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The loan forgiveness request made at the Sept. 6 meeting of the Todd County Commissioners by representatives from the Central Minnesota Housing Partnership regarding the Reichert Place in Long Prairie was denied at their Sept. 20 meeting. Background At their Sept. 6 board meeting, the commissioners...
After 10 years of service to the Wadena County Sheriff’s Department, the last three as Emergency Management Director, Luke Manderschied is leaving full-time county service for work outside the law enforcement area. He will continue to serve as a part-time deputy as needed. The announcement of...
On Sept. 13, at 12:20 a.m., Staples Police responded to Hwy 10 and 6th St NE for a report of a male yelling and bleeding from his arm.  Police located the subject at the ER at LHS Hospital after he had been given a ride by the reporting party. After speaking with the subject it was learned he had...
The Staples Motley Area Community Foundation is hosting a forum for school board candidates Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Staples-Motley High School’s Centennial Auditorium at 401 Centennial Lane, Staples. Four candidates are running for three seats on the Staples-Motley School Board....
Verna Toenyan is always thinking of the next thing she can do to help create a better community for everyone who lives here. (Staples World photo by Karin Nauber)
She may have recently been honored as one of the 50 over 50 top leaders in Minnesota, but those who know Verna Toenyan know she is one in a million. Those who know her also recognize that she is downright deserving of the recognition. The inaugural (first time for this in Minnesota) 50 over 50 List...
Staples-Motley 2016 Homecoming candidates were announced Sept. 26. Above, from left, queen candidates: Sam Schimpp, Kelsie Weite, Samantha Svendsen, Millie Klefsaas and Aleesha Carlson. Back: king candidates, Gavin Smith,  Brian Sterriker, Hunter Berggren and Coleman Klimek. Not pictured, Matt...
Construction is underway for a new hog farrowing feedlot in Byron Township, located on 80th St. SW, just west of Hwy 64 in Cass County. The name of the feedlot is Cass Crest, LLC; and will be home to two barns, a workshop; and below barn engineered concrete manure storage pits. It is owned by...
“It was worth every onion.”  That’s what Justin Gangl said during his grandpa’s funeral in March 2015.  His grandpa, Randall “Randy” Baird had Alzheimer’s disease. Justin was referring to the time when his grandpa was supposed to be helping plant onions at The Farm on St. Mathias, owned by his...
Dale Williams, right, was recognized for 25 years of service with the Freshwater Education District at the fall staff workshop. He is pictured with Jerry Nesland, executive director of Freshwater. Other staff recognized include: 10 Years - Trent Becker, Wendy Irons, Jerry Miller, Erin Judd, Bryan...
As part of Student Success Day held Sept. 14, at CLC the Student Senate set up a voter registration table  where students are able to vote either in their home town or in the district where they currently reside. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  

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