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Kari Christiansen, Vice President of Administrative Services at Central Lakes College, was awarded the Next Gen All-Star Award, presented at the Minnesota State CFO Annual Conference. This award, presented for the first time this year, recognizes individuals or teams whose efforts support the...
The Staples-Motley School Board asked for more information before committing to a building project. The board discussed various building studies done by the district and asked for more specifics on the two plans. Although no vote or concensus was taken, three board members appeared to favor a two...
New ownership and management of the Staples World, from left, Rick Gail, Mike Kremer and Mark Anderson. Gail and Kremer are majority owners, while Anderson is a part owner and will be Managing Editor at the newspaper. Anderson has been with the newspaper for eight years. (Staples World photo by Janice Winter)
The two new buyers of the Staples World newspaper have long histories in small town Minnesota newspapers.  Rick Gail and Mike Kremer have already partnered to run four weekly newspapers, and although Gail had retired a year ago, he decided to come back and work at the Staples World. He will handle...
For 30 years, Brenda Halvorson has made sure Staples World readers can learn about their community every single week.  She believes in the saying that newspapers are the”first draft of history.” “You can’t tell the whole story in one paper, but you can tell it as it evolves over time,” she said....
The Presto Change Saturday, April 18, 1891’s paper (Vol. II, No. 8) is the earliest paper in the archives at the current Staples World Office. It was called The Presto Change. The Presto Change, in 1891, was located in the northern half of the building that is now Baby STEPs, formerly Ben Franklin...
The Staples-Motley School Board approved the maximum tax levy at their Dec. 18 meeting, an increase of about 24 percent over last year. Business Manager Chuck Herdegen of Bergen KDV said the main reason for the levy increase was that the levy was tied to bonds that were predicted to be sold but...
Staples-Motley school district want to build a new school, and they strongly support public education, but a majority of them feel they can’t afford the amount required to build a one site K-12 building. Those were some of the results of the school survey released at a special meeting of the...
Area churches are planning special services for Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, and Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, plus other holiday events. The lineup includes: Faith Lutheran, Staples Christmas  Eve  2 p.m. Family Service  5 p.m. Candlelight Service  10 p.m. Lessons and Carols Staples United...
Scott Doss, with microphone, and Ben Rudrud talk to the audience at Timbers Restaurant in Staples during their RIPL training. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Personal connections can help overcome societal factors that contribute to violence and depression among children, according to the RIPL training in Staples on Dec. 10. Ben Rudrud, one of three presenters at the event, said credit should be given to Lakewood Health System for bringing this topic to...
Cindy Koopmann directed the Bell Choir in their rendition of “Silver Bells” at the recent Cardinal Christmas concert in Staples. In addition, the Bell Choir performed “Advent Carol” and accompanied the audience as they sang, “O Come, All Ye Faithful.”   

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