Motley

November is National Adoption Month By Tina Snell, Staff Writer November is National Adoption Month and this year the focus is on promoting and supporting sibling connections. There is a clear bond between siblings and proponents of adoption. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Administration for Children and Families said that keeping […]

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Elaine Auger’s love of primitives shines in new shop By Tina Snell, Staff Writer A new enterprise opened Oct. 10 on Highway 10 in Lincoln. Tattered Edges, owned by Elaine Auger, takes one back to the days of country stores. Tattered Edges is filled with a huge variety of goods for home decorating, entertaining and more, […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer At a special meeting Monday, the Motley City Council voted on stipulations for hiring another police officer as recommended by the hiring committee. The city will advertise for one part-time officer for a minimum of 16 hours per week which will include nights and every other weekend. Those hours will be […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Motley City Council voted Tuesday night to implement professional engineering services with Bolton & Menk consultants on the city’s pavement management. “Pavement management planning is really an asset management tool that is used in conjunction with other capital improvement planning the city may be doing for other services and […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Motley City Council closed its regular meeting Tuesday to take public comments on the possible construction of four fourplexes just south of the townhomes on Mill Pond Road. A conditional use permit for the construction would be needed by Roach Development LLC, Little Falls. When reopening the meeting, the […]

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A former owner of a Motley golf club, the Pine Ridge, was sentenced May 21 to one year and one day in prison for evading his tax liabilities. Roger Pedley, 71, who lived in Motley, was sentenced in federal court in Duluth and ordered to pay $489,623 in restitution. He was also fined $60,000 for […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Every winter since Motley’s new wastewater treatment facility (WWTF) went online, the phosphorous levels have doubled. Up until February, numbers have been good, said maintenance supervisor Bruce Brotherton. But, since the end of February, the phosphorous levels again increased. At this time, it is unknown why. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency […]

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During Tuesday’s City Council meeting, members of the Morrison County Yellow Ribbon committee brought a proclamation from Gov. Mark Dayton which named Motley a Yellow Ribbon City for its dedication to both deployed soldiers and their families and soldiers who have returned home. Pictured are (from left) Mayor Nancy Nieken accepting the proclamation, Yellow Ribbon […]

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