The Whitesidewalls will perform at Timbers Event Center in Staples Saturday, March 3, at 7 p.m. Pictured from left, back row: David ‘Swanee’ Swanson, Erik ‘Rocky Beaumont’ Swenson, Pat ‘Hound Dog’ Brown, Bill ‘Bobby Maestro’ Spalding; and in front, Brad ‘Gino Gambucci’ Nelson. The concert is sponsored by the Staples Motley Area Arts Council. (Submitted photo)
The legendary Whitesidewalls, hailed as the Upper Midwest’s premier
At the first meeting of the Discover Staples Tourism Board, six members posed for a photo while a seventh member, Mary Theurer, attended the meeting by a conference call. Seated, from left, are Melissa Radermacher, Chris Etzler and Brenda Halvorson. Standing, from left, are Tricia Jasmer, Samantha Fischer and Jordan Goodwater. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
With the first meeting of the Discover Staples Tourism Board, there
 On a below zero day smoke and steam rose into the morning sky while Motley firefighters fought the fire from the south side of the barn as the rafters and metal siding started bowing out from the heat. See more photos on page 2a. (Staples World photo by Janice Winter)
“I looked out the window like I do every morning and realized, ‘my
From left are Alyssa Vanderhoof, Haley Dietman, Molly Lindgren
Kaila Erbe gets fouled going to the basket against Detroit Lakes. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley girls basketball team had an off game in a 60-29
Josiah Paskewitz
Staples-Motley wrestlers Braden Tyrrell, left, and Jasiah Pask
The Whitesidewalls will perform at Timbers Event Center in Staples Saturday, March 3, at 7 p.m. Pictured from left, back row: David ‘Swanee’ Swanson, Erik ‘Rocky Beaumont’ Swenson, Pat ‘Hound Dog’ Brown, Bill ‘Bobby Maestro’ Spalding; and in front, Brad ‘Gino Gambucci’ Nelson. The concert is sponsored by the Staples Motley Area Arts Council. (Submitted photo)
At the first meeting of the Discover Staples Tourism Board, six members posed for a photo while a seventh member, Mary Theurer, attended the meeting by a conference call. Seated, from left, are Melissa Radermacher, Chris Etzler and Brenda Halvorson. Standing, from left, are Tricia Jasmer, Samantha Fischer and Jordan Goodwater. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
 On a below zero day smoke and steam rose into the morning sky while Motley firefighters fought the fire from the south side of the barn as the rafters and metal siding started bowing out from the heat. See more photos on page 2a. (Staples World photo by Janice Winter)
Kaila Erbe gets fouled going to the basket against Detroit Lakes. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Josiah Paskewitz
At the first meeting of the Discover Staples Tourism Board, six members posed for a photo while a seventh member, Mary Theurer, attended the meeting by a conference call. Seated, from left, are Melissa Radermacher, Chris Etzler and Brenda Halvorson. Standing, from left, are Tricia Jasmer, Samantha Fischer and Jordan Goodwater. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
With the first meeting of the Discover Staples Tourism Board, there is now a city approved marketing plan being funded by the lodging tax implemented last year. The board met for the first time Feb. 16, reviewed some of the responsibilities of the new board, approved their first budget and set...
Minnesota State Demographer Susan Brower came to Staples on Jan. 31 to let communities know it is time to start planning for the 2020 Census. Government workers from area communities came to a training session at NJPA to learn about the program Everyone Counts in MN. Brower said it is very valuable...
One building for grades K-12 on the site of the current high school.  That’s the option the Staples-Motley School Board decided to pursue at their Feb. 12 special meeting. However, a Plan B is a viable backup, if Plan A confronts any unforseen or insurmountable difficulties.  Plan B is two...
Nearly 70 project ideas were received by the Staples Motley Area Community Foundation in their search for Big Idea projects to fund or help fund.  Ideas ranged from improvements like flowers, green space and Christmas decorations to signs, benches and trail improvements to major building and...

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Dorothy “Dodie” (Fread) Nelson, 75, passed away peacefully February 15, 2018, in Sauk Rapids.A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Feb. 25 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Timberlake...

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