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The candidates vying for the Cass County District 2 County Commissioner seat, received a questionnaire from the Staples World. A response from incumbent Robert Kangas was received, but no response from John Warren, who was contacted by mail and email. Robert Kangas 1. I’m a lifetime resident of...
Incumbent Ron Kresha and challenger Dustin Simmonds will be on the ballot for the Minnesota House of Represenatives District 9B. Ron Kresha 1. Summarize your personal background and qualifications. I began my career as a teacher, coach and technology director before I helped launch an online...
 On Oct. 28, a Cass County grand jury indicted 25-year-old Zachary Todd Anderson on 19 counts in connection with the death of five-year-old Alayna Ertl of Watkins. The girl was found dead Aug. 20, in the Wilderness Park area north of Motley. According to the criminal complaint, Anderson spent the...
or for Staples Township, brought several issues to the Todd County Commissioners regular meeting on Oct. 18. In addition to several issues of buildings that are within the road right of way (ROW), there are also septic mounds within the ROW of a road which has been platted, but never created. Some...
Step Beyond will host an open house/open meeting, Wednesday Nov. 16, from 5-7 p.m. at Staples City Hall for any women interested in mentoring. The open house will give Step Beyond the opportunity to share its purpose with members of the community. The Step Beyond mentoring program forms caring and...
Sacred Heart Area School held their third annual work-athon Oct. 19. Students raked leaves, picked up sticks and pine needles in the Staples city parks. Students asked community members for pledges toward their work to raise money for their school, raising over $8,500 to meet and surpass their $8,...
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District 2   County commissioner candidates were asked three questions:  1. Briefly summarize your personal background and qualifications. (100 word limit) 2. If you believe budget cuts are necessary, which specific programs would you suggest to make cuts in? If you believe in raising the tax levy...
Recent reports taken by the Staples Police Department include: Oct. 3; responded to the 600 block of Wisconsin Ave. SE  for a report of a 911 hang up. While investigating, police discovered a verbal domestic had taken place. Oct. 4; responded to a report of a domestic dispute at 3rd St NE. Upon  ...
Some of the speakers participating in the Hilltop Regional Kitchen ground-breaking held Oct. 19, included, from left: Rick Hest, Eagle Bend Sr Center; Loren Coleman, MN Dept. of Human Services; Judy Petrie, Staples Sr. Center; Leota Lind, South County Health Alliance; Roxanne Jenkins, Lutheran Social Services; Julie Myhre, MN Dept of Health; Gary Kneisl, Todd County Commissioner; Kevin Hess, City of Eagle Bend; Paul Drange, National Joint Powers Alliance and Jeff Scholten, MN Dept of Agriculture. At left, J
With tears in his eyes, Rick Hest, president of the Eagle Bend Senior Citizens Center, expressed his joy in seeing the Eagle Bend School being put back into use. “It was hard to watch the building sit empty,” said Hest who taught at the school for over 30 years. “To see a part go back into use is a...
Bruce and Bev Nelsen have had two Trump lawn signs stolen and three vandalized during this election season. On Oct. 17, trail cam photos  captured  images of the perpetrator cutting one of the signs with a sharp object. Above; the vandal, who appears to be wearing what may be a wig; at right,  the...

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