The book signing by Staples High School graduate and Minnesota
The Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board of Supervisors held their annual awards banquet Oct. 14, at Timbers Event Center in Staples. Above: Deja Anton, Todd County SWCD District Manager, presents the 2021 Land Stewardship Award to Greg Frisk of Motley. Below, from left, Lynette and Jim Waldorf, farmers in Todd County, received the 2021 Conservationist of the Year award from Dale Katterhagen, Todd County SWCD Board Chair. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)
Greg Frisk of Motley, and Todd County farmers Jim and Lynette Waldo
Staples-Motley second and third graders take off on their cross counry fun run.
The Lakewood Health System sewers who made sleeping mats for the homeless were, from left, Gretta Trantina, RN, Surgical Services Scheduling Supervisor; Tonia Dolezal, CST; Mary Noska, OT (retired); and Micki Spears, CST. (Submitted photos)
Dee Lehner, Imaging Manager at Lakewood Health System, is always lo
Firefighter Jamie Dolezal demonstrates a controlled descent from the top of the Staples Fire Hall ro
The Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board of Supervisors held their annual awards banquet Oct. 14, at Timbers Event Center in Staples. Above: Deja Anton, Todd County SWCD District Manager, presents the 2021 Land Stewardship Award to Greg Frisk of Motley. Below, from left, Lynette and Jim Waldorf, farmers in Todd County, received the 2021 Conservationist of the Year award from Dale Katterhagen, Todd County SWCD Board Chair. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)
This human jawbone found in the Crow Wing River north of Staples was determined to be of ancient origin. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office said the bone will undergo archaeological evaluation and then be properly interned. Jennifer Barg said her cousin found the bone near the family property they call “Marshland”. The property was originally owned by Alice and Monroe Marsh and is now owned by Barg and her brothers. The bone was found July 31. (Submitted photo)
The Lakewood Health System sewers who made sleeping mats for the homeless were, from left, Gretta Trantina, RN, Surgical Services Scheduling Supervisor; Tonia Dolezal, CST; Mary Noska, OT (retired); and Micki Spears, CST. (Submitted photos)
This human jawbone found in the Crow Wing River north of Staples was determined to be of ancient origin. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office said the bone will undergo archaeological evaluation and then be properly interned. Jennifer Barg said her cousin found the bone near the family property they call “Marshland”. The property was originally owned by Alice and Monroe Marsh and is now owned by Barg and her brothers. The bone was found July 31. (Submitted photo)
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   A human mandible (lower jaw bone) found in the Crow Wing River has been determined to be of ancient origin, according to the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office. The bone was found in the river adjacent to property owned by Jennifer Barg and her brothers, in Thomastown...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   Students across the state have slowed their educational progress, according to the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) exams. Staples-Motley school students are doing better than the state average in math and science, in that their loss of progress is not as...
Mark Crampton, far left, his wife Veronique, and the other Peace Corps volunteers to Benin, listen to one of their colleagues sing a song on the stage of the Batcher Block Opera House in Staples. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   A special reunion received a special tour, when the 1973 Peace Corps cohort to Benin and West Africa met in Staples to tour the Batcher Block Opera House. Staples resident Mark Crampton was one of the Peace Corps volunteers in 1973 and invited the rest of them to...
Corinne Olson recently shot a 581 pound bear south of Motley. Corinne is a freshman at Staples-Motley High School. Her parents are Eric and Alisa Olson of Motley. (Submitted photo)  

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Lila Rose Weekley, 80, of Staples, passed away October 19, 2021, at CentraCare Health in Long Prairie.Funeral services will be held Monday, November 1 at 11 a.m. at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel...

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