Scott Knudson, Lakeland PBS  films artist Brad Wegscheid as he begins the process of installing the bench monument at Old Wadena Park June 5. Wegscheid had installed the nine pieces to make a functional bench that will have a plaque commemorating Duane Lund. The installation will be aired on PBS’s show “Common Ground” this spring. (Staples World photos by Janice Winter)
Functional art is now a permanent icon at Old Wadena Park.
On July 12, members of JCI Staples participated in their 2nd Annual
The 1982 state wrestling champions, pictured from right to left, manager Todd Card, Bob Sterriker, Jeff Dravis, Brian Miller, Dave Kajer, Darrell Card, Blaine Dravis, Phil Corbett and Rick Selvey; second row, from left to right, Al Sowers, Tom Weishalla, Nick Jennissen, Chris Mayhew, Dean Jennissen, Tim Meli, Ken Rach and Coach Don Dravis. (Staples World archives)
Four athletes, four coaches and two teams will be inducted into the
Scott Knudson, Lakeland PBS  films artist Brad Wegscheid as he begins the process of installing the bench monument at Old Wadena Park June 5. Wegscheid had installed the nine pieces to make a functional bench that will have a plaque commemorating Duane Lund. The installation will be aired on PBS’s show “Common Ground” this spring. (Staples World photos by Janice Winter)
The 1982 state wrestling champions, pictured from right to left, manager Todd Card, Bob Sterriker, Jeff Dravis, Brian Miller, Dave Kajer, Darrell Card, Blaine Dravis, Phil Corbett and Rick Selvey; second row, from left to right, Al Sowers, Tom Weishalla, Nick Jennissen, Chris Mayhew, Dean Jennissen, Tim Meli, Ken Rach and Coach Don Dravis. (Staples World archives)
Francisco Jimenez, Master Instructor for United Tae Kwon Do Systems in Staples, has moved the location of his martial arts school to the former NAPA Auto Parts building on 2nd Ave. NW. Classes were formerly held at the Landmark Inn in Staples, but will begin at its new location August 3. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Hello Readers, The Staples World published the 2020 Graduation salute tab June 3 with copies available  at the Staples World. The online version can be found on our website, www.staplesworld.com, hover the mouse over E-EDITION located above the Staples World logo (top left, second heading) and a...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples-Motley School Board discussed the school’s preparations for fall at their July 20 meeting, but administration chose not to go into details since state guidelines were not out yet.  Superintendent Shane Tappe said the school has spent a lot of time...
As of July 25, 2020, per the Governor’s Executive Order 20-81, people in Minnesota are required to wear a face covering in all indoor businesses and public indoor spaces, unless you are alone. Additionally, workers are required to wear a face covering when working outdoors in situations where...
Filing dates for upcoming local elections will run from July 28 to August 11, 2020. The Staples-Motleys school board has three seats up for election this year, currently held by Chad Longbella, Bryan Winkels and Greg Frisk. Staples City Council has three seats up for election, currently held by...

Obituaries

Darwin Anderson, 57, Staples, passed away surrounded by family and friends on July 4, 2020.A funeral service will be held August 8 at Odden’s Park, Staples at 12:30 p.m.Dar loved hunting with...

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