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Christy Abear and her daughter Gianna Westerlund, Pillager, were winners in the “Mom & Me Look Alike” contest at the Pillager Fair July 14. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)  
A community fire ring, events center and recreational activities for children were just a few of the dreams shared by members of the Motley City Council July 16, during the council forum portion of their regular meeting. Mayor Al Yoder had previously asked the council to write down a wish list for...
Pictured above at the fair July 14, Jay and Angie Rardin of Nisswa, along with their granddaughters Avery and Elle Petersen of Otsego, enjoyed a snack and a comfortable bench in the shade.  
A number of young people participated in the hula hoops contest at the Pillager Fair last weekend. Pictured above, from left, are Mariah Ramsey, 16, and Alyssa Christmann, 13, both of Pillager.  Christmann took first place in her age group.  
The Bock family from Pillager was $500 richer on July 14, after finding the medallion at the Pillager Fair. Pictured above, from left, are Christopher, Sherry, Audrey, Morgan (front) and Alan. Although the entire family searched, it was Audrey, 13, who ultimately found the medallion beneath a fence...
Feeding the antelope she named Nigal, is Sabina Moe, 10, of Staples.   
Alec Jensen, 18, of Pillager, took home at least one blue ribbon while competing with his quarter horse  Alex at the recent Pillager Fair. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)  
John Gentry of Harvard, Ill., was the winner of the ‘Longest Beard’ contest at the Pillager Fair. He is pictured with the Pillager royalty, from left, Emma Hopman, Maddison Hensch (crowned Miss Pillager during the fair) and Jenna Gilbertson.   
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: June 14 - 18 - The Motley MPD issued speeding citations to Kelli Scullen, 39; Aaron O’Gorman, 26; Colleen Slough, 52; Lillian Guck, 19; Matthew Hansen, 39; Reese Schritz, 41;...
The Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce (SMACC) held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Acorn Hill, Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT), located at Upper Oak Farm in rural Motley June 23. The farm is owned by Ty and Kelly Peterson. Pictured, from left, are Bruce and Tami Brotherton,...


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