Crow Wing Currents

  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...
Installing a new parking lot at Motley-Staples Middle School was one of the summer projects taken on by the school district’s buildings and grounds department. LeRoy Peterson, Building and Grounds Supervisor, said the new one-way parking lot (which is larger) will have its entrance at the south end...
A woman from a residential group home in rural Motley was reported missing by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office Aug. 12. According to their report, Alice Whim, a 21-year-old white female, resided at a group home on 61st Ave. SW. She is described as having dark brown hair and olive-colored eyes;...
Lisa Flansburg, owner operator of ‘The Best Little Hair House in Motley’ stands outside of her shop located at 710 Hwy 10 South. The beauty salon opened August 9. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
    Longtime Motley area hairstylist Lisa Flansburg has opened The Best Little Hair House in Motley. Located at 710 Hwy 10 South, in the former Thistleberry gift shop, the full-service salon officially opened Aug. 9. “I’m very excited to be here,” Lisa said. “I have to thank my husband, Darin, for...
Pat Adams of rural Motley happened to come home from work early on Aug. 4; and when he went to open his barn door, was met by clouds of smoke. Adams called 911 and it wasn’t long before the Motley Fire Department and Staples Fire Department were at the scene to put out the fire. It is believed that...
A 17-year-old girl was injured while tubing on Lake Shamineau Aug. 5, at approximately 1:28 p.m. According to the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office, the girl was riding in a tube being pulled behind a boat when the tube flipped. The juvenile, who was wearing a floatation device at the time of the...

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