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Father’s Day was not celebrated in the U.S., outside Catholic traditions, until the 20th century. In 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson issued the first presidential proclamation honoring fathers. Six years later, it was made a permanent national holiday when President Richard Nixon signed it into...
People of all ages stopped by Converse Park in Motley June 7, for the first ‘Family Fun Night’ hosted by the Motley Free Methodist Church. In addition to a picnic meal, attendees enjoyed playing games. Pictured at top, children (and a few adults) enjoy a game of kick ball. At right, Samantha Mrazek...
To keep the milk flowing all year-round, the Ron and Brenda Hengemuhle family decided they needed to upgrade their dairy farm located near Long Prairie. On Saturday, June 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., you will have the chance to see this family farm and talk with the family and others about the dairy...
Vintage passenger cars from the 1950s era were used to transport railroad employees, former employees and their families on a special BNSF appreciation ride on June 8. The train journeyed from Brainerd to just outside Staples and then returned. Many of the vintage train cars are being restored and...
The Upper Mississippi River - Brainerd watershed, which includes parts of Todd, Morrison, Crow Wing, Cass and Aitkin counties, includes 212 lakes larger than 10 acres, and 2,149 river miles - sources of economy, recreation and tourism for the area. While the health of Todd County’s waters are...
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is seeking public review and comment of a draft proposal for regulating the use of nitrogen fertilizer in Minnesota.  The purpose of the proposed Nitrogen Fertilizer Rule is to minimize the potential for nitrate-nitrogen contamination from fertilizer in...
On the morning of June 8 vans, trucks and trailers were loaded with equipment from the Freshwater Alternative Learning Center in Staples and moved fo their new location at Central Lakes College. The building, owned by the Staples-Motley School District, is being sold to Roach Properties, the...
Members of the Sprinkle and Sprout Garden Club have been hard at work planting flowers in the towns of Motley and Staples. Recently, they planted a variety of petunias in 30 large barrels which will be placed throughout Motley. Pictured, from left, are Geri Altrichter, Marlene Prodahl, Bernice...
Wadena County Transit Director Ryan Damlo talks about his plan to put wi-fi in all of the Friendly Rider busses and on school buses in Wadena County. His project was recommended to be partially funded at the NJPA Innovation Funding event.
A drone to aid emergency responders, a mobile command trailer to streamline communication in emergency situations, and a specialized camera system for public sewer inspections are just some of the regional projects that will come to fruition in the next year. These projects, plus three more, are...
The Staples-Motley School Board hired a business manager and a high school counselor at a special meeting June 5 before going in to a work session to review board committees, goals and possible training options. Jaime Boesen was hired as the school business manager. She has been with Cuyuna Medical...

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