Cardinal softball catcher Riley Peterson holds on to a high pitch behind the plate.
With five games in five days, the Staples-Motley softball team kept
At least five Japanese Lilac trees  were planted in downtown Staples May 9, replacing trees that had not survived the previous year. Pictured above near the Stomping Grounds coffee shop at 4th St. NE are, from left, public works department employees Clyde Mertens, Bruce Grondahl, Steve Statema.
A number of new trees are being planted throughout the City of Stap
All four Staples-Motley girls golfers earned Mid State Conference honors on May 14. From left, Ava Schneider, honorable mention, Alix Peterson, All Conference, Bo Erholtz, honorable mention, and Adrianna Dickey, All Conference. (Submitted photo)
With just four varsity golfers representing the team at every meet,
Four houses have been torn down in the vicinity of 7th St.
With one shoe off and one shoe on, Emmet Anderson sprints past a runner to win the true team section 1,600 meter run. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Emmet Anderson exemplified guts and determination by winning the 1,
Central Lakes College students line up for graduation on May 9
Cardinal softball catcher Riley Peterson holds on to a high pitch behind the plate.
At least five Japanese Lilac trees  were planted in downtown Staples May 9, replacing trees that had not survived the previous year. Pictured above near the Stomping Grounds coffee shop at 4th St. NE are, from left, public works department employees Clyde Mertens, Bruce Grondahl, Steve Statema.
All four Staples-Motley girls golfers earned Mid State Conference honors on May 14. From left, Ava Schneider, honorable mention, Alix Peterson, All Conference, Bo Erholtz, honorable mention, and Adrianna Dickey, All Conference. (Submitted photo)
With one shoe off and one shoe on, Emmet Anderson sprints past a runner to win the true team section 1,600 meter run. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The devil, as they say, is in the details and at this point the Staples-Motley School Board is struggling to define more of those details for the building options under consideration. Mike Angland of Widseth Smith Nolting, the firm hired by the district to develop the project plans, showed the...
The Staples Memorial Day service is planned for Monday, May 28, at Evergreen Hill Cemetery at 9 a.m. The rain location will be at Centennial Auditorium at Staples-Motley High School. Hosts of the program include the American Legion Post and Auxiliary. Pastor Carl Larson, Faith Lutheran Church in...
Staples doctor Ted Lelwica was inducted into the Minnesota Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame with an honors banquet on April 21 at Austin. Lelwica was given a Lifetime Service Honoree award. Lelwica was nominated by former Staples wrestling coach Don Dravis, who is also a hall of fame...
Two businesses will be closing in Staples, likely by the end of May. Twin City Optical has assembled eyeglasses since 1990, after taking over the Benson Optical building. Currently, the labs are owned by Essilor, a global company, which is moving its production of eyeglasses to a central location...

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Ronald J. Wonders, 60, of Staples, passed away May 20 at Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.A gathering of family and friends will be held June 2 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Staples from...

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