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Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: June 27 - July 3 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Colin Liametz, 23; Duane Cobenais, 33; Brian Shropshire, 48; Eddie Woodson, 37; Jacob Herr, 43; Christopher Swanson, 29...
Rule limits use of nitrogen fertilizer in areas with vulnerable soils    St. Paul, MN:  The state’s new Groundwater Protection Rule (GPR) became effective today, June 24, 2019.  The GPR will reduce the risk of nitrate from fertilizer impacting groundwater in areas of the state where soils are prone...
Staples Motley Area Community Foundation awarded the City of Motley $4,000 recently. The grant includes $2,000 for the Converse Park Pavilion and $2,000 for the skating rink/ tennis court lighting. Pictured, from left, Steve Johnson, Motley Councilman/Parks Committee Member; Bruce Brotherton,...
Children had the opportunity to paint ornaments at June Fest in Motley June 22. Pictured above, Ariele Beckrich of Pillager paints something special to give to her best friend.  
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: June 25 - The MPD received a report of a vehicle that has been parked in the school parking lot in Motley for two weeks and hasn’t moved. The school would like the owner to be...
By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter   Lacey Smieja, City Clerk/Treasurer, gave an update on grants at the Motley City Council’s regular meeting June 10.  Grants received (not including automatic grants, state aid or other reimbursements) include: o $2,000 from the Staples Motley Area Community...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: June 18 - The MPD assisted Cass County with searching for a male suspect which fled from them in a motor vehicle and had crashed into Mosquito Creek at 124th St. SW, Motley....
The Wings Fest, featuring a variety of flavors, was a popular destination for June Fest attendees again this year. BRICKS Travel Center (top) brought home the Judges Choice and Best theme awards. Pictured from left are Brent Johnson and Angie Meyers. The Peoples Choice award went to TR Ranch of...
The Converse and Mrazek families of Motley enjoyed lunch at the Leader Lions Eatery during the Motley Fair June 15. Pictured from left are Nathan, Dustin and Colton Converse; Caden and Joe Mrazek. The boys (cousins) showed animals during the fair as part of 4-H; and also helped out at the FFA...
Children had the opportunity to make free birdhouses at the Motley Fair June 15. Pictured above, Kanin Borntrager of Staples gets some help putting his birdhouse together  from Steve Fraundorfer, also of Staples.  

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