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Sixty-eight children participated in the one-mile Fun Run event in Motley June 16, part of the annual June Fest. The run was postponed for about 15 minutes due to heavy rains earlier that morning, but it had mostly stopped raining at the start of the race. Pictured, from left, are cousins William...
With over 70 entries in the June Fest Parade, there was plenty of candy for children to collect during the course of the event in Motley June 16. The parade featured a variety of floats, including vintage vehicles and tractors, horses, members of the high school orchestra, area churches and...
The Motley Fire Department hosted ‘Water Wars’ at June Fest, held in Motley June 16. In addition to providing a fun activity for children, the event helped keep them cool on a hot and humid afternoon. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)  
A variety of food vendors were at the recent June Fest event in Motley. Pictured above, Michael Becker, 14, of Motley enjoyed kettle corn and a pickle on a stick.   
Members of the Motley High School Class of 1963 had a float in the recent June Fest parade in Motley. Later in the day, several class members were present at a special tribute given in honor of Barb Cline, who recently passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Cline was a member of the MHS...
Interim Police Chief Jason Borash hopes to add at least two temporary intermittent officers to the Motley Police Department (MPD) in the near future. Borash broached the subject at the regular Motley City Council meeting June 11, noting that he is currently the only officer on the roster. He is...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: June 6 - The MPD received a report of a window air conditioner stolen from a property at the 300 block of Hwy 10 S, Motley. May 31 - The MPD received a report of a bicycle...
The Lincoln Ladies Aid is looking for crafters and vendors for the Saturday, Aug. 4, annual Scandia Valley Summerfest. The event runs from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Scandia Valley Town Hall. There is a small fee for booth rental space and both indoor and outdoor spots are available. For more...
Two sets of grandparents decorated the grave of their grandson James Martin, who was stillborn Jan. 20, 2017. His parents are Andrew and Kim Martin. Pictured this past Memorial Day at Bridgeman Cemetery in Pillager are, from left, Curt and Sue Martin; and Darrel and Tracey Thomas, all of Pillager...
The Motley Area Historical Society held an open house at Motley City Hall on Memorial Day, drawing visitors from the local area as well as out of state. Attendees were treated to pie and ice cream; and had the opportunity to look at historical displays having to do with the city as well as local...

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