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Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: March 15 - The MPD observed a group of three vehicles at a high rate of speed near Hwy 10 and East River Rd. in Motley. Officer proceeded to issue all three drivers...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: March 8 - The MPD issued a citation to Catarina Gordon, 23, for driving with a suspended license. March 7 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Ryan Larson, 45; and Stacy...
At their regular meeting March 13, the Motley City Council accepted the Annual Audit Year Ending Dec. 31, 2016, as presented by Jon Archer with Schlenner Wenner & Company, certified public accountants from Little Falls. Archer noted that in regard to the general fund inflows (revenue), the city...
Todd Judd (center) has been appointed Chief for the Motley Fire Department. Also appointed are Chuck Gerads (right), 1st Asst. Chief; and Nick Dille (left), 2nd Asst. Chief. The chiefs posed for a photo prior to the fire department’s regular meeting March 7. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Todd Judd is the current Fire Chief for the Motley Fire Department (MFD). Joining him in leadership are Chuck Gerads, 1st Asst. Chief; and Nick Dille, 2nd Asst. Chief. The three veteran firefighters were appointed to their new positions this past December. Judd has been a member of the MFD for the...
The Pillager Huskies Unified Special Olympics team played their first home game Feb. 17, taking on the Menahga Braves. Leading the Huskies were seniors Shelby Wilson and Ethan Hines, who scored eight points and four points respectively. Andrew Tabor added four points and Tate Boelter, six. Adding...
Emma Lamke takes aim at Principal Chris Halverson.
Fourth and fifth graders at Motley-Staples Middle School who met their reading goals during ‘I Love to Read Month’ were given the opportunity to throw pies in the faces of some good-natured faculty members. Other participating faculty members included Deb Ferdon, Alina Robinson, Lisa Przybilla,...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: March 1 - The MPD issued a citation to James Crawford, 58, for driving with a revoked license. Feb. 23, 24 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Nicholas Brozak, 26; and...
Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2017 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture and honor historic family...
The Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley  is featuring Army Dentist Col. John Harvey Lien of Willmar in their Featured Veteran Exhibit through March 31. John Harvey Lien was born June 24, 1911, to Amos and Winifred Lien in Willmar. As a youngster growing up he developed what was to become a...
Trees are being cleared on the west side of Hwy 10 south of Motley, not the east side as was reported in last week’s Staples World. The Staples World regrets the error. The tree clearing is one of the project phases in Great River Energy’s (GRE) 115-kV transmission line project, which includes the...

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