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Kent is interim dean at Central Lakes College

Rebekah Kent was named Interim Dean of Career and Technical Programs and Staples Campus at Central Lakes College.  Kent replaces current Dean of Career and Technical Programs and Staples Campus Chris Hadfield, who is remaining within MnSCU as th More...

Special Sections

Crow Wing Currents

Middle school students making a difference

Over 18,000 students and educators, including 30 from Motley Staples Middle School (MSMS), attended WE Day Minnesota Nov. 3, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. More...

Mid MN Auctions & Consignment now open in Motley

If you’re looking to do some shopping from the comfort of your own home; or are wanting to sell some household items for extra cash, you may want to check out Mid MN Auctions & Consignment in Motley. Located at the corner of Ash St. More...

Union contract negotiations still in process between Motley and its employees

Union contract negotiations are currently in process between the City of Motley and its employees.  More...

Current Happenings

Book on Medicare available for citizens

The Minnesota Board on Aging has published its 2016 edition of “Health Care Choices for Minnesotans on Medicare.”  More...

Rehearsing ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Show’

Lamplighter Community Theatre is rehearsing for “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Show” to be performed Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, Dec.  More...

New twist on holiday classic to be performed by community theater

The movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” has become a beloved holiday classic conjuring images of Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey running down the snow-covered streets of Bedford Falls and being rescued from the icy river by Clarence, Angel More...

Obituaries

Diane Killian

Diane Fay Killian, 69, of Staples, died November 8, 2015, at Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples. More...

Sports

The ultimate deer slayer

Inside the Outdoors

If the mission of a headline is to grab attention, I would hope the one above might do just that. More...

Hunting Opener Eve

A number of friends and relatives gather at the home of Wanda Lutzke in rural Motley each year during deer hunting season, to hunt on property she owns in Becker Twp. Pictured above on Nov. More...

With his ten-point buck

Alan Kummet of Champlin (center) shot a 10-point buck in Becker Township Nov. 8, day-one of deer hunting (firearm) season. More...

‘Choose Health’ recognized for innovation

Lakewood Health System receives $500,000 grant

For finding a way to get healthy food to the people who need it most, Lakewood Health System (LHS) Staples is one of the recipients of the 2015 Bush Prize for Community Innovation, which awarded them $500,000 to continue their Choose Health program a More...

Radermacher finds economic development to be the right career

Being introduced to the economic development field changed Melissa Radermacher’s job into a career. “I found out it was fun, I fell in love with it,” said Radermacher.  On Nov. More...

 

News

Community Foundation awards $10,800 in grants

Preserving history, improving community appearance and celebrating music are among the projects supported by the $10,800 in grants awarded by the Staples Motley Area Community Foundation in their fall grant round.  More...

Staples Motley FFA begins barn quilt trail

Informational meeting to be held Nov. 16

Ten area barns and homes will soon become the start of the Central Minnesota Barn Quilt Trail.  The Staples Motley FFA was recently awarded a grant from the Staples Motley Area Community Foundation to create five barn quilts by May 2016. More...

New owners at Staples True Value

The Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Staples True Value on Oct. 28, welcoming new owners of the store. More...

Opinion

Lutefisk: Carrying on the honored tradition

Every fall, some of my friends and I, travel to Staples to the annual lutefisk supper at Faith Lutheran Church. This is an annual event that has been going on for a long, long, time. How long? More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

State’s veterans are owed more than thanks

Minnesota owes them money, too

In October, after it was announced that Minnesota is holding a record $711 million in lost and unclaimed funds, we launched an effort to find and notify residents of our legislative district of their unclaimed money. More...

Life Currents

Hello World

BIRTHS REPORTED AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOSPITAL INCLUDED:  Born to Amanda Lind and Kody Skeesick of Pillager, a baby girl, Nevaeh Rose weighing seven pounds on November 3, 2015.  Born to Renee Coburn and Jose Hidalgo of Eagle Bend, a ba More...

Costume fun

Aliza Farhan tosses a beanbag during the Staples Elementary School Fall Festival on Oct. 30, as Jessicah Lundquist, Kendall Salter and Payton Allen look on. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)   More...

Sports and scares

A bearded Ricky Rubio (Benet Robinson) of the Minnesota Timberwolves tosses a ring around a pumpkin at the Staples Elementary School Fall Festival, with a Minnesota Wild player (Peyton Mithun) and homemade mummy (Kristofer Tayler) look on. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FROM:  The Todd County (hereinafter referred to as Owner): Staples Historical Society C/O City of Staples Mr. Crawford or Mr. More...

Todd County Commissioners Minutes

MINUTES TODD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OCTOBER 6, 2015   Call to Order  The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s Board Room in the City of Long Prairie, MN on the 6th day of October, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. More...