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In March of 1927, Clara Drake lovingly documented details surrounding her newly adopted baby boy, found abandoned in an outhouse in Staples. She and her husband, Victor, named the new-born Vernon Stanley Drake. He was their only child and would become their pride and joy. Now 90, Vernon still has...
From left are Clayton Mohr, Central Lakes Restaurant Supply; Rick Hest, President of the Eagle Bend Senior Center; David Rolstad, Vice President of the Eagle Bend Senior Center; Terri Weyer, Lutheran Social Services; Carol Winkler, Head Chef; Katherine Mackedanz, Todd County Health and Human Services and Kevin Hess, Eagle Bend City Administrator. They shared a moment of lightheartedness as they discussed the recent work done on the Hilltop Regional Kitchen facility. (Photos by Karin Nauber)
If you’ve been “hungry” for some new information about the Hilltop Regional Kitchen, then you’re going to “eat up” this article! A lot has been happening since the last update several months ago. The walls have been going up inside what was once the automotive shop area of the former Eagle Valley...
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will start full summer overweight permits in the southeast, south and metro frost zones May 5. Starting date for full summer overweight permits in the central frost zone will be May 8. Spring load restrictions in the north-central frost zone ended May 1. ...
Artists and growers as small business entrepreneurs are invited to attend free educational workshops to build their business profitability and capacity.  The events, hosted at the Sprout Growers & Makers Marketplace (609 13th Ave NE, Door 8, Little Falls). Throughout the next three years,...
People interested in researching for genealogy or different topics of Todd County history can now access microfilmed copies of county newspapers at the Todd County Museum.  The museum is located at 333 Central Ave., Long Prairie. For more information call 320-732-4426 or email toddcountymuseum@...
Motorists may encounter delays in both directions of Highway 10 between Birch Ave and Union Creek in Wadena as segments of the road are reduced to a single lane Wednesday, May 10 and Thursday, May 11, weather permitting. The lane closures will be during daytime hours while crews resurface the road...
Staples Police along with the Todd County Sheriff’s Dept., assisted the Minnesota State Patrol at the scene of a one vehicle rollover, just east of Staples, on Highway 10, on April 26.  April 27; Staples Police assisted Baxter Police with the arrest of Richard Schwartz, 52, on the 300 block of 2nd...
A cosmic connection was revealed at the Staples-Motley Elementary School Home Run Derby Night on April 27. After choosing a baseball theme for their reading night, the school discovered one of their baseball books had been water damaged in a student’s backpack. They ordered a new book on Amazon and...
Staples recieved a special banner for this year’s Arbor Day tree planting, commemorating the city’s 25 years as a Tree City USA. The group planted three crabapple trees near the pond at Pine Grove Park. Other Tree City activities included transplanting seedlings from Pine Grove Park to other...
Staples-Motley students are shown with the projects they ceated at Central Lakes College graphic design department in Brainerd, front, from left, Liz Stimac,Kiara Storry, Emma Gerard; middle, Mason Nyhus, Amber Robben, Chelsea Nanik, Claire Wolhowe, Page Kittelson and Alyssa Bartkowicz; back, teacher Jill Schneider, Jack Benson, Liz Flansburg, Chelsea Hofmann,Trey Skeesick, Brittney Lisson, Larken Hirschey and Caitlin Becker. (Submitted photo)
Students from Staples-Motley High School had a hands-on lesson using Adobe software and a UV printer during a recent visit to Central Lakes College in Brainerd. The students, along with their graphic design teacher Jill Schneider, explored various printers that the industry uses. Each student...

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