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Staples Police collected 153 pounds of prescription pills in the drug drop box located at the Staples Police Dept. The drugs were transported to the Todd County Sheriff’s Office for incineration. The prescription drop box is emptied periodically as it gets full. Other reports into the Staples...
Mitch Pearlstein will speak Tuesday, May 16, at 6 p.m. at Twisted Sister’s in Staples,located at 119 3rd St NE on the corner of 2nd Ave. and 3rd St NE. The event is sponsored by Crossroads Conservatives. Dr. Pearlstein’s topic is “Great Jobs Without A Four-Year Degree - What It Means for Students,...
Students who were given special recognition at the Staples-Motley speech banquet on April 30 included, front row from left, Samantha Svendsen,  All-Pro and Top Speaker awards; Cade Bestland, Staples Lions Club award for outstanding speech at the state tournament; Alex Erickson, Most Dedicated; back...
Healthy Kids Collaborative members accepts the $2,500 award from the First International Bank & Trust Live First Community Grant. From left, Hallie Bergeson, Marge Lelwica, Elizabeth Quillo, Heidi Chapman, Alicia Bauman, Kayla Miller, Jef Cichos, First International Bank, Katie Paine-Santos and...
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National Joint Powers Alliance Education Solutions recognizes the profound impact of educators and celebrated the work of several area educators from Region 5 schools recently at its fourth annual Educators of Excellence Awards Banquet held at Grand View Lodge, near Brainerd. Among those honored...
Staples-Motley Elementary School Social Worker Hallie Bergeson (left) and Principal Kathy Johnson place a Cardinal Pax into a student’s backpack in their locker on Fridays which provides healthy food over the weekend. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Healthy kids are getting healthy food, thanks to a new program in the Staples-Motley schools. The Healthy Kids Collaborative is a group started by Lakewood Health System, Staples after their Community Health Needs Assessment found that 19.3 percent of area children are food insecure, meaning they...
Despite anticipated and actual losses over the last two years, South Country Health Alliance, the Todd County purchasing plan provider for insurance services, is moving forward with many plans and actions in place to, if not stop the bleed, at least slow it. SCHA Chief Executive Officer Leota Lind...
Staples-Motley seniors gathered for a group photo following the Dollars For Scholars awards night on May 3. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The 2017 Staples-Motley Dollars For Scholars program awarded $72,800 to 54 students at their recognition night on May 3. Since 1986, 1,696 students have been awarded $1,512,165 in DFS scholarshps. The Harold Griffiths Scholarships were awarded to; Kelsie Weite, health occupations scholarship, $12,...
In March of 1927, Clara Drake lovingly documented details surrounding her newly adopted baby boy, found abandoned in an outhouse in Staples. She and her husband, Victor, named the new-born Vernon Stanley Drake. He was their only child and would become their pride and joy. Now 90, Vernon still has...
From left are Clayton Mohr, Central Lakes Restaurant Supply; Rick Hest, President of the Eagle Bend Senior Center; David Rolstad, Vice President of the Eagle Bend Senior Center; Terri Weyer, Lutheran Social Services; Carol Winkler, Head Chef; Katherine Mackedanz, Todd County Health and Human Services and Kevin Hess, Eagle Bend City Administrator. They shared a moment of lightheartedness as they discussed the recent work done on the Hilltop Regional Kitchen facility. (Photos by Karin Nauber)
If you’ve been “hungry” for some new information about the Hilltop Regional Kitchen, then you’re going to “eat up” this article! A lot has been happening since the last update several months ago. The walls have been going up inside what was once the automotive shop area of the former Eagle Valley...

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