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Providing opportunities for children and improving community appearance are among the projects supported by the $17,245 in grants awarded by the Staples Motley Area Community Foundation in their spring grant round. The recipients and their projects are: o Central Lakes College for $1,000 to support...
Representing the Todd County American Dairy Association are, from left, Erica Hollermann, Megan Pachan, Rebekka Paskewitz, Megan Hollermann, Rachel Paskewitz and Olivia Hollermann. (Photo by Ashley Thiel Photo)
The Todd County American Dairy Association held their annual Princess and Ambassador coronation March 10. The day was filled with speeches, personal interviews, mock media interviews, crafting and seminars. Each girl was required to write a speech and present to the judges, who also conducted their...
A lot can and does happen in 60 years. Throughout those years, your local conservation district has provided the technical and financial assistance you’ve needed to put conservation on the ground has remained constant. To celebrate these 60 years, the Wadena SWCD is having an open house Thursday,...
At the May 8 Staples City Council meeting, the council approved a proposal to shift funds into the 4M Fund, operated by the League of Minnesota Cities. City Clerk Diane Archer said it would be a cost saving move, as current city investments are lower than market value. The council also approved a...
The Staples Economic Develoopment Authority (SEDA) held their yearly review at the April 24 board meeting. Economic Development Director Melissa Radermacher showed the board some local statistics and examples of progress in 2017. In 2017, the SEDA determined they would work on three categories:...
Volunteers are ready to paint more homes in Staples under the Paint The Town program, sponsored by the Staples Economic Development Authority. The program still needs more homeowners to apply to get their homes painted for free. The program can also use more volunteers, either individuals or groups...
Frank and Amy Leidenfrost, (left) representing the Staples Area Food Shelf, recently accepted a donation from Jim Vogel, president of the Staples Rotary Club. Rotarians also donated to the Motley Area Food Shelf and a food shelf at Central Lakes College Staples Campus. (Staples World photo by...
Hunter Fitzgerald (left) and Matthew Vukelich, best buddies from Staples, took time recently to share Mother’s Day thoughts with the Staples World. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)
May 13 is Mother’s Day; “a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society.” as defined by the online Encyclopedia, Wikipedia. Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914....
The tradition of fishing opener in Minnesota centers around roughly half a million anglers going fishing the day the season opens for walleye, sauger, northern pike and trout in lakes - this year on Saturday, May 12. Here are some reminders for the 2018 fishing opener. Take a mom fishing Mother’s...
On April 29, at 12:20 a.m., Staples Police received a report of an attempted break in on the 800 block of 7th Street NE. Police searched the area but were unable to locate anyone. This incident remains under investigation. Police urge residents to keep their doors locked at all times. On May 1,...

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