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Open Doors, Brighter Futures

Open doors, brighter futures

From the comfort of her Staples home, Diane Japke works with Nacel Open Door, an international student exchange organization, where she matches international students with host families and schools in Staples...

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Lakewood Health joins with Tabaka Mission Hospital in Kenya

Care without boundaries

Lakewood Health System in Staples is partnering with Tabaka Mission Hospital in Tabaka, Kenya to provide learning opportunities and cultural medical experiences for the staff at both health systems...

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Stern Manufacturing

Small parts, big difference

Stern Manufacturing is a custom rubber molding company that specializes in bonding rubber to metal, plastic, cables and other types of rubber. A community asset, Stern Manufacturing’s Staples headquarters...

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Guy Doud

Touching hearts, lifting spirits

“I grew up in Staples, Minnesota. There I played king on the mountain, made igloos and snowmen, faithfully delivered the Minneapolis Star Tribune for most of the south side, rode in the back of Charlie Page’s pickup on...

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Specializing in innovation

3M is a company known worldwide for their innovative products and services —from health care, highway safety and office products to abrasives and adhesives. 3M’s household brand names like...

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Greater Staples Community

Located in the heart of Minnesota, the city of Staples is home to an always-growing business district, an active arts community and the picturesque Crow Wing River. With nationally-recognized schools including Staples Motley Schools and Central Lakes College, award-winning healthcare, and endless economic development opportunities, Staples, MN, welcomes you.

Staples Motley Schools

From elementary through middle and high school, Staples Motley Schools assure small class sizes for focused learning and endless opportunities. Staples Motley High School offers a full complement of classes and extra curricular activities including athletics, music and theater. Central Lakes College is also located in Staples, and offers more than 70 career and technical education programs.

Economic Development

The Staples, MN, business community is diverse, offering a variety of employment opportunities, from manufacturing to healthcare and everything in between. The City of Staples offers assistance to new and existing businesses, through building incentives, commercial development and industrial development programs, encouraging further growth of our already lively business community.

Outdoor Recreation

There’s always something to do in and around the city of Staples, no matter what time of year. A few of the many attractions that contribute to Staples’ natural draw include Veteran’s Park, created to honor our local heroes who have served our country, the scenic Crow Wing River, beautiful golf courses and renowned Dower Lake Recreation Area. Enjoy a few favorite outdoor spots while playing our new Seek and Find Adventure game.