Current Happenings

Concordia College,  Moorhead, has announced its 2021 Fall Semester Dean’s List. To qualify, students must carry a minimum of 12 semester credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.7 on a 4.0 scale. Local students named include: o Torrence Salcido, Staples o Zachary Strickland, Motley...
Cluster mailbox delivery Having sorted and organized the mail before leaving the Staples Post Office, rural carrier Susan Williams unlocked the cluster mailbox at an apartment dwelling in town and placed the mail in its designated address spot. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)
By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter   When the seed catalogs and chirping baby chicks arrive at the post office, it’s a sure sign that spring is on the way, Susan Williams of Staples said recently, while sharing about her job as a rural mail carrier. But that may be a few weeks out yet, judging by...
Dustin VanAlst of Staples braved the cold Jan. 20, to pose for a photo beneath the electronic sign at Mid-Central National Bank which read 22 degrees below zero. VanAlst, who owns Dustin’s Auto Repair in Staples, had stopped to pick up parts at the nearby Auto Value store, and said he was grateful...
The Staples-Motley School Board will hold a regular meeting Mon., Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. at the District Office, 905 4th St. NE, Staples. The agenda includes approval of the negotiation settlement of the 11/12 month employees; two percent pay increase for 2021-22 and 2.45 percent for 2022-2023; approve...
January 20 Staples Serenity AA group Mtgs   are held at the Staples Assembly of God Church on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning at 7 p.m. Masks required. For more info., 320-874-0979. January 21 Women’s OPEN AA Recovery Meeting Every Friday in person, 10:30 a.m., Motley Free Methodist Church...
Mark Your Calendar January 13 Todd Wadena Republicans Mtg   Thursday, Jan. 13, 7 p.m., at Thunder Lodge, 22056 US 71, Long Prairie. Republican MN Gubernatorial Candidates available for questions from 5 - 7 p.m. For info: Facebook at Todd County Minnesota Republicans; 401-632-7849. Staples Serenity...
January 6 Staples Serenity AA group Mtgs   are held at the Staples Assembly of God Church on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning at 7 p.m. Masks required. For more info., 320-874-0979. January 7 Women’s OPEN AA Recovery Meeting Every Friday in person, 10:30 a.m., Motley Free Methodist Church (...
A ‘Snowmobile Safety Field Day’ will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Staples Sportsman’s Club, 27158 McGivern Dr., Staples. Randy Wilson is the instructor for the class. For more information and to register, contact him by phone at 218-371-1598 or email at randypingwilson59@...
Children and adults were all smiles during the construction of their very own gingerbread houses, a project held at the Staples Public Library Dec. 6. “The program was a huge success,” said Cathy Perish, Library Services Coordinator. Kids were given graham cracker pieces to assemble a house and then used various candies for decorations. The program was sponsored by the Staples Friends of the Library. (Submitted photos)
The Staples Library announced new hours and activities for 2022. For more info contact: Cathy Perish, 218-894-1401. Starting Jan. 3, the new hours will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays 1 p.m.-8 p.m., Fridays 1-5 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Activities...
The Staples-Motley School Board will hold their Annual Organizational Meeting Mon., Jan. 3 at 6 p.m. at the District Office, 905 4th St. NE, Staples. Reorganizational items include elction of board chair, election of other officers and appoint person(s) to perform duties of the office of the clerk...

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