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Mary Ives, second from left, owner of the hotel, talks to the students about design decisions made for the rooms, such as this adjoining room. These can accommodate families who need more than one room or students and chaperones traveling for sports or music events. The left side has the wall...
Staples-Motley High School students asked questions and answered a few from Mike Ives, right, owner of the TimberLake Hotel, following their tour of the construction site Feb. 24. From left are Gary Kittelson, Hunter Dietman, Dylan Jasmer (back to camera), Brandon Szymkowiak, Josh Carlson and...
One-to-one technology could become a reality in the Staples-Motley School District as early as the 2017-18 school year, if the administration’s proposal is approved by the school board. The board heard a preliminary report at their Feb. 27 meeting. One-to-one refers to programs that provide all...
Twenty Staples-Motley High School students interested in the construction trades had the opportunity Feb. 24 to tour the TimberLake Hotel now underconstruction in Staples. The hotel is 44,534 sq. ft. and has 52 units. The building is at different stages on each of the three floors which gave...
When Gaven Christensen, Staples,  starts a new chapter of his life, he’ll still be able to play the sports he loves. This is his last year of high school Special Olympics for Gaven, as he’ll turn 21 and will be considered an adult next year. “He likes being active and loves sports,” said his father...
The Motley Family Center was a scene of cuteness on Feb. 23, when residents of Harmony House in Motley visited with Little Cardinals Academy students, along with white shepherd puppies brought in by Franz Achermann of the Leader area. Above, Robert Unruh and Darlene Carlson share their puppies with...
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,...

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