Life Currents

Brittany Geditz, Physician Assistant (PA-C), is the newest family practice provider to join the Lakewood Health System team in Staples. Originally from Chanhassen, Geditz received her Masters of Science in Biology, with Graduate Studies in Emerging Infectious Diseases from the University of St....
The Evergreen Hill Cemetery Board met April 10, 2018 at the Staples Communit Center. The cemetery opened May 7. It was noted by the board to remind the commmunity to follow the cemetery policies, which are posted at the cemetery, when placing flowers on the gravesites - other items are not allowed...
Minnesota State University Moorhead  awarded degrees to nearly 900 students during its spring commencement programs May 11. Local graduates included: o Carly Bell, 2014 Pillager High School graduate, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude o Charles Crandall, 2011 Staples-Motley High School graduate,...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Jessical Iken and Joseph Mench of Wadena, a baby boy, Kobe Dax weighing eight pounds, one ounce on May 5, 2018. Born to Lydia and Andy Slabaugh of Hewitt, a baby girl, Karen Rose weighing  five pounds, 15 ounces on May...
Lakewood Health System of Staples recently received a $20,000 grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation to purchase a Nomad portable hand-held dental X-ray.   With this funding for dental X-ray equipment, Lakewood Health System (LHS) will be able to offer more comprehensive dental services at...
 New York Mills author Elisa Korenne (upper right) stopped by the Staples Public Library recently to read portions of her new book, “Hundred Miles to Nowhere.” Audience members pictured include Bob Schafer (left) and Judy Young, both of Staples. Originally from New York City, Korenne’s memoir is an...
Mothers everywhere will rejoice. So will the greeting-card companies, flower shops, and telephone providers. Though celebrated in pockets in previous years, Mother’s Day has been an official holiday since May 9, 1914, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating the second Sunday...
The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) recently announced the gold and silver winners in the prestigious IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program, now in its 30th year. This year’s esteemed indie book award program recognized excellence in books published during calendar year 2017. Local...
The men’s quartet sings a Southern Gospel number. From left are Paul Johnson, Nick Schultz, Aaron Krienke, Gary Schimpp. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)
A special ‘Women’s Appreciation’ event was held at Staples Alliance Church May 7. Hosted by the men of the church, the event included a three-course meal, door prizes and a gospel concert featuring the church’s men’s quartet.   
National Day of Prayer was held May 3, at the Staples Government Center. The annual event offers up prayers for unity for our government, military, media arts, businesses, education, churches and families. Around 35 people took part in the hour-long gathering, led by the Staples Motley Area...

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