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What a difference a little time and distance make. The weather, a favorite topic of Minnesotans, has continued to dominate news and conversation as we’ve reached the midpoint of March and are moving on toward April. The past week brought snow-melting temperatures and more than an inch of rain to a...
Bob Peterson was a record-setting sprinter at Staples High School, and also was a star on some high level football, basketball and baseball teams. He will be among the first class to be inducted in the Staples-Motley Athletic Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame ceremony will be Friday, April 5, at...
On Sunday, after shoveling my own driveway for two hours, I walked over to a neighbor’s house. I was concerned because he hasn’t shoveled out for weeks, except for a small strip  on the sidewalk so the mail carrier could deliver. There was no need for concern on my part.  I was greeted at the front...
As I make my way through the North Country, I can’t help but see the effect of our very cold temperatures and unusual heavy snowfalls on our wildlife. This very difficult winter has been a strain on fish as well as game. Here are some thoughts as we head into the month of March. 1.)  Angling There...
Nikki Paskewitz was named the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week on March 4. The Staples-Motley alum plays for the University of Northwestern (St. Paul). Paskewitz went 4-0 in weekend action, dropping just seven total games in singles play. She won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1...
Still waiting for the snow to melt, members of the Staples-Motley track and field team did some pre-season strength training in the school hallways on March 6. From front to back, Hunter Klimek, Isaac Christoffersen, Jack Tyrrell, Ben Bartczak and Bentley Christensen.(Staples World photo by Mark...
Brayden Christensen, still recovering from a wrestling injury, found a way to get in a pre-season baseball workout. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Local wildlife managers across the state are inviting the public to come to open-house meetings to ask their deer questions and learn about the state’s most popular mammal. Meetings in this area include: o March 19 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sauk Rapids Area DNR Office 1035 South Benton Drive; o March 20 -...
As much as we may complain about the extremes of Minnesota winter weather, the impact of cold and deepening snow is more an inconvenience than a threat. County and MnDOT plows dependably open our roads after a snowfall, so we’re able to get where we need to go. A Minnesota garage is as likely to...
The Staples-Motley boys basketball team put a season of learning together to win their final regular season game, 44-43 at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on March 4, as Izaiah DeMars made the game winning shot with three seconds left. The Cardinals then lost in the first round of the Section 8AA playoffs...

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