Opinion

The average American likes his or her smartphone more than friends. Browsing social media sites on a tablet is more important to most people than their careers. Binge-watching streaming television shows is more fulfilling than family interaction.  Indeed, the media world has swarmed over American...
In regard to recent events: First of all, and most importantly, our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the recent tragic events in Falcon Heights, Dallas and Baton Rouge. The families and friends, the faith communities that provide much needed support to those affected - they all...
Applaud law enforcement  Since the late 1800s a member of my family has been involved with law enforcement through each generation in some shape or form. The first was my great-grandfather as a constable in Mitchell, S. Dak. I have worked with police in this town in years past and with other...
My grandmother died feeling betrayed, frightened and utterly powerless in a bleak hospital room.  She’d completed an advance directive about her end-of-life goals, preferences and values, including a do not resuscitate order (DNR). But when an emergency landed her in the hospital, the emergency...
An opinion from Minnesota Department of Administration Commissioner Matthew Massman ruled that the Motley City Council complied with the Open Meeting Law when they closed a meeting on March 21.  The Staples World asked for the opinion from the Information Policy Analysis Division (IPAD) because the...
 printed in the Brainerd Dispatch and earlier in the Washington Post on the high cost of textbooks struck a chord with me. Why? I completely agree that students are spending too much on textbooks.  The heavy burden of buying college textbooks is only becoming more difficult for students right here...
ently awarded a $2,000 grant to help support transportation needs for Staples Motley Summer Rec and Adventures Program.  The project was supported by the Staples Motley Area Community Foundation, a Turn Key Partner Fund of the Initiative Foundation.   The grant funding was secured to help working...
owth industry, check out Minnesota’s food and agricultural exports: The number of jobs supported by agricultural exports has been trending upward since the 1990s.  More than one million American jobs are supported by agricultural exports, including 55,300 jobs in Minnesota. That’s a substantial...
On June 12 an American-born Islamic terrorist committed the worst terror attack in the United States since 9/11, gunning down 49 people at a nightclub in Orlando. In the wake of this tragedy focus has been on gun control. This is incredibly disturbing.  As a leader in our community, it’s my duty to...

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