January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Twins Caravan at Staples Motley High School

Minnesota Twins baseball team personnel took the stage at Staples Motley High School’s Centennial Auditorium Jan. 20 as part of their annual winter Twins Caravan. More...

Mascot dance moves

Megan Han laughs with Twins mascot T.C. after being challanged to a dance-off.   More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Shelly Kastanek hired as City of Motley’s deputy clerk

Shelly Kastanek of Staples is most likely the first person you will see upon entering Motley City Hall. More...

Community Outreach Day, Pillager

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office announces the next ‘ Community Outreach Day’ will be held Thursday, Jan. 29, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the Sylvan Town Hall Building located at 12956 24th Ave. SW, Pillager.  More...

Pillager Huskies Special Olympic Unified Basketball team defeats Braves 44-28

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Current Happenings

Lamplighters producing ‘The Imaginary Invalid’ Feb. 20-22

Start with a hypochondriac and his gold-digging wife. Throw in a sassy, interfering maid and doctors with questionable credentials. Let’s not forget the star-crossed lovers. More...

Wadena’s health fair is Feb. 7

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the year’s biggest health fair in Wadena. The 25th annual February Festival of Health is a communitywide health fair to be held Saturday, Feb. 7, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. More...

Story time at the library

Library Assistant Angie Johnson led a story time program at the Staples Public Library recently with Maria Domogalla, left, and Madelynn Domogalla. The theme was snow, so they read stories all about snow and made paper snowflakes. More...

Sports

Boys hoops get big conference road win

The Staples Motley boys basketball had trouble solving the Long Prairie- Grey Eagle defense on Jan. 13, losing 72-51. But their offense caught on fire at Park Rapids on Jan. 15 and they won 78-74.  More...

Wrestlers compete in Don Dravis Duals

After cruising to a 48- 15 win over Wadena-Deer Creek on Jan. 13, the Staples Motley wrestling team came up short against two good teams at their home tournament, the Don Dravis Duals, on Jan. 17. They lost to Sartell-St. More...

Wrestling community thanks

To the Staples- Motley Wrestling Community:  More...

Project-based learning is successful at Connections High School

The Connections High School Board met on Jan. 6 for their monthly meeting. Connections is a project based learning school within Staples Motley High School.  Connections has 40 students this year, up from 31 students in 2013-14. More...

Express Checkout available at library

Checking out materials just got faster at the Staples Public Library.  More...

Biggest fan

Staples Motley School staff person Linda Bebee was called to the stage during the Twins Caravan to get a hug from Twins Mascot T.C. for being one of the biggest Twins fans at the school.   More...

 

News

Staples squad car involved in hit and run

On Jan. 12, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Staples Police discovered, that while they were out on a welfare check, on the 500 block of 5th St. NE that the squad car had been hit while parked. More...

Extension, FSA add extra 2014 Farm Bill seminars

Due to the high demand, the U of M Extension and the Farm Service Agency will be offering seven additional educational seminars to help crop producers choose options necessitated by the 2014 Farm Bill programs.  More...

Public input sought on rail plan

A second round of statewide public meetings about the 2015 update of the Minnesota State Rail Plan begins Jan. 21, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).  More...

Opinion

Impact a boy’s life

Another year has come and gone and you feel it went by faster than the year before. It feels as though your life gets busier and busier with each passing year.  More...

Know It. Name It. Stop It.

What am I talking about?  Stalking.  More...

Finding common ground and standing up for the middle class

I’m grateful to the people of Minnesota for giving me the opportunity to serve a second term as senator. I’m ready to keep fighting for middleclass families and for families aspiring to be in the middle class.  More...

Life Currents

Schmidt receives Nursing Leadership award from USAF

Lyn Schmidt, Registered Nurse at Lakewood Health System, recently received the USAF Outstanding Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award for her work in the Medical Group of the 119th Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard, where she serves as the Chief More...

Jan. birthday celebrations

The January birthday party was held in the Senior Citizen’s room at the Staples Community Center on Jan. 13. More...

Kuschel elected to American Farm Bureau

Members of the American Farm Bureau Federation  (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Committee elected Miles Kuschel of Sebeka in Cass County as the committee’s vice chair for 2015. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

BYRON TOWNSHIP MEETING NOTICE   The regular business meetings for Byron Township February 2015 - February 2016, will be held at the Leader Community Hall on the second Tuesday at 7 p.m. More...