Alex Erpelding is congratulated by former record holder Mark Carlson as teammates and fans stand and applaud his school record of 171 wins and 100 pins. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Alex Erpelding wasn’t aware he was about to set a school record for wins at the dual wrestling matc
Jasiah Paskewitz dances around his opponent for a takedown. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley wrestling team recorded 10 pins and two forfeits in defeating Breckenridge 72-12
The monthly storytime held in January, at the Staples Public Library was roaring with stories about different animals, as the children read. The craft was a fun lion mask, a long with animal crackers for snack time. Above with their lion masks are; Wyatt Patterson, Ethan Mertens, Matthew Jewison, Amelia Cuppy and Grace Hanson. This program was sponsored by the Friends of the Library. The February storytime, Reading Adventures will be Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m. Stop by or call the library; 218-894-1401 to registe
The Staples Public Library is offering the following programs:
Jacob Krueger, a student in the CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) class, looks over an ice fishing rod, one of the many prizes to be awarded at the CEO Ice Fishing Jamboree, Feb. 25 at Dower Lake. (Submitted photo)
The Central Minnesota CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) high school class will host a fa
Lisa Morgan and Kassidy Rice of NJPA Educational Solutions will show the movie “Screenagers,” about students spending time with video screens. The free event is Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at NJPA in Staples. The public is asked to register at NJPAcoop.org/edregistration. Rice said it is a great film for parents and middle-school or older students. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) is offering a free showing of the movie “Screenagers: Growing
Rose Han qualified for the Lakes Area Regional Spelling Bee for the fourth straight time, after win
Alex Erpelding is congratulated by former record holder Mark Carlson as teammates and fans stand and applaud his school record of 171 wins and 100 pins. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Jasiah Paskewitz dances around his opponent for a takedown. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The monthly storytime held in January, at the Staples Public Library was roaring with stories about different animals, as the children read. The craft was a fun lion mask, a long with animal crackers for snack time. Above with their lion masks are; Wyatt Patterson, Ethan Mertens, Matthew Jewison, Amelia Cuppy and Grace Hanson. This program was sponsored by the Friends of the Library. The February storytime, Reading Adventures will be Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m. Stop by or call the library; 218-894-1401 to registe
Jacob Krueger, a student in the CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) class, looks over an ice fishing rod, one of the many prizes to be awarded at the CEO Ice Fishing Jamboree, Feb. 25 at Dower Lake. (Submitted photo)
Lisa Morgan and Kassidy Rice of NJPA Educational Solutions will show the movie “Screenagers,” about students spending time with video screens. The free event is Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at NJPA in Staples. The public is asked to register at NJPAcoop.org/edregistration. Rice said it is a great film for parents and middle-school or older students. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Sherry Kutter spoke candidly to the Todd County Board of Commissioners during the open forum prior to the start of the regular board meeting on Feb. 7. Kutter and her husband live on a small farm near Big Birch Lake. She talked to the board about the “blatant violations” that have been committed by...
...Paul Bunyan gave to me, a giant bra from Wahoo Valley. Pictured above are members of the Staples World staff, recipients of the first gift from the giant lumberjack. Front row, from left, Robert McKimmy, Dawn Timbs, Brenda Halvorson. Back row, Jim Vollegraaf, Kathy Odden, Gary Mueller, Janice Winter. (Staples World photo)
Get your singing voice out and join the Staples World in highlighting a variety of area landmarks during the debut of, ‘The Twelve Months of ‘17.’ Sung to the tune of ‘The Twelve Days Of Christmas,’ the new lyrics have a northwoods flavor, with Paul Bunyan taking the place of the ‘true love’ who...
On Feb. 9 a vehicle struck the back end of a stationary trailer at the intersection of 2nd Ave. NE and 3rd Ave. NE. The driver of the vehicle was transported to Lakewood Hospital with non life threatening injuries. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Correct or incorrect the thought has crossed my mind that we, in Wing River Township, Wadena County, have been blessed with more than our share of high age resident seniors. That is an area only six miles by six miles including most of the small town of Bluegrass. I want to share a bit of this...

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Brent Michael Sinotte, 31, of Pillager, passed away  February 8, 2017 at St. Joseph Medical Center, in Brainerd.Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 18, at 1 p.m. at St....

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