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A black lab named Molly spends most every day at the Motley Staples Middle School, offering a friendly wag of her tail or a lick or two. She is a fully trained service dog owned by Ruth Tokarczyk, a special ed. teacher at MSMS. “I got her at Can Do Canines out of the Twin Cities,” Tokarczyk said,...
Front row from left: Marianne Zetah, resident; Michele Henifin, Resident Service Outreach Coordinator at Harmony House; Mary Waddell, staff. Middle: Marion Braith, Marge Wonders, Mary Munger, residents. Back: Darlene Collison, Riitta Haavisto, residents; Natasha Wenzel, Program Manager; Marylou McDonald, resident; Andrea Kenrick, staff; Louise Pastuck, resident.
Two new “serenity babies” are now making their home at Harmony House in Motley, thanks to the generosity of the Motley Lions and the Munger, Tervonen and McDonald families. “They just arrived today and everybody is so excited,” said Michele Henifin, Resident Service Outreach Coordinator for all...
The Robotics Club, an extracurricular activity at Motley Staples Middle School, began this past December. John Regan, MSMS math teacher, is their advisor. The students, divided into two teams, built their battery-operated robots and recently held a competition between the two. Pictured above, from...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Dept.(MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Feb. 9 - The MPD responded to a call to assist the MCSO at a residence on Morrison St. E in Motley. Feb. 4 - Konrad Alexander of Motley notified the MPD of a PayPal scam....
Brian Prozinski
After a nearly three-hour foot pursuit in a wooded area in Cushing Township Feb. 15, a Cushing man was apprehended by a K-9 team and is currently in custody at the Morrison County Jail. According to their report, the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office observed 45-year-old Brian John Prozinski of...
Ashley Thomas
A traffic stop near Motley Jan. 14 resulted in the arrest of 24-year-old Ashley Thomas, Crookston; and 38-year-old Billy Vincent of Bemidji. They each now face two felony drug charges. According to a complaint filed by the Cass County Attorney’s Office, around 2 p.m. on Jan. 14, a Minnesota State...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Jan. 13 - The MPD responded to a call regarding a fire at 481 Cedar St. E. in Motley. Caller said he had been trying to thaw water pipes at his home and that the insulation...
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Jan. 12, at approximately 5:30 p.m., their office received a call of a one vehicle accident with injuries on Azalea Rd. near Dove Rd. According to their report, 37-year-old Joshua Solem of Grand Rapids was traveling east on Azalea Rd. when he...
With $1.3 billion up for grabs, lottery hopefuls across the nation have been purchasing Powerball tickets from participating vendors. Pictured above at BRICKS Travel Plaza in Motley, Val Ballard (left) of Clearbrook is handed his Powerball ticket by Jessica Kosec. “We’ve been selling a lot of...

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