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Katie Becker, daughter of Dan and Barb Becker of rural Browerville/Staples, has been ill with a meat allergy for several years. It has been recently determined that she has an allergy to a sugar found in red meat known as “alpha gal.” This was caused by a tick bite. (Submitted photo)
No pun intended, but wood ticks really suck. Not only are they disgusting little creatures, but they also carry with them a host of diseases that are also disgusting.  Many of us are familiar with Lymes Disease and the devastating effects that disease can have on a person or animal. It seems like...
 Being sad is a normal reaction to difficult times in life, however, the sadness usually goes away with a little time. Depression is different. Depression is a medical condition that may cause severe symptoms that can affect how you feel, think and handle daily activities like sleeping, eating or...
If you or someone in your family is struggling with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), you can now access a list of valuable resources on-line. This new directory, developed by Attention Deficit Awareness of Minnesota, Inc. (A-D-A-MSM), will include information on physicians, mental...
July Birthdays Betty Wiese, July 9; Lee Denny, July 9; Florence McKenzie, July 14; Edna Guenther, July 15; Angeline Burrows, July 25 July Special activities at the Lakewood Health System Care Center: Sat., July 1, 1:45 p.m. - 7th Day Adventist Singers Sun., July 2, 1:30 p.m. Word game, 2 p.m....
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital included: Born to Shayna and Blake Fossen of Staples, a baby boy, Beckett Joseph weighing five pounds, 15 ounces on June 9, 2017. Born to Skyla and Matt Rewitzer of Eagle Bend, a baby boy, Maverick Gordon weighing eight pounds, eight ounces on June...
St. Cloud Technical & Community College  recently announced its Spring 2017 Academic Honors List. To qualify for the President’s list, students must earn a grade point average of 4.0.; and for the Dean’s list, a grade point average of 3.5 - 3.9. Local students named include: o Alexandra Nelson...
The Madhatters, Inc. recognized Coleman Klimek, Motley; Cade Bestland, Staples and Leah Roberts of New York Mills, as accomplished young people who applied for the Fine Arts Award this academic year. Each of these three candidates received a $500 scholarship to continue their educations in the arts...
After much anticipation, Timbers Restaurant in Staples opened June 18, Father’s Day. A number of people stopped by to enjoy the buffet, which included a variety of meats (including salmon, ham and chicken), cheeses, salads, fruits and desserts. Pictured above, from left, are Bruce and Bev Nelsen,...
  Staples-Motley High School announces their honor roll. A Honor Roll Grade 12: Norah Anderson, Katie Benson, Hunter Berggren, Cade Bestland, Megan Campbell, Alessia Corti, Nicholas Crist, Ethan Ehresmann, Noah Han, Taylor Heldman, Reyd Jordan, Emmeline Klefsaas, Matthew Miller, Mardi Opheim,...
Severson Porter Law of Crosslake, a regional law firm that focuses its practice in real estate, business and estate planning matters, announces that Kevin J. Egan has joined the firm. Kevin has practiced law for over 40 years. Following a judicial clerkship in the federal court, he served as a...

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