Construction to renovate the Staples Depot could begin by Jan. 18, according to the plans from Alliance Building Corporation. On Jan. 5, the contractors and subcontractors met to go over a building schedule. Pictured from left, Kelvin Howieson, MnDOT District 3 State Aid Engineer, Loren Fellbaum, Todd County Engineer and Elizabeth McCollough architect with Collaborative Design Group meet with contractors and members of the Staples Historical Society. The renovation would continue through March 30. The depot will remain open during renovation but parts of the building may be closed at times, including the bathroom area.