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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...
Jacob Scott,  Pillager, recently graduated with honors from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture. To graduate with honors, students must earn a grade point average of 3.50 or higher.  
Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed August as Child Support Awareness Month, acknowledging the parents who support their children with child support payments in the State of Minnesota. In the 2017 Federal Fiscal Year, the State of Minnesota collected and disbursed $581 million in child support for 240,...
The Wadena VFW Post 3922 and its Auxiliary are again sponsoring the annual Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy essay/scholarship contests for students in Bertha-Hewitt, Sebeka, Staples-Motley, Verndale and Wadena-Deer Creek Schools; home-school students are also invited to enter their age-...
Kyce Heier, seven, of Little Falls, participated in the Kiddie Pedal Pull during Railroad Days in Staples. In background are Marge Tepley and Bob Cheney, with CT Pedal Pulls. At far right is Daniel Zimmerman, one of the event helpers. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
The Railroad Days Pedal Pull had 82 contestants competing on Aug. 25 in Staples. The top three finishers have the opportunity to go on to the state pull on Sept. 8 in Hutchinson.  Following are the top three placers in each age group: Age 3: 1. Jacob Roelofs, Motley, 4’6”; 2. Stetson Hoppe, Parkers...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Rachel and Luke Hamilton of Brainerd, a baby boy, Hayden Michael weighing seven pounds, 15 ounces on August 21, 2018. Born to Sarah and Michael Reiner of Brainerd, a baby boy, Henry John weighing eight pounds, 11 ounces...
The Staples High School Class of ‘58 held their 60th class reunion at Timbers Event Center in Staples Aug. 24. In addition to enjoying a full course meal, the class members shared memories from their high school days and were treated to a concert by Gary Timbs of Staples, who performed music hits...
Dave’s Big Fun Show Aug. 2, which was funded by the Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund was a huge hit for many families at the Staples Public Library. At right, monthly Storytime Aug. 8 was fun animal stories and crafts. This program is provided by the Staples Friends of the Library....
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Brandi Smith and Jared Koczur of Motley, a baby boy, O’Ryin Michael weighing eight pounds, 11 ounces on August 9, 2018. Born to Brianna and Shane Kern of Browerville, a baby boy, Adrian Michael weighing 10 pounds, three...

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