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Dustin Converse, 11; Colton Converse, 14; Caden Mrazek, 13; all of Motley, were participants in the 4-H sheep competition at the recent Motley Fair. The cousins, who recently started their own business called MC2 Sheep Company, said they received a number of first, second and third place ribbons...
Zachary Lenz, 12, of Browerville, made sure his Guernsey cow, Charlie, had plenty of water at the Motley Fair June 16. Lenz is in 4-H and participated in the cattle competition.   
Rocky Fratzke, 15, of Motley, received a grand champion ribbon at the Motley Fair, for his artwork. Fratzke, who attends Pillager High School, said he has always enjoyed drawing and has learned a lot from his art teachers at school. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)  
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office  (MCSO) included the following: June 13 - The MCSO responded to a two-vehicle accident at Cottonwood Rd and 60th Ave. in Cushing. No injuries reported. June 11 - The MCSO received a report of a burglary at...
Sixty-eight children participated in the one-mile Fun Run event in Motley June 16, part of the annual June Fest. The run was postponed for about 15 minutes due to heavy rains earlier that morning, but it had mostly stopped raining at the start of the race. Pictured, from left, are cousins William...
With over 70 entries in the June Fest Parade, there was plenty of candy for children to collect during the course of the event in Motley June 16. The parade featured a variety of floats, including vintage vehicles and tractors, horses, members of the high school orchestra, area churches and...
The Motley Fire Department hosted ‘Water Wars’ at June Fest, held in Motley June 16. In addition to providing a fun activity for children, the event helped keep them cool on a hot and humid afternoon. (Staples World photos by Dawn Timbs)  
A variety of food vendors were at the recent June Fest event in Motley. Pictured above, Michael Becker, 14, of Motley enjoyed kettle corn and a pickle on a stick.   
Members of the Motley High School Class of 1963 had a float in the recent June Fest parade in Motley. Later in the day, several class members were present at a special tribute given in honor of Barb Cline, who recently passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Cline was a member of the MHS...
Interim Police Chief Jason Borash hopes to add at least two temporary intermittent officers to the Motley Police Department (MPD) in the near future. Borash broached the subject at the regular Motley City Council meeting June 11, noting that he is currently the only officer on the roster. He is...


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