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Recent reports taken by the Staples Police Dept. include;  On Nov. 7, Staples Police were dispatched to the Lakewood Health System emergency room for a report of a patient acting violently.  Upon arrival, police learned that the patient damaged numerous pieces of equipment in an exam room. The...
The Staples-Motley School Board took care of a couple of personnel items along with canvassing the recent election results at their meeting Nov. 14. Patricia Vacek was hired as the new business manager effective Nov. 16. Marci Lord’s resignation as the business manager was approved with an...
Two Staples City Council members were in favor of having signs put up directing traffic from Hwy 210 to the Staples overpass, but were unable to convince four others to vote for it. At the Nov. 8,  Staples City Council meeting, a letter from MnDOT stated that they would not install any signs,...
The Staples Host Lions Club welcomed new member Dale Stoll into club membership at their last meeting. From left to right are Sponsor Kevin Roline, Dale Stoll and Keith Porter who conducted the installation. (Submitted photo)  
At election site central for Todd County, Minnesota were the Election Administrators, trained by the State of Minnesota. Following the close of voting, the 40 precincts in Todd County report to the Election Room located in the Main Street Government Center in Long Prairie. Voting boxes are checked...
Staples ‘93 Lions and Motley Lions Club members congratulated the winners of their local Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Winners, front row from left, Mandy Carter, 2nd place, Nicki Carter, 1st place, and Camryn Ferris, 3rd place; Lions Club members, back row from left, Kathy Johnson,...
  A merger of giant railroad companies creates the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway on Nov. 22, 1995. The Burlington Northern had long been a major railroad in Minnesota, itself the result of mergers between the Great Northern Railroad, the Northern Pacific Railway, and the Chicago, Burlington...
The biggest and brightest full moon of the year could be seen starting Nov. 13. On Nov. 14, the “beaver moon” passed perigee - its closest approach to Earth in a lunar cycle. Astronomers call such a moon a perigee full moon, but it is also known as a supermoon. At this perigee, the moon is 221,529...

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