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(#23 Things to Do in Staples, “Take a Community Ed/summer school class.”) Staples Motley Schools offered a mix of speakers, classes, field trips and other activities to students attending the first summer school session June 13-23. The focus was on reading, writing and math as well as social skills...
(#8 Things to Do in Staples, “Stroll through the Living Legacy Gardens.”) After weeding and watering their gardends, kids in the childrens’ gardening program at Living Legacy Gardens take a pond break, looking for tadpoles and fish before moving on to their art projects. From left, starting on the...
(#49 Things to Do in Staples, “Find a ball, find a friend and play.”)  Boys at the Staples Alliance Church picnic play a pickup game of football at Pine Grove Park on June 26.
Budget General Fund spending will increase by $182 million state spending will increase in the 2016-17 biennium, using about a fifth of the $900 million projected surplus that was forecast in February.  Sponsored by Rep. Jim Knoblach (R-St. Cloud) and Sen. Richard Cohen (DFL-St. Paul), a new law...
ong time employee and the possibility of some state funding, the Staples-Motley High School student services office is being restructured.  The retirement request from Connie Hoffert was approved at the Staples-Motley School Board’s meeting June 20. Hoffert has been with the district nearly 20...
NJPA contract administrator Kelly McAllister, left, conducts a meeting with NJPA vendors from Bobcat, using one of the huddle rooms in the new addition, equipped with two screens that can display information or be used for interactive communications.   
Kathy Gaalswyk of Pillager, founding president of the Little Falls-based Initiative Foundation, has announced that she will transition out of her position at the end of this year after 30 years of service. In her role, Gaalswyk has led the Foundation from its inception in 1986 through three decades...
The Central Lakes College Foundation announces  its new director. Jana Shogren, former director of Bridges of Hope in Brainerd, Shogren will begin in her role as director of the CLC Foundation on June 20. A committee made up of CLC Foundation Board members and CLC staff interviewed Shogren and...
The first ever Motley June Fest featured a ‘Wings Competition’ June 18, which included the recipes of six different teams. Pictured above, representing the top judges’ choice from Artesian Homes, are, from left, D.J., Kia, Dave Poorker and Corey Seline. Other teams included Bjerga Feed Store (Nikki...
Approximately 1,200 bull riding fans came out for the first-ever bull riding bash held at the Motley Fairgrounds June 17, one of the featured events at last weekend’s Motley Fair.  Meech Bucking Bulls in Nimrod and Great Frontier Bullriding produced the event, which was sanctioned by Midwest Bull...

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