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By Dawn Timbs Staples World reporter   Lacey Smieja, City Clerk/Treasurer, gave an update on grants at the Motley City Council’s regular meeting June 10.  Grants received (not including automatic grants, state aid or other reimbursements) include: o $2,000 from the Staples Motley Area Community...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: June 18 - The MPD assisted Cass County with searching for a male suspect which fled from them in a motor vehicle and had crashed into Mosquito Creek at 124th St. SW, Motley....
The Wings Fest, featuring a variety of flavors, was a popular destination for June Fest attendees again this year. BRICKS Travel Center (top) brought home the Judges Choice and Best theme awards. Pictured from left are Brent Johnson and Angie Meyers. The Peoples Choice award went to TR Ranch of...
The Converse and Mrazek families of Motley enjoyed lunch at the Leader Lions Eatery during the Motley Fair June 15. Pictured from left are Nathan, Dustin and Colton Converse; Caden and Joe Mrazek. The boys (cousins) showed animals during the fair as part of 4-H; and also helped out at the FFA...
Children had the opportunity to make free birdhouses at the Motley Fair June 15. Pictured above, Kanin Borntrager of Staples gets some help putting his birdhouse together  from Steve Fraundorfer, also of Staples.  
Bob Cole and Duane Strack, both of Motley, swapped stories while looking at the tractors on display at the Motley Fair June 15.   
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: June 12 - The MPD assisted the Staples Police with a call of a suicidal subject who was also making homicidal threats as well. Subject was taken into custody and transported to...
Whether or not the Motley City Council will reconsider their decision to permanently bar Rob Sampson from Converse Park is yet to be determined. At their regular meeting May 13, the council had approved a permanent trespass order for two individuals who had tampered with the security cameras at...
Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following: May 31 - June 5 - The MPD issued speeding citations to Kristina Johnson, 22; Eric Freeman, 45; David Jensen, 25; Monica Bruhn, 33. June 5 - The MPD responded to an animal...
The Morrison County Fair in Motley opens Friday, June 14 and runs through Sunday, June 16. ‘Entry day’ is Thursday, June 13.  Bring the kids to see a variety of animals at the FFA Petting Zoo, grab a burger at the Leader Lions Eatery and stop by the shelter on Friday and Saturday evenings to hear...

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