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Staples-Motley  Elementary School fourth graders  enjoyed the ‘Hooked on Fishing, not Drugs’ event at Camp Shamineau May 19. The event was organized by Ron Case, Jeremy Reeck, Jamie Dolezal and other members of the Staples Police Department and Staples Fire Department with many volunteers helping...
Amber Tappe does music therapy at St. Croix Hospice in Brainerd and shared some of her stories and songs with attendees at the Conference on Aging on May 24. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital included: Born to Zach and Alyssa Funderburk of Pierz, a baby boy, Zayden Robert weighing five pounds, nine ounces on May 13, 2017. Born to Raysha Horstmann and Justin Murdent of Bertha, a baby girl, Jaelynn Marie weighing seven pounds, three...
Unity Bank, a community bank serving Minnesota and Wisconsin, announces the appointment of Teresa “Terry” Rosengarten as president effective May 1, 2017.  As president, Rosengarten will head both the Wisconsin and the Minnesota charters of Unity Bank, replacing Terry Szydel and Rachel Goodell...
Central Lakes College graduate Macy Koering was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Society of Medical Assistants. Koering, a CLC Medical Assistant graduate, is one of three Minnesota Society of Medical Assistants scholarships recipients this year. Applicants have to write an...
Jordan Haglin, Staples, qualified for the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a grade point average of 3.5 or higher with no grade below a C. Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Fergus Falls has...
Mabel Swart, 96, of Staples, passed away  May 16, 2017 at the Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.  Services were held May 20 at the Staples Church of Christ, with Pastor Barry Klein officiating.  Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Browerville. Arrangements were with the Brenny...
The May Birthday celebration was held, May 9, in the Senior Citizen’s room at the Staples Community Center.  Three members celebrating May birthdays were, left to right: Jim Olson, Judy Petrie and Gene Floistad, who received decorated birthday cakes, cards and everyone singing “Happpy Birthday” to...
The Todd County Historical Society met May 1, and covered reports on a number of on-going projects.  The reports included: o Thank yous to everyone who helped clean the museum. o The WWI traveling trunk will be picked up on May 3. It will be here until May 25. o Our plant/rummage sale will be held...
Dominique Koppes, 2014 Staples-Motley High School graduate, graduated summa cum laude May 5, from Bemidji State University with a degree in English Education. She will be teaching in Kelliher in the near future.  Dominique’s parents are Jeffrey and Kim Koppes of Staples; and her grandparents are...

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