Crow Wing Currents

Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: May 2  - The MPD responded to a call regarding a young man who was stopping at residences in Motley, asking questions about cancer and inquiring if anyone in the...
The Motley Public Cemetery Association (MPCA) held its annual meeting April 26, at which time several items of interest were adopted and/or discussed, reports Greg Frisk, MPCA Secretary. These items included: o Long-time President, Edna Hayes, submitted her resignation. “Edna has been the president...
The Motley Public Cemetery Association (MPCA) held its annual meeting April 26, at which time several items of interest were adopted and/or discussed, reports Greg Frisk, MPCA Secretary. These items included: o Long-time President, Edna Hayes, submitted her resignation. “Edna has been the president...
Members from the Staples Host, Staples ‘93; and Motley Lions Clubs donated pine trees to fourth grade students at Motley-Staples Middle School April 28, in celebration of Arbor Day. This is part of the Fourth Grade Foresters Project (www.fourthgradeforestersusa.com). Pictured in back row, from left...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: April 26 - The MPD received a call from Todd County Sheriff’s Office requesting extra patrol at the Motley Cemetery. Four-wheelers have been using the ditch to ride in,...
The Motley-Staples Middle School held a contest in March to see which class could collect the most canned goods for the Motley Area Food Shelf. They collected a total of 607 pounds, with the fourth grade class collecting 213 pounds which earned them popcorn and a movie. In addition, the students...
The Leader Lions donated $1,000 to the Motley Area Food Shelf. The proceeds were raised from the Lions annual pancake breakfast held March 19. Pictured above: Lion Deb Alexander and Sherry Frisk, Motley Area Food Shelf. (Submitted photo)
“Thanks to the community’s support of the Motley Area Food Shelf (MAFS), we raised $33,000 during our March Campaign and received 900 lbs. in donated canned goods,” reports Sherry Miller Frisk, food shelf director. “Going over our $20,000 goal is allowing us to be able to purchase meat and order...
Three people were injured when a car turned in front of them in Motley. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Jonathon Fairchild, 18, of Aitkin, failed to yield while making a left turn from Highway 10 onto Highway 210, at the stoplight in Motley. The driver of the other car, Barbara Fleischer...
Motley City Council member Nate Douglas tendered his resignation on April 22.  According to City Clerk/Treasurer Lacey Smieja, Douglas indicated that he recently accepted a position with the American Red Cross that requires extensive travel. Unfortunately, he is unable to attend regular council...

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