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Joni Svoboda, Alexandria, has been named postmaster at the Staples Post Office. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Joni Svoboda is the new postmaster at the Staples Post Office, a role she officially entered into on July 1. “I enjoy my job,” Svoboda said recently at her office, adding that she’s always been “customer-oriented.” It’s a trait that has served her well throughout her 25-year career in the postal...
The Staples-Motley School Board heard a detailed report on the state of the district’s buildings and grounds at their Sept. 18 meeting.  The report is part of the process that began in March to assess current facilities and determine future building needs in a long range plan. The study is being...
There was no public input during a public hearing on the Staples Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) at the Sept. 12 city council meeting, but the council looked in depth into how their spending will affect the budget in the future. City Administrator Jerel Nelsen went through the CIP and noted the need...
Erin Walsh, MA, will be the featured speaker at Digital Daze, a community forum to discuss the abuses of social media. Walsh’s presentation starts at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Central Lakes College in Staples, and she will be a part of a panel discussion following her talk. Other panelists...
  Now that every Staples-Motley High School student uses a Chromebook computer, the school classrooms function differently than ever before. “To see 23 eighth graders synthesize their classroom together, it’s just amazing,” said Mike Schmidt, high school principal. He described how a class was...
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman is urging consumers to be aware of the steps they can take to protect their financial information and prevent identity theft in response to the report of a large-scale data breach at Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting companies. Equifax...
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has issued a consumer advisory for meats produced at Schaefer’s Market in Sauk Center due to lack of proper labeling.  During a routine inspection, the MDA determined that Schaefer’s used milk and soy products to produce its All-Beef Wieners. Milk and...
Todd County NRCS and SWCD often hear farmers say their pastures are run out, that they need to plow it up, plant corn and reseed it. In order to grow healthy livestock, they need quality pasture. The quality of forages results from management activities and soil conditions. The first step is...
The new CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) class recently toured National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) and heard about the services offered there. In front, from left, are Paul Drange, Director of Regional Programs at NJPA; Ryan Gerard, Staples-Motley High School; Katie Johnson, Verndale High School; Amber Moen and Caitlin Savage, both of Wadena-Deer Creek High School. In back, from left, are Matthew Fisher, Staples-Motley High School; Mitchel Haman and Alex Burckhard both of Wadena-Deer Creek Hig
While most high school students are thinking about school supplies, classes and extracurriculars, students of Central Minnesota CEO are thinking about what it looks like to start and run their own personal businesses.  The CEO program year began Sept. 6, the first in a series of steps to help...
Is your organization or group in need funding to support a community project? The Staples Motley Area Community Foundation (SMACF) is accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations within the Staples-Motley School District boundaries.  The Staples Motley Area Community Foundation will...

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