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Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Nov. 15 - The MPD issued a speeding citation to Michael Scherschligt, 74. Nov. 15 - The MPD received a report from the City of Motley’s public works supervisor that the...
The first ever online course for Central Lakes College’s Honors Program is now being offered to students. The course, Intercultural Communication, will be followed next school year with another online honors course called Interpersonal Communication.  “Online courses work best for a lot of students...
The new diesel island with satellite pumps at BRICKS Travel Center in Motley has been up and running since Oct. 18. Pictured above and at right is Andy Weaver of Pequot Lakes, filling up his truck, which has fuel tanks on both sides. “Each side holds 100 gallons,” Weaver said, adding that he...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Nov. 9 - The MPD arrested Patrick Case, who had several warrants. The officer reported observing a sedan pulling into the driveway at Case’s residence and that the driver...
A Litchfield man is dead following a one-vehicle crash Nov. 12, near Randall. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Richard Larson, 64, was southbound on Hwy 10, at mile marker 135 when his 2005 Chevy Silverado entered the west ditch, struck a road sign and continued up an embankment, through...
Property owners in Motley wanting to have a property rezoned will be responsible for paying the $300 application fee...not the city. It was a decision made by the Motley City Council at their regular meeting Nov. 14. Prior to voting, the council learned that the owner of a single-family home on Ash...
Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen is asking the public to come forward with information that may assist with their investigation into the death of a hunter. As of Nov. 14, a private party is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the identification of the person who...
Motley American Legion members marched into the Motley-Staples Middle School gym on Nov. 11 for the Veteran’s Day program held in their honor. (Staples World photo by Mark Anderson)  
Army veteran Joyce Wille, Motley, is a member of the Motley American Legion and will participate in the Veterans Day program in Motley Nov. 11. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Whenever the Motley American Legion Post #124 is called to provide the color guard, you can bet on seeing army veteran Sgt. Joyce Wille in the lineup. “It’s an honor to be a part of it,” Sgt. Wille said recently of the Motley American Legion, of which she has been a member since 2010. “We help at a...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Nov. 2 - The MPD issued a citation to Derreck Soukup, 33, for driving with a suspended license. Officer brought driver home. Nov. 2 - The MPD issued a citation to Marcel...

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