A pileated woodpecker sits on a tree overlooking Staples.
People wishing to make donations to the STEP On In thrift store in Staples are asked to stop by on Tuesdays and Fridays from noon - 4 p.m., and only drop off their donations after first speaking with staff. Occasionally, donations are left at the front door after hours, which is not acceptable. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Since the Covid-19 pandemic hit Minnesota in the spring of 2020,
Christian Bachmann, 14, of Pequot Lakes, enjoyed honing his ho
Maddi Johnson is the new Staples Chamber of Commerce Coordinator and is helping create a new vision for the chamber. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
People wishing to make donations to the STEP On In thrift store in Staples are asked to stop by on Tuesdays and Fridays from noon - 4 p.m., and only drop off their donations after first speaking with staff. Occasionally, donations are left at the front door after hours, which is not acceptable. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Motley Clerk/Treasurer Curt Bryniarski facilitated a swearing-in ceremony for newly elected city officers this past Nov. 3, 2020. Pictured taking the oath of office are, from left, council member Pat O’Regan, Mayor Al Yoder; and council member Steve Johnson. In the background is council member Amy Hutchison.  (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Three school board members took the oath of office as the first order of business at the Jan. 4 board meeting. From left, Bryan Winkels, Jeremy Reeck and Lisa Anderson. This is the first term for Reeck and Anderson, while Winkels is an incumbent board member. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley School Board held their organizational meeting on Jan. 4, the first meeting for new members Lisa Anderson and Jeremy Reeck. The board elected Bryan Winkels as chair, Bruce Lund as vice chair, Mary Freeman as clerk and Brad Anderson as treasurer. The board approved the same yearly...
Twenty-twenty-one brings the celebration of birth for Katie Bounds and Brandon Lorentz, Wadena, who welcomed their new baby girl, Charli Kaye, into the world on Jan. 1. Charli was born at 4:42 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measuring 20 1/2 inches. The delivering providers were Dr. Lindsay...
The massive spike in COVID-19 in November and December is continuing to go down, with Central Minnesota part of the decline. Every county and city in the area is seeing fewer new cases in previous weeks. For the first time since the pandemic started, Todd County has fewer new cases than Wadena...
Dr. Christine Albrecht, Chief Medical Officer at Lakewood Health System,  received her vaccination from Jody Yeager, LPN.
Staff and residents at Lakewood Health System and Lakewood Care Center, Staples, started to receive their first round of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 22. A second dose for each person receiving the vaccine will be scheduled and given 21 days after the first.  This is phase 1a of the...

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A Celebration of Life will be held for Patricia Lynn Hendrickson, age 62, of West Fargo, North Dakota (formerly of Wadena, Minnesota) on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at Karvonen Funeral Home in Wadena...

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