News

Alyssa Vanderhoof reads from her book while a page of the book is projected on the screen and Mary Marana looks on. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
“S.O.S.: Safety Over Suicide,” a mental health forum was held Feb. 25 at Central Lakes College in Staples. Four panelists gave their views on suicide before answering questions from the crowd of about 90 people. Panelists were Alyssa Vanderhoof, author of “When the World Goes Dark,” Mary Marana,...
Three coaches, four athletes, two teams and one at-large supporter duo will be the first inductees into the Staples-Motley Athletic Hall of Fame. Coaches: Don Dravis, Bill Finn and Jerry Riewer, athletes: Del Cerney, Arden Beachy, Warren Mertens and Bob Peterson: 1985 Staples girls basketball team...
The Annual March Food Share Month is around the corner, which means Minnesota food shelves will be conducting their major campaign for funds and food shelf items during the coming weeks. The Minnesota Food Share March Campaign brings together various community organizations, businesses and faith...
“Lakewood Health System recently learned it was the victim of an email phishing attack which impacted the email accounts of 12 employees. A portion of these employee emails contained patient personal health information (PHI) and/or personally identifiable information (PII), including names, Social...
A version of the elementary school floor plan the Staples-Motley School District is submitting to the state, for the referendum on May 14. The light gray area is existing space that will be lightly refurbished; the dark gray is existing space that will have heavier remodeling, including what is currently the lunchroom/gymnasium. The pink area is proposed new space, including a new lunchroom, gymnasium, locker rooms, music, science and specialty rooms. The yellow portion is the proposed activities center, wh
The Staples-Motley School Board approved a two question building proposal for a May 14 referendum. The first question will be for up to $48.2 million in new construction and upgrades at the Staples-Motley High School and Staples-Motley Elementary sites. The second question will be to build a $10.4...
Improvements to Dower Lake Recreation Area’s swimming beach are planned for this summer, and donations in the next two weeks could help determine how much gets done. The Staples Motley Area Community Foundation chose the project as their Big Idea and set out to raise $40,000 to widen the beach,...
Rob Brown of Nexus Solutions, left, speaks at the LEAP meeting on Feb. 22. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
LEAP has agreed to form an advocacy committee to help persuade the public to vote for the Staples-Motley Schools building project. At a meeting on Feb. 22, the LEAP board learned about the school’s building project and agreed to hold the first meeting of the advocacy committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27...
The Staples-Motley School Board approved several momentous decisions at their Feb. 20 meeting. The board approved a contract for a new superintendent, accepted the resignation of Activities Director Mark Jacobs, and approved going forward with the school’s building project. The board passed a...
On February 17, at approximately 11:07 a.m., the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a report regarding an individual finding a deceased dog at a campground in Wadena County. The caller stated there were several shell casings around the dog. A Deputy with the Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene...
Dennis Hanson, Staples is seen roof raking snow from his home’s roof on Feb. 12, in hopes of preventing ice dams forming when as the snow melts and refreezes. Hanson said he’s already shoveled the roof earlier this winter, but it’s piled up just as high again. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson...

Pages

Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100
Staples, MN 56479
Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570
Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112
E Mail: info@staplesworld.com

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Breaking News feed