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The Motley American Legion, Tri-County Post #124, posted the colors at the Motley Evergreen Cemetery on Memorial Day. In addition, the Motley American Legion were in attendance at Memorial Day services at Bridgeman Cemetery, Poplar Cemetery and at Motley-Staples Middle School. (Staples World photo...
Staples-Motley pole vaulter Max Giza, flies past the American flag on his way to a conference championship, May 16, at the Staples-Motley track field. For more results and photos see page 1b and 4b. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Several Memorial Day events will be held on Monday, May 29, in the Staples and Motley area. The Staples service will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery at 9 a.m. The guest speaker will be U.S. Marine Corp and Army veteran Larry Doucette of Staples. Pastor Roy Miles will give the invocation, Brian...
Thirteen-year-old Rose Han of Staples gets a hug from the Scripps Bee (aka Cheryl Koll of Motley) at her recent surprise party held at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples. Han will compete at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., May 28 - June 2. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Out of 11 million hopeful spellers from classrooms across the United States, only 291 will be competing at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. next week. Rose Han of Staples, 13, is one of them. It’s a dream come true for Rose, an eighth grader at Staples-Motley High School, who...
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May, originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868, when the Grand...
Students and a few brave parents started the Staples-Motley Elementary School Color Run with clean white t-shirts. As they ran laps along the course, volunteers threw powdered paint on the runners. After the run, students gathered together and really got ‘colorful’ throwing powdered paint into the...
The 2017 Central Minnesota CEO Class recently held their trade show recently, showcasing their businesses. Above; front, from left, Molly Lindgren, Rachell Fischer, Rachel Paskewitz, Katie Benson, Hayley Maloney, Sarah Moen and Logan Taggart. Back, from left, Tyler Jahnke, Cody Moe, Dominic Nistler, Lucas Doyle, Jacob Krueger and Zach Strickland. Mikayla Sauber was unavailable for the photo. (Submitted photo)
As if juggling classes and preparing for graduation at the end of May isn’t enough, Wadena-Deer Creek high school senior Logan Taggart is also running a small business. Taggart recently started, “Taggart’s Tag Art,” an engraving business in which he customizes tags for luggage, pets and more. The...
By Brenda Halvorson General Manager   The Freshwater Education District building and property at 1100 5th St. NE, Staples, has been sold to Roach Properties for $70,000. The sale was approved at the May 22 meeting of the Staples-Motley School Board. Roach Properties expects to complete construction...
Students in the Preschool B class at Staples-Motley High School sorted the donated books getting them ready for the Staples Motley Early Childhood Coalition’s yellow containers that are in many of the parks in Staples and Motley. The yellow containers were placed May 15 and are open for business...
Nearly 30 entries were received in the Friends of the Staples Public Library’s Second Annual Poetry Contest for teens and tweens held in April, National Poetry Month. Students could enter two original poems. Ten poems were received from nine students for the 8-12 year old category. Nineteen poems...

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