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Central Minnesota CEO students hosted an ice fishing jamboree at Dower Lake in Staples Feb. 25. Pictured above at the registration table are, from left, Logan Taggart, Zach Strickland, Dominic Nistler, Sarah Moen, Jacob Krueger, Rachel Paskewitz, Hayley Maloney, Molly Lindgren, Katie Benson. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)
Seventy-five hearty outdoor lovers spent the afternoon out on Dower Lake in Staples with their fishing rods Feb. 25, participating in an Ice Fishing Jamboree. The event was hosted by the Central Minnesota CEO class; and after a week of extremely mild weather, the class felt fortunate that the...
Producers on farms with base acres under the safety net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, can visit their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office to sign contracts and enroll for the 2017 crop year. The...
Over 25 Farm Bureau members from Minnesota met with legislators Feb. 14 during one of the Farm Bureau Days on the Hill. The program is an annual event coordinated by the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation. Among top issues Farm Bureau members focused on were changes to property taxes, clarification...
As anyone who lives on a ditch system will attest to, trees can really slow down drainage.  At the Feb. 21 meeting of the Todd County Board of Commissioners discussion and action took place on the County Ditch 18 repair project when the board approved the first part of the project at a cost of $71,...
Region Five Development Commission has announced this year’s board of directors, along with the newest members to the commission. The 2017 board of directors include: David Anderson, Wadena County Municipalities, board chair; Barb Becker, Todd County Commissioner, vice chair; Duane Johnson,...
The Todd County Master Gardeners in conjunction with the Sauk River Watershed will present the Todd County Garden Day Saturday, March 11, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:05 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 401 4th St S, Long Prairie.  Early bird registration deadline is Feb. 24. Registration fee includes...
First International Bank & Trust announces their third annual community giving campaign.  This campaign encourages community members to apply for a Live First Community Grant which awards $5,000 to a project or cause that makes a difference in your community. Three runners-up will also receive...
... Paul Bunyan gave to me, two tall pines.’ Pictured above at Pine Grove Park in Staples are members of the Lumberjacks baseball team, Staples, recipients of the second gift from the giant lumberjack. From left are Jason Bachmann, Blake Petrich, Austin Redemske, Tanner Fischer. To see a video...
Characters from Disney movies entertained Special Olympics athletes and fans during a break in the action during the Special Olympics basketball event at Staples-Motley High School on Feb. 15. Varsity basketball players donned the costumes and played games to entertain fans. Pictured from left,...
Amy Dinkel-VanValkenburg, standing, and Nancy Quance will have a variety of board games and card games as well as bingo for their first Project Together activity night March 6 at the Staples Community Center. These special nights are for adults with disabilities and their caregivers for education, recreation and socialization. Call 218-894-5315 to register. (Staples World photo by Brenda Halvorson)
Adults with disabilities and their caregivers will have a new option for social activities beginning in March.  Project Together, a program to provide educational, recreational and socializing opportunities for adults with differing abilities, is beginning a schedule of activities every Monday from...

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