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The Staples City Council approved their Capital Improvement Plan for 2019-2023, showing planned investments in infrastructure and equipment. The budget calls for Dower Lake improvements including a storm shelter, dependent on the city qualifying for grant funding. City Administrator Jerel Nelsen...
Lake Shamineau, at the upper right hand corner of the map, is currently 1.9 feet above the Ordinary High Water Level and appears to continue to rise due to a number of conditions. The lake covers 1,600 acres and has no natural outlet. The Lake Shamineau Lake Improvement District wants to pump water out of the lake which is predominately in Morrison County, into County Ditch 41 and Fish Trap Creek in Todd County.
What is the answer to the problem that Lake Shamineau is having with their high water levels? Representatives from the Lake Shamineau Lake Improvement District (LSLID) met with the Todd County Board of Commissioners during their regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 7, to request a resolution of support...
Wadena County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect involved in a hit and run ATV accident that took place during the evening of Aug. 13, 2018, around 8:50 p.m. The female victim had been struck by the ATV in Section 27 of Thomastown Township.  The female’s...
Staples and Motley area residents will have choices for the Staples-Motley School Board seats and one of the Motley City Council seats. The Staples City Council exactly matched the number of candidates with seats available. The candidates for local office will be on the ballot for the Tuesday, Nov...
The Staples Motley Area Community Foundation (SMACF) has chosen to focus on beach improvements at the Dower Lake Recreation Area as their “Big Idea.” Last winter the foundation asked the public for ideas of projects, to partially or completely fund, that meet their mission statement of developing...
From left, drone photographer Matthew Breiter, Staples Parks and Recreation Director Tricia Jasmer and Mike Gold of the Staples Motley Area Community Foundation check out the Dower Lake beach on Aug. 8. The beach expansion is planned to take place in the area behind them with the tall reeds. (...
Wadena County polling places used their polling pads for the first time at the Primary Election Aug. 14. Instead of the large books containing all the registered voters, the election judges used tablets that had the information already entered. Voters gave the first three initials of their last...
Three candidates have filed for the eleven open seats in local elections, after the first week of filing. Filing for local offices is open until Aug. 14. Staples-Motley School Board has three open seats, with current board member Mary Freeman filing for one of the seats. The other two seats are...
The Minnesota primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 14. The election will determine which county and state candidates will be on the ballot for the general election on Nov. 6. In each county race, the top two will face off in the general election. Wadena County will choose from five candidates running...
A difference of opinion regarding a consulting services contract is causing progress on the Staples-Motley School District building project to slow down. The school board discussed options on how to proceed at a work session Aug. 6.  The consensus was that their obligation to the initial consulting...

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