December 5, 2013 RSS feed / News

Fatal crashes prompt winter driving tips

Four fatal crashes on snowy and slippery Minnesota roads are a reminder that motorists need to plan ahead and adjust their driving to the weather, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety.  More...

Depot pole dilemma

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 9:12 a.m. (and before that): Tom Kajer works to free the frozen metal pole at the Staples Historical Depot for the community Christmas tree. More...

Clearing the highway

A MnDot plow cleared snow off of Hwy 10 east of Staples Dec. 2, after it began to fall earlier that morning. More...

Students producing projects at Connections HS

On Nov. 20, more than 20 Connections High School students dropped their projects to watch fellow Connections student Tyler Maciej give a presentation on fly fishing, titled “A River Runs Through It.” More...

What are they doing?

A helicopter hovered in the sky about five miles west of Hewitt on Nov. 30 with the circle like cables connected underneath. More...

Historical conference

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 11:47 a.m: Five heads and a Bobcat are better equipped to deal with the frozen pole problem. SHS members Dean Ogg, Tom Crawford, Bruce Hayenga, Tom Kajer and Joe Hasselberg lend their expertise. So far, the pole remains.   More...

Local thefts investigated

On Nov. 25, Staples Police received a complaint of a stolen PS3 at a residence on 8th St. NE.  On Nov. 26, Staples Police found a juvenile suspect who stole a pair of $140 shoes from the high school. The suspect will be charged with theft. More...

Five Wings asks about SEDA building

At the Nov. More...

Minnesotans urged to get flu shot

The month of December is filled with holiday events, shopping and spending time with family and friends. Don’t let influenza keep you from enjoying the upcoming season. More...