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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...
A four-year-old girl who was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis after being found face down in Lake Shamineau Aug. 2, is expected to make a full recovery. According to the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office, the girl had been playing near the water with other siblings and fell off the...
The Motley City Council approved a new job description for the city clerk/treasurer position and adopted a new process and timeline for filling the job at their Aug. 8 meeting. The city contracted with David Drown Associates, Inc. (DDA) to assist in the search for a new city clerk/treasurer...
A cowboy holds on tight during the saddle bronc event at the Motley Rodeo Aug. 7, held at the Motley Fairgrounds and attended by hundreds of rodeo fans. Other events included steer wrestling, breakaway roping, calf roping, barrel racing and bull riding. Stock contractor for the two-day event was Triple B Rodeo out of Maynard. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
A cowboy holds on tight during the saddle bronc event at the Motley Rodeo Aug. 7, held at the Motley Fairgrounds and attended by hundreds of rodeo fans. Other events included steer wrestling, breakaway roping, calf roping, barrel racing and bull riding. Stock contractor for the two-day event was...
Members of Bethany Lutheran Church of Cushing will host a Tanzanian Mission Trip benefit pancake breakfast on Sunday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. into the noon hour. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, fruit, orange juice, coffee and perhaps a surprise or two.  A free will offering will be taken at...
Due to the storm damage on July 21, which caused a significant amount of public property damage, the Cass County Office of Emergency Management requested the Chair of County Board of Commissioners to declare Cass County in a state of local emergency. This declaration will make it possible for all...
A three-year-old boy who was pulled out of Lake Alexander on July 30 and airlifted to Children’s Hospital in the Twin Cities, is expected to make a full recovery. He was released from the hospital the afternoon of July 31. According to their report, the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) had...
The Motley Rodeo will be held at the Motley Fairgrounds on Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6, beginning at 7 p.m. each night. Gate opens at 5:30 p.m. Events included on the roster include bare back, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, breakaway roping, calf roping, 40 and over calf roping, team roping...

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