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Oil Transport Draws Cry For Disaster Training Help

Trains 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.”

18 hours ago

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Playwright’s ‘Hamlet’ Hits The Road In Minnesota

Minnesota 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.

03/08/2014

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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.

02/26/2014

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$20K Reward Offered In Staples Man’s Disappearance In 2009

Cass County authorities are hoping a $20,000 reward will help solve the disappearance of an elderly Staples, Minn. man in 2009.

07/22/2013

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2 Killed, 3 Hurt In Rollover Crash Near Staples

Authorities 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.

06/05/2013

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State Patrol: Fatal Rollover Crash Near Staples

Authorities 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.

06/04/2013

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The Good Life For Less: Thaw Out With These Freebies

It feels like we may need some freebies to get us through the long, cold week. I’ve found a few sizzling deals to get you going.

01/18/2012

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The Good Life For Less: Clean & Green Coupons

Check out a few of these weekend coupons (some are still lingering after Earth Day).

04/23/2011

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Power Outage Hits Wadena County

Wadena County said the towns of Wadena, Staples and Verndale are all without power.

11/24/2010