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  Now that every Staples-Motley High School student uses a Chromebook computer, the school classrooms function differently than ever before. “To see 23 eighth graders synthesize their classroom together, it’s just amazing,” said Mike Schmidt, high school principal. He described how a class was...
The Staples-Motley School Board heard a detailed report on the state of the district’s buildings and grounds at their Sept. 18 meeting.  The report is part of the process that began in March to assess current facilities and determine future building needs in a long range plan. The study is being...
Aleese, Brooke, Seth and Adriane Dokken;  Dominic Gagnon, his wife Kristin holding Noah, and Katie Gagnon. In front are Vincent, Alex and Thomas Gagnon. An older son was unavailable for the photo.
Dr. Seth Dokken and Dr. Dominic Gagnon and their families broke ground May 15 for the new professional building that will house Staples Eye Clinic and Lakeland Dental on the south side of Hwy. 10 in Staples just east of the Staples All Veterans Park and west of the water treatment plant. The...
Robert Cole still has a book from his tour with the USS Steven Potter, with a photo of the destroyer and memories of the many places he went in four years with the U.S. Navy. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
As Robert Cole walks his daily route around the south end of Motley, he carries with him the memories of spanning the globe, first with the U.S. Army in World War II and then with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. It was a lot of travelling for someone who values home. At his apartment in Motley...
Kyra Wolpert, Rylee Nielson and Lizzy Tangeman celebrated a successful fishing trip.  
Hooked on Fishing students gathered at the lake amphitheater at Camp Shamineau for a group photo following their fishing excursion. Around 90 kids took part in the event. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
Ryan Gerard operates a sports memorabilia business, Gerard’s Cards, starting with football and baseball cards from his dad’s collection. Gerard said he is also going online to find ways to buy and trade cards. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
Local shoppers were treated to a unique experience at the Central MN CEO Trade Show at Maasconi’s Char & Bar in Verndale on May 9. The featured businesses are sole proprietorships owned by the current CEO students.  Businesses included: All Tied Together, a fleece tie blanket business owned by...
Witness Romaine Pogreba (front) is grilled by lawyer Riley Peterson during the trial of Galileo, a Staples-Motley High School history department program on April 25. Students researched the1633 trial and whether his book about the earth revolving around the sun went against the church’s edict that...
Individuals concerned about water quality and soil erosion in Wadena County should consider filing by June 5 for the position of Supervisor of the Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). SWCDs are special purpose units of government that manage and direct conservation programs, such as...
With stated regret, the Todd County Board of Commissioners accepted the resignation of County Coordinator Joe Hatch at their May 15 meeting.  Hatch has been with the county since Feb. 27, 2017 when he officially began working to fill a long-time vacancy in the human resources and administration...

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