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Dollar General’s newest store at 648 Hwy 10 South in Motley is now open.  In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices.  Dollar General will celebrate the store’s official grand opening on Saturday, February 11 at...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Jan. 20 - The MPD assisted the MCSO with a school bus that had slid off the road into the ditch at 6472 Azalea Rd. in Motley. Ice was a factor. No injuries reported. A  new...
Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen announced that his office, in cooperation with all local police departments in the county, have recently completed the annual predatory offender registration (POR) verifications for Morrison County.  Each year the sheriff’s office organizes a verification check...
Winners in 6th grade Experiment, left to right: Naveah Fratzke, Pneumonia; Lily Albertson and Grace Jennissen, Biomes; Grant Johnson and Conlan Jaeger, Airplanes. (Staples World photos by Janice Winter)
The 2017 Motley-Staples Middle School Science Fair was held Jan. 25 in the small gym. Over 200 entries were displayed as parents and 12 volunteers from Camp Shamineau judged the entries. Those placing in the top three in two categories - Experiement and Research  - move on to the District Science...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Jan. 17 - The MPD located a stalled vehicle in the left turn lane of Hwy 10, eastbound at Eledrege St. The officer helped the driver get the vehicle pushed off the highway...
A Honor Roll Grade 7 Morgan Becker, Drew Berg, Adriana Dickey, Abby Dukowitz, Elizabeth Dukowitz, Bo Erholtz, Evelyn Gonzalez, Corey Hansen, Brookelyn Huisenga, Kaylee Johnson, Sivert Klefsaas, Addison Lorber, Isabelle Mikel, Cassidy Radueg, Malaya Reem, Iain Sams, Joshua Schimpp, Amber Sullivan,...
The Motley City Council will wait to discuss making changes to the city’s employee pay scale/step structure until their regular meetng in February. This was a decision made at a special meeting Jan. 23, which had been scheduled to discuss this issue, as well as to approve the consent agenda. After...
Motley-Staples Middle School 6th graders in LaRaye Bjorge’s elective CTE class, Extreme Eccentric  Engineering, are pictured with a catapult they built. From left are Landon Mertens, Noah Greenwaldt, Ethan Zerfoss. The boys said that their catapult was able to shoot a marble up to 130 ft. in the school hallway.
Motley-Staples Middle School students in grades six and seven had the opportunity to present their Career Technical Education (CTE) Showcase Jan. 13, for projects completed during the first semester. The CTE classes are electives representing Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM...
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash with injuries, at approximately 10:47 a.m. on Jan. 13, near the intersection of 330th St. in Scandia Valley Township, south of Pillager.  According to the sheriff’s office, Shawn Scheerle, 52, of Cushing, was traveling south on...
Art students at Motley-Staples Middle School, along with their teacher Amanda Olson, decorated the office of school secretary Maggie Borg Jan. 13, in honor of her 40th birthday. Borg (above) said she was very surprised when she arrived at work that day; and very touched by the thoughtfulness of...

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