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Eleven applications were received for the job of interim superintendent of Staples-Motley Schools by the May 15 deadline.  The applications will be discussed at a special board meeting Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m. in the high school media center.  Board members were to visit the district office...
Students and a few brave parents started the Staples-Motley Elementary School Color Run with clean white t-shirts. As they ran laps along the course, volunteers threw powdered paint on the runners. After the run, students gathered together and really got ‘colorful’ throwing powdered paint into the...
The 2017 Central Minnesota CEO Class recently held their trade show recently, showcasing their businesses. Above; front, from left, Molly Lindgren, Rachell Fischer, Rachel Paskewitz, Katie Benson, Hayley Maloney, Sarah Moen and Logan Taggart. Back, from left, Tyler Jahnke, Cody Moe, Dominic Nistler, Lucas Doyle, Jacob Krueger and Zach Strickland. Mikayla Sauber was unavailable for the photo. (Submitted photo)
As if juggling classes and preparing for graduation at the end of May isn’t enough, Wadena-Deer Creek high school senior Logan Taggart is also running a small business. Taggart recently started, “Taggart’s Tag Art,” an engraving business in which he customizes tags for luggage, pets and more. The...
By Brenda Halvorson General Manager   The Freshwater Education District building and property at 1100 5th St. NE, Staples, has been sold to Roach Properties for $70,000. The sale was approved at the May 22 meeting of the Staples-Motley School Board. Roach Properties expects to complete construction...
Students in the Preschool B class at Staples-Motley High School sorted the donated books getting them ready for the Staples Motley Early Childhood Coalition’s yellow containers that are in many of the parks in Staples and Motley. The yellow containers were placed May 15 and are open for business...
Nearly 30 entries were received in the Friends of the Staples Public Library’s Second Annual Poetry Contest for teens and tweens held in April, National Poetry Month. Students could enter two original poems. Ten poems were received from nine students for the 8-12 year old category. Nineteen poems...
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for a boat motor theft that occurred at Staples Sports, located off 320th St. in Scandia Valley Township. Sheriff Shawn Larsen states the suspect(s) cut through a chain-linked fence...
Katie Benson was named the 2017 Staples-Motley High School’s valedictorian and Noah Han is salutatorian. Graduation will be held Friday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the high school gym. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
When Katie Benson and Noah Han lead the Staples-Motley Class of 2017 into the graduation ceremony on May 26, they will appreciate the graduates behind them and the many people who contributed to the success of the class. “We have a talented class, we have state champions, we are smart and athletic...
The search for an interim superintendent for Staples-Motley School District is progressing, but not without a few road blocks. Jim Muckenhirn, currently superintendent at South Koochiching Rainy River School District at Northome, was interviewed Tuesday night, May 23. However, of those invited to...
Staples-Motley pole vaulter Max Giza, flies past the American flag on his way to a conference championship, May 16, at the Staples-Motley track field. For more results and photos see page 1b and 4b. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  

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