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Only five percent of Boy Scouts achieve the highest rank of Eagle Scout; and on Feb. 20, brothers Jordon and Garrett Carlson of Motley became part of that elite group. A special ceremony, led by Central Minnesota Council’s Order of the Arrow The Carlsons are members of Staples Motley Boy Scouts...
  Fancy clothes,  fancy footwork,  fancy dance   Staples-Motley Elementary School students and their parents got dressed up for a formal dance held March 3. The dance floor was busy most of the evening as dads, daughters, mothers and sons showed  some of their fancy dance moves. Snacks were...
The Staples-Motley speech team had a great day at their home tournament, held Feb. 18. Award  winners  were; Dario Sotelo, 4th in Extemporaneous Speaking; Alex Brings, 3rd in Great Speeches; Ari Brings, 4th in Great Speeches; Elijah Sams, 1st in Creative Expression; Jonah Johnson, 5th in Creative...
On Feb. 25, at 1:50 a.m., the Todd County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to a gun shot victim at 18861 360th St. Clarissa. Clarissa Fire and Rescue, Browerville Ambulance, along with law enforcement responded to the call. Upon arrival, at the residence they found Lacey Kuschel, 36, deceased, a victim...
The Staples Food Shelf continues to have a steady flow of customers, but as food prices rise, the food shelf is in need of more donations. March is Minnesota FoodShare Month, a time that local food shelves get their state aid determined by the amount of donations they recieve during the month of...
The following includes some of the incidents  reported to the Staples Police Dept; Feb. 14: Staples Police investigated a report of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. Feb. 15: Staples Police received a report of prescription medications stolen on the 600 block of Wisconsin Ave. SE. Feb....
The City of Staples is developing a new Comprehensive Plan and is seeking community input in helping create community-developed goals and aspirations in future planning efforts.  A comprehensive plan is an expression of the community’s vision for the future and a strategy map in reaching that...
Ryan Trout’s first taste of a snowmobile race earned him the first place trophy - he was 22-months-old at the time, riding a Kitty Cat. This season the 18-year-old took first place in the USXC 2017, International-500 held Feb. 8-11, a 500 mile cross county snowmobile race starting in Winnipeg,...
Architect Mike Angland, center, facing camera, is standing in the pool area of the hotel explaining some of the design elements, such as the high ceiling and the materials used for the special needs of pool areas. A hot tub area is behind Angland on the right side of the photo. Arched areas can be...
Mary Ives, second from left, owner of the hotel, talks to the students about design decisions made for the rooms, such as this adjoining room. These can accommodate families who need more than one room or students and chaperones traveling for sports or music events. The left side has the wall...

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