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The late Ron Thompson, a 1948 Staples High School graduate, was recently named to the 2018 Legends Hall of Fame at Crookston High School (CHS). Thompson was honored posthumously at an induction ceremony held at CHS, where he was a teacher, coach and long-time sports official for over 31 years....
Just under the deadline before kindergarten began, Charlotte Johnson chose the book and doll for “Madeline” as her reward for reading 1,000 books before kindergarten. She is the daughter of Kelly and Michael Johnson. Pictured with Charlotte are Beth Fabian, left, with  the Staples Motley Early...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Megan and Chad Kieffer of Cushing, a baby girl, Bristol Lindsay Ann weighing seven pounds, 13 ounces on September 7, 2018. Born to Jackie and Zach Hanson of Staples, a baby boy, Archie Theodore weighing nine pounds, one...
Dale and Nancy Resch representing the Lincoln Scandia Valley Lions Club recently presented a plaque of appreciation to Nyhus Chevrolet and Buick of Staples in commendation of their many years of sponsoring the Hole-in-One prize of a car at the annual LSV golf tournament. The tournament took place...
The Todd County Historical Society met Sept. 3 at the museum. The meeting was called to order by President Gary Stracek. August minutes and the treasurer’s report were approved.  De’s Museum Report: • Our fairground building has a new roof and siding. Some rafters and wiring also were replaced...
Over 300 people came out to Centennial Auditorium in Staples Sept. 14, to hear the Armadillos and Collective Unconscious perform their Eagles tribute show. The event, which featured nine band members throughout the two-hour show, kicked off the Staples Motley Area Arts Council’s 2018 - 2019 regular...
Thurs., Sept. 13, 10 a.m. Wood Carvers (provisional); 2:00 p.m. Food Show, MN Crafts/Justine; 6:15 p.m. 500 Card group Fri., Sept. 14, 10:00 a.m. Car Show; 1:00 p.m. Street Fair Sun., Sept. 16, 2:00 p.m. Assembly of God Singers; 7 p.m. Square dancers Tues., Sept. 18, 2:15 p.m. Church - Lincoln...
Staples has been busy with activity lately. Railroad Days are over and the Senior Citizen’s Board is in the planning stages for our Halloween and Christmas parties. The board meeting was held Sept. 10 and the birthday/anniversary party for August and September was held Sept. 11, hosted by Joan Doll...
Dr. Ed Fleming of the Science Museum of Minnesota will talk about Archaeology in Wadena County on Thursday, Sept. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Wadena County Museum.  He will discuss the results of the survey he and his team conducted this past summer to discover new archaeological sites in Wadena...
The Central Lakes College Foundation recently announced scholarship recipients for fall 2018. More than 350 scholarships were awarded, totaling over $185,000. A similar amount will be awarded for spring semester.  “We are so fortunate to live in a giving community that prioritizes scholarships for...

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