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The Staples-Motley School District announced that they will return to full, in-person learning this fall. On July 30 Minnesota announced that local control will be given to school districts to decide on their reopening plans. The announcement from the Staples-Motley District said their decision was...
Hello Readers, The Staples World published the 2020 Graduation salute tab June 3 with copies available  at the Staples World. The online version can be found on our website, www.staplesworld.com, hover the mouse over E-EDITION located above the Staples World logo (top left, second heading) and a...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples-Motley School Board discussed the school’s preparations for fall at their July 20 meeting, but administration chose not to go into details since state guidelines were not out yet.  Superintendent Shane Tappe said the school has spent a lot of time...
As of July 25, 2020, per the Governor’s Executive Order 20-81, people in Minnesota are required to wear a face covering in all indoor businesses and public indoor spaces, unless you are alone. Additionally, workers are required to wear a face covering when working outdoors in situations where...
Filing dates for upcoming local elections will run from July 28 to August 11, 2020. The Staples-Motleys school board has three seats up for election this year, currently held by Chad Longbella, Bryan Winkels and Greg Frisk. Staples City Council has three seats up for election, currently held by...
Employees and their families gathered for a photo in front of the store. From left, Manager Jamie Dolezal and family; William, Jennie and Hannah; Lead Truck Driver, Todd Hoemberg, Heather and Amelia; Owner, Jeremy Reeck and family; Jodi, Jacob and Connor; Yard Foreman, Tim Holmberg and family; Christina, Lilly and Alex; salesman Tim Nieminen, Cade Schmidt and Alex Giza, yard workers. (Staples World photo by M Anderson)
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   Central Building Supply, Staples, is celebrating their 37th year in business with the same family, but a new ownership structure this year. Jeremy Reeck took over the business when his father Bob Reeck retired, this past winter after nearly 50 years in the...
For the fourth straight week, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has dropped in Todd County, with just four new cases reported in the week of June 29-July 5. In the weeks prior to this, the county reported 23, 15, and nine new cases. The four new cases put the county total over 400. Wadena,...
Tad Carlson of River Rock Blasting in Motley, works at resurfacing the old NJPA sign. The black granite sign was donated to the City of Staples by Sourcewell and is being prepared for use in the construction of a “POW-MIA” memorial in the Staples Veterans Park. (Photo by Ken Klose)  
Sourcewell employees gather (before COVID-19) to show how much they appreciate working there. (Submitted photo)
Out of thousands of businesses in Minnesota, two of the Top 150 Workplaces have headquarters in Staples. Lakewood Health System and Sourcewell were both on the list published June 28 in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Over 3,000 companies were invited to participate, and the analysis included...
Staples-Motley Community Education has announced a few summer recreation programs that are now starting, with more still in the planning stage to be announced later. With COVID-19 restrictions, many programs had been canceled. There will be social distancing restrictions for some of the programs,...

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