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Members of the Motley High School Class of 1963 had a float in the recent June Fest parade in Motley. Later in the day, several class members were present at a special tribute given in honor of Barb Cline, who recently passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Cline was a member of the MHS...
Interim Police Chief Jason Borash hopes to add at least two temporary intermittent officers to the Motley Police Department (MPD) in the near future. Borash broached the subject at the regular Motley City Council meeting June 11, noting that he is currently the only officer on the roster. He is...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: June 6 - The MPD received a report of a window air conditioner stolen from a property at the 300 block of Hwy 10 S, Motley. May 31 - The MPD received a report of a bicycle...
The Lincoln Ladies Aid is looking for crafters and vendors for the Saturday, Aug. 4, annual Scandia Valley Summerfest. The event runs from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Scandia Valley Town Hall. There is a small fee for booth rental space and both indoor and outdoor spots are available. For more...
Two sets of grandparents decorated the grave of their grandson James Martin, who was stillborn Jan. 20, 2017. His parents are Andrew and Kim Martin. Pictured this past Memorial Day at Bridgeman Cemetery in Pillager are, from left, Curt and Sue Martin; and Darrel and Tracey Thomas, all of Pillager...
The Motley Area Historical Society held an open house at Motley City Hall on Memorial Day, drawing visitors from the local area as well as out of state. Attendees were treated to pie and ice cream; and had the opportunity to look at historical displays having to do with the city as well as local...
Due to incorrect information supplied to us, in last week’s paper the Staples World listed Walter Wilson among the Motley American Legion members that died this past year, which is not the case. The Staples World regrets the error.  
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: May 22 - The MPD received a report of a vehicle that had been hit by an unknown vehicle causing $5,500 in damage. The vehicle had been parked on the street in front of the...
Staff at Countryside Restaurant in Motley have committed to wearing special T-shirts on Fridays in support of waitress Lorree Shereck who is battling cancer once again. The backs of the shirts say, ‘In our family, no one fights along.’ Restaurant co-owner Kassie Myers said they will be wearing them...
The Morrison County Fair in Motley opens Friday, June 15 and runs through Sunday, June 17. ‘Entry day’ is Thursday, June 14. The fair is being held in conjunction with June Fest. Highlights include a Bull Bash on Friday evening and a demo derby at on Saturday. Both events will be held at the...

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