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Justine Haugo, right, was on the job as an agriculture education intern at Staples-Motley High School before Memorial Day when she helped students in Kerry Lindgren’s Plant Science class fill flower boxes around the City of Staples. Lindgren will be Haugo’s mentor for the summer. Haugo is a student at North Dakota State University. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Kerry Lindgren of Staples-Motley High School is hosting Justine Haugo as an Agricultural Education Intern as part of a State Teach Ag Results (STAR) program initiative, which is coordinated by the Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council (MAELC) within the state.   Seven students...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Megan Ellingworth and Alex Lound of Wadena, a baby boy, Emmett George weighing six pounds, one ounce on June 4, 2018. Born to Tamara and Josh Bratton of Little Falls, a baby girl, Esmae Heavenlee weighing seven pounds,...
The University of Minnesota Duluth  has announced its Spring 2018 Dean’s List. To qualify, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher. Local students named include: o Tian Eng, Pillager o Claire Roberts, Staples o Jenessa Iverson, Staples. North Dakota State University has announced its...
For the first time ever, the Music General Staples Studio dance line will be going to the Legacy National Dance Competition June 18-22, in Wisconsin Dells. The girls will perform on Tuesday June 19, at 5:30 p.m. with their tap routine, to the song “Legend” . They’ve been working hard at raising...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Andrea and Josh Wickstrom of Pierz, a baby boy, Hunter Eugen weighing six pounds, 14.6 ounces on May 25, 2018. Born to Montie and Raymond Horton of Aitkin, a baby girl, Josephine Betty Marie weighing seven pounds, eight...
Fri., June 8, 9:30 a.m. Faith Lutheran Church; 10 a.m. Friendly Friday w/ Faith Lutheran Sat., June 9, 10 a.m. Bingo Sun., June 10, 1:15 p.m. Word game; 2:15 Social time Mon., June 11, 2:30 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church Tues., June 12, 2:15 p.m. Church - Staples Church of Christ; 3:45 p.m. Bingo/...
The American Legion Auxiliary of Staples would like to thank all the businesses for all their donations for our Poppy Cards and our regular Poppy Drive held May 11. These funds are for our veterans. On May 26, the veterans at Lakewood Health System Care Center and staff were presented poppies to...
Amateur singers ages 15-25 are sought to compete in Motley Sings!, a qualifying city event for Minnesota Sings! The competition will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 16, in downtown Motley during June Fest. The first place winner will receive $150 and second place receives $100. Both are eligible for...
Concordia College, Moorhead held its commencement exercises May 6. Local students who graduated include: o Logan Jackson, Pillager, graduated with a degree in Business. He is the son of Robert and Tina Jackson. o Shawn Deegan, Staples, graduated Magna Cum Laude with degrees in Communication,...
Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, has announced its 2018 Spring Semester Honors List. The President’s List includes students who earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher while enrolled in at least 12 credits. The Dean’s List includes students who earned a grade point average of 3....

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