August 19, 2010 RSS feed / Crow Wing Currents

Solga won’t be running for Motley mayor

Duane Solga withdraws from race

 The race for mayor in Motley is down to two contestants instead of three.  More...

Polka praise

The combined congregations of St. Michael’s Parish in Motley and Sacred Heart Church in Staples held their annual ‘Polka Mass’ Aug. More...

‘Polka Mass’ has congregation two-stepping down the aisle

“Well, this is different,” a smiling Fr. Ronald Schmelzer said to his congregation at the annual Polka Mass held recently at Uncle Bern’s Campground in rural Motley.   More...

Crow Wing Calendar

August 24   AL-ANON MTG, Tuesdays at noon, Motley United Methodist Church (across from Countryside Restaurant). For persons struggling with a friend’s or family member’s drinking/ substance abuse problem. Newcomers welcome. More...

Leader area cattlemen’s tour Saturday, Aug. 21

The Minnesota Cattlemen’s Association “2010 Cattle Tour” will be held Saturday, Aug. 21 at the Leader Community Hall, located 13.5 miles north of Motley on Hwy. 64.   The morning will begin with a 7:30 a.m. More...

Nationwide crackdown against fake health insurance companies

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson and the Federal Trade Commission announced today at the FTC’s offices in New York City a joint national law enforcement crackdown against fake health insurance companies that advertise affordable coverag More...

Eight file for Motley City offices

Three incumbents and five other names will be on the Nov. 2 ballot for Motley City offices (mayor and three city council positions) that are up for re-election. More...

Pine River bus driver sentenced

Westal John Maine, age 74, was sentenced in Cass County District Court for violating Minnesota Statute 169.443 which prohibits the movement of a school bus after children are unloaded without first visually determining that all children are a safe d More...

Thefts reported in Lincoln Lakes Area

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents in Scandia Valley and Motley townships to be extra vigilant after a number of thefts were reported around Fish Trap, Shamineau and Alexander lakes.   More...

Trident Seafoods looking forward to Motley’s new Wastewater Treatment Facility

Morey’s expresses concern about potential price increases

Trident Seafoods, Motley, is ready to sign a waiver committing to a special assessment for the city’s new Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF). More...

Pillager’s Horse Gaming Day

Horse Gaming Day was held at the Pillager Fair Grounds Aug. 14. This event is sponsored by the Pillager Fair Board and the Mini K Ranch. More...

Family gathering

Five generations recently gathered in Motley, to reunite with relatives and to meet the youngest member of the family. More...