The Staples-Motley cheerleading program received a donation of
Kearra Kern, above, played at number two doubles in the conference tournament
The Staples-Motley girls tennis team gained valuable experience by
The Staples-Motley swimming team showed improvement in a dual meet
Cade Schmidt scored a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, but
Ashley Robben and Kyanna Burton race to the finish line after running together for the 5,000 meter race. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley cross country teams ran extremely fast at the Ne
Just under the deadline before kindergarten began, Charlotte J
Kearra Kern, above, played at number two doubles in the conference tournament
Ashley Robben and Kyanna Burton race to the finish line after running together for the 5,000 meter race. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples City Council approved a preliminary tax levy with an increase of 11 percent, but with a higher tax capacity within the city, property taxes on homes should go down next year. City Administrator Jerel Nelsen said there are several budget increases that are necessary, such as salary...
Should the Staples-Motley School District move students from three buildings to two buildings? What might be the cost savings in utilities and transportation? What might be the implications for personnel?  These questions will be the topic of the school board’s Oct. 1 work session as decided at...
Bea Olson, affectionately called ‘Queen Bea’ by those who know her best, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sept. 16. She is pictured with several family members at a party held in her honor Sept. 15, at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples. Front row, from left, are great-grandsons Boyer and Mack Mertens, Roseau; Bea, Staples; great-grandsons Ty and Trey Mertens, Roseau. Back row: great-granddaughter, Memphis Mertens; grandson Jacob Mertens and his wife, Kelli Mertens, Roseau; daughter, Debra Olson, St. Paul; so
Bea Olson of Staples  has lived through 18 presidents in her lifetime...from Woodrow Wilson to Donald Trump.  At the rate she’s going, she just might live to find out who number 19 will be. Chalk it up to good Christian living, strong Norwegian genes and a desire to learn something new every day....
Actor Kevin Olsen sets a bag on the table to initiate conversation about poverty. At the table, front: Jerel Nelsen, Kathy Annette, Blandin President/CEO, left, along with other Blandin trustees. Other actors included Amy Hunter, Heidi Brings, Julie Mertens and Jim Vollegraaf.   

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Adele A. (Soukup) Goblirsch, 94, of Sleepy Eye passed away September 13, 2018, at Sleepy Eye Medical Center. Visitation will be held Thurs., Sept. 20  from 4 to 7 p.m. and again on Friday...

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