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The Assembly of God Church in Staples hosted the Community Meal March 28, serving ham, baked potatoes and all the trimmings to over 220 people. Youth group members helped in the serving line, while several church volunteers assisted in the kitchen and with clearing plates. Pictured above, Shane...
The Staples Rotary Club recently donated a total of $485 to area food shelves. Fifty percent of the funds, $243, was given to the Staples Food Shelf; and the rest was divided equally between the Motley Food Shelf and the Central Lakes College Food Shelf. Rotary club members donated toward this...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital included: Born to Cassandra Churchill and Aaron Hayes of Clarissa, a baby girl, Paisley Mae weighing eight pounds, one ounce on March 25, 2017. Born to Ashley Defoe and Ryan Greenwood of Clarissa, a baby girl, Brooklyn Ann weighing nine pounds,...
 Above:  Staples-Motley Speech Team members who competed at sub section included, front, left to right: Samantha Mrazek, Rachell Fisher, Lilly Niemi, Krystal Yoder, Bryn Williams, Mardi Opheim, Alex Brings, Cade Bestland and Toni Brings. Middle: Macy Judd, Ari Brings, Elijah Sams, Coleman Klimek,...
Tues., April 11, 1 p.m. Decorating Easter Eggs; 2:15 p.m. Church - St. John’s Lutheran; 6:30 p.m. Bingo/Marge Weds., April 12, 2 p.m. Bingo/Marge Thurs., April 13, 2 p.m. Magic Show Fri., April 14, 9:30 p.m. Church - Faith Lutheran; 10 a.m. Friendly Friday w/Faith Lutheran; Good Friday Service Sat...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital included: Born to Dayne and Jennah Fox of Brainerd, a baby girl, Ezmae Alice weighing eight pounds, four ounces on March 17, 2017. Born to Stephanie Wehmas and William Boxell-Kirk of Park Rapids, a baby girl, Aubree Ann Louise weighing seven pounds...
Lorna Landvik, best-selling author from Minneapolis, stopped by the Staples Public Library March 23, to share stories about her writing journey and to read excerpts from a few of her books, including the soon-to-be-released, “Once in a Blue Moon Lodge.” Landvik noted that this was the debut public...
Green and some bling made for a  festive St. Patrick’s celebration March 22, at the Staples Senior Dining Site at the Staples Community Center. Seniors were encouraged to dress the part for the occasion.  “Even though we’re celebrating St. Pat’s a week late, we’re never too late to have fun doing...
The Staples Food Shelf has one more week of the “Minnesota Food Share March Campaign.” So far individual donations are down a little at the time of this report, but there is still time to catch up. We appreciate everyone who’s donated so far. We’re hoping - as others see this - that they’ll...
The March birthday celebration, with a St. Patrick’s Day theme was held March 14, in the Senior Citizen’s room at the Staples Community Center.  Jan Pogreba, was the only member celebrating a March birthday. There were no anniversaries. Jan received a decorated cake along with a birthday card. A...

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