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It’s not exactly flattering to be called “common.” In the millennia-long history of England and its empire, if you were not royalty, you were considered “a commoner,” and occupied a lower rung on the social ladder. In its government, if you were not royalty you had to be elected by your peers to be...
A  will be held Monday, May 20, at The Vintage golf course, for the ladies summer golf league. New ideas for league play will be discussed, followed by a golf team scramble. The Vintage golf course Ladies Monday Night Golf League will begin: Monday, June 3, with a nine hole event at 5:15 p.m. All...
Reports from a few people fishing at Dower Lake in Staples May 11 (the fishing opener in Minnesota) was that the fish weren’t biting because the water was still too cold. Jeff Utz of Staples (above) said he has fished Dower Lake quite a bit over the years and has caught his fair share of crappie,...
Bo Erholtz shot 87 and was the medalist at the girls golf pre-section meet at Blackberry Ridge on May 6. Adriana Dicky was close behind in fifth place with 93. Ava Schneider shot 111 and Libby O’Neal 123 as the team placed fifth. Team scores were Albany 384, Milaca 390, St. Cloud Cathedral 394,...
Staples-Motley golf teams have been playing with some of the top teams in the area early in the season. The boys team finished close to the top in three meets and the girls team was competitive in a big school meet, the Geneva Invitational on May 4. The boys were second in a meet where all six...
When Patty Kossan died April 1, her husband Greg was several weeks into the season as coach of the Staples-Motley baseball team, with two of their sons playing on the team. The family continued to coach and play, but the tragedy affected the entire team. On May 1, Darren Holst and assistant coach...
Riley Peterson throws a runner out.
Although the Staples-Motley softball team started the season without a win so far, the team is playing competitively and is showing signs of improvement. Coach Lonna Dille provided some comments on the team’s play: “We are currently 0-7 in the season but that does not reflect the ability and grit...
Staples-Motley baseball coach Greg Kossan provided an update on the first eight games of the season: In our first game we jumped all over Detroit Lakes behind a good pitching by Ben Olander and Owen Bjerga. We won 10-3. Cade Schmidt went 3 for 4 with a double and 3 RBI’s. Josh Kossan had 4 hits....
I use the word ‘hunting’ because looking for and finding walleyes is much like hunting big game animals.  You think you know where they are going to be but some days, they aren’t anywhere you think they should be. Walleyes are definitely an animal on the move in most lakes and where and how to find...
The Staples-Motley track teams competed in the John Reimer Invitational at Pillager on May 2. Team results Boys results 100 - 7. Cael Sams 12.14, 9. Jordon Carlson 12.28, 11. Sivert Klefsaas 12.38 200 - 6. Sams 24.73, 7. Klefsaas 24.99, 15. Noah Greenwaldt 27.64 400 - 6. Jeff Sundstrom 56.49, 9. J...

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