Staples is Home to Growing Businesses & Family-friendly Recreation
31 Aug 2020
Conveniently located off Highway 10, between Little Falls and Wadena, Staples is about 150 miles northwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul, about 150 miles southwest of Duluth-Superior and 110 miles east of the Fargo-Moorhead area. Staples is well served by transportation services including busy highways, BNSF Railroad and the Staples Airport. Our airport, adjacent to an expanding industrial park, has a 3,300 ft hard surfaced runway lit with instrument approach. The Staples Airport provides a self-service fuel pump, private hanger space, and 22 city-owned hangers available for lease.
The Staples Economic Development Authority offers support to new and existing businesses - some of which have been expanding, including Lakewood Health System, Sourcewell, Central Lakes College – Staples Campus, and Stern Rubber.
Staples is ideal for people in search of relaxation and adventure. Staples is home to the longest pier in Minnesota, bike trails, performances, watersports and a charming retail district. Additional attractions include Centennial Auditorium, Dower Lake Recreation Area, Pine Grove Park, Crow Wing River, Living Legacy Gardens, The Vintage golf course, Lumberbats amateur baseball, and unlimited hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities.
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