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Recent reports from the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: May 24 - The MCSO received a report of a swamp fire on 260th St., less than two miles west of Hwy 10 in Cushing. Randall Fire was paged and the DNR was contacted as well. May 24 - The MCSO received a call from...
Motley Elementary Principal Deb Ferdon accepts a flag from Capt. Adam Reidel of the Minnesota National Guard, representing the 682nd Engineer Battalion, stationed in Kuwait, and their commander, Keith Ferdon, Deb’s husband. Motley Elementary students sent Valentine’s Day cards and gifts to the...
Pig races, a parade, fireworks and music are just a few of the activities taking place during the first ever ‘Motley June Fest.’ The event is sponsored by the Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce (SMACC), which has been working alongside a committee of people representing Motley’s businesses,...
Pictured from left are Tom Ladwig, current commander; and past commanders Brian Goltz, Floyd Griffith and Ron Hanson.
At their regular monthly meeting in May, the members of the Motley American Legion Tri-County Post 124 presented a plaque  honoring their past post commanders. The Motley American Legion Post 124 was chartered in 1919; and has been going strong since that time. “If you are currently serving in the...
The Motley United Methodist Church will host four outdoor services in Scandia Valley this summer on Saturdays, beginning June 4. These free events will be held at the Fire Hall Pavilion from 5 - 6 p.m. In case of rain, they will be moved inside. The program will include live music, a meditation and...
 (MCSO) included the following: May 10 - The MCSO received a call regarding a panic alarm at Motley Elementary School. Upon their arrival, law enforcement checked the area and did not find anyone around. The alarm company was contacted and advised to cancel. May 8 - Lincoln Gas and Bait, Cushing,...
A Long Prairie man was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital with unknown injuries following an early morning incident in Cushing Township May 13. According to their report, the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch off 260th Street. When deputies arrived, they...
A blood drive, sponsored by the American Red Cross, will be held at the Motley United Methodist Church Tuesday, May 24, noon - 6 p.m. Bring photo ID or donor card. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Janet at 218-352-6188.
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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.    

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