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Staples-Motley senior softball players, front frow from left, Emma Colsen and Evelyn O’Dell; back row, Allison Cushing, Haley Dietman and Emma Gerard. Not pictured, Stephanie Mitchell. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley softball team is itching to get outside. The team has already spent more than a month practicing indoors and multiple games have been cancelled. “I hate it, I can’t wait until the snow goes away,” said senior Emma Gerard. But with a new coach and new players to teach, the team...
Staples-Motley softball coaching staff, from left, head coach Jamie Johnson, with assistants Lonna Dille, Ben Bestland and Shari Schultz. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
This past weekend just ending, dished out more than a little disappointment to Minnesotans, from one end of the state to the other.  Friday night and Saturday the news “ticker tape” that runs along the bottom of the TV screen announced a seemingly endless stream of cancelled or postponed events. ...
I can hardly wait! Minnesota’s greatest outdoor tradition is just around the corner—the walleye fishing opener. I know deer hunters, trout anglers and pheasants hunters are going to disagree, but for me it’s all about the walleye and wiping out the memories of snow, ice and cold weather. It marks...
Minnesota’s new deer plan sets a new statewide harvest target, increases citizen participation in deer management, and outlines ways to keep the population and habitat healthy. The Department of Natural Resources is taking online public comments on the new plan now through Wednesday, May 9. Also,...
In late March, a Minnesota judge, from Ramsey County made headlines with a ruling that should prompt us to ask a deceptively simple question: “Who owns our water?” The pronoun “our,” in this case, means the planet’s water; on the surface in a lake or pond, a creek or a river, or underground in the...
Minnesota DNR’s Walk-In Access (WIA) program provides new hunting opportunities on private land. The WIA program is entirely voluntary for landowners and was started in 2011 in 31 southwestern Minnesota Counties. Enrollments have reached over 26,700 acres in Minnesota. Walk-In Access is a tool to...
Thursday Twilight bowling league champions for 2018 are the members of the Staples Vet Clinic. Team members, left to right: Tia Freitag, Ruth Lugert, Kathy Marcussen and Betty Klingaman. (Submitted photo)  
Staples-Motley baseball seniors for the 2018 season, from left, Reid Busker, James Ehresman, Travis Eisel, Isaac Swendsrud and Mason Nyhus. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
With the first two weeks of the baseball season snowed out, the Staples-Motley baseball team knows they will have a lot of games to play in a short time, once the fields have dried off. The players believe they will be ready for that challenge. “We have a lot of pitchers and a lot of experience,”...
If you’re like me you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the logging industry but really, it is an industry that deserves our attention. According to the Minnesota DNR, we have 17.4 million acres of forest land counting state land and private land. Minnesota has 59 state forests with...

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