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Three people were arrested and jailed in Wadena County Nov. 28 for possession of methamphetamine. Craig LaFlamme, 47,  Perham, and Jesse Stockwell, 37, Deer Creek, were both charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance and fifth degree possession of a controlled substance. In...
Tom Schultz and Chuck Horsager recently received their Minnesota Ag Water Quality Certification Program signs. Above, from left, are Brian Napstad, BWSR (Board of Water and Soil Resources) Board Chair; Matt Wohlman, Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture, Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Tom Schulz, Conservation Farmer, Sebeka; Kathryn Kelly, BWSR Board Member; Rebecca Flood, MPCA Assistant Commissioner; and John Jaschke, BWSR Executive Director.
Two Wadena County forage-based farming operations are included in the ranks of Minnesota’s Water Quality Certified farms, which include small farms as well as large farming operations and which represent a diversity of crop and livestock production - including corn, soybeans, wheat, potatoes, small...
Keith Olander, left, received the Honorary American FFA Degree from 2016-17 National FFA President David Townsend on Oct. 27 at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. Each year the National FFA Organization recognizes outstanding individuals who have provided exceptional support of school-...
On Nov. 28, Staples Police took a report of a scam, and are.reminding everyone that if someone calls you with any offer too good to be true, it probably is. If you’re asked to deposit money into an account in order to receive the money you have supposedly won, it’s a scam.  Other recent reports...
Debra Warner, District Governor for Rotary District 5580, visited the Staples Rotary Club Nov. 29 at Timbers Restaurant. In the top photo, from left, are Mary Vogel, wife of Jim Vogel; Staples Rotary Club President Jim Vogel; Warner; Ed Williams, Warner’s husband; Rick Bricker, District Governor...
Recent reports taken by the Staples Police Dept. included: Nov. 20; Staples Police responded to a fight at Staples Motley High School. Both juveniles were cited for disorderly conduct.  Nov. 20; Staples Police received a report from a resident of a threatening phone call he received regarding...
How many generations does it take to put up at barn quilt? Three if you’re a Hirschey... Nov. 24 saw the Hirschey family gathering at the Stomping Grounds Coffee Shop now owned by Joel and Lindsay Hirschey of Staples to hang the newly painted barn quilt. The quilt block was painted by Staples-...
A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house were held Nov. 15 at the Hilltop Regional Kitchen (HRK) in Eagle Bend. Along with several speakers, there were also plenty of goodies to eat and tours through the new facility. From left are National Joint Powers Alliance Representative Paul Drange, HRK Head Cook Carol Winkler, Lutheran Social Services Representative Terri Weyer, South Country Health Alliance CEO Leota Lind (cutting the ribbon), Todd County Commissioner Gary Kneisl and District 9A State Representativ
“The level of commitment and dedication of those involved made this happen. Their perseverance - they didn’t give up when setbacks came - they worked together to make this work. That’s the power of community,” said South Country Health Alliance CEO Leota Lind of the grand event of the ribbon...
West Central Telephone Association (WCTA) was awarded two grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program.  WCTA was awarded $902,695 for a project that will expand their fiber optic infrastructure into portions of northern...
A double rainbow graced the sky of Staples around 8 a.m. Nov. 24, the day after Thanksgiving. In addition to this multi-colored reminder of summer, the area enjoyed unseasonably warm temperatures throughout the holiday weekend, reaching nearly 60 degrees Nov. 27. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs...

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