Motley

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Wayne Barros, who has worked for the city of Motley for more than three decades, is retiring. The sole maintenance personnel for most of those years, Barros has decided that he would rather trap and fish than take readings from the wastewater treatment plant. Barros first came to Motley through the […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Brian, Sara and Matt Halik from Nevis have purchased the Two Rivers Supermarket in Motley. They have renamed it Northwind Grocery to coincide with their Northwind Grocery and Cafe in Nevis. The transaction with the nearly 60-year-old Polka Dot Dairy Inc., owned by the Pettit family, was finalized Aug. 22. Polka […]

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From first aid classes to hospice care, the non-profit serves Morrison County and beyond  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Everyone, at one point in their lives or another, will need help with elder care. It may be for themselves or for a loved one. But where to start? There are as many levels of services as […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer A counterfeit $100 bill was discovered at Unity Bank in Motley Monday. It was found when the machine that counts the day’s receipts kicked it out as suspect. When that happened, the bank employees used a counterfeit money detector pen to double-check its authenticity. If the color on the bill was […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Trident Seafoods was not pleased with its portion of the $5 million price tag it would be required to pay for a new water treatment plant in Motley. John Graupman from Bolton & Menk Inc. in Baxter brought three new options to alleviate Motley’s brown water problems to the City Council […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Motley City Council was asked Tuesday night to take over ownership of the water and sewer on Millpond Street. Millpond Town Home Association spokesperson John Peterson said the residents own the water and sewer under the street, but don’t want it. The group wishes to give it to the city […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The seventh annual Motley Two Rivers Music Fest will be held Friday – Sunday, July 26 – 28 at the Morrison County Fairgrounds in Motley. The music agenda is full, beginning Friday at 2 p.m. with Alex and the Silver Wings. The band plays a variety of both old and new […]

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Donations during FoodShare Month fluctuated throughout the county  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The 31st annual March FoodShare Month was for the most part, a successful campaign to help stock the shelves of local food shelves and to ensure food throughout the year. Cash donations to the Morrison County Food Shelf in Little Falls this year […]

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