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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...
The Staples Economic Development Authority (SEDA) looked at local employment trends and compared it to the city’s housing situation at its meeting held April 25. As part of the annual SEDA report, Economic Development Director Melissa Radermacher showed the latest statistics from the Minnesota...
The future of the Staples-Motley football program depends on applicants for the head coaching position. After the school board didn’t renew the contract of head coach Travis VanOverbeke because of a tied vote, the assistant coaches resigned over the board’s decision.  Superintendent Mary Klamm said...
At their April 25 meeting the Staples City Council approved moving forward with a bid to purchase two properties on the blocks adjoining Hwy 10; at 108 8th St. NE and at 808 2nd Ave. NE. Since the lots are near Hwy 10, City Administrator Jerel Nelsen said they have the potential for redevelopment...
On May 4, 1970, in Kent, Ohio, 28 National Guardsmen fired their weapons at a group of antiwar demonstrators on the Kent State University campus, killing four students, wounding eight, and permanently paralyzing another. Troops had ordered the crowd to disperse, fired tear gas, and advanced against...

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