Current Happenings

Longtime owners/publishers of the Staples World, Bill and Margie Devlin of Finley, N.D., have recently sold the newspaper paper. The Devlins purchased the Staples World in 1992. Pictured above are Staples World employees who worked at the paper during the entire time the Devlins owned it. From left...
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., 218-371-0573.   AA Mtgs At First Lutheran Church, Pillager:  Tuesdays, 8 p.m. For info...
Staples-Motley High School choir director Nathan Thelen directs the combined choirs in singing “The Holly and the Ivy” Dec. 17, at Centennial Auditorium. The annual Cardinal Christmas Concert featured music by Cantemus, Bel Canto, A cappella Choir and Chamber Choir, directed by Thelen; Bell Choir,...
A new ATV club is forming now in the Staples area. Local riders are invited to attend the first meeting on Sat., Jan. 19, at 11 a.m., at Brick’s in Motley.    Those attending the meeting will help the club choose a name and elect officers, discuss riding opportunities and discuss building and...
Reading Roundhouse Storytime at the Staples Public Library was filled with fun winter stories and cookie decorating. Above: Mavis Johnson of Staples and granddaughter, Josie, share some decorating ideas. Join the Staples Public Library next month for “Warm Up With Storytime” to be held Jan. 9 at 10...
If you are alone on Christmas Day (Dec. 25th) plan to come to Faith Lutheran Church at 10 a.m. and enjoy a Christmas Brunch. We are located at 430 12th St. NE, Staples. For more information call Mary at 218-894-2594.
Faith Lutheran Church featured a “Welcome to Bethlehem” event Dec. 16. Those entering the church were told to stand in line for the census takers, while beggers (Luke Bates) asked for food and coins. The commons was filled with cloth draped booths, some offering dates, figs, apricots, clementines...
Staples-Motley Community Education offers a variety of classes and activities for lifelong learners. Activities for the next few weeks are listed.  For class descriptions and rates or to register see the Community Education brochure (Build 2170) on counters in the community or on Staples-Motley...
The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, Charles Lindbergh House & Museum, and Lindbergh State Park are hosting their annual Candlelight Hike to help families and friends celebrate the new year. The Candlelight Hike will be held Monday, Dec. 31, from 5 - 8 p.m. It is free and open to the...
Approximately 180 wreaths have been placed at gravestones at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples, thanks to the efforts of the cemetery board. The wreaths were sold as a fundraiser for the Evergreen Hill Cemetery. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)  

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100
Staples, MN 56479
Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570
Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112
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