Ninth Grade Wrestling League State Tournament second place tea
The Staples Host Lions recently donated $500 toward the Spring
Jason Trantina applies the half Nelson hold to turn his opponent and earn a pin in the match against Mille Lacs. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
In an important dual meet for section seeding, the Staples-Motley
Liv Lorber catches a ball from her high post position.
The Staples-Motley girls basketball team lost a conference game aga
The Staples Motley Area Arts Council recently received a $3,00
Jon and Jess Hellmers, owners of Jon’s Gem Emporium in Motley, have a vast assortment of rocks, minerals, gemstones and more at their new business, located on the north side of Motley, off Highway 10. Jon is pictured holding golden calcite; and Jess, sphalerite, from Oklahoma.  Their merchandise comes from all over the world.  (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Jason Trantina applies the half Nelson hold to turn his opponent and earn a pin in the match against Mille Lacs. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
Liv Lorber catches a ball from her high post position.
The idea board for the Bringing People Downtown committee. The colored dots are the votes that people gave to their favorite idea on the board. What other ideas can be added for a thriving downtown in Staples?
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   Three committees have been formed to start work on downtown revitalization projects in Staples. At a community forum on Jan. 12, Neil Linscheid of the University of Minnesota Extension led the group through work that has been done up to this point. A group has...
Staples and Motley Dollars for Scholars (DFS) will kick off their 2023 Scholarship season with their annual auction and spaghetti dinner, Monday, Jan. 23 at the Staples-Motley High School cafeteria.  The free will donation spaghetti dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. with the live auction going from 6:...
The public is invited to discuss the future of downtown Staples and help shape the direction of a $100,000 grant from the Blandin Foundation. The Staples Downtown Revitalization Committee will host an event on Thursday, Jan. 12, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Timbers Event Center in Staples. The committee...
The Staples City Council learned that the cost for a storm shelter at Dower Lake could be higher than expected. The city has received a FEMA grant to build a shelter for campers, but initial numbers show the cost could be higher than expected. At the Dec. 27 council meeting, City Administrator...

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Harriet C. Dent, 102,  passed away peacefully in her apartment at Rising Mountains Assisted Living in Bigfork, Montana the evening of January 14, 2023. She had a long, happy life with few...

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