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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...
Kayla Benson,  Staples, recently graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College with a degree in Cosmetology-DIP.  
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...
David Horsager, right, speaks at the NJPA R5 Summit for government and education leaders in Staples in October. Horsager was recently inducted into the National Speakers Association Speaker Hall of Fame. (Staples World file photo)
David Horsager, MA, CSP, CPAE, and CEO of Trust Edge Leadership Institute, has been inducted into the National Speakers Association CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame. The National Speakers Association (NSA) is an organization for professional speakers. Established in 1977, the Council of Peers Award for...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital included: Born to Mariah and Tyler Steele of Brainerd, a baby boy, William John weighing eight pounds, one ounce on August 21, 2017. Born to Ashley Wendt and James Volk of Pine River, a baby girl, Ella Catherine weighing seven pounds, six ounces on...
Jess Thew (left) of Staples, brought in some of his small antique gasoline engines for the England Prairie Pioneer Days event held Aug. 25-27, near Verndale. (Staples World photo by Karin Nauber)  
September Special activities at the Lakewood Health System Care Center: Fri., Sept. 1, 10 a.m. Cappuccino Sat., Sept. 2, 10 a.m. Bingo/Marge; 1:45 - Seventh Day Adventist singers Sun., Sept. 3, 1:30 p.m. Word game; 2:15 p.m. Social time Mon., Sept. 4, Labor Day Tues., Sept. 5, 10 a.m. Mass; 2:15 p....
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital included: Born to Christiann and David Scofield of Brainerd, a baby boy, Eli Abraham weighing seven pounds, 15 ounces on August 11, 2017. Born to Amanda and Lance Kostreba of Breezy Point, a baby girl, Kinsley Ann weighing seven pounds, two ounces...
The Todd County Historical Society is planning a trip to Collegeville Aug. 28. Details were discussed at the board’s Aug. 7 meeting at the museum in Long Prairie.  The tour will include a pottery studio, Abbey Woodworking, the Church, their Archives and their wildflower garden. After lunch at St....

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