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Dozens of athletes from 19 schools participated in the Area 5 Special Olympics Athletics Competition May 11, in Pillager. Hosted by the Pillager Huskies, the event was held at the high school and featured a number of track and field events, including the 50 meter dash, 400 meter walk and run, the...
Russ Collison, Cameron Deutsch, Koty Sampson, Nathan Rubink
The kick off for the City of Motley’s new skate park will be held Saturday, June 4, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  A number of events are planned for that day, including safety demonstrations. Refreshments will be served. The skate park is located on the west side of Converse Park.    
Two agenda items pertaining to the Motley Police Department that had previously been put on hold were approved by the city council at their regular meeting May 9. The first was to allow Police Chief Ron Smith to take home the department’s second squad car (a Ford Crown Victoria), which he had first...
Recent reports from the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: May 5 - The MCSO received a call regarding threatening comments made by an employee at a business on Bugle Rd. in Motley. May 2 - The MCSO received a call from Steven Lastovich, Cushing, who reported that he had...
During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood and help ensure a sufficient supply for patient emergencies. In Morrison County, a blood donation opportunity will be offered Tuesday, May 24, noon - 6 p.m., at the Motley United Methodist Church, 847...
A black lab named Molly spends most every day at the Motley Staples Middle School, offering a friendly wag of her tail or a lick or two. She is a fully trained service dog owned by Ruth Tokarczyk, a special ed. teacher at MSMS. “I got her at Can Do Canines out of the Twin Cities,” Tokarczyk said,...
Front row from left: Marianne Zetah, resident; Michele Henifin, Resident Service Outreach Coordinator at Harmony House; Mary Waddell, staff. Middle: Marion Braith, Marge Wonders, Mary Munger, residents. Back: Darlene Collison, Riitta Haavisto, residents; Natasha Wenzel, Program Manager; Marylou McDonald, resident; Andrea Kenrick, staff; Louise Pastuck, resident.
Two new “serenity babies” are now making their home at Harmony House in Motley, thanks to the generosity of the Motley Lions and the Munger, Tervonen and McDonald families. “They just arrived today and everybody is so excited,” said Michele Henifin, Resident Service Outreach Coordinator for all...
The Robotics Club, an extracurricular activity at Motley Staples Middle School, began this past December. John Regan, MSMS math teacher, is their advisor. The students, divided into two teams, built their battery-operated robots and recently held a competition between the two. Pictured above, from...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Dept.(MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Feb. 9 - The MPD responded to a call to assist the MCSO at a residence on Morrison St. E in Motley. Feb. 4 - Konrad Alexander of Motley notified the MPD of a PayPal scam....
Brian Prozinski
After a nearly three-hour foot pursuit in a wooded area in Cushing Township Feb. 15, a Cushing man was apprehended by a K-9 team and is currently in custody at the Morrison County Jail. According to their report, the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office observed 45-year-old Brian John Prozinski of...

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