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The Morrison County Fair in Motley opens Friday, June 16 and runs through Sunday, June 18. ‘Entry day’ is Thursday, June 15. The fair is being held in conjunction with June Fest. Highlights include a Demo Derby on Friday evening at 7 p.m. and back by popular demand, the ‘Meech Bucking Bulls &...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: May 31  - The MPD received a call from a Motley resident who had been subject to a scam phone call. The caller claimed to be from the Clearinghouse Sweepstakes office out...
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 2, at approximately 4:19 p.m., their office received a report of a one-vehicle crash with injuries on Dove Rd., south of Bear Rd. in Cushing Township. According to the sheriff’s office, 16-year-old Anda Petcu of Little Falls was traveling...
Registration for area students is underway for the  Summer Engineering and Manufacturing Camp, or SEaM Camp, July 10-14, at Central Lakes College’s Staples campus. The week long camp runs from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. and is intended for students in grades 6-12. The camp gives students an opportunity to...
Twenty-five students at Motley-Staples Middle School were chosen to participate in WE Day, a celebration of youth making a difference in their local and global communities. It’s a yearlong program that nurtures compassion in young people and gives them the tools to create transformational social...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: May 10  - The MPD was called to assist the Staples Police with a fight at the high school. The matter was resolved before law enforcement arrived at the scene. May 24 -...
Employees of Nor-Son Construction, Baxter, were at work on the soffits of Lakewood Health System Pillager Clinic’s new addition May 18. Pictured, from left, are Justin Poling, Russell Hines, Jerry Oakley. Nor-Son construction is the company contracted for this project. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)
Travelers along Hwy 210 in Pillager will most likely notice a few new businesses that have taken root, as well as some new construction projects currently underway. With a population of just under 500, a lot is going on in this town. LHS Pillager Clinic On the north side of the highway, crews are...
The Motley City Council approved the final report from Human Resources consultant Paul Ness of Rosemount, regarding the city’s Compensation Study. As part of the study, Ness reviewed and updated job descriptions, job evaluation points; and the city’s pay/step structure. The following items, based...
An attempted break-in took place at 2 Tall Tavern in Cushing shortly after 7 a.m. on May 16, reports the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to the area after receiving the report and noticed the business had been broken into. It appeared that the suspect(s) broke a window to gain...

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