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...
Efforts are being made by the City of Staples, as well as a few volunteers along the way, to keep the boulevard trees in town watered. Pictured above recently, Norah Anderson, summer employee at the Staples World, waters the tree out front of the business.   
Cal Averbeck (left) and his sons Ethan, 21 months; and Noah, five, enjoyed a ride on the Pillager Fair Express during the Pillager Fair July 8. The Averbecks, from Lino Lakes, heard about the fair while vacationing at Campfire Bay Resort in Cushing and decided to check it out.  
The Staples Police Department will host a National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Northern Pacific Park in Staples, at 6th Street and Park Ave. NE. The event includes a free meal, games and activities for kids, and a chance to meet area law enforcement and other first responders....
After considerable discussion and taking a role-call vote at their July 5 meeting, the Todd County Board of Commissioners approved adding the County State Aid Highways 9 and 35 paving projects to the public works five year construction plan. Commissioners Gary Kneisl and David Kircher were opposed...
‘Midwest Rides’ of Elk River offered a number of carnival rides and games during the recent Pillager Fair. On the Hog Wild ride are, from left, Tera Miller and Stephen Bourassa of Pillager. See more photos on pages 8a and 1b. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)   
Bruce Peterson, 61, was found deceased near the Dakota County Fairgrounds in Farmington on July 5. He had been missing from his camping site since July 2. Peterson is a 1973 Staples High School graduate. His residence was listed as Montana, but he had returned to Minnesota and was camping at the...
Tara Karels in the lobby of the CLC Staples campus. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
For the first time in years, Central Lakes College will have a full time dean on campus. Tara Karels plans to be on campus every day as Dean of Staples Campus, CTE and Grants. Interim Dean Rebekah Kent is now CLC Dean of CTE Brainerd Campus and Customized Training. “I’m excited to have the...
Minnesotans who need to renew license plate tabs, transfer titles or complete other transactions will need to be aware of limited services July 17-24 when the Minnesota Dept. of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division (DPS-DVS) upgrades and replaces the vehicle services computer system....


Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100
Staples, MN 56479
Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570
Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112
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