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This weekend on a scenic bluff overlooking the Crow Wing River, the sights, sounds and smells of a bygone era will once again come alive during the Old Wadena Society’s 27th annual Rendezvous and Folklife Festival.  Held each year at the Old Wadena County Park, located just north of Staples, the...
Reports on long term facilities maintenance and educational adequacy were presented at the Staples-Motley School Board work session Aug. 7.  The reports were part of the long term facilities study being conducted in the district by Foster, Jacobs & Johnson, Inc., (FJJ). The goal is to develop a...
A 35-year-old Long Prairie man accused of using a knife to kill a woman was charged July 31 with second-degree murder. Jose Raul Herrera-Torres was charged in Todd County District Court and remains in custody on a $1 million bond, with conditions. The criminal complaint alleges that Herrera-Torres...
Minnesotans can now see proposed 2018 rate information submitted by Minnesota insurers to the Minnesota Commerce Department for individual health insurance plans, including those that will be sold through MNsure. All insurers that currently offer health plans in Minnesota’s individual market have...
Central Lakes College has hired Tambera Topp as its new recruiter. Topp, who received her BS in Accounting and her MBA from the Minnesota School of Business brings higher education and student service experience to the position. Her most recent role as Education and Employment Advisor/Data...
The Staples Police Department responded to the following incidents: July 30 - ATVs were reported tearing up the road on Nebraska Ave. SW but were gone when police arrived. July 30 - Juveniles were reported jumping off and swimming around the pier at Dower Lake and were given a warning. The...
The Staples Host Lions Club recently donated a total of $5,400 to local organizations. These included Staples-Motley Community Education, $1,500; Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce, $500; Staples-Motley ISD 2170, $400; and Staples Motley Area Arts Council (SMAAC), $3,000. Pictured at top left...
The City of Staples agreed to purchase a house located at 705 Oak Ave. SW in Staples from the Todd County tax forfeited roll. The city’s plan is to allow Habitat For Humanity to demolish the home and build a new one on the lot. The purchase cost was $2,500. The Lakes Area Habitat For Humanity has...
Back-to-school season is here. It’s time for parents to gather school supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure children are up to date on their vaccines. Child care facilities, preschool programs, schools and colleges are prone to outbreaks of infectious diseases. Children...
Volunteers from across Minnesota are needed Saturday, Aug. 5, to participate in a statewide search for starry stonewort, Minnesota’s newest aquatic invasive species. Hundreds of volunteers will gather at rendezvous sites statewide to learn how to identify starry stonewort and search for it in area...

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