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The Staples-Motley wrestling team defeated Wadena-Deer Creek 42-15 on Jan. 8, then placed fifth in an 11 team invitational at Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie on Jan. 14. Against Wadena-Deer Creek, several younger wrestlers got a chance to compete in the varsity match, with Owen Winter and...
With a defender’s arm around his waist and another grabbing his arm, Isaac Kronenberg tries to go up for a shot.
The Staples-Motley boys basketball team suffered three losses in the past week, but the young team learned different lessons from each game. The Cardinals played well at Pequot Lakes on Jan. 8, losing 70-53. They struggled against Crosby-Ironton on Jan. 11, falling 61-23, and came up just short at...
It’s still possible to find winter angling shelters that would seem right at home on the movie set of Grumpy Old Men, the 1993 romantic comedy with a background rich in ice fishing footage and lore, and set right here in Minnesota. The on-ice village where co-stars Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau...
  The Staples-Motley girls basketball team played two quality games and came up with one win, beating Little Falls 67-57 on Dec. 28, and losing a halftime lead against Pequot Lakes on Jan. 3, before falling 62-41. “We are finally healthy again,” said Coach Brian Smith. Four of the top players had...
The Staples-Motley girls basketball team hosted a junior high tournament on Jan. 5, with eighth grade (above) and seventh grade (below) teams competing. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
The Staples-Motley boys basketball team is taking a few lumps as they are going up against good teams with an inexperienced squad. After the Little Falls tournament was canceled due to weather, the Cardinals played a single game against Little Falls, falling 70-29 on Dec. 28 They played Dilworth-...
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz is now the top state office-holder, and has named most of the lieutenants who will serve under him in leading the various state agencies. One who is key to those whose first loves and favorite recreations lie in the outdoors, will be next Natural Resources...
The Staples-Motley wrestling team won two of their three dual matches at the Paynesville quadrangular Jan. 3, then had one chamption, Owen Bjerga, at the Buffalo Invitational on Jan. 5. To win a dual meet, the little things can add up to a lot for the team.  “Some guys saved team points by losing...
Browerville native Colton Paskewitz, a senior at the University of Northwestern - St. Paul and member of the Eagles Football team at the school, was recently awarded first team offensive honors by the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) for the 2018 season.  According to...
My first sighting of a live Minnesota elk was at least a quarter-century ago. This timeline is linked to the days when my hunting partner and I would bunk at his grandparents’ home in Mahnomen, Minnesota, from where our adventures would take us to far-flung places; most often in pursuit of...

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