A lone figure has the Dower Lake pier to themselves on a foggy morning May 4.
Front, left to right: Adelaide Toepper, Bella Hines, Cy Johnson. Second row: Eliza Urbanek, Walker Johnson, Grace Allen, Alex Brings, Laken Hines, Jaden Johnson, Estella Bock, Olivia Opheim, Cecily Moe, Brynn Bestland. Back: Iain Sams, Brooke Ferdon, Torii Nienow, Micah Larson, AJ Nienow, Keegan Bestland, Caden Mrazek. Not pictured: Maria Stumbo, Keegan Harvey, Connor Judd, Riley Dabbs, Evan Woodwick. (Submitted photo)
The Staples-Motley Speech Team had a very successful year, earning
Jade Storry makes an out at first base  
Members of the Sprinkle & Sprout Garden Club cleaned up th
Sam Opheim completes a diving catch to save a hit in the secon
Scott Jorgenson has been the pastor at Thomastown Covenant Church in rural Staples since October of 2020. He and his wife, Lisa, are originally from the Rochester area. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Front, left to right: Adelaide Toepper, Bella Hines, Cy Johnson. Second row: Eliza Urbanek, Walker Johnson, Grace Allen, Alex Brings, Laken Hines, Jaden Johnson, Estella Bock, Olivia Opheim, Cecily Moe, Brynn Bestland. Back: Iain Sams, Brooke Ferdon, Torii Nienow, Micah Larson, AJ Nienow, Keegan Bestland, Caden Mrazek. Not pictured: Maria Stumbo, Keegan Harvey, Connor Judd, Riley Dabbs, Evan Woodwick. (Submitted photo)
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples-Motley School District is looking at reducing some programs, but so far they are not predicting staff cuts.  At the April 19 Staples-Motley School Board meeting, Business Manager Chuck Herdegen said the reductions are “right-sizing the district” to fit...
By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter   The Staples-Motley School Board held a work session May 3, during which time they heard presentations about the School Improvement Plan (SIP), formerly known as ‘Plan B’; and student opportunities for 2021 - 2022. Prior to the start of his presentation, Mike...
Larken Hirschey (left) and Addison (Hirschey) Schlosser, twin sisters from Staples, shared stories about their mom, Sharon, recently, at Los Corrales in Staples. They look forward to spending time with her on Mother’s Day. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
With Mother’s Day around the corner on May 9, the Staples World caught up with a few area residents recently, asking them each a few questions about their own moms. Their responses are included below. Preston Hangge, 10, Staples What Is Something Your Mom Taught You?  How to swim.  What’s Your...
Staples-Motley area residents rejected a bond referendum that would have allowed the school district to invest $64.4 million in renovations and expansions to the middle/high school and elementary school. The referendum was proposed by the Staples-Motley School Board to address aging infrastructure...

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Inurnment with military rites for Gordon Sampson will be held Sat., May 22, 2021 at the Poplar Cemetery at 2 p.m.                 w20x ...

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