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CLC students Nicholas McCullough, Corbin Hendrickson, John Raboin and Ryan Hamann look over the parts of the sign they created for the Timberlake Hotel in Staples. (Submitted photo)
The new hotel in Staples can be recognized from afar, thanks to a massive sign crafted by Central Lakes College welding students. The metal lettering, standing a total of 27-feet by 14-feet, can be found on Timberlake Hotel, Staples. CLC partnered with Hy-Tec Construction to make the sign. CLC...
The City of Staples is in the process of updating its comprehensive plan and is looking for input from community members. The Park, trail and open space survey deadline has been extended to July 26.  Survey participants have the opportunity to provide guidance, knowledge and expertise regarding...
At their July 11 meeting, the Staples City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance to authorize the sale of two lots along Highway 10, which is being offered to a convience store company. At their upcoming July 25 meeting, the council will consider a purchase agreement with Casey’s...
A variety of memories were shared during the recent Centennial Celebration of the Pillager Dam. Pictured above, seated, is Ben Mudgett of Pillager, who was a maintenance worker at the hydro plant for 30 years. In back, from left, are Pillager natives Lois (Morgan) Sandberg, Staples, whose father, John “Leonard” Morgan worked at the hydro plant for 36 years; and Larry Hynes, Brainerd, whose father Mel Hynes also worked at the plant for many years. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
A number of people gathered at the Pillager Dam July 7 to celebrate the hydroelectric station that has been generating electricity since 1917. The Centennial Celebration, held in conjunction with Husky Days, included a tour of the dam, refreshments and remarks by Chris Rousseau, manager of...
Todd County’s Outstanding Senior Citizen nominees were honored at the Todd County Fair in Long Prairie July 15. Mary Sperley, left, Staples, was nominated along with Ray and Darlene Eiswald, Bertha. In back is David Rolstad, Eagle Bend, who was named the Outstanding Senior Male. The Outstanding...
The Pets Abandoned Wanting Support (PAWS)  “Rally for Rescue” event was held July 16 at Pine Grove Park, Staples. The event draws attention to the need to help abandoned and rescued pets. Area supporters also volunteer as foster pet parents. The get-together and walk provided an informational...
On July 10, Staples Police received a report of concerns for welfare of children left at a residence in the City of Staples. The complainant also reported  that the caretaker there sells prescription pain pills for money. On July 11, Staples Police received a report of a bear entering garages and...
The Minnesota Dept. of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services (DPS-DVS) will be limited starting July 20 because of an upgrade and replacement of the vehicle services computer system. July 20 o Online vehicle tab renewal is unavailable. o Vehicle services such as tab renewal, plate replacement...
Crews from Ideal Construction were at work July 12, putting new pavement down on Sixth Street NE in Staples. The formerly gravel road is now in the middle of the Pullman Townhomes. Another gravel to tar paving project recently completed was Michigan Ave. NE, from 8th Street to 12th Street NE. (...
Robert Sero, 27, of Staples, was injured in a rollover accident on July 17, around 7:40 p.m. According to Minnesota State Patrol, Sero’s vehicle hit a sign in the center median of Highway 10, east of Staples, but continued down the road. Two miles later, near Highway 83, the vehicle went into the...

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