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Due to incorrect information supplied to us, in last week’s paper the Staples World listed Walter Wilson among the Motley American Legion members that died this past year, which is not the case. The Staples World regrets the error.  
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: May 22 - The MPD received a report of a vehicle that had been hit by an unknown vehicle causing $5,500 in damage. The vehicle had been parked on the street in front of the...
Staff at Countryside Restaurant in Motley have committed to wearing special T-shirts on Fridays in support of waitress Lorree Shereck who is battling cancer once again. The backs of the shirts say, ‘In our family, no one fights along.’ Restaurant co-owner Kassie Myers said they will be wearing them...
The Morrison County Fair in Motley opens Friday, June 15 and runs through Sunday, June 17. ‘Entry day’ is Thursday, June 14. The fair is being held in conjunction with June Fest. Highlights include a Bull Bash on Friday evening and a demo derby at on Saturday. Both events will be held at the...
Sheri Johnson enjoyed spending time with her granddaughters, Clara Judd, eight; and Catherine Judd, three, at one of the Memorial Day programs in Motley May 28. In addition to being grateful for the freedoms we have in America, thanks to the service men and women in our country; Johnson’s family is...
The third annual Motley June Fest, sponsored by the Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held Saturday, June 16, in the City of Motley. Music, food, competitions, square dancing  and a parade are just a few of the items on this year’s agenda, which includes something for all ages....
Jason Borash of Randall has been appointed Interim Chief for the Motley Police Department. He will begin his duties May 31. (Staples World file photo)
Jason Borash has been hired as a temporary Interim Police Chief for the Motley Police Department. He will begin his duties May 31, training alongside the current Chief Ron Smith, who is retiring at the end of that day. The Motley City Council approved Borash’s appointment at their regular meeting...
Drivers came from all over the state competing for prizes at the Spring Fling Demo Derby in Motley. The annual event was held May 19, at the Motley Fairgrounds. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
The grandstand at the Motley Fairgrounds was filled with cheering fans May 19, at the annual Spring Fling Demo Derby. There were four competing classes at the event, with dozens of drivers hailing from all over Minnesota. The winners in each class are listed below. Motley Fair Board President...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: May 15 - The MPD issued a citation to Yvonne Shegrud, 36; driving after revocation. May 15 - The MPD issued a speeding citation to Brady Perschau, 19. May 14 - The MPD...
LaDonna Peterson, Gwen Adams, Arla Allen, Marinell Philipp, Gayle Quinn, Bernice Thomson, Marlene Prodahl.
A special Ladies Tea, hosted by the Good Deeds & Needs Club, was held at the United Methodist Church in Motley May 19. Attendees, donned in dress hats, were served a variety of food items in keeping with a traditional English Tea.  Although it was not intentional, the luncheon coincided with...

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