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Economic vitality, human services and youth programs are among the projects supported by the $8,812 in grants awarded by the Staples Motley Area Community Foundation in their fall grant round. The recipients and their projects are: o Acorn Hill EAAT, Inc. for $1,000 to expand their hippotherapy...
Board votes to bring students to Staples; repurpose Motley building   The media center at Staples-Motley High School was nearly full for the Nov. 19 meeting of the school board. In addition to students attending to fulfill their requirements for a government class, the crowd included former school...
Staples Historical Society member Tom Kajer looks over some old photos on display at the Railroad Museum located in the Northern Pacific Depot in Staples. The museum will be open during the SHS “Christmas at the Depot” event Sunday, Dec. 2, 1-3 p.m. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)  
The Staples City Council got their first look at a proposed rental housing maintenance code at their Nov. 13 meeting. The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission has been preparing the proposed code for months.  City Administrator Jerel Nelsen said the code is similar to one used in Brainerd and...
Harper Umland shares a joke with Santa Claus at the Staples Community Center Craft Show on Nov. 17, while her brother Henrik wonders about the guy with the long beard. Their sister Mila decided not to stand too close to Santa for the photo. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
By Mark Anderson News Editor   With a smaller labor pool and more jobs that require technical skills, employers around the country are struggling to find qualified workers for open jobs. Sourcewell showed some of the things that are going on in the five county region to combat this issue at the...
Third graders in Jody Johnson’s third grade class at Staples-Motley Elementary School helped create a number of disguises for Tom Turkey recently, just in time for Thanksgiving. The students were inspired to do this after Jolene Elfstrum, STEAM program teacher at the school, read the book, “Turkey...
Nexus Solutions is suggesting that the Staples-Motley School Board pause their promotions for the school building project until they know more about what the project will include. At a Nov. 9 facility committee meeting, Nexus consultant Rob Brown said “There are a lot of moving parts that we don’t...
Will the Staples-Motley School District save money by moving the middle school from the building in Motley to the elementary and high school buildings in Staples?  The answer depends on who owns the Motley building. Will the educational needs of the students be better met with the move from three...
Results from the Nov. 6 election include the following: Staples-Motley School Board (elect 3) Brad Anderson 2,400, Mary Freeman 2,368, Bruce Lund 2,251, Robert Follis 1,215 Motley City Mayor Al Yoder 182 City Council member (elect 2) Amy Hutchison 139, Jace Carlson 126 City Council special election...

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