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With no candidates filing for office, the citizens of Aldrich submitted their write-in ballots that elected the current office holders. The Aldrich City Council held a meeting in which all the write-in candidates accepted their positions: Jennifer Reiman, mayor; two council members, Eric Reiman and...
At the Veterans Day program at Staples-Motley High School Charlie Poulton told the story of the Star Spangled Banner, what it meant to Francis Scott Key and what it still means today. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Antonio St. Marie, 26, has been charged with 2nd degree murder, along with ten other counts, including kidnapping to commit bodily harm, assault with a dangerous weapon and violating a no contact order, in a complaint filed in the Wadena County Court. According to the complaint, on Nov. 7 St. Marie...
Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) is a state regional development commission known for its collaborative work in Region Five to enhance the quality and vitality of life for the region’s citizens.  Grant writing is one of the technical assistance services provided by R5DC. National Joint...
Steve and Toni Sveom with their son Daniel, daughter Naomi, son-in-law, Nick and grandson, Phillip. After 24 years in Staples, Steve and Toni will be moving after Steve’s Nov. 20 retirement party at Faith Lutheran Church. (Submitted photo)
There are many things that kept Pastor Steve Sveom in Staples for 24 years, many of them involving community. “I had not a clue that it would last this long,” Sveom said about his tenure as pastor of Faith Lutheran Church. “I never came to a place where I felt the urgency to move.” Sveom’s personal...
Tri-County Health Care has once again been designated a Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS) hospital by a coalition of Minnesota health care organizations and individuals. Minnesota’s CALS program provides advanced life-support education to rural health care providers. “We are proud to be...
The Staples-Motley orchestra played the Star Spangled Banner at the Veterans Day program held Nov. 11, at the Staples-Motley Hish School, as veterans and students stood at attention honoring the song and its meaning. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
Recent reports taken by the Staples Police Dept. include;  On Nov. 7, Staples Police were dispatched to the Lakewood Health System emergency room for a report of a patient acting violently.  Upon arrival, police learned that the patient damaged numerous pieces of equipment in an exam room. The...
The Staples-Motley School Board took care of a couple of personnel items along with canvassing the recent election results at their meeting Nov. 14. Patricia Vacek was hired as the new business manager effective Nov. 16. Marci Lord’s resignation as the business manager was approved with an...
All area veterans are invited to three Veterans Day programs to be held Friday, Nov. 11, in Staples and Motley. Motley-Staples Middle School will have a program at 9:30 a.m.; Sacred Heart Area School in Staples will have their program at 10 a.m. and Staples-Motley High School’s program will begin...

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