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Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reports that on June 28, at approximately 2:49 a.m., their office received a report of someone smashing mailboxes along Hwy 27 east of Little Falls. Morrison County deputies responded to the area and observed several mailboxes that were damaged. The Little Falls...
Recent reports from the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: June 29 - The MCSO receive an anonymous call regarding four wheelers that have been driving on property owned by Minnesota Power on Azalea Rd. in Motley. Caller stated they are very loud and a nuisance. June 29...
Riders lined up outside the arena prior to the horse show event at the Pillager Fair last year. Pictured from left are Lyric Kavanaugh, Jacob Borgstrom and Elise Jensen, all of Pillager. This year’s fair will be held July 7 - 10, with the horse judging event Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9,...
Scott Saehr is Motley’s new interim clerk. Saehr, who recently resigned as City Administrator in Pierz, was on duty in Motley June 23 when this photo was taken. He has been contracted through David Drown & Associates, which is helping to meet the city’s employment needs (along with National Joint Powers Alliance) during this time of transition at city hall.
At a special meeting June 28, the Motley City Council accepted the proposal of David Drown Associates (DDA), Inc., to assist the city with their search for a new city clerk/treasurer. In addition, they learned that an interim city clerk was in place and approved having an intern work at city hall...
Dancing, an ATV mud run, and a Kiddie Tractor Pull are on the agenda for the 118th Cass County Fair in Pillager, scheduled for July 7 - 10 at the Pillager Fairgrounds. There is something for all ages. Adults and young people alike will enjoy the food specials (including a broasted chicken dinner...
Recent reports from the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: June 21 - The MCSO arrested Walter Johnson, 52, after receiving a report that he had been intoxicated and had taken a vehicle belonging to a woman in the Cushing area without her permission. According to the...
A Robbinsdale man is dead and another injured  following a one-vehicle rollover crash June 27, two miles north of Motley on Hwy 64. The incident occurred at approximately 6 p.m. According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, the driver of the vehicle, 27-year-old Terrance Peterson, was...
Marlene Prodahl of Motley is one of several area residents maintaining a garden plot at the Motley Area Community Garden, located near the food shelf on 3rd Ave. So. She was busy weeding on Memorial Day and said that she planted a few vegetables a couple of weeks earlier and that they had been...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: June 15 - The MPD received a report from a Motley resident that her credit card had been used by an unknown person at a Family Dollar Store in Maplewood. The card had...
Cousins Hayley Carlson, 19, and Jazmin Blowers, 17, both of Motley, have been competing at the horse show during the Motley Fair for several years. This is the last year that Hayley will be eligible to participate, as she has been out of high school for one year. Hayley is pictured with Mia; and...

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