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Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Dec. 7 - 12 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Terah Hollen, 25; Bonita Chandler, 57. Dec. 9 - The MCSO received a 911 call with an open line. A child could be heard...
Charges are pending against 22-year-old Daniel Hinz, Jr. and 25-year-old Ryan Schmidt, both of Staples, for their involvement in a theft that occurred at the Stanchfield Lake Access, located in Scandia Valley Township, Morrison County. According to Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen, their office...
The Motley Lions recently donated $2,000 to the Motley Area Food Shelf (MAFS). Pictured, from left, are Sherry Miller Frisk, MAFS Director; Florence Berndt, food shelf volunteer; Lion Janet Greig; and Fran Kokett, food shelf volunteer. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)  
By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter   Stephanie (Hoefs) Jordahl of Motley has been working in the hardware business since she was a teenager. She recalls helping stock shelves at Miller True Value in Staples back in the ‘90s after school, and later on in Browerville when her dad, Tad Hoefs, bought...
Santa listened to the Christmas wish lists of dozens of children Dec. 8, during Santa Day at Motley United Methodist Church. Pictured above, from left, are siblings Jackson, Declan and Alexis Odden of Staples.   
Members of Motley United Methodist Church and other volunteers helped wrap and tag gifts for youth after they finished “shopping” at the recent Santa Day.  Kathy Morey (left) and Ashley Robben (right) help wrap gifts for Bentlee Markus, six, of Bertha.     
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) has received several reports from area businesses and individuals about a new scam call that is being received. In the most recent scam call, the caller identifies themselves as a representative of the ‘MN State Police Task Force’ and is soliciting donations...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Dec. 5 - The MPD paged out the Motley Fire Department regarding a garage fire at the 900 block of Poplar Ln. in Motley. Nov. 29 - 30 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Lisa...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Nov. 16, 20 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Wyatt Demarais, 20; Dylan Shaver, 21; Elliot Dessert, 21. Nov. 19 - The MPD received a report of a gas drive off at Ortons BP...
Bruce Brotherton (left) and Bryan Stevens, the City of Motley’s Public Works Supervisor and Maintenance Assistant, respectively, were busy putting up Christmas decorations in town the day before Thanksgiving. They are pictured near the city’s water treatment facility prior to heading back out to...

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