Current Happenings

The Staples-Motley School Board will meet Monday, May 18, at 6 p.m. at the District Office. Some board members may participate by telephone or other electronic means. Items on the agenda include: •Approve Food Service Catering agreements with Pillager Charter School, Sacred Heart Area School and...
Staples Food Shelf hours The Staples Area Food Shelf is open Mondays and Tuesdays from 1 - 4 p.m.; and the fourth Thursday of the month from 5 - 7 p.m. The food shelf is not open on weekends or holidays. Frank Leidenfrost, SAFS Director, asked that people “be aware of the new procedures we must...
Twins Mandy and Nicki Carter of Staples, freshmen at Staples-Motley High School, enjoyed rollerblading near their home the afternoon of April 30. The sisters said that they’ve adjusted fairly well to distance learning, but miss interacting with their friends at school. With temperatures in the high...
Due to coronavirus outbreak, call your group for updated status on meeting details. Weekly events Ongoing Events Posted Last Thursday of the Month:  AA Mtgs At Lakewood Health System Hospital Main Campus, Staples, Classroom A:  Tuesdays,  8 p.m.; Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 p.m.. For info., 218...
The Staples Public Library is offering pick up service for library materials.  Patrons can order items in the catalog at www.griver.org and library staff will contact them when the materials are available, and will have them waiting at the library. Pick up times for orders are scheduled for...
Iras Chapin, longtime resident of Motley, recently celebrated her 100th birthday at Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples. She is pictured enjoying a meal at Motley United Methodist Church at an earlier time. (Submitted photo)
By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter   What’s the secret to living a long, healthy life? “Well, I do a lot of reading and I like to do puzzles,” said longtime Motley resident Iras Chapin who celebrated her 100th birthday on April 8. In fact, she just finished reading the Louisa May Alcott classic ‘...
Trident Seafoods, Motley, recently donated $1,690 to the Motley Area Food Shelf (MAFS). Half of the donated funds came from the employees at Trident Seafoods, with Trident matching their funds. Pictured, from left, are Jim Nelson, food shelf volunteer; Julia Pride and Andrea Decker from Trident...
Members and alumni of JCI Staples attended the second Annual Food Shelf Dart Tournament at Local Legends in Staples on March 7. A total of $1,022 was raised that day, will all proceeds going to the Staples Area Food Shelf.  Pictured, from left, are Scott and Robin Lenk, JCI Staples Alumni; Ashley Hanson, JCI Staples 2020 Membership VP; Paige Lenk, JCI Staples 2020 Chapter President; Zach Ziegler; April Bernu; Megan Haber, JCI Staples State Delegate; Sabrina and James Lenk. In addition to JCI Staples, others
Due to the COVID-19 issues, Hunger Solutions of Minnesota has extended the March Food Share Campaign until April 30. If you have questions or concerns, call 218-894-1935. “Thank you for your support and generosity,” said Staples Area Food Shelf (SAFS) Director, on behalf of the SAFS board.
The Friday night fish frys at Sacred Heart Church in Staples, held during Lent, have continued despite COVID-19. Although the church cannot provide the traditional sit-down meal, they are still able to offer to-go orders which is in keeping with state guidelines during this pandemic. Pictured above...
Effective March 23, food shelf clients are no longer permitted to enter the food shelf building - only curbside deliveries can be made. Motley Sherry (Miller) Frisk is the director of the MAFS. She said that clients are asked to park in the driveway at the food shelf and a volunteer will come out...

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