“The Good Life” has been chosen to represent Region Five as a regional brand.
Staples Lions Clubs presented Sacred Heart Area School students with trees from the Fourth Gra
Family and friends look to Central Lakes College graduates during their graduation ceremony on
Brooke and Dr. Seth Dokken, with their daughter Adriane (not pictured, daughter Aleese), with Dr. Jackie McCall and Shannon Ostlund of the Midwest Family Eye Center. The Dokken’s business, Staples Eye Clinic, is purchasing McCall’s Staples business while she concentrates on her business in Baxter. Ostlund will stay on as an employee. Dr. Dokken said they have decided to see all their patients at the Staples Eye Clinic. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Seth and Brooke Dokken are purchasing the Midwest Family Eye Center practice in Staples and merging
Joe Hegarty of Brainerd enjoyed fishing the Crow Wing River near Wahoo Valley in Bullard Towns
Lettuce planted in Russell Kleinschmidt’s high tunnel April 30, was ready to be harvested May 9. There are a number of other vegetables in the high tunnel as well, including tomatoes, broccoli, cabbage, kale, mustard, bok choy and carrots. They were planted at various times, with the earliest being March 22; and will be harvested throughout the summer. Some of the plants, like carrots, were planted from seed in the high tunnel; and others were started by seed in Kleinschmidt’s basement and transplanted at a
This is the second in a series of articles about gardening, as the Staples World follows the wor
Brooke and Dr. Seth Dokken, with their daughter Adriane (not pictured, daughter Aleese), with Dr. Jackie McCall and Shannon Ostlund of the Midwest Family Eye Center. The Dokken’s business, Staples Eye Clinic, is purchasing McCall’s Staples business while she concentrates on her business in Baxter. Ostlund will stay on as an employee. Dr. Dokken said they have decided to see all their patients at the Staples Eye Clinic. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)
Lettuce planted in Russell Kleinschmidt’s high tunnel April 30, was ready to be harvested May 9. There are a number of other vegetables in the high tunnel as well, including tomatoes, broccoli, cabbage, kale, mustard, bok choy and carrots. They were planted at various times, with the earliest being March 22; and will be harvested throughout the summer. Some of the plants, like carrots, were planted from seed in the high tunnel; and others were started by seed in Kleinschmidt’s basement and transplanted at a
Eleven applications were received for the job of interim superintendent of Staples-Motley Schools by the May 15 deadline.  The applications will be discussed at a special board meeting Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m. in the high school media center.  Board members were to visit the district office...
Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses stolen personal information to file a fraudulent tax return to claim a refund.  IRS statistics show a 148 percent increase in tax-related identity theft incidents between 2014 and 2015. The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) reports that for several...
From Snapchatting to shopping for cars while behind the wheel, more than a thousand drivers made the choice to focus on activities other than driving during the statewide extra distracted enforcement period April 10-23.  Police officers, sheriff deputies and MN State Patrol participated in the...
On May 10 the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an individual thought to have brought a possible pipe bomb into the city offices in Menahga. The individual was asked to leave and was told to call the sheriff’s office.  A short time later, the individual contacted the sheriff’s office,...

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Agnes Irene Cowell Johnstone, 94, of Ada, passed away May 8, 2017, at the Benedictine Living Community of Ada.  Funeral services were held May 14, at the Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home in...

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