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Over 300 people came out to Centennial Auditorium in Staples Sept. 14, to hear the Armadillos and Collective Unconscious perform their Eagles tribute show. The event, which featured nine band members throughout the two-hour show, kicked off the Staples Motley Area Arts Council’s 2018 - 2019 regular...
Thurs., Sept. 13, 10 a.m. Wood Carvers (provisional); 2:00 p.m. Food Show, MN Crafts/Justine; 6:15 p.m. 500 Card group Fri., Sept. 14, 10:00 a.m. Car Show; 1:00 p.m. Street Fair Sun., Sept. 16, 2:00 p.m. Assembly of God Singers; 7 p.m. Square dancers Tues., Sept. 18, 2:15 p.m. Church - Lincoln...
Staples has been busy with activity lately. Railroad Days are over and the Senior Citizen’s Board is in the planning stages for our Halloween and Christmas parties. The board meeting was held Sept. 10 and the birthday/anniversary party for August and September was held Sept. 11, hosted by Joan Doll...
Dr. Ed Fleming of the Science Museum of Minnesota will talk about Archaeology in Wadena County on Thursday, Sept. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Wadena County Museum.  He will discuss the results of the survey he and his team conducted this past summer to discover new archaeological sites in Wadena...
The Central Lakes College Foundation recently announced scholarship recipients for fall 2018. More than 350 scholarships were awarded, totaling over $185,000. A similar amount will be awarded for spring semester.  “We are so fortunate to live in a giving community that prioritizes scholarships for...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Carrie and Tyler Kneisl of Brainerd, a baby girl, Eva Reeves weighing  five pounds, nine ounces on August 30, 2018. Born to Katee Rice and Robert Brogle of Backus, a baby girl, Saylor Rain weighing eight pounds, 12...
Gary Mueller (far left), Advertising Representative at the Staples World, recently celebrated his 45th anniversary working at the newspaper. He is pictured looking at an article from the 1973 archives about his start at the Staples World over four decades ago. Also pictured, from left, are some of...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Mercedes and Greg Fagereng of Brainerd, a baby girl, Sophia Ruth weighing seven pounds, seven ounces on August 25, 2018. Born to Britta and Logan Meyer of Wadena, a baby girl, Brea Marie weighing six pounds, two ounces...
Approximately 75 children received a free lunch at the Community Center in Staples Aug. 29, part of the Healthy Kids Collaborative that was offered during summer vacation. This was a first time pilot project that united the community to filling in the gap when summer lunches were not available at...
The Todd County Historical Society heard reports on prize winners at the fair and received donations at their Aug. 6 meeting at the museum. The museum director reported the following fair prize winners:  o Seven acres plowed, Bob Klick, $10 Hats Off;  o Oriole next, Thomas Wiener, maple syrup; o...

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