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Students at Magic Forest Preschool draw artwork that will be incorporated into the Lakewood Dino Pa
Jacob Schmitz arches his back to get over the bar in the high
Arabella Moore, an eighth grader at Staples-Motley Middle School, was the second runner-up at the Virtual Regional Spelling Bee hosted by Sourcewell in Staples. She had previously taken first place at the District Spelling Bee, organized by Dawn Weite, teacher at Staples-Motley.  In addition to her certificate, Moore received a glass trophy following the competition. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)
Amy Brichacek, center, chaired the Aug. 14 meeting of the June Fest committee, held at Ten-Hi in Motley.  Other members in attendance included Tyler Ehrmantraut, Don Delude, Bruce Brotherton, Pat O’Regan, Derek Holst, Tony Brichacek, Stephanie Jordahl, Jaelyn Jordahl, Jason Borash, Brenda Borash, Bryan Stevens, Rod Enberg, Mary Koenig, Kevin Swecker, Melaine Swecker. Meetings are held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., at the Ten-Hi. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Nathan Thelen, Staples-Motley High School Choir Director, led the Chamber Choir in singing “Time After Time” at the school April 14. The choir was performing for a few spectators and well as judges during a contest event called, “Our Voice, Our Song.” The Chamber Choir received superior ratings, as did the A cappella and Concert Choirs. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Staples-Motley area residents rejected a bond referendum that would have allowed the school district to invest $64.4 million in renovations and expansions to the middle/high school and elementary school. The referendum was proposed by the Staples-Motley School Board to address aging infrastructure...
Combines, congress members, local and regional panelists intermixed at the workforce forum at CLC on April 8. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   U.S. Representatives Michelle Fischbach and Pete Stauber learned about the needs in Minnesota communities to fill job openings. Area employers, industry specialists and development professionals took part in a workforce roundtable forum at Central Lakes College in...
Dick Bremer’s book contains 108 stories relating to his life in the Minnesota sports world, including 37 years as Minnesota Twins broadcaster. The book also goes into his time at Staples High School.
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   Starting his 38th season as the main television announcer for the Minnesota Twins, Dick Bremer still draws on his experience playing high school baseball and taking classes at Staples High School. Some of those experiences are in Bremer’s book, “Game Used: My Life...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples Economic Development Authority (SEDA) is planning to get engineers to determine if a downtown building is structurally sound enough to renovate. The building, which last housed Ron’s Musical Resale, is located on the 100 block of 4th Street NE....

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Denise Young, 63, of Staples passed away April 14, 2021 at the St. Cloud Hospital.A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on April 24,2021, at the Church of Christ in Staples with Rev. Barry...

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