Staples MidMinnesota Federal Credit Union employees dressed as
Installing wood trusses to the building’s frame, are employees
Rita Stone (left) and Rose Hoemberg donate to the Veterans Park. (submitted photo)
Two patriotic women honored the memories of their late husbands wit
From left, Walter Wiese and Gary Adrover of the Wahoo Valley A
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The Staples-Motley Athletic Hall of Fame has a new logo, a plan for
Rita Stone (left) and Rose Hoemberg donate to the Veterans Park. (submitted photo)
Members of the Tu family, all now of California, returned recently to visit Staples, the first American town they called ‘home,’ as well as Faith Lutheran Church, the organization that sponsored them in 1979 as they fled Communist Vietnam. Their visit came about after learning Alice Sather (above, seated), one of the first people they met upon arriving in Staples and a woman who would become a dear family friend, celebrated her 100th birthday this past May. The siblings felt it was important that all seven
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By Tom Crawford   The final whistle blew this past Sunday for the man who put Staples wrestling on the map. Don Dravis, legendary Cardinal wrestling coach and teacher here from 1963 to 1995, died after a long battle with a host of health issues. Don was 82 years old. Don was more than an excellent...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples-Motley School Board voted to end the previous agreement with the Staples Community Center, and only pay for the hours that school programs use the building. The board approved the motion by a vote of 4-2 at their Oct. 21 meeting. The school did not...
 Sixty Staples-Motley High School students were awarded an Academic Letter at a cermony on Oct. 21. Students with a grade point average over 3.669 were eligible for the award. Principal Mike Schmidt stressed not only the academic work of the students, but also their participation in other...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples Economic Development Authority agreed to apply to the Welcoming Communities program at Region Five Development Commission.  Economic Development Director Melissa Radermacher said the program is a chance to talk about how to be more of a welcoming...

Obituaries

Dave J. Hasselberg, 72, of Lakeville, passed away peacefully on November 8, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thurs., Nov. 14 at the Hosanna Church, 9600 163rd St., Lakeville (...

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