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The steps were the last to go during the recent demolition of the apartment building along Hwy 10 in Staples, next to Taylor Funeral Home (the former city hall building). The building, owned by Taylor Funeral Home, was razed in order to put in a parking lot for their establishment. Originally, the...
Staples Community Center lifeguard Lili Schneider shares some information with a swimmer. Lifeguards will help record the swimmers miles in the “Swim the Mississippi” contest, which began in January. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson
The world’s most commmon New Year’s resolutions are to exercise more/lose weight. The Staples Community Center has new opportunities to help with those resolutions and more. The Lakewood Health System Foundation is sponsoring free family swims every Saturday, January through March from noon-3 p.m....
“Who in Todd County gets a 15 percent salary increase?” asked Commissioner Randy Neumann as the Todd County Board of Commissioners reviewed a 14.8 percent salary increase request from County Recorder Cheryl Perish. A motion and a second were waived so that Perish could come forward and talk about...
In his many walks of life, Ray Gildow keeps an eye on the future. People in Staples know Gildow as a television talk show host, educator, coach, musician, fishing guide and outdoors columnist. Gildow said he’s not a true futurist, but follows the subject and it will be the topic of his speech at...
A baby boy, Chase Lane Peterson, is Lakewood Health’s 2017 New Year’s baby. Baby Chase was born at 6:26 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2017, his parents are Mercedes Bollin and Matthew Peterson of Browerville.The family was given a handmade quilt from Judy Droubie of the Piecemakers Quilt Club. They also received...
The Staples World recently caught up with a few area residents and asked them each three questions pertaining to the new year. Their responses are included below. Ryan Youngbauer, 17, Staples; a junior at Staples-Motley High School and employee at Burger King.  What Are You Most Looking Forward To...
Judging by the number of smiles, Staples-Motley High School students enjoyed bagging food for Hunger No More. On Jan 3, an optional Activity Day for students, about 80 students came together and bagged meals for ‘Hunger No More’. The meals consisted of rice, soy, vegetables, vitamins and minerals....
Many of the stories that appeared in the Staples World in 2016 centered on preparations for the future. Three major construction projects were started in Staples. The Thriving Communities Initiative started looking at community needs in economic development, workforce and quality of life.  As usual...
Tuesday, Jan. 3, as Staples-Motley students return from their winter break, they’ll have an interesting first day back of learning, helping and playing as the school district will hold its first Activity Day. While students are engaged in a variety of activities, teachers will be in workshops and...
House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, has announced committee assignments for the 2017-2018 Minnesota Legislature which will convene at noon, Tuesday, Jan. 3 The 27 committees, subcommittees and divisions that House Republican leadership named in late November are at the core of the legislative...

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