The family of Wilbur and Lillian Holst celebrated their 40th annual Holst Reunion July 14-16,
Kathy Dobson, Lakewood VP of Senior Services, and Jason Hoyt, Lakewood Housing Manager, examine the newly created respite rooms at the Lakewood Pines Senior Living Apartments. An open house for the public to visit the respite rooms will be Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 1-4 p.m. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Kathy Dobson has already heard that people would like to use the new respite rooms at Lakewood Pine
Cale Simkins and his son Allen hold a bear rug Simkins created with a rug binder, pattern and scissors. The new store, Rug Nuggets, is located along Highway 10, between 4th and 5th Street NE. On the chair next to Allen is the binding machine that Simkins purchased and fixed up after finding the family owned company that built the machine. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Cale Simkins hopes his new floor covering store will find a niche in Staples. 
Efforts are being made to rebuild the existing band shell, nearly 50 years old, that is located at
CLC Ag Center staff from left, Bruce Berg, Lance Perius, Ron Nelson, and Hannah Barrett, in front of one of their corn plots at the college. The Aug. 25 Field Day will include a corn demo, and plot testing. (Submitted photo)
Community members are invited to Central Lakes College’s Ag & Energy Research Center Field Day
Lonnie Murray and wife, Mary, cradle granddaughter Eva Murray long enough to have a fire roast
Kathy Dobson, Lakewood VP of Senior Services, and Jason Hoyt, Lakewood Housing Manager, examine the newly created respite rooms at the Lakewood Pines Senior Living Apartments. An open house for the public to visit the respite rooms will be Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 1-4 p.m. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Cale Simkins and his son Allen hold a bear rug Simkins created with a rug binder, pattern and scissors. The new store, Rug Nuggets, is located along Highway 10, between 4th and 5th Street NE. On the chair next to Allen is the binding machine that Simkins purchased and fixed up after finding the family owned company that built the machine. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
CLC Ag Center staff from left, Bruce Berg, Lance Perius, Ron Nelson, and Hannah Barrett, in front of one of their corn plots at the college. The Aug. 25 Field Day will include a corn demo, and plot testing. (Submitted photo)
On Aug. 11, the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motor vehicle crash, at the intersection of Cty Rd 23 and Cty Rd 12. The Wadena County Dispatch Center received information of a single vehicle roll over and smoke was coming from the vehicle. Upon the arrival of Wadena County...
Kathy Dobson, Lakewood VP of Senior Services, and Jason Hoyt, Lakewood Housing Manager, examine the newly created respite rooms at the Lakewood Pines Senior Living Apartments. An open house for the public to visit the respite rooms will be Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 1-4 p.m. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Kathy Dobson has already heard that people would like to use the new respite rooms at Lakewood Pines Senior Living Apartments. The two new rooms were created for people needing a temporary stay between one and 30 days. “We have had favorable feedback, it is definitely a need in this community,” she...
Cale Simkins and his son Allen hold a bear rug Simkins created with a rug binder, pattern and scissors. The new store, Rug Nuggets, is located along Highway 10, between 4th and 5th Street NE. On the chair next to Allen is the binding machine that Simkins purchased and fixed up after finding the family owned company that built the machine. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Cale Simkins hopes his new floor covering store will find a niche in Staples.  “I’m having a heck of a lot of fun, building something from nothing,” said Simkins. To celebrate his store opening, Simkins is holding an event on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 5-9 p.m. He has two artists coming to help him,...
Efforts are being made to rebuild the existing band shell, nearly 50 years old, that is located at Northern Pacific Park in Staples. At the Music in the Park event held Aug. 6, Bruce Nelsen of Staples shared the following information about these efforts: The Staples Band Shell was originally...

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Daniel Lenk, 53, of Motley passed away at his home unexpectedly August 14, 2017 after a short battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at 12 noon, Saturday, August 19 at Dan and Tammy...

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