Lisa Herges may not be staying with Todd County for very long, but while she is here she hopes to be able to implement a review of the basic operations of the county and make some suggestions to the board about possible changes that could be made for a smoother government. Herges will be working in...
Recent reports received by the Staples Police include: Aug. 15; Staples Police attempted to locate a fleeing suspect on an ATV.  Also responding was the Todd County Sheriff’s Dept, Wadena County Sheriff’s Dept and Motley Police Dept. Officers set up a perimeter near the intersection of 470th St and...
Frank Leidenfrost
Rita Stracek, Browerville, and Frank Leidenfrost, Staples, are representing Todd County as Outstanding Senior Citizens at the Minnesota State Fair. They were named at the Todd County Fair in July. The Minnesota Outstanding Senior Citizens will be named at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1. Winners are...
Mixing technology with agriculture at the Central Lakes College Ag and Energy Center Field Day Aug. 26, kids at the AgCentric technology trailer look up as a mini-drone launches from the table. With the help of Staples-Motley FFA students, the kids were able to hook up a circuit board to power the...
The audience at the Little Red Caboose Variety Show Aug. 25 at Centennial Auditorium enjoyed singing, dancing and comedic interpretation from “Sound of Music” to Leslie Gore and everything in between. Above, the Judd children wowed the crowd with “So Long-Farewell” from “Sound of Music. From left...
The Wayne Renn Band, along with several guest musicians, performed at Lincoln Park in Staples Aug. 28, during Railroad Days. Pictured above, from left, are Lyla Renn-Martin on bass guitar; Brylee Martin, Wayne Renn’s two-year-old granddaughter; John Olson, on drums; Wayne Renn on guitar; and Laura...
People attending the Living Legacy Gardens ice cream social enjoyed their treats as they toured the garden. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
A steady stream of visitors flowed through the Rev Your Engines car show on Aug. 27. Check next week’s Staples world for a list of the trophy winners. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Winners of the Judge’s Choice in the Railroad Days Chili Cook-Off  was Staples True Value with their chainsaw-stirred chili. Pictured from left are Chad MIller, Chris Etzler, Jayne Olson and Joe Fellman  


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