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Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: Sept. 5 - Scott Davis, owner of the chainsaw carving business on Hwy 10 in Motley, reported that two of his waving bears were stolen from the front of his business...
At their regular meeting Sept. 11, the Motley City Council approved the 2018 proposed levy in the amount of $368,567, which is a 2.89 percent increase from 2017. The proposed levy includes: o General Fund, $186,668 o Fire Fund, $29,630 o Street Improvement Fund, $59,769 o Beaulieu Project Bond, $40...
‘Never 2 Much Respect’ for service men and women Local law enforcement agencies, fire departments and first response teams were invited to stop by 2 Tall Tavern in Cushing Sept. 11, to be honored for their service to our country. The gathering was held in conjunction with the 16th anniversary of...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: Aug. 17 - 22 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Elizabeth Krupke, 30; Aryn Pysick, 26; Emily Ness, 27; Mikhaela Denny, 21; Ryan Satterberg, 27; Joshua Comparetto, 28;...
The expanded portion of the Lakewood Health System Pillager Clinic includes a new waiting room area, complete with a fireplace. Pictured above at the Aug. 28 open house are, from left, Dr. Kaitlyn Schoeck, family medicine physician; Helen Hicks, Pillager; and Amanda Wensmann, RN (Registered Nurse) Lead. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Lakewood Health System hosted an open house at their Pillager Clinic Aug. 28 in celebration of the newly completed expansion project. The expansion project encompasses approximately 8,300 sq. ft. The new structure includes exam rooms, a centrally located care team area, as well as a new centrally...
Nearly 500 tickets line the walls at 2 Tall Tavern in Cushing, each indicating a donation to an area service organization, including law enforcement, fire departments and first response teams. In addition, during the month of September, past and present service members may grab a ticket to go toward their tab at the tavern. Pictured above, front row from left, are 2 Tall Tavern employees Sarah Borntreger, Briana Fischer, Kyli Larson, Hank Allord. In back is John Brichacek, owner of the tavern. (Staples Worl
Determined to bring about something positive on Sept. 11, John Brichacek, owner of 2 Tall Tavern in Cushing, launched a program called, “Never 2 Much Respect.” It’s a program to raise funds for the Motley Police Department, Motley Fire Department and First Response Team, Scandia Valley Fire...
John Regan is the new principal at Motley-Staples Middle School. He has been employed with the Staples Motley School District for two years; and prior to being hired as principal, taught math and robotics at both the middle school and high school. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Students at Motley-Staples Middle School will meet a new principal at the start of the school year Tuesday, Sept. 5. John Regan of Staples, 39, has been hired for this position, taking over for Chris Halverson who resigned this past summer. “I’m excited for the upcoming year,” Regan said recently...
Bob Jenkins of Motley is still hoping to bring ‘Music in the Park’ to his hometown before the snow flies. Jenkins spoke with the Motley City Council at their regular meeting Aug. 14, to fill them in on some information he had gleaned since he first made his request at the council’s July meeting....
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: Aug. 9 - The MPD received a call from a Motley resident reporting a telephone scam. The caller had claimed to be from the power company and stated that if the person did...
Heidi Zimmerman, Motley, is pictured with the $100 check she received after taking first place at the Todd County Fair’s talent contest. (Submitted photo)
Ten-year-old Heidi Zimmerman of Motley will be competing at the Minnesota State Fair’s Amateur Talent Contest on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. She will be performing a solo dance piece. Heidi qualified for the competition after taking first place at the recent Todd County Fair, tap-dancing to Dolly...

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