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There’ll be some new events for the 2017 Staples-Motley Homecoming, starting Friday, Sept. 29, continuing through Saturday, Oct. 7. The homecoming football game will be held Friday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. against Ottertail Central. Homecoming shirts and buttons will be available for purchase starting...
Grant Woodwick releases a chickadee that his classmates had helped band at Enviro Fest on Sept. 20, held at the Katterhagen farm east of Browerville. At this station, the students learned some of the scientific uses for banding and studying birds. This year was the largest Envirofest yet, with 480...
Staples native Casey Smithley, now of Plymouth, recently placed fourth at the Wilson Center Guitar Festival in Milwaukee, Wis. “It was an amazing experience,” Smithley shared recently, adding that he received “some great, constructive feedback that will help me improve for next year and other...
The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash on Aug. 22 between midnight and 12:30 a.m. The vehicle was believed to be traveling eastbound on I-94, just west of the Brandon exit in an active construction zone when it struck a...
Wadena County Commissioners, park board members and staff took a tour of county parks on September 20. Several parks were visited to see improvements that have been made, including the new fishing landing at Stigman’s Mound Park in Nimrod (above). A planning session of the park board was held...
You never invited combat stress or post-traumatic stress disorder to be a part of your marriage. But there it is anyway, making everything harder. Sometimes you want to give up. Why does everything have to be so, so hard? Other times, you wish someone would just give you a manual for dealing with...
Now is a great time to consider field plans for the non-growing season months before they’re harvested. Now is an opportunity to plan to improve your fields for next year’s crop. Many plan to take soil tests, schedule manure applications and fertlizer inputs this fall such as Potash. However, also...
Is your organization or group in need funding to support a community project? The Staples Motley Area Community Foundation (SMACF) is accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations within the Staples-Motley School District boundaries.  The Staples Motley Area Community Foundation will...
Liz Koskiniemi, left, and Janet Kylie painted the town with colorful fiber art made from yarn. Afghans, covered rocks and yarn art can be found around Staples - called yarn bombing. The yarn bombing is to draw attention to the Heritage Arts Fiber Festival Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Sept. 23,...
Lakewood Care Center was the site of a classic car and tractor show for residents, staff and volunteers to enjoy Sept. 15. After inspecting the cars and tractors, the group posed for a photo. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  

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