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George Maurer, one of Minnesota’s premiere jazz pianists, along with vocal powerhouse Leslie Vincent, shared their talents in the Lincoln Lakes area Sept. 5, during the ‘Heldstock XXVII’ concert celebration. The event takes place each year at the Lake Shamineau home of Pat Held,who founded ‘...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Aug. 12 - The MPD responded to the scene of a one-vehicle accident near Hwy 10 and Curtis St. in Motley. According to the report, a vehicle struck a sign pole in the median...
Author Rhonda Fochs is the scheduled guest speaker at Motley Area Historical Society’s meeting Tuesday, Sept. 13, 1 p.m., at Motley United Methodist Church. Fochs, a former history teacher, will speak on her book, “Lost Towns in Minnesota.” The public is invited to meet her and hear stories about...
Greeted by the principal Chris Halverson (right), new principal at Motley-Staples Middle School, greeted students and their families as they arrived for the school’s open house Aug. 31. The first day of school was Sept. 6.     
Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen recently announced the commencement of a Law Enforcement Scholarship program for 2016. The Minnesota Sheriff’s Association (MSA) has established a scholarship fund for awarding up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Aug. 22 - The MPD responded to a report of theft at an apartment on the 900 block of Hwy 10 in Motley. Aug. 18 - The MPD responded to a call from a Motley resident who...
  It’s been two years since Glenn Pederson first had the idea to build a Veterans Memorial near his home in Oylen...a place where service men and women from across the ages would be remembered. “I put some posts in the ground but wasn’t quite sure where to go from there,” Glenn said recently,...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Aug. 10 - The MPD received a report of a controlled substance crime at a residence on Pine Ave. S. in Motley. Aug. 8 - The MPD responded to a call regarding a dispute...
A 28-year-old Eden Prairie man was injured while tubing on Lake Alexander the afternoon of Aug. 13. According to the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office, Cole Johnson was riding in a tube being pulled behind a boat driven by friends when he fell off the tube and hit his head on the water. Johnson, who...
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that the sheriff’s office has recently received an increase in reports of a potential scam in which the caller indicates they are from the IRS and demanding payment to clear up a tax situation. These scams come in both the form of phone calls and e-mails. They...

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