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Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Nov. 26 - The MPD issued a speeding citation to  Suzanne Paterson, 19; and issued a citation to her passenger, Jaquan Sanders Smith, 20, for small amount of marijuana. Nov. 26...
Construction of the new bridge at County Rd. 26 and Quartz Rd. in rural Staples is now complete and officially opened on Nov. 7. Construction has come a long way since the photo below, taken Oct. 15, by Staples World Managing Editor, Mark Anderson. The bridge was closed to traffic on Aug. 12, 2019...
Artist Encantado Zarate posed with his artwork, The Trinity, which he created for Bethany Lutheran Church of Cushing. It has since been erected in front of the church on Bison Road in Cushing. The church’s barn quilt was paid for through an Action Grant from Thrivent Financial. It will be included...
The Motley Lions will host a ‘Lunch with Santa’ event on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at Motley City Hall.   
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Nov. 14 - The MCSO received a report from Trident Foods in Motley that a substance was found in the employee bathroom that appeared to be Meth. The responding deputy took the...
By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter   At their regular meeting Nov. 12, the Motley City Council approved part one of a wellhead protection plan as presented by George Minerich from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).  Minerich noted that a study associated with part one of the protection...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Nov. 7 - 13 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Ryan Greenlee, 28; Rick Michalec, 53. Nov. 8 - The MPD received a report regarding a couple of people who have been loitering...
Winners of the Lions Club Peace Poster contest were announced at the Veterans Day program in Motley Nov. 11. The contest is open to students age 11, 12 or 13. This year’s poster theme was ‘Journey of Peace.’  Pictured above, back row from left, Staples ‘93 Lion Kathy Johnson; Motley Lion Wanda...
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...

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