Motley

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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The new facility is not the typical sales barn  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer After it burned to the ground Jan. 6, owner Joe Varner didn’t miss a beat to get Tri-County Livestock Auction Inc. in Motley up and running again. Within weeks, the new building was framed. The roof was on soon after. Now, on [...]

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More than a year has passed since the system went online in the county  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The city of Motley recently installed repeater towers on top of City Hall to enhance the city’s 800 megahertz (MHz )radio signals. While it has helped, Police Chief Brian Madison says the entire program is still not [...]

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City Council members wonder if it’s a design flaw By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Two of the six filters in the fairly new (August 2011) wastewater treatment plant in Motley have cracked. The City Council has questions about both the integrity of the parts and the design of the facility. “Blue Water Technologies in Idaho designed the filter and [...]

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