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The Staples-Motley School Board received 21 applications for the open position of superintendent. Five finalists were selected for interviews, which were held on Jan. 25 and Jan. 26. Based on the interviews, Shane Tappe, currently Superintendent at Dawson-Boyd, was selected as the top choice and...
In daylight  the house was revealed to be burned beyond repair.  
Staples World, Gary Mueller’s trading in his ad sales paraphernalia for a fishing pole and hunting license.  Neither hobby requires the use of a computer, which suits him just fine. “Brenda and Jan used to call me ‘Danny Dinosaur,’” Mueller laughed in regard to his computer skills ‘back in the day...
Kari Christiansen, Vice President of Administrative Services at Central Lakes College, was awarded the Next Gen All-Star Award, presented at the Minnesota State CFO Annual Conference. This award, presented for the first time this year, recognizes individuals or teams whose efforts support the...
The Staples-Motley School Board asked for more information before committing to a building project. The board discussed various building studies done by the district and asked for more specifics on the two plans. Although no vote or concensus was taken, three board members appeared to favor a two...
New ownership and management of the Staples World, from left, Rick Gail, Mike Kremer and Mark Anderson. Gail and Kremer are majority owners, while Anderson is a part owner and will be Managing Editor at the newspaper. Anderson has been with the newspaper for eight years. (Staples World photo by Janice Winter)
The two new buyers of the Staples World newspaper have long histories in small town Minnesota newspapers.  Rick Gail and Mike Kremer have already partnered to run four weekly newspapers, and although Gail had retired a year ago, he decided to come back and work at the Staples World. He will handle...
For 30 years, Brenda Halvorson has made sure Staples World readers can learn about their community every single week.  She believes in the saying that newspapers are the”first draft of history.” “You can’t tell the whole story in one paper, but you can tell it as it evolves over time,” she said....
The Presto Change Saturday, April 18, 1891’s paper (Vol. II, No. 8) is the earliest paper in the archives at the current Staples World Office. It was called The Presto Change. The Presto Change, in 1891, was located in the northern half of the building that is now Baby STEPs, formerly Ben Franklin...
The Staples-Motley School Board approved the maximum tax levy at their Dec. 18 meeting, an increase of about 24 percent over last year. Business Manager Chuck Herdegen of Bergen KDV said the main reason for the levy increase was that the levy was tied to bonds that were predicted to be sold but...
Staples-Motley school district want to build a new school, and they strongly support public education, but a majority of them feel they can’t afford the amount required to build a one site K-12 building. Those were some of the results of the school survey released at a special meeting of the...

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