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Piecemakers Quilt Club members met recently to sew dresses for Haiti. Most of the fabric for the dresses came from Teresa Crews’s (daughter of Charlie Crews) stash. Teresa passed away suddenly on Nov. 22, 2017. The dresses will be given to the group of community members who will be traveling to...
Humans have been leaving mementos on and within the final resting places of loved ones almost from the beginning of the species. Excavations of even the earliest graves uncover goods meant to serve the deceased in the next world, such as pottery, weapons, and beads. The earliest known coins date to...
The new Forever GI Bill signed into law by President Trump earlier this year has multiple provisions that will roll out in 2018. Among them are changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill for Purple Heart recipients, reservists and dependents all of which start in August. o Post-9/11 Purple Heart recipients...
A number of Staples-Motley FFA Chapter members attended the Minnesota State FFA Convention this past April in the Twin Cities. Pictured above, back row from left: Mikayla Williams, Shane Guggenberger, Matthew Iquinto, Garrett Carlson. Middle: Rachel Paskewitz, Amy Michel, Haileigh Mollner, Lizzie Boyer, Abbie DiGiovanni, Rylie Rau, Kai Gelly, Hailey Owen, Lizzy Noble. Front: Natasha Lynman, Danielle Carpenter, Drew Berg, Gabe Misner, Scout Strickland, Olivia Leslie, Blayne Dumpprope, Josiah Paskewitz. (Subm
The FFA Chapter at Staples-Motley High School participated in the 2018 Minnesota FFA Convention April 22 - 24 in the Twin Cities. This year’s convention was titled, “Go Beyond.” It challenged all FFA members to go beyond. Go beyond their dreams, go beyond their comfort zones, go beyond in...
The Staples Area Farmer’s Market opened May 24, at Lakewood Health System Hospital parking lot in Staples. Several vendors were set up, offering baked goods, flowers, syrup, honey, vegetables and more. Pictured in top photo are the Community Health Team at Lakewood. From left, Katie Jo Poppler,...
Lora Miller, June 2; Loren Grover, June 9; Janice Klopp, June 12; Dorothy Komro, June 24; Shirley Griffith, June 25; Bonnie Meacham, June 26; James Madson, June 26; Virgil Collison, June 27 June Special activities at the Lakewood Health System Care Center: Fri., June 1, 10 a.m. Cappuccino
Free legal aid: from St. Cloud, Thurs., June 7, 1:30-3 p.m. Call 218-894-2553 for appointment. Staples Senior 500 Card Club: noon, Thurs., June 7, 21 and Mon., June 18, 25, Staples Community Center (first and third Thursday; third and fourth Monday each month).  Whist: noon, Tues. June 7 and 21...
Molly Lindgren, Staples Motley FFA took second in the FFA/Farm Bureau discussion meet competition held April 22, at the Minnesota State FFA Convention on  the University of Minnesota campus. Macy Rennpferd, Maple River FFA chapter took first place. Judging was based on their basic knowledge of...
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...

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