Aften Robinson runs the 400 with Staples-Motley  coaches Steve Fligge and Tony Spandl cheering her on. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley boys were second and the girls placed seventh at
Ben Tyrrell gets ready to tag out a runner attempting to steal
Two men enjoyed an afternoon of boating out on Dower Lake May
At the Motley City Council’s regular meeting May 9, council me
A lunar eclipse occured May 15. Above a perspective view from down low by Keller Anderson.
Aften Robinson runs the 400 with Staples-Motley  coaches Steve Fligge and Tony Spandl cheering her on. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Katie Heppner, Executive Director of the Economic Alliance of Wadena County, shows the results of the chamber survey. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
By Karin L. Nauber Todd County correspondent   Chairman Rod Erickson was absent from the regular Todd County Board of Commissioners meeting held May 3, 2022. Commissioner Randy Neumann served as acting chair for the meeting. Doug Host, Certified Public Accountant for CliftonLarsonAllen, reported on...
Staples-Motley High School seniors posed for a photo following the Dollars for Scholars ceremony at Centennial Auditorium May 4. The Class of 2022 scholarship recipients included, front row, from left: Brent Hansen, Jacob Trantina, Calob Trantina, Joe Tyrrell, Brooke Converse, Leah Bestland, Frankie Hanson, Klaire Storry, Madysen Hull, Iain Sams, Corey Hansen. Row two: Cassidy Radueg, Connor Judd, Emma Jares, Evelyn Gonzalez, Amber Sullivan, Dayton Anderson, Bo Erholtz, Brookelyn Huisenga, Addison Lorber, R
The Staples-Motley Dollars For Scholars handed out $106,050 in scholarships on May 4, 2022.  Established in 1986, the DFS organization has now surpassed the $2 million mark, Master of Ceremony  Bryan Winkels noted at the event. Winkels also serves as chair for the Staples-Motley DFS board. Other...
Press release from First International Bank   First International Bank & Trust (FIBT) has announced a $200,000 donation to the Staples-Motley Independent School District over the course of 2022 and 2023. The contribution, of which $100,000 has already been delivered, will support the school...
Staples homeowners who need help removing junk from their property can apply for the Community Cleanup Suport day, sponsored by Staples Motley Beyond Poverty. Applications are due May 1 and can be picked up at Staples City Hall or found on the City of Staples website. Area churches and other...

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Gerald “Jerry” Kotula, 81, of Browerville, passed away May 15, 2022. A funeral mass will be held Thursday, May 19 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church in Browerville....

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