Staples-Motley youth volleyball players practiced at a summer camp before the state high school league pushed the varsity season to the spring because of COVID-19. At the camp, players wore masks entering the building but were able to take them off after entering the gym area. (Staples World photos...
From left, Dominic Carlson, Aidan Winter and Reed Judd line up to shoot for the Staples-Motley trap team. The goal is to shoot clay targets out of the air that are released from a central thrower machine. The course has five stations and participants get ten shots from each station before rotating...
The Staples-Motley summer rec baseball/softball jamboree was held on July 28 and 30, with players age pre-K to 3rd grade learning throwing, catching and hitting skills (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
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The Minnesota DNR certified firearm safety class is open to youth ages 11 and older. This year classes will be held at the Staples Community Center, Aug. 17-21, from 6-9 p.m. A parent is requested to stay for the first few minutes on Aug. 17. There is no cost for the class. Field Day will be...
Afloat on the family pontoon, my wife and I, our son, daughter-in-law, and almost-three-years-old granddaughter were enjoying the warming, golden rays of the last hour of daylight.  My wife, at the wheel, spotted a pair of loons off the port side; 40 yards away, give or take.  She gently cramped...
The Staples-Motley Tennis Jamboree was held July 29 for elementary school students. Pictured, orange ball players in grades 2-4. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
Thirty years ago, a book entitled Feed Me, I’m Yours, arrived in the parenting section of book stores.  Its cover art was a photograph of an adorable, satisfied looking toddler, whose face was smeared with the colorful evidence of several food groups!  The author, who specialized in parenting books...


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