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Students in the Connections High School Program at Staples-Motley (and a few other volunteers) packed 178 boxes in about an hour Nov. 7, part of the Operation Christmas Child program. Pictured above, front row from left: Zachary McIlravy, Jocelynne Rippentrop, Tori Nienow, Chris Trout, Emmajean...
Ernest (Ernie) and Diane Haehnel of Motley have been named the 2019 Cass County Farm Family of the Year.  Married since 1964, the Haehnels have made their living farming together for 45 years. They started their own farm in Sauk Rapids and moved to their current farm near Motley in 1978.  Ernie and...
The owners of Orton’s BP convenience  store in Motley report that they are in the process of a “very thorough overhaul and remodel of our existing location.” As part of this process, they will be adding on to the store between its existing store structure and the car wash to facilitate large multi-...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Nov. 5 - The MPD arrested Clint Kasten, who had a warrant from Wadena County. Nov. 1 - 4 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Thomas Scholl, 27; Velai Vang, 20. Nov. 4 - The...
By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter   The Motley City Council is split on whether or not to repeal their building code ordinance.  At a special meeting Oct. 29, the council took a roll call vote, with Mayor Al Yoder and council member Steve Johnson voting in favor of the repeal; and council...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Oct. 30 - The MPD issued a citation to Matthew Johnsrud, 30, for hands free violation. Oct. 24 - 30 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Theresa Barrett-Rohl, 53; John Heid,...
Installing wood trusses to the building’s frame, are employees of Derek Holst Construction in Staples. From left are Jamie Nichols, Ralph Rodrigues and Cody Tvrdik. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)  
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Oct. 22 - The MPD assisted Minnesota State Patrol with the arrest of two parties that were driving a stolen vehicle. The MPD assisted with identifying the female party and...
Ten-year-old Gavin Stevens of Motley shot this nine-point buck Oct. 20, at his family’s property on 83rd Ave. Gavin was hunting as part of the new ‘Youth Deer Season’ which allowed youth ages 10 - 17 to take one either-sex deer by firearms Oct. 17 - 20 statewide. He had to follow certain...
The man who led officers in a pursuit through Todd and Morrison Counties Oct. 15, has died. Joshua Adam Ostrowski, 36, last known address in Browerville, died of a single gunshot wound to the head, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner said. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) investigation...

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