Motley
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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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...Read More
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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 firs...Read More
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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 Pe...Read More
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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 servi...Read More
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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. ...Read More
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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...Read More
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