Motley
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. No...Read More
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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 p...Read More
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The Tri-County Livestock building in Motley, owned by Joe Varner, burned to the ground Sunday night, Jan. 6. A passerby on Highway 10/210 saw a haze over the building Sunday at approximately 8:30 p.m. He turned around to investigate and determined the building was on fire. He attempted to call 911, ...Read More
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Tad Hoefs from Browerville the new owner By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Tom Zetah, owner of Tom’s Hardware Hank in Motley, has sold his business. The new owner, Tad Hoefs, took over ownership Monday. Zetah, born and raised south of Motley and graduated from Motley High School in 1957, purchased the ...Read More
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Motley couple first noticed erosion; feel the work is not yet finished By Tina Snell, Staff Writer About six years ago, Tom and Robin Kramer of Motley brought an erosion problem to the attention of Morrison County and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The erosion was occurring on the Long ...Read More
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Juanita Blackhawk has been creating art with porcupine quills for 20 years By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Juanita Blackhawk, who says she is about 3/4 Anishinabe Indian, also known as Minnesota Chippewa, is keeping one aspect of her heritage alive by both doing quill work and teaching the art to other...Read More
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By Tina Snell Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com   An amendment to Motley’s ordinance concerning liquor licensing was tabled at its Tuesday night City Council meeting. Ashlee Badger came before the Council requesting the amendment for  El Loco Burrito, a new restaurant to be located on Hig...Read More
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