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Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: July 25 - The MPD issued a citation to Julie Leaks, 61, for not moving over for an emergency vehicle. July 19 - 23 - The MPD issued 12 speeding citations.  July 2 - The MPD...
Garnett (Granby) Noble of Staples  and Gay (Granby) Swecker of Motley enjoyed some onion rings at the Growler’s Day event in Leader July 28. The sisters grew up five miles northwest of Leader and shared memories of trips to the Leader Creamery when they were children. They said they never dreamed...
A number of activities were available to children at the recent Growler’s Gathering event in Leader. Pictured at the fishing pool, from left, are Ashlyn, Allison and Aiden Winter from Oylen; and Hannah, Willow and Noah Modess of Baxter. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)  
Sisters Kyleena Rudlang (left) and Bailey Weiland from Leader participated at the annual Growler’s Day parade July 28, dressed up as mermaids. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)  
Do you have a friend, family member or neighbor who is age 60 or older who would benefit from nutritious meals? The Senior Nutrition Program managed by Lutheran Social Services (LSS) will have frozen meals availabe at the Motley Area Food Shelf located at 697 3rd Ave. S, Motley. Meals will be...
Morey’s Seafood International’s February water and sewer bill was reduced by nearly $43,000 at the Motley City Council’s regular meeting July 16. This decision came after a rather lengthy discussion between the council and Ron Denning, Vice President of Manufacturing Operations at Morey’s. Denning...
Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen facilitated at a recent ‘Coffee with a Cop’ event at Countryside Restaurant in Motley. The event was sponsored by the Morrison County Prescription Drug Task Force and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office. Approximately 20 community members attended and...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: July 5 - 11 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Amber Brunell, 31; Bridget Mynihan, 19; Scott Fogelson, 37; Aaron Lien, 19; Jason Paul, 47; Brian Wagner, 53; Donna Prewedo...
Approximately 150 people attended the free Community Picnic at Converse Park in Motley July 11, hosted by the Motley Free Methodist Church. In addition to the variety of food items offered (including fresh sliced watermelon), young people enjoyed playing games in the park’s playground. Pictured in...
Charles Mallory, far left, has been hired as the Associate Pastor at Motley Free Methodist Church, serving alongside Sr. Pastor Jim Johnson. Pastor Mallory is pictured with his family at the recent community picnic at Converse Park. From left, daughter Jennalyn (front); son, Jabin; wife, Jennifer; and son, Tristian. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Charles Mallory has been hired to serve as the Associate Pastor at Motley Free Methodist Church, a position he assumed on July 1. He will be assisting Sr. Pastor Jim Johnson. A retired U.S. Army Chaplain, Pastor Mallory and his family moved to the area from Ft. Riley, Kansas.  Minnesota becomes the...

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