WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best H.S. Game Announcer In MinnesotaKevin Houdek has been calling games for the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder for 30 years.
Staples Man Injured In Cass Co. Rollover CrashA 24-year-old Staples man was injured after a rollover crash Thursday afternoon in Becker Township. The Cass County Sheriff's office says Treasure Weekley was driving southbound on 79th Avenue Southwest when his vehicle crossed County Road 32.
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Long Lines In Minn. As Apple Releases New iPhoneToday is the day tech geeks and Apple fans the world over have been waiting for. The latest iPhones, the iPhone 6 and 6 plus have hit stores.
5 Years Later, Minnesota Man Still Missing It's been five years since a rural Staples man disappeared, and authorities still don't know what happened to him. Eighty-two-year-old Peter Achermann left his home to run errands on July 24, 2009. He was last seen on Warner Road by the Crow Wing River Bridge between noon and 1 p.m.
Twin Cities Postal Workers Protest Outside Office Supply RetailerUnion postal workers are protesting outside Staples in the Twin Cities because of an agreement reached between the U.S Postal Service and Staples, which would put outlets in the stores. Jerry Sirois, president of the local union, says they have a number of concerns about protecting the sanctity of the mail.
Oil Transport Draws Cry For Disaster Training HelpTrains have traveled through this part of Minnesota for just under 150 years, and as the small town of Staples grew around their tracks, railroads were virtually the only source of jobs for decades. "Four hundred men used to work in these offices," Tom Kajer, 75, head of the Staples Historical Society, said as he walked on the fiberglass- and plaster-littered floors of the original depot's second story. "Now, zero do."
Playwright's 'Hamlet' Hits The Road In MinnesotaMinnesota playwright Jeffrey Hatcher is taking his one-man show about his childhood experience staging Hamlet on the road this month. "Jeffrey Hatcher's Hamlet" will travel to seven Minnesota communities. Hatcher was 11 when he adapted, directed and performed in Shakespeare's drama "Hamlet" for a fifth-grade English class in Steubenville, Ohio.
Staples Woman Found Dead Outside Apt. Building The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says the body of a 36-year-old Staples woman was discovered in the snow outside an apartment building.
$20K Reward Offered In Staples Man's Disappearance In 2009Cass County authorities are hoping a $20,000 reward will help solve the disappearance of an elderly Staples, Minn. man in 2009.
2 Killed, 3 Hurt In Rollover Crash Near StaplesAuthorities said two people were killed and three others were hurt after a van rolled over near Staples early Tuesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash at about 4:47 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 210 at mile post 89 near Staples.
State Patrol: Fatal Rollover Crash Near StaplesAuthorities said at least one person is dead after a rollover crash near Staples Tuesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash at about 4:47 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 210 near Staples.