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Striving for excellence

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MARSHALL — It takes a lot of work to get more than 2,000 high school marching band and color guard members to shine on the field. And at Pursuit of Excellence, the work starts first thing in the morning. In the parking lot outside Marshall High School, the MHS marching band was running ...

Revere man dies after Friday crash

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REVERE — A Revere man died Friday after a head-on crash with a semi truck, the Minnesota State Patrol said. A crash involving a 1997 Dodge Ram driven by Landon Evans, 22, of Revere, and a 2007 International semi driven by Nathan Silbernagel, 31, of Morgan, was reported at 5:39 p.m. Friday ...

Billiards and Bullseyes

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Photo by Deb Gau The Red Baron Arena and Expo welcomed two new sporting events this weekend as part of the Billiards and Bullseyes Pool and Dart Tournament. Here, Jessica Molina made her shot during the pool competition on Saturday morning.

Crime for Sept. 24

News of Record

MARSHALL — A report is not yet complete on a theft incident reported at 12:27 p.m. Sunday on the 1400 block of South Fourth Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A report is being sent to the city attorney for consideration of dangerous dog charges in an incident reported at 8:11 ...

Motivating students to exercise

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MARSHALL — “Back on your feet,” Daira Driftmier shouts. Immediately, nearly a thousand third through sixth-grade students jump up into position. They are spread entirely around a stage set up inside the recreation/athletic facility on the Southwest Minnesota State University campus ...

Sunrise Court tenants asked to vacate

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MARSHALL — Josh Prine said he was going out to run an errand on Thursday, when he saw the letter taped to the outside of his apartment door. When he read it, he said, it changed everything about his plans. The letter said the Sunrise Court apartments were under new ownership — and that all ...

Shooters fight windy conditions

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RURAL MARSHALL — The wind likely hurt some scores on Friday, but most participants were just excited for the opportunity to shoot in various events during the 2018 Minnesota State FFA Trap Shoot competition. Roughly 300 high school students are scheduled to take part in the two-day state ...

Monday meeting will discuss Minneota ambulance service

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MINNEOTA — Minneota city officials are seeking the public’s feedback on the future of ambulance services in Minneota and nearby communities. A special meeting of the Minneota City Council is planned for Monday evening. “It’s to give the public a chance to be brought up to speed on ...

Pursuit of Excellence features 20 HS bands

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MARSHALL — Twenty high school bands will take the field for the 23rd annual Pursuit of Excellence Southwest Minnesota Marching Festival today at the Regional Event Center at Southwest Minnesota State University. One of the highlights is Marshall High School’s judged exhibition performance ...

Economy surviving rising oil prices

Business

DALLAS (AP) — America’s rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy. It has long been conventional wisdom that rising oil prices hurt the economy by forcing consumers to spend more on gasoline and heating ...

Dow hits another all-time high on mixed day for stocks

Business

Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a mixed finish for the major U.S. stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. An afternoon sell-off erased modest gains for the S&P 500 that had the benchmark index on track to eke out ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime MARSHALL — A 34-year-old male was arrested for domestic assault in an incident reported at 7:05 a.m. Friday on the 600 block of Peltier Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — An 18-year-old male was cited for not having a valid Minnesota driver’s license in a traffic ...

Keeping the system running

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MARSHALL It’s a big, complicated, and smelly job. But collecting and treating the city of Marshall’s wastewater is a vital job for both the health of the community and the Redwood River. The city’s Wastewater Treatment Facility, located on Erie Road on the north edge of town, normally ...

Billiards and Bullseyes Tournament starts today at Red Baron Arena

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MARSHALL — The video board at the Red Baron Arena and Expo has seen plenty of action at hockey tournaments and other events. But this weekend, the camera setup will be a little bit different, allowing spectators a top-down view of the pool tables set up for the first Billiards and Bullseyes ...

Rainstorms return across region

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MARSHALL — The effects of heavy rain across southwest Minnesota this week didn’t seem quite on the same level as July 3’s severe storms — at least, at first. But as rain continued to fall through most of the day Thursday, water started rising again in some places around the Marshall ...

RTR task force members discuss options for school facilities

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RUTHTON — Instead of replacing the leaky roof on the Ruthton Elementary School building a second time, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton School District residents took a step back this fall to see what other options were available. “With that much money to replace a roof that continues to leak, the ...

First Family Awareness Day focuses on struggles with PTSD

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Trever Dean Gould, was born June 4, 1987, in Marshall. He died by his own hand June 21, 2012, at the age of 25. His mother, Sheri Johnson, now of Fulda, was the one who found him. “He was home on summer break from attending college at Mankato State,” she said. After graduating from ...

Crime for Sept. 21

News of Record

MARSHALL — A 21-year-old male turned himself in on a Lyon County warrant at 3:39 a.m. Thursday on the 300 block of East College Drive, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Parties in a domestic incident reported at 9:33 p.m. Wednesday on Heritage Circle were separated, Marshall Police said. ...

Three arrested at Marshall residence

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MARSHALL — Three people were arrested when a search warrant was executed at a Marshall address on Wednesday afternoon, Marshall Police said. Police reported that a search warrant was executed at 1:49 p.m., at a residence on the 500 block of South First Street. A 31-year-old woman was ...