Joseph Baity cruised around Staples on Halloween as a skateboa
Students and teachers at Sacred Heart Area School observed Hal
Groundwork has been started on the Habitat For Humanity home o
Four members of the Staples-Motley Future Farmers of America receiv
Vicki Tomlinson (right) of Motley holds up the Purple Heart medal her husband Bruce Tomlinson was recently awarded posthumously for combat injuries he sustained during the Vietnam War. Also pictured is Teresa Sorenson, Todd County Assistant Veteran Service Officer, who was instrumental in tracking down this and other awards (below) that were due Bruce Tomlinson. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)
It’s been 14 years since Victoria (Vicki) Tomlinson of Motley said
Elizabeth (Bess) Weidenbach is pictured with the Ambassador for Peace award her brother George Bradway, a Staples native, recently received posthumously from the Republic of Korea. Signed by Minister Pi Woo-jin, the certificate thanked Bradway “for the service you and your countrymen have performed in restoring and preserving our freedom and democracy. An Army veteran, Bradway is believed to have been killed in action during the Battle of Bloody Ridge in North Korea, Aug. 27, 1951. (Staples World photo by D
Elizabeth (Bess) Weidenbach, 85, remembers well the day she walked
Vicki Tomlinson (right) of Motley holds up the Purple Heart medal her husband Bruce Tomlinson was recently awarded posthumously for combat injuries he sustained during the Vietnam War. Also pictured is Teresa Sorenson, Todd County Assistant Veteran Service Officer, who was instrumental in tracking down this and other awards (below) that were due Bruce Tomlinson. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)
Elizabeth (Bess) Weidenbach is pictured with the Ambassador for Peace award her brother George Bradway, a Staples native, recently received posthumously from the Republic of Korea. Signed by Minister Pi Woo-jin, the certificate thanked Bradway “for the service you and your countrymen have performed in restoring and preserving our freedom and democracy. An Army veteran, Bradway is believed to have been killed in action during the Battle of Bloody Ridge in North Korea, Aug. 27, 1951. (Staples World photo by D
Results from the Nov. 6 election include the following: Staples-Motley School Board (elect 3) Brad Anderson 2,400, Mary Freeman 2,368, Bruce Lund 2,251, Robert Follis 1,215 Motley City Mayor Al Yoder 182 City Council member (elect 2) Amy Hutchison 139, Jace Carlson 126 City Council special election...
Results from the Nov. 6 election include the following: Staples-Motley School Board (elect 3) Brad Anderson 2,400, Mary Freeman 2,368, Bruce Lund 2,251, Robert Follis 1,215 Motley City Mayor Al Yoder 182 City Council member (elect 2) Amy Hutchison 139, Jace Carlson 126 City Council special election...
Staples and Motley have been chosen to receive funding by Minnesota Housing, the state’s housing finance agency, after a competitive statewide application process. The new state and federal investments in affordable housing were announced by Senator Paul Gazelka.  “Central Minnesota needs more...
Wendel Toedter remembered his years on submarines with the U.S. Navy. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
“As a kid on the farm, I’m not sure I knew there was such a thing as a submarine,” said Wendel Toedter of Staples. But in the 1960s and ‘70s, a booming need for submarines in the U.S. Navy brought Toedter around the world, gave him an education and allowed him to teach what he had learned to others...

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Lois Louise Moe, 81, of Staples, passed away unexpectedly at her home on November 5, 2018.Funeral services will be held Sun., Nov. 18 at the Staples United Methodist Church at 3 p.m. Family...

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