In Woods and Waters Region
, Staples is located in Todd County
, on US 10 west of Brainerd
. Central Lakes College has a campus there.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 2,737, a decrease of 17 since 1990.
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Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival Lake Elmo MN May10-12 Shepherd’s Harvest Festival is an opportunity for rural and urban people to meet and share information about sheep and sheep products and other fiber-producing animals.
Tater Daze Brooklyn Park MN June13-16 Brooklyn Park Tater Daze is a unique festival where residents pay homage to the humble potato. Early settlers discovered that potatoes flourished in the flat, sandy soil of the area.
Scandinavian Hjemkomst and Midwest Viking Festivals Moorhead MN June28-29 The Midwest Viking Festival is an outdoor gathering of craftsmen, musicians and living history enthusiasts, from throughout the upper Midwest, who specialize in bringing the Viking Age back to life.
Stockyard Days New Brighton MN August4-12 A softball tournament, a kiddie parade and movie night, a Grande Parade, two street dances with top name bands, fireworks, car show and swap meet, a karoake contest, a duck race and 3 days of food and craft vendors at Long Lake Regional Park.
Minnesota State Fair St Paul MN August22-September2 Home of one of the country's largest state fairs, everything from amusement rides to root-beer flavored milk is available for visitors to enjoy. The fairgrounds also hosts year-round antique shows, art fairs and other events.
Pioneer Days Albany MN September13-15 Featuring Year of the TRACKS! Construction Equipment and Snowmobiles!