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The May Birthday celebration was held, May 9, in the Senior Citizen’s room at the Staples Community Center.  Three members celebrating May birthdays were, left to right: Jim Olson, Judy Petrie and Gene Floistad, who received decorated birthday cakes, cards and everyone singing “Happpy Birthday” to...
The Todd County Historical Society met May 1, and covered reports on a number of on-going projects.  The reports included: o Thank yous to everyone who helped clean the museum. o The WWI traveling trunk will be picked up on May 3. It will be here until May 25. o Our plant/rummage sale will be held...
Dominique Koppes, 2014 Staples-Motley High School graduate, graduated summa cum laude May 5, from Bemidji State University with a degree in English Education. She will be teaching in Kelliher in the near future.  Dominique’s parents are Jeffrey and Kim Koppes of Staples; and her grandparents are...
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman is warning Minnesotans to be on guard against fraudulent phone calls, emails and letters offering unclaimed property that belongs to them. These scammers typically ask for an upfront payment or personal information. They then take the money and run,...
Area high school students showed over 200 art pieces large and small, bold and soft colors, uniquely textured fabrics, shiny metals, repurposed wood were on display at the Centennial Auditorium lobby in Staples, May 11-12, as part of the Freshwater/National Joint Powers Alliance Student Art Show....
Staples-Motley Schools Food Service Director Shelly Miller and the Department of Health and Human Services  announce their partnership with the Food and Nutrition Services of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the 2017 Summer Food Program.  The school district will provide a...
Births reported at Lakewood Health System Hospital included: Born to Isaac and Ashley Ohman of Motley, a baby boy, Henry Marvin weighing seven pounds, 15 ounces on May 4, 2017. Born to Jessica Davey and Larry Marion of Browerville, a baby boy, Brandon Ardell weighing seven pounds, five ounces on...
May is National Military Appreciation Month and the Minnesota Department of Revenue reminds members of the military and their families about the many valuable state tax benefits available to them. “Minnesota offers military service members – past and present – tax benefits as a way to show...
Staples American Legion Auxiliary held our annual Poppy Day in the Staples-Motley area on May 12. Thanks to 24 awesome volunteers, we were able to staff 13 different locations, distributing poppies and accepting donations during various times of the day.  We humbly say, ‘Thank you’ to all for your...
Plays were performed for Staples-Motley Elementary and Motley-Staples Middle School students, May 5 at Centennial Auditorium. Following each performance, students engaged with the actors and had questions and comments about the play and about mental health. See more photos on Staples World e-edition

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