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Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Carrie and Tyler Kneisl of Brainerd, a baby girl, Eva Reeves weighing  five pounds, nine ounces on August 30, 2018. Born to Katee Rice and Robert Brogle of Backus, a baby girl, Saylor Rain weighing eight pounds, 12...
Gary Mueller (far left), Advertising Representative at the Staples World, recently celebrated his 45th anniversary working at the newspaper. He is pictured looking at an article from the 1973 archives about his start at the Staples World over four decades ago. Also pictured, from left, are some of...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Mercedes and Greg Fagereng of Brainerd, a baby girl, Sophia Ruth weighing seven pounds, seven ounces on August 25, 2018. Born to Britta and Logan Meyer of Wadena, a baby girl, Brea Marie weighing six pounds, two ounces...
Approximately 75 children received a free lunch at the Community Center in Staples Aug. 29, part of the Healthy Kids Collaborative that was offered during summer vacation. This was a first time pilot project that united the community to filling in the gap when summer lunches were not available at...
The Todd County Historical Society heard reports on prize winners at the fair and received donations at their Aug. 6 meeting at the museum. The museum director reported the following fair prize winners:  o Seven acres plowed, Bob Klick, $10 Hats Off;  o Oriole next, Thomas Wiener, maple syrup; o...
Jacob Scott,  Pillager, recently graduated with honors from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture. To graduate with honors, students must earn a grade point average of 3.50 or higher.  
Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed August as Child Support Awareness Month, acknowledging the parents who support their children with child support payments in the State of Minnesota. In the 2017 Federal Fiscal Year, the State of Minnesota collected and disbursed $581 million in child support for 240,...
The Wadena VFW Post 3922 and its Auxiliary are again sponsoring the annual Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy essay/scholarship contests for students in Bertha-Hewitt, Sebeka, Staples-Motley, Verndale and Wadena-Deer Creek Schools; home-school students are also invited to enter their age-...
Kyce Heier, seven, of Little Falls, participated in the Kiddie Pedal Pull during Railroad Days in Staples. In background are Marge Tepley and Bob Cheney, with CT Pedal Pulls. At far right is Daniel Zimmerman, one of the event helpers. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
The Railroad Days Pedal Pull had 82 contestants competing on Aug. 25 in Staples. The top three finishers have the opportunity to go on to the state pull on Sept. 8 in Hutchinson.  Following are the top three placers in each age group: Age 3: 1. Jacob Roelofs, Motley, 4’6”; 2. Stetson Hoppe, Parkers...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples included: Born to Rachel and Luke Hamilton of Brainerd, a baby boy, Hayden Michael weighing seven pounds, 15 ounces on August 21, 2018. Born to Sarah and Michael Reiner of Brainerd, a baby boy, Henry John weighing eight pounds, 11 ounces...

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