. The Cardinals were stung by the Pequot Lakes passing game early, with two long range touchdown passes in the first quarter. More...

Summer trap shooting

Trap shooting practices wrapped up for the summer on Aug. 13 at the Staples Sportsmen’s Club.  Stephen Benson of Staples is the coach of the trap shooting team. More...