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U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is accepting applications from Minnesota students in grades 11 and 12 who are interested in being part of his high school internship program. The new program is designed to give students who are passionate about improving the lives of Minnesota youth an opportunity to...
Kayla Benson,  Staples, recently graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College with a degree in Cosmetology-DIP.  
September Special activities at the Lakewood Health System Care Center: Sun., Sept. 10 Grandparents Day; 1:45 p.m. Bingo/Marge Mon., Sept. 11, Cruise Week - England; 10 a.m. Catholic service; 11 a.m. Boarding Passes for River Tour; 1 a.m. Ship Tour; 2 p.m. Tea & Crumpets; 2:30 Trinity Lutheran...
Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith presented a proclamation at the Minnesota State Fair, declaring September 2 as “FFA Day at the Fair.” The Governor and Lt. Governor’s proclamation recognizes the positive impact of FFA for Minnesota kids, with more than 10,850 members statewide. Pictured; Smith...
Aaron Krienke of Staples, second from left, along with his group, The Chancellors Quartet, were first-place winners at the Minnesota State Fair’s Amateur Talent Contest Aug. 31. They sang, “This Old House.” The other group members, from left, included Jeff Lindstrom, Mike McCowen, Chris Fish....
The Staples High School Class of 1967 held their 50th Class Reunion at Timbers Restaurant & Event Center Aug. 25. Those attending were: front row, from left, Susan Edwards, Susan Westin Stark, Roseann Deering Stark, Carol Shinabarger, Margie Germann Etzler, Helen Schmitz Bjorge, Karen...
Dr. Kaitlyn Schoeck is the newest family medicine physician to join Lakewood Health System’s medical staff. Originally from International Falls, Schoeck completed her undergraduate work at the University of Minnesota Duluth and received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota. Her...
The Staples Railroad Days Pedal Pull had 43 contestants, competing on a wet and rainy track. The top three placers can go on to the state pull on Sept. 9, in Hutchinson. Following are the top three placers in each age group: Age 3: 1. Derek Zimmerman, Motley, 4’5”; 2. Connor Reeck, Staples, 4’4”; 3...
Rita Stone, left, presents $1,030 to Staples Food Shelf Manager Fran Mertens, the proceeds from the Congregational Church penny auction held during Staples Railroad Days. The amount, is one half of the money raised at the event, with the other half going to the Motley Food Shelf. Mertens said the...
Mon., Sept. 4, Labor Day Tues., Sept. 5, 10 a.m. Mass; 2:15 p.m. Church - Staples Assembly of God; 4 p.m. Bingo /Marge; 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Make & Take Weds., Sept. 6, 2 p.m. Bingo/Marge Thurs., Sept. 7, 9:30 a.m. Activity meeting; 2 p.m. Birthday Party Fri., Sept. 8, 9:30 a.m. Church - Faith...

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