Crow Wing Currents

Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: July 5 - 11 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Amber Brunell, 31; Bridget Mynihan, 19; Scott Fogelson, 37; Aaron Lien, 19; Jason Paul, 47; Brian Wagner, 53; Donna Prewedo...
Approximately 150 people attended the free Community Picnic at Converse Park in Motley July 11, hosted by the Motley Free Methodist Church. In addition to the variety of food items offered (including fresh sliced watermelon), young people enjoyed playing games in the park’s playground. Pictured in...
Charles Mallory, far left, has been hired as the Associate Pastor at Motley Free Methodist Church, serving alongside Sr. Pastor Jim Johnson. Pastor Mallory is pictured with his family at the recent community picnic at Converse Park. From left, daughter Jennalyn (front); son, Jabin; wife, Jennifer; and son, Tristian. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Charles Mallory has been hired to serve as the Associate Pastor at Motley Free Methodist Church, a position he assumed on July 1. He will be assisting Sr. Pastor Jim Johnson. A retired U.S. Army Chaplain, Pastor Mallory and his family moved to the area from Ft. Riley, Kansas.  Minnesota becomes the...
Christy Abear and her daughter Gianna Westerlund, Pillager, were winners in the “Mom & Me Look Alike” contest at the Pillager Fair July 14. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)  
A community fire ring, events center and recreational activities for children were just a few of the dreams shared by members of the Motley City Council July 16, during the council forum portion of their regular meeting. Mayor Al Yoder had previously asked the council to write down a wish list for...
Pictured above at the fair July 14, Jay and Angie Rardin of Nisswa, along with their granddaughters Avery and Elle Petersen of Otsego, enjoyed a snack and a comfortable bench in the shade.  
A number of young people participated in the hula hoops contest at the Pillager Fair last weekend. Pictured above, from left, are Mariah Ramsey, 16, and Alyssa Christmann, 13, both of Pillager.  Christmann took first place in her age group.  
The Bock family from Pillager was $500 richer on July 14, after finding the medallion at the Pillager Fair. Pictured above, from left, are Christopher, Sherry, Audrey, Morgan (front) and Alan. Although the entire family searched, it was Audrey, 13, who ultimately found the medallion beneath a fence...
Feeding the antelope she named Nigal, is Sabina Moe, 10, of Staples.   
Alec Jensen, 18, of Pillager, took home at least one blue ribbon while competing with his quarter horse  Alex at the recent Pillager Fair. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)  


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