The bridge over the Crow Wing River near Wahoo Valley was a popular spot 4th of July weekend.
Tad Carlson of River Rock Blasting in Motley, works at resurfa
The Staples Veterans Park held a July 4 event, with patriotic
Vsitors spread out to enjoy the program.
The Schimpp family entertained the crowd at the July 4 program
For the fourth straight week, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has dropped in Todd County, with just four new cases reported in the week of June 29-July 5. In the weeks prior to this, the county reported 23, 15, and nine new cases. The four new cases put the county total over 400. Wadena,...
Tad Carlson of River Rock Blasting in Motley, works at resurfacing the old NJPA sign. The black granite sign was donated to the City of Staples by Sourcewell and is being prepared for use in the construction of a “POW-MIA” memorial in the Staples Veterans Park. (Photo by Ken Klose)  
Sourcewell employees gather (before COVID-19) to show how much they appreciate working there. (Submitted photo)
Out of thousands of businesses in Minnesota, two of the Top 150 Workplaces have headquarters in Staples. Lakewood Health System and Sourcewell were both on the list published June 28 in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Over 3,000 companies were invited to participate, and the analysis included...
Staples-Motley Community Education has announced a few summer recreation programs that are now starting, with more still in the planning stage to be announced later. With COVID-19 restrictions, many programs had been canceled. There will be social distancing restrictions for some of the programs,...


A celebration of life graveside service for Jeannine Gordon, 78, formerly of the Verndale and Sebeka area, was held July 3, 2020 in the Wing River Cemetery.  The recorded service is on YouTube...

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