Opinion

The key to a great opportunity if we can grab it By Marnie Werner VP, Research & Operations Center For Rural Policy and Development   Ready for a silver lining? So much of what we hear about the pandemic is doom and gloom, but as a new report we released last month on workforce and job...
School referendum is about community   It’s time for us to rise. Vote yes. I’m a local resident, “new” to the area (moved here 21 years ago). I’ve grown to love this “little podunk area in the boonies” as some might think of us. That’s okay if they think that, in my time here I’ve found it to be a...
The good old days in the railroad town By Mike Holst   I grew up in the small town of Staples. At that time, it was a railroad town and the town lived and breathed the Northern Pacific Railroad, later to become the Great Northern, but my dad still was a Northern Pacificer at heart and wasn’t...
Staples-Motley School Board   Bryan Winkels, Chair bryan.winkels@isd2170.k12.mn.us 218-296-2425 Bruce Lund, Vice-Chair bruce.lund@isd2170.k12.mn.us 218-894-2202 Brad Anderson, Treasurer brad.anderson@isd2170.k12.mn.us 218-894-1411 Mary Freeman, Clerk mary.freeman@isd2170.k12.mn.us 218-296-2288...
Motley residents losing school   Less than two years ago the 2019 referendum was defeated in large part by the voters in Motley and Scandia Valley. Shortly before that referendum failed, the Staples-Motley School Board decided the Motley School would no longer be utilized for kindergarten and...
Building proposal fills modern education needs By Shane Tappe Staples-Motley Schools Superintendent   At Staples-Motley Schools, we continue to work through the challenges of in-person learning with COVID-19 precautions. Thankfully, we are blessed with deeply committed staff who have done a...
Building project will bring needed improvements By Shane Tappe Staples-Motley Schools Superintendent   The past year has been the most difficult of all my years in education, but the students, staff and families of Staples-Motley Schools have done a fantastic job of handling every challenge thrown...
School board trying to suppress vote   The Staples-Motley School Board is doing its best to suppress voter turnout in the upcoming referendum vote. They voted to approve the referendum at the end of January leaving only 78 days before the vote on April 13. I asked why April was chosen and they told...
Isaiah Schultz tosses a pass to Adam Oberlander, who turned it into a score against Detroit Lakes. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley boys basketball team is showing they are competitive with area teams, but only have one win on the season, with nine losses. In two games against Frazee and Detroit Lakes, the Cardinals ended up on the short end of scoring runs and had to play from behind in the second half....
After attack, nurses speak out for safety From the Minnesota Nurses Association   Minnesota Nurses are again shocked and saddened by the news of another incident of workplace violence at a healthcare facility in the state. As caretakers of victims of gunshots and other violent injuries, nurses and...

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