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During their regular meeting held Sept. 5, the Todd County Board of Commissioners approved waiving all the associated county engineering fees related to the Staples Depot restoration project. Staples Historical Society president Tom Kajer and board member Eugene Floistad were present to answer any...
The teen years are a time of rapid growth, exploration and risk taking. Taking risks provides young people the opportunity to test their skills and abilities and discover who they are. But, some risks—such as smoking, using drugs, drinking and driving and having unprotected sex—can have harmful and...
The pickleball action is heating up at the Staples Community Center, as every Tuesday and Thursday players gather for informal games. Players usually switch partners every game to keep the match-ups interesting. Anyone interested in learning the game is invited to join the group for fun competition...
Every day in America, too many children ride in car seats that have been installed incorrectly, or are riding in the wrong car seats for their ages and sizes. Even worse, many other children ride while completely unbuckled. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway...
Runners were off for the start of the Staples Railroad Days 5K Dash held Aug. 26. Above, some of the fantastic finishers who participated in the race on a soggy day. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
The Railroad Days Dash for Kinship Partners had 75 participants for the five kilometer run on Aug. 26. Complete results can be found on raceberryjam.com. Top 20 men finishers Kenny Miller,  Wadena, 16:25; Paul Gorton, St. Paul 18:26; Taylor Johnson, Sauk Rapids, 19:00; Sammual Hemmerich,...
When Staples-Motley Elementary School students walked into the hallway, they were greeted by a display wall decorated with welcome back messages from all the staff members. The display was set up by a parent of one of the students. Pictured from left, second grader River Munger, first grader Josiah...
In a rare conservation hat-trick, the Minnesota Land Trust recently completed three conservation easements on the same day, permanently protecting more than 350 acres in the Prairie Pothole Region of Western Minnesota. These projects represent a significant step in permanently preserving critical...
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a Non-Compliant Level 3 Predatory Offender. The offender, Timothy George Bungert, age 35, was last registered as living at Becker Ave South in the City of Sebeka.  Bungert is said to be approximately 6’0” tall, 214 pounds,...
Back by popular demand, Ben Winchester is returning to Todd County to offer more research findings about rural Minnesota economic trends. On Tuesday, Sept. 26, winchester will be at NJPA in Staples from 12-2 p.m., and at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School from 3:30-5:30 p.m. The presentation will...

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