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Sno Daze king and queen candidates from the Staples-Motley High School senior class, as well as representatives from each of the other classes, were announced at a school assembly Jan. 29. The king and queen will be crowned Friday, Feb. 8, following the lip sync contest at 11 a.m. Pictured above...
Matt Varilek, president of the Initiative Foundation, announced that Julie Nelson of Mayer, Porter & Nelson certified public accountants, Staples, has been appointed to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. “We’re lucky to have leaders like Julie in our region, and I’m thrilled to welcome her to...
A rural Staples man has been charged with second degree unintentional murder in connection with the death of a three-month-old infant who was in his care. The infant was his wife’s baby. Presley Arron Sleyster, 20, was charged in Cass County District Court and is currently booked at Crow Wing...
The Staples-Motley School Board unanimously agreed to pursue a referendum on their two building option, with a public referendum to be held in May. The board voted 5-0 to move forward with the two building renovation at their Jan. 22 meeting. The plan calls for new gyms to be built at the Staples-...
The Staples-Motley School Board received 21 applications for the open position of superintendent. Five finalists were selected for interviews, which were held on Jan. 25 and Jan. 26. Based on the interviews, Shane Tappe, currently Superintendent at Dawson-Boyd, was selected as the top choice and...
In daylight  the house was revealed to be burned beyond repair.  
Staples World, Gary Mueller’s trading in his ad sales paraphernalia for a fishing pole and hunting license.  Neither hobby requires the use of a computer, which suits him just fine. “Brenda and Jan used to call me ‘Danny Dinosaur,’” Mueller laughed in regard to his computer skills ‘back in the day...
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...

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