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Staples World, Gary Mueller’s trading in his ad sales paraphernalia for a fishing pole and hunting license.  Neither hobby requires the use of a computer, which suits him just fine. “Brenda and Jan used to call me ‘Danny Dinosaur,’” Mueller laughed in regard to his computer skills ‘back in the day...
Nexus Solutions gave the Staples-Motley School Board a clear message of which project they think will pass a voter referendum and which one won’t. At the Jan. 9 board meting, Rob Brown of Nexus said their survey indicated that a 50 million dollar referendum would pass in the community, while a 75...
    Nexus Solutions gave the Staples-Motley School Board a clear message of which project they think will pass a voter referendum and which one won’t. At the Jan. 9 board meting, Rob Brown of Nexus said their survey indicated that a 50 million dollar referendum would pass in the community, while a...
Hello, Readers,   If you want to put something in next week’s Staples World, get it in this week. That’s the mantra we will start repeating in coming weeks, as the Staples World deadlines for ads and stories will be moved up a day, starting Jan. 25. In order to get used to that change, it’s never...
Staples City Council members who were elected in the last election were sworn in at the Jan. 8 council meeting, while the two whose seats were not up for election remained seated. From left, Ron Murray, Roy Miles, Chris Etzler (mayor), Mary Theurer, Doug Case and Thomas Toepper. The first three were re-elected to their seats, while this was the first meeting for Toepper. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Todd County is looking at a county-wide vaping policy for public spaces in buildings, and would like to know if cities within the county want to be included in the plan. At the Jan. 8 Staples City Council meeting, David Determan of Todd County Health and Human Services said the county board is...
Bruce Lund will be the chairperson of the Staples-Motley School Board following their organizational meeting on Jan. 7. Lund was nominated by board member Brad Anderson, and board member Greg Frisk nominated himself. Frisk said he wanted to be board chair because of the building issue coming up....
Kari Christiansen, Vice President of Administrative Services at Central Lakes College, was awarded the Next Gen All-Star Award, presented at the Minnesota State CFO Annual Conference. This award, presented for the first time this year, recognizes individuals or teams whose efforts support the...
The Staples-Motley School Board asked for more information before committing to a building project. The board discussed various building studies done by the district and asked for more specifics on the two plans. Although no vote or concensus was taken, three board members appeared to favor a two...
New ownership and management of the Staples World, from left, Rick Gail, Mike Kremer and Mark Anderson. Gail and Kremer are majority owners, while Anderson is a part owner and will be Managing Editor at the newspaper. Anderson has been with the newspaper for eight years. (Staples World photo by Janice Winter)
The two new buyers of the Staples World newspaper have long histories in small town Minnesota newspapers.  Rick Gail and Mike Kremer have already partnered to run four weekly newspapers, and although Gail had retired a year ago, he decided to come back and work at the Staples World. He will handle...
For 30 years, Brenda Halvorson has made sure Staples World readers can learn about their community every single week.  She believes in the saying that newspapers are the”first draft of history.” “You can’t tell the whole story in one paper, but you can tell it as it evolves over time,” she said....

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