Life Currents

 The Todd County Historical Society met June 6 at the museum. President Gary Stracek called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance. May minutes were read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved. De Eberle’s museum report:   • During May school tours for 78 students from...
Patrick Thorn and Lauren Murphy were married on October 3, 2015, in St. John’s Abbey, Collegeville with Father Michael Patella, OSB, officiating. Lauren is a managing editor for the Liturgical Press of St. John’s University and Patrick is an area manager for Bernick’s Distributing. They are making...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital included: Born to Tapanga Flanery and Tyler Fisher of Hewitt, a baby girl, Lily Jean weighing six pounds, 15 ounces on May 27, 2016. Born to Nathan and Kelly Coyer of Randall, a baby girl, Stella Elaine weighing seven pounds, eight ounces on May 27...
The University of Minnesota Duluth  has announced its Dean’s List for Spring Semester 2016. To qualify, students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Local students named include: o Janelle Jennissen, Motley o Megan Marlatt, Pillager o Katherine Bakken, Staples. North Dakota...
Olivia Klefsaas and Shawn Trantina were honored with the Triple A Award from the Minnesota State High School League, for excelling in academics, arts and athletics.   
Pastor Jim Johnson, Motley Free Methodist Church, gives his  granddaughter, Catherine Judd, a hug following the Memorial Day Service at Motley Evergreen Cemetery at which he offered the invocation and benediction. Now 16-months-old, Catherine was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia last February...
Pastor Greg Ciesluk, leader at Motley and Staples United Methodist Churches, will celebrate his 25th anniversary in ministry at a special service Sunday, June 12, 10 a.m., at the Motley UMC. There will be no service at the Staples UMC that day.  Pastor Ciesluk was ordained June 8, 1991, in...
Nadia Santos has completed 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. She was awarded her prize recently from Cathy Perish, representing the Staples Public Library, a branch of the Great River Regional Library, and Beth Fabian from the Staples Motley Early Childhood Coalition. (Submitted photo)  
The top Accelerated Readers at Staples Motley High School for the fourth quarter are, seated, from left, Kassidy White, Elijah Sams, Ezra Trantina and Silvana Cortes. Standing, from left, are Natilee Gabel, Shaine Guggenberger, Matthew Fisher and Ash White. (Submitted photo)  


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