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The Staples-Motley Knowledge Bowl team received their second place trophy at the regional competition from event organizer Carol Jackson of NJPA, left. Team members include, from left, Zachary Strickland, Chris Hart, Alex Davis, Jeffrey Allen and Nicholas Crist. (Submitted photo)
What do Sargasso Sea currents, the Tower of London, wolly mammoths, Miss Havisham and sapphires have in common? They were all topics the Staples-Motley Red Hot Trivia Peppers Knowledge Bowl team answered correctly during one of the oral rounds of the Knowledge Bowl competition held March 9. The...
Five-year-old Odin Davis was all smiles as he biked down 6th St. NE in Staples March 28. Odin said he was very excited for warm weather and sunshine and to be able to be outside playing without a winter coat. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)  
According to RegisteredNursing.org, Central Lakes College was ranked No. 19 in the nation. Nursing programs were assessed on several factors, which represent how well a program supports students towards licensure and beyond.  “With over 175 years of combined nursing experience, our team is able to...
Central Lakes College’s Ag and Energy Center will lead a study that will explore increasing efficiency in edible bean production.   The Ag and Energy Center was recently awarded a $36,000 Specialty Crop Block Grant from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture to complete the study. “Edible beans...
The Staples City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance establishing a local lodging tax. The ordinance goes into effect after the second reading, which will be at their March 28 meeting. The tax will be three percent, the highest amount allowed under Minnesota Statute 469.190, which...
Lakewood Health System, Staples recently received a grant from the Minnesota Dept. of Health for Health Information Exchange and Data Analytics. The grant will assist Lakewood in advancing and expanding their current data warehouses, Lightbeam and Epic HealthyPlanet. Lakewood will be focusing...
Recent reports taken by the Staples Police Dept. include the following: March 6; 3:07 a.m., Staples Police responded to the 500 block of 5th St. NE for a report of a suspicious noise in the basement of a residence. Upon investigation, police observed smoke in the basement originating from an...
First International Bank & Trust, Staples, sponsored jackets for the Staples Motley FFA chapter officer’s team.  FFA members recognize the jackets as “an icon of an American tradition; “instilling pride and responsibility in those who wear it.” Front, from left, Alison Robben, First...
Josh Byman, a lineman with Todd Wadena Electric Cooperative.
Linemen were at work along Warner Rd. in Staples March 16, restringing wire on telephone poles. The project, which encompasses a three-mile stretch, began this past January and includes changing and upgrading wire, as well as fixing or replacing poles.  Six bucket trucks were at work that day. (...
A year ago, job projections indicated that several Staples businesses would be expanding their operations and would be in need of employees to fill positions. The help wanted section of the Staples World newspaper has been filled steadily over the past year as some of the companies have started...

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