The five seniors with the top grade point averages were honored at the Cords and Awards program on May 25. From left, Nicholas Allshouse, Alexandra Davis, Kelsi Peterson, Kassidy White and Claire Wolhowe.  
Members of the Motley American Legion Post #124 prepare to post the colors at the Memorial Day Program May 28 at the Motley Public Cemetery. (Staples World photos from Motley area cemeteries by Dawn Timbs)  
The rifle salute at the Staples Memorial Day program was conducted by Huck Holst, Gary Mueller and Larry Doucette. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Sergeant of Arms Ron Unger, Motley American Legion, lays a wreath at the grave of the Unknown Soldier during the Memorial Day program at Bridgeman Cemetery.   
Pastor Jim Johnson of Motley Free Methodist Church provided the invocation and benediction at four Memorial Day services in the Motley and Pillager areas May 28. He is pictured at Motley Public Cemetery. Joining him in prayer, from left, are Commander Tom Ladwig and Charlie Poulton, members of the...
Aleese, Brooke, Seth and Adriane Dokken;  Dominic Gagnon, his wife Kristin holding Noah, and Katie Gagnon. In front are Vincent, Alex and Thomas Gagnon. An older son was unavailable for the photo.
Dr. Seth Dokken and Dr. Dominic Gagnon and their families broke ground May 15 for the new professional building that will house Staples Eye Clinic and Lakeland Dental on the south side of Hwy. 10 in Staples just east of the Staples All Veterans Park and west of the water treatment plant. The...
Robert Cole still has a book from his tour with the USS Steven Potter, with a photo of the destroyer and memories of the many places he went in four years with the U.S. Navy. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
As Robert Cole walks his daily route around the south end of Motley, he carries with him the memories of spanning the globe, first with the U.S. Army in World War II and then with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. It was a lot of travelling for someone who values home. At his apartment in Motley...
Kyra Wolpert, Rylee Nielson and Lizzy Tangeman celebrated a successful fishing trip.  
Hooked on Fishing students gathered at the lake amphitheater at Camp Shamineau for a group photo following their fishing excursion. Around 90 kids took part in the event. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
Ryan Gerard operates a sports memorabilia business, Gerard’s Cards, starting with football and baseball cards from his dad’s collection. Gerard said he is also going online to find ways to buy and trade cards. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
Local shoppers were treated to a unique experience at the Central MN CEO Trade Show at Maasconi’s Char & Bar in Verndale on May 9. The featured businesses are sole proprietorships owned by the current CEO students.  Businesses included: All Tied Together, a fleece tie blanket business owned by...


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