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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...
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...
A number of bounce games were set up at the Motley Fairgrounds June 17 - 19, offering free entertainment for children of all ages. Pictured above, playing one of the games, are Chayce Thimmesch, six, of Motley; and Skyler Hill, nine, of Pillager.   
Dozens of people cheered on the famous LA (Leader Area) Racing Pigs last weekend at the Bear’s Den in Leader. Emcee and owner Gary Dauer will be taking his family-friendly show on the road to the Motley Fairgrounds June 18, as part of June Fest. Show times are at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., in the horse...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: June 8 - The MPD escorted the rolling 9/11 Memorial Truck through the City of Motley along with the Motley Fire Dept., as far as Staples, where the Staples Fire Dept. was...
By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter   An update on the City of Motley’s water treatment plant project; and a look at potential well sites for the city were two items addressed at the regular city council meeting June 13. Engineer Brian Guldan, with Bolton & Menk, Inc., Mankato, attended the...
Nathaniel Rubink was the recipient of a new bicycle at a Motley Elementary student gathering on May 23. The bike was donated to the school and the donor only specified that it be given to a student who does good work at the school. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Jordan Ausland, recent graduate at Pillager Area Charter School, recently received a $1,000 scholarship from the Pillager & Area Lions Club. Pictured at left, from left, are Lion Les Swift, Ausland; and President Lion Doug Allen. (Submitted photo)  

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