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At their Jan. 22 meeting, the Staples Economic Development Authority agreed to pay the fee to join three different organizations that help connect businesses to locations. The three groups, CVN, MMP and EDAM, are explained below. The SEDA also approved joining with Wadena County in a Business...
The Staples-Motley Speech team competed at Little Falls Jan. 26. Front row, left to right: Katie Niemi, Grace Allen, Luke Bates, Iain Sams, Cy Johnson, Caden Mrazek, Andrew Bates, Sadie Thompson, Emily Roberts, Ari Brings, Jonah Johnson. Second row: Coach Alex Erickson, Emery Lorber, Jack Tyrell, Antonio Cuertera, Coach Delaney Larson, Kimberley Stachowiak, Samantha Mrazek, Brooke Ferdon, Cael Sams, Lilly Niemi. Back: Coach Heather Sams, Coach Coleman Klimek, Coach Brian Sams. (Submitted photo)
The Staples-Motley Cardinal Speech Team earned the first place trophy at  the Little Falls Lucky Lindy Speech Tournament held Jan. 26.  “Points were awarded for all speakers, not just finalists, so everyone who participated contributed to our team’s success,” said Speech Coach Heather Sams. Extra...
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...

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