Obituary Form

Obituaries are charged per column inch ($10.25 rate; by the inch) plus $5 per photo

An obituary usually costs $75 - $175.

All obituary submissions must be paid for before it will run in the newspaper.

A representative from our office will contact you for payment. (

Deadline noon on Friday.

Obituaries may be directly emailed to, instead of an online submission.

We will email back a proof with the cost. All obituaries must be paid for before it will run in the newspaper.

Deadline is noon on Friday for the following week (Wednesday publication)

Photos may be included and should be sent in a jpg format at a minimum of 225 dpi resolution. Black and white or color photos can be used, providing the picture is of good quality and not too small.

Obituary copy will be edited for spelling.

Deceased Information
About the Deceased:
Please list name and relationship to deceased
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Enter the characters shown in the image.

Advertising Deadlines

Deadline for advertisements and copy is Friday, noon.

Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100 Staples, MN 56479 Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570 Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112 E Mail:;

Deadline: Friday, noon


Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Breaking News feed