Staples ‘93 Lions held their Christmas For Kids event Dec.
At least 90 people enjoyed ‘Lunch with Santa’ Dec.
The Motley Area Food Shelf (MAFS) recently received a $10,000
Motley Veterans Park puts on a Christmas motif. (Photo by Dawn Timbs)  
Mid-Central National Bank in Staples is one of the locations t
Fawn Creek Farms, Inc., in rural Staples is all decked out for
Live Drive-Thru Nativity in Pillager The seventh annual  ‘Live Drive-Thru Nativity’ will be held Weds., and Thurs., Dec. 8 and 9, 6 - 8:30 p.m., at the Pillager Fairgrounds. Watch for traffic signs. Sponsored by the Casino Assembly of God Church in Pillager (with involvement from over 15 area...
 As Lakewood Health System, Staples, continues to deal with the effects of the current COVID-19 surge, decisions have been made by the hospital incident command system (HICS) and administrative teams to address staffing and patient needs throughout the system. Some of these decisions will directly...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children five to 11. This approval makes the Pfizer vaccine the only one currently available to everyone ages five and up. The Moderna and Johnson &...
With 74 new cases of COVID-19, the Staples area recorded the highest weekly total since zip code numbers were released weekly starting more than a year ago. The highly contagious Delta variant now makes up virtually all the cases spreading in Minnesota. Other area communities are still seeing a...

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Jamie Hopp, 31, of Bertha passed away unexpectedly November 22, 2021, at his home due to natural causes.Memorial services were held December 4, at the Domian-Anderson Chapel in Bertha.Jamie Michael...

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