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The American Dairy Association of Todd County is looking for candidates to participate in this year’s dairy princess/dairy ambassador program. Dairy princesses and ambassadors serve as good will ambassadors for the dairy industry by appearing at various promotional events and speaking to the public...
The University of Minnesota Duluth  has announced its Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2016. To qualify, students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Local students named include: o  Haley Potter, Pillager o Katherine Bakken, Staples o Claire Roberts, Staples. Rebecca Soukup,...
Minnesotans with disabilities and their families can save for goods and services to improve their lives under the new Minnesota ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) Plan. The plan allows a maximum of $14,000 a year, to a total maximum of $100,000, to be contributed to an account for an...
Lakewood Health System Care Center recently received a grant from the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services Nursing Facility Performance-Based Incentive Payment Program (PIPP) to enhance the dining room experience for its residents. The $425,377 grant will be given out between January,...
Connections High School held their winter Project Showcase Jan. 26 at NJPA (National Joint Powers Alliance) in Staples. Three main presenters shared their projects on the big screen while several students exhibited their projects around the room. Big screen presenters included; Isaac Kern,...
17 contestants, front row, left to right:  Aaron Payne, Brendan Macheel, Eli Smith, Carson Trantina, Gabby Case, Addisyn Cichos, Grant Woodwick, Logan Anderson. Back row: Macy Knudson, Angelique Stewart, Ellie Moulton, Amy Rollins, Kyra Stangle, Eli Carlson, Isabel Birkholtz, Conner Anglin, Zack Wihelmi.
Students in fifth grade at Motley-Staples Middle School participated in the first Junior Spelling Bee Jan. 24. A total of 17 contestants qualified for the spelling bee by taking a written exam. It took nine rounds to determine this year’s champion, Aaron Payne  (upper right photo) and the runner-up...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital: Born to Vladimir and Alexia Wogen of Pequot Lakes, a baby girl, Mabel Jane weighing six pounds, 12.7 ounces on January 20, 2017. Born to Victoria Winter and Thomas Swenson of Brainerd, a baby boy, Lincoln George weighing seven pounds, 10 ounces on...
Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes Dr. Joshua Horowitz, Pain Specialist at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center  on the Lakeland Public Television show to be broadcast at 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27. Together, they will discuss pain management and examine various treatment options. Treating pain...
Staples native Marko Webster has joined the Urgent Care Team at the Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Baxter Clinic in Baxter. Having grown up in the area, Webster is happy to be practicing in Baxter. “I like the close-knit feel of this community,” he said. “Caring for patients in a rural setting really...
Ashton Kapphahn,  Staples, has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. To qualify, students must be enrolled full-time and earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Mark Kossan,  Motley, has been named to the Fall Semester Dean’s List at the...

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