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Snowmobile crash claims life of rural Staples man Mark Plattner, 65, died Feb. 4, as the result of a snowmobile crash in Byron Township. According to Cass County Sheriff Bryan Welk, their office received a 911 call at 4:55 p.m. Feb. 4, reporting a snowmobile crash with serious injury at 72nd St. SW...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples-Motley School Board agreed to lower the asking price to sell the Motley school building. At the Jan. 25, 2023 school board meeting, the board learned that two companies are interested in purchasing the building, but are not close to offering the $575,...
The idea board for the Bringing People Downtown committee. The colored dots are the votes that people gave to their favorite idea on the board. What other ideas can be added for a thriving downtown in Staples?
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   Three committees have been formed to start work on downtown revitalization projects in Staples. At a community forum on Jan. 12, Neil Linscheid of the University of Minnesota Extension led the group through work that has been done up to this point. A group has...
Staples and Motley Dollars for Scholars (DFS) will kick off their 2023 Scholarship season with their annual auction and spaghetti dinner, Monday, Jan. 23 at the Staples-Motley High School cafeteria.  The free will donation spaghetti dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. with the live auction going from 6:...
The public is invited to discuss the future of downtown Staples and help shape the direction of a $100,000 grant from the Blandin Foundation. The Staples Downtown Revitalization Committee will host an event on Thursday, Jan. 12, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Timbers Event Center in Staples. The committee...
The Staples City Council learned that the cost for a storm shelter at Dower Lake could be higher than expected. The city has received a FEMA grant to build a shelter for campers, but initial numbers show the cost could be higher than expected. At the Dec. 27 council meeting, City Administrator...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   Construction bids were accepted for most of the project scopes for the Staples-Motley High School/Middle School building addition and refurbishing project. The construction plan is to widen the practice gym area and construct a walking track around the expanded...
By Mark Anderson Managing Editor   The Staples City Council approved a zero percent increase in their tax levy at their Dec. 13 meeting. City Administrator Jerel Nelsen said the city’s tax capacity went up substantially everywhere in the city, so the actual tax rate should decrease by about 10...
Dear Santa, I hope you are having an awesome Christmas! What I want in my stocking is or some ideas are these: blissy pillow case, silk sleeping mask, shein gift card and ultra gift card. And then what I want for under the tree is nike blazers, the black ones. There is a picture on the next page....
STAPLES-MOTLEY AREA CHRISTMAS SERVICE SCHEDULE Bethany Lutheran, Cushing - 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve  |  9:00 a.m. Christmas Day   Church of Christ, Staples – 4:00 p.m. Christmas Eve  |  10:30 a.m. Christmas Morning   Faith Lutheran, Staples - 2:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve |  9:00 a.m....

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