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The Fourth of July celebration at All Veterans Park in Staples will begin at 11 a.m. This year’s guest speaker is Jim Bentson, a retired Sgt. Major U.S. Army and paratrooper. He is currently a teacher at Pillager High School. Huck Holst will emcee the event, Pastor Jim Johnson will deliver the...
The Tour of Minnesota bike tour starts Saturday, June 18 in Brainerd. Stops along the tour are Walker, Bemidji, Park Rapids and Staples. Here is the route for 2022: (-325 total miles) o Sat. June 18 (meet in Brainerd at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds) check-in 4-6 p.m. o Sun. June 19 (bike from...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples Planning and Zoning board is looking to see if the city needs regulations on food and beverage trucks. At the May 24 Staples City Council meeting, City Administrator Jerel Nelsen asked the council “do we want to regulate them and how would we do it?”...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   A Memorial Day tornado decimated Old Wadena County Park, north of Staples. The grove of oak trees that provided shade for the Old Wadena Rendezvous was destroyed, the new pavillion was flattened and hundreds of pine trees were knocked over by a tornado with winds...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples-Motley School Board heard about the upcoming construction process at their May 23 meeting. Business Manager Jon Regan said the Long Term Facilities Maintenance funds are in the school’s account, while other funds are coming in to pay for the...
Several Memorial Day events will be held on Monday, May 30, in the Staples and Motley area. Staples The Staples service will be held at the All Veterans Park located at 820 US Hwy 10 at 10 a.m.  Huck Holst will serve as emcee, Pastor Barry Klein will give the invocation, Ken Klose will be the guest...
By Karin L. Nauber Todd County correspondent   Chairman Rod Erickson was absent from the regular Todd County Board of Commissioners meeting held May 3, 2022. Commissioner Randy Neumann served as acting chair for the meeting. Doug Host, Certified Public Accountant for CliftonLarsonAllen, reported on...
Staples-Motley High School seniors posed for a photo following the Dollars for Scholars ceremony at Centennial Auditorium May 4. The Class of 2022 scholarship recipients included, front row, from left: Brent Hansen, Jacob Trantina, Calob Trantina, Joe Tyrrell, Brooke Converse, Leah Bestland, Frankie Hanson, Klaire Storry, Madysen Hull, Iain Sams, Corey Hansen. Row two: Cassidy Radueg, Connor Judd, Emma Jares, Evelyn Gonzalez, Amber Sullivan, Dayton Anderson, Bo Erholtz, Brookelyn Huisenga, Addison Lorber, R
The Staples-Motley Dollars For Scholars handed out $106,050 in scholarships on May 4, 2022.  Established in 1986, the DFS organization has now surpassed the $2 million mark, Master of Ceremony  Bryan Winkels noted at the event. Winkels also serves as chair for the Staples-Motley DFS board. Other...
Press release from First International Bank   First International Bank & Trust (FIBT) has announced a $200,000 donation to the Staples-Motley Independent School District over the course of 2022 and 2023. The contribution, of which $100,000 has already been delivered, will support the school...
Staples homeowners who need help removing junk from their property can apply for the Community Cleanup Suport day, sponsored by Staples Motley Beyond Poverty. Applications are due May 1 and can be picked up at Staples City Hall or found on the City of Staples website. Area churches and other...

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