Obituary Form

Obituaries are charged per column inch ($10.10 rate) plus $5 per photo

An obituary usually costs $75 - $175.

All obituary submissions must be paid for before it will run in the newspaper.

A representative from our office will contact you for payment. (

Deadline noon on Friday.

INSTEAD of an ONLINE submission, obituaries may be directly emailed to

We will email back a proof with the cost. All obituaries must be paid for before it will run in the newspaper.

Deadline is noon on Friday for the following week (Wednesday publication)

Photos may be included and should be sent in a jpg format at a minimum of 225 dpi resolution. Black and white or color photos can be used, providing the picture is of good quality and not too small.

Obituary copy will be edited for spelling.

Deceased Information
About the Deceased:
Please list name and relationship to deceased

Advertising Deadlines

Deadline for advertisements and copy is Friday, noon.

Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100 Staples, MN 56479 Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570 Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112 E Mail:;

Deadline: Friday, noon


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