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Sourcewell’s Region 5 members will benefit from consistent representation as two Board of Directors members have been re-elected to their four-year terms. Sara Nagel and Scott Veronen were re-elected to the Sourcewell Board of Directors at an organizational meeting Feb. 19 at Sourcewell in Staples...
A total of 734 band and orchestra students participated at the Sub-section Instrumental Large Group Contest at Staples-Motley High School Feb. 28. It’s an annual event that provides student musicians the opportunity to perform a few pieces before a panel of band specialists. In addition to being...
Recent reports from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) included the following: o March 1, the CCSO responded to an accident at the 11000 block of Cty 32 in Motley. o Feb. 28- The CCSO responded to a report of an incorrigible individual at the 6000 block of State Hwy 210 SW in Motley. o Feb. 25...
Question: My friend went in the ditch last weekend and was given a citation for Failure to Drive with Due Care. It seems to me that it wasn’t his fault because the wind was blowing snow across the road making the roads slippery. Why was he issued a citation?  Answer: Speeding or traveling too fast...
Motley-Staples Middle School will perform the musical, ‘Honk! Jr.’ at Centennial Auditorium in Staples on Friday, March 15, 7 p.m.; and Saturday, March 16, at 2 p.m. Matthew R. Olsen is the director, Nathan Thelen the music director; and Kevin Olsen is the technical director. Matthew R. Olsen...
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is urging motorists to use extra caution during plowing and snow removal operations. MnDOT snowplows have already been involved in crashes with the public this year. “Our snowplow operators are seeing inattentive drivers, motorists driving too...
A Honor Roll Grade 7 Keller Anderson, Shantell Bennett, Isabel Birkholtz, Alex Black, Anna Brown, Kyanna Burton, Gabrielle Case, Addisyn Cichos, Tiana Gonzalez, Genevieve Groetsch, Emali Jimenez-Kloeckl, Macy Knudson, Gaberial Koval, Emery Lorber, Sabina Moe, Elliana Moulton, Adam Nienow Jr., Amy...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: Feb. 19 - The MPD issued a citation to James Alexander, 66, for not properly securing his truckload of logs. The logs had fallen off the truck on Hwy 10 in front of BRICKS...
Josh Pesta, Motley Police Officer, took the oath of office Feb. 11, at the Motley City Council’s regular meeting. Also pictured, from left, are Lacey Smieja, City Clerk/Treasurer who led the oath of office; council member Pat O’Regan; and Mayor Al Yoder. Officer Pesta began his duties with the Motley Police Department on Feb. 4. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Josh Pesta of Long Prairie is Motley’s newest police officer, a full-time position he assumed Feb. 4.  Pesta was sworn into office during the Motley City Council’s regular meeting Feb. 11. Prior to the ceremony, Motley Police Chief Jason Borash told the council that Pesta has been doing a great job...
Superior Honor Roll 9th grade: Lauren Bordwell, Grace Conklin, Tessa Danielson, Timothy Moyer, Abraham Posner, Tatum Scull, Tersina Tait. 10th grade:  Kasandra Buranen, Griffin Decker, Greta Hall, Sadie Hopman, Austin Houle, Alison Kohout, Summer Meyer, Aydin Miller, Chloe Pearson, Delaney Pikus,...

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