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Question: Can my child use a bicycle helmet when he is a passenger in my side by side ATV? Answer: In Minnesota, any Class 1 or 2, ATV operator or passengers under the age of 18 must wear an approved helmet when riding on public lands or waters, or a public road right-of-way. They must also wear a...
Motley Lions members who received the Top Dog award at the recent awards ceremony included Cliff Goodwater
A number of awards were given to members of the Motley Lions Club recently, in recognition of their work with the organization. Two local businesses were also recognized for their financial contributions to the Motley Lions. The awards ceremony was held March 8, at Countryside Restaurant in Motley...
As spring draws near and snow melt allows water to seep into wood structures, there is a greater chance for rot to develop. The Morrison County Historical Society has invited Preservation Alliance of Minnesota to present its Rotted Wood Repair class at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in...
Recent reports from the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: Feb. 27 - The MPD received a report of suspicious activity at the 100 block of 4th Ave. S., Motley. According to the woman’s  report, a vehicle stopped at her residence and demanded to know where the money was...
Some of the students from the St. John’s Lutheran Church confirmation class and Cindy Koopmann’s new bell choir enjoyed a hockey game at the Motley rink recently on what was one of the coldest nights of the winter. The group warmed up with hot chocolate at the church. From left are Tessa Danielson...
Delvin Durheim, Todd County Farm Bureau vice president; Representative Ron Kresha (R-Little Falls); Roger Zastrow, Todd County Farm Bureau president; and Roger Smith, Morrison County Farm Bureau president.
The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) held their Council of County Presidents meeting on Feb. 21 at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul with nearly 190 Farm Bureau leaders, elected and appointed officials in attendance. County Farm Bureau presidents heard from state legislators, as well...
Zachary Todd Anderson has been sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole in regard to the 2016 abduction, sexual assault and murder  of five-year old Alayna Jeanne Ertl, found dead in the Wilderness Park area north of Motley on Aug. 20 of that year. According to Cass County...
Over 245 people participated at the 12th Annual Snow Golf Tournament on Lake Alexander Feb. 17, Golfers hailed from all across Minnesota, as well as Colorado, New York and Germany. The event, their largest to date,  was sponsored by the Lincoln Scandia Valley Lions. “There was a great turnout for...
Recent reports from the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: Feb. 19 - The MPD paged out Motley Fire Dept. and Staples Ambulance in regard to an incident at the 300 block of Cedar St. E, Motley. Feb. 15 - The MPD received a call regarding a disoriented male walking near...
Brothers Simon and Charlie Johnson of Motley were busy shoveling out their family’s driveway Feb. 23, after nearly 10 inches of snow fell in the area. Two days later, shovels and snowplows were busy again, as the area was hit with another six inches of snow. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)  

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