Motley
By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer “Herbie’s been dancing longer than most people are old,” said Joe Dubbels, a regular at the semi-weekly afternoon dances at the Ten-Hi Bar in Motley. Herb “Herbie” Johnson, of Little Falls, made his dancing debut as a teenager about 80 years ago. Now, at 9...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Correspondent The Motley City Council voted Tuesday to accept the audit as presented by representatives of Schlenner Wenner Company from Little Falls. While there are limited segregation of duties performed at the city level, Jon Archer, senior manager at Schlenner Wenner, said the c...Read More
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The St. Anthony Brass Quintet will perform at the United Methodist Church in Motley Sunday, March 15, at 2 p.m. The performance is part of the Staples Motley Area Arts Council’s season and is underwritten by Living Legacy Gardens. Performing for audiences throughout Minnesota since 1993, the St. A...Read More
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By Eric Beuning, Correspondent The chances are good residents have heard of a Lions Club, attended one of their fundraising events or visited a Lions park. In truth there are 15 Lions Clubs all across Morrison County. Lions Clubs International will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2017. As part o...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read 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 o...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer [email protected] 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 c...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer [email protected] 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 Roac...Read More
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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 [......Read More
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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 ...Read More
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