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Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Jan. 8 - The MPD issued citations to Tamara Cole, 51, for driving with a revoked license, and no proof of insurance. Jan. 7 - The MPD arrested Rebecca Sather, 35, per her...
The Motley June Fest Committee will meet on Monday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m., at the Motley City Hall. Anyone wishing to help with this festival is invited to attend. This year’s Motley June Fest will be held on June 20.
The extensive remodeling project at Orton’s BP convenience store in Motley is still underway. Pictured above on Jan. 7, Eric Wensmann of Heltemes Electric in Wadena, does electric work on the outside of the building. Abe Forseman (not pictured), with 3D Construction and Insulation in LaPorte, was...
Four high school students in Pillager were nominated for the ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership Award, and the AAA (Arts, Athletics, and Academics Award) which are sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL). Sadie Hopman and Paul Freelove are juniors at...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Dec. 31 - At a traffic stop on Dec. 31, the MPD arrested Robbie Rocheleau, 37, on a Morrison County warrant. He was also cited for drug paraphernalia and an open bottle.  At...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Dec. 15 - The MCSO responded to a report of a domestic situation involving two individuals in front of the Motley DQ. According to the report the male subject was extremely...
Each year, Camp Ripley collects food and money for a food shelf in Morrison County, rotating between the Motley, Pierz and Little Falls Food Shelves. This year, their donations went to the Motley Area Food Shelf. A total of 1,302 pounds of food and $400 was collected. Pictured above, from left, are...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Dec. 15 - The MCSO responded to a report of a domestic situation involving two individuals in front of the Motley DQ. According to the report the male subject was extremely...
By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter   At their regular meeting Dec. 9, the Motley City Council approved the total levy for 2020 ($378,596), an increase of 0.71 percent from last year’s certified levy. They also adopted the final budget for 2020 as presented. While there was an increase in the...
A new Christmas lights display adorns the sign in front of the Motley Fire Hall. The lights were purchased with grant monies. In the background a light shines on the Motley Fire Department’s barn quilt, entitled, “Fireman’s Blanket,” which is part of the Barn Quilts of Central MN Trail. (Staples...

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