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The City of Motley will move forward, as funds permit, with the construction of a new pavilion at Converse Park. Estimated to cost in the neighborhood of $50,000, the pavilion will include a kitchen, handicapped accessible restrooms and an open area measuring roughly 32’ by 30’. The Motley City...
Tracy Frisk (center)  of Motley, along with her children Beau and Ari, checked in with election judge Sherry Miller Frisk at Motley City Hall prior to voting on the Staples-Motley School District referendum May 14. The nearly $60 million bonding referendum failed on both counts. (Staples World...
Art students at Motley-Staples Middle School recently completed work on three signs which they created to share Cardinal Spirit with the community. They are pictured May 9, with one of the signs that was installed along Hwy 10 just west of Motley. Standing, from left, Jeff Sterriker, school bus driver; Bryan Stevens, City of Motley Maintenance Asst.; students Elsa Erickson, Cadynce Ferris, Kendra Shoup, Sadie Richter, Bailey Weiland, Tucker Braith; Bruce Brotherton, City of Motley’s Public Works Director; s
New signs promoting Cardinal Spirit will greet travelers entering the cities of Motley and Staples, thanks to the efforts of some art students at Motley-Staples Middle School. The project was spearheaded in late 2018, by sixth and seventh graders in Amanda Toft’s Community Art class. When they came...
Crews from Hunt Electric of Duluth and sub-contractor Ray Riihiluoma, Inc. out of Cloquet were busy May 9, as construction continued on the new electrical vehicle charge station located just east of BRICKS Travel Center in Motley. Crew members at the scene included Scott Beatty, Norm Petersen, Jim Kidd, Stacy Paulson, Cohen Nelson. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
The City of Motley will soon be home to a solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging station, one of just a handful throughout the state. Construction began May 7, with completion estimated to take place within a few weeks. Hunt Electric out of Duluth is the general contractor for the project. ...
As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) efforts to help transitioning service members navigate and understand VA’s various benefits, the agency updated the briefing portion of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP), an interagency initiative authorized as a voluntary program to...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: May 7 - The MPD received a complaint of two black/brown hound dogs barking outside of a house on Postel Dr., Motley. The owners of the dogs were issued a citation for animals...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: April 30 - The MPD received a complaint of a check forgery at the Ten-Hi Bar in Motley. April 26 - The MPD issued a citation to Michael Chapman, 44, for failure to move over...
Term 3 A Honor Roll Grade 7 Camden Anderson, Keller Anderson, Shantell Bennett, Isabel Birkholtz, Alex Black, Anna Brown, Kyanna Burton, Eli Carlson, Gabrielle Case, Addison Cichos, Hunter Duevel, Destiny Dukowitz, Tucker Fitzgerald, Tiana Gonzalez, Genevieve Groetsch, Emali Jimenez-Kloeckl, Macy...
e Motley Free Methodist Church youth group have earned money during their annual garage and bake sale, with the goal of using this money towards a project they call ‘Mission Motley.’ To date, they have earned over $9,000. They plan to work along with the city on a project for Ernie Converse Park...
The Pillager Lions recently donated $750 to the Pillager High School Trap Shoot Team at one of their recent events held at Lakeshore Conservation Club. Pictured, head coach Chris Nagel (center) is presented the check by Pillager Lions Club President Ryan Veith, along with fellow Lions Nancy Hanssen...

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