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Scott Sadusky, with Cities to Lakes Inspection Services, introduced himself to the Motley City Council at their regular meeting April 10. The council subsequently hired him as the city’s new building inspector, pending attorney approval.
Scott Sadusky of Cities to Lakes Inspections Services has been hired as the City of Motley’s new building inspector, pending the approval of the city’s attorney. This was one of the decisions made at the Motley City Council’s regular meeting April 10. As per council approval, Sadusky will keep 80...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: April 10  - The MPD issued a citation to Taylor Butticci, 19, for loud exhaust and white light emitting to the rear of the vehicle. April 7 - Motley Police Chief Ron Smith...
Les Fundine has been named the “Pillager Citizen of the Year” for 2017. The award was presented to Fundine April 8, at the Pillager Fiddler’s Contest, by Pillager Mayor Bret Mattheisen. In his introduction, the mayor noted that Fundine has been described as “the best neighbor you could hope for.”...
Fifteen fiddlers took the stage at Pillager High School April 8, competing for cash prizes at the 33rd Annual Fiddler’s Contest. Gilmore Lee of Maple Plain was named this year’s “Fiddler of the Year.” The fiddlers ranged in age from nine - 93 and hailed from towns across Minnesota, North Dakota and...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: March 30 - April 5  - The MPD issued speeding citations to Thomas Sundahl, 77; Abigail Jokela, 21; Rebecca Keezer, 32; Michael Hino, 43; Christy Minoletti, 34; Daoqi Li,...
Motley Police Chief Ron Smith stopped by the Motley Family Center recenlty, during Community Helpers Week. He is pictured with children enrolled in Little Cardinals Academy, Head Start, School Readiness and Early Childhood Special Education. Back row, from left:  Claire Rutten, Logan Jares, Zoey...
Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reports that the homicide investigation into the death of Terrance “Terry” Brisk which occurred on Nov. 7, 2016, is still active and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) continues to assist their office in the investigation.  Larsen stated that starting...
Amanda Olson, far right, art teacher at Motley-Staples Middle School, led the way as students prepared to hang their artwork on power lines poles along Hwy 10 in Motley March 30. The project, entitled, “Project Plastic Power Poles,” entailed creating art out of plastic bottles and containers, an...
A Motley man is dead following a tractor accident on March 30, at approximately 5:45 p.m. The incident occurred at a residence along Hwy 10 in Motley Township, about two miles south of Motley. According to the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office, 72-year old James Nelson was backing up his tractor...
The 33rd Annual Fiddler’s Contest in Pillager will take place Saturday, April 8, at the Pillager High School’s new gymnasium. Sponsored by the Pillager Fair Board, proceeds from the contest go towards maintaining the fairgrounds. Tickets are available at the door. The doors open at 5 p.m....

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