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YMC board, Steinbach agree to contract

Local News

GRANITE FALLS — The Yellow Medicine County Board reached an agreement Tuesday with Angie Steinbach for her to become the next Yellow Medicine County administrator. Final details in the process of deciding contractual terms came together Monday and Tuesday. Commissioners met in a special ...

Crime for Nov. 29

News of Record

MARSHALL — A 57-year-old male was cited for speeding and not having a valid Minnesota driver’s license at 5:55 a.m. Wednesday on the 1400 block of East College Drive, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A vehicle was towed in a parking complaint reported at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday on the 200 ...

Christmas trees

Ag and Extension

It is that time of the year again when we decorate our homes and use evergreens to keep our homes looking beautiful and full of light during the shorter days of the year. I really enjoy seeing the beautiful Christmas decorations and especially the greenery that is in the stores at this time of ...

Bus garage burns

Local News

MARSHALL — What started as a local call became a job for all fire departments across Lyon County on Tuesday morning, when a large blaze destroyed part of Southwest Tour and Travel. Marshall Fire Chief Quentin Brunsvold said everyone was able to evacuate the building without injury, but two ...

Marshall school district says school bus service still on

Local News

MARSHALL — Although fire destroyed part of the Southwest Coaches/Southwest Tour and Travel location in Marshall, Marshall Public Schools announced Tuesday that school bus services will not be disrupted. On Tuesday afternoon, the school district sent out a parent e-mail saying Southwest ...

Marshall City Council reviews draft abatement policy

Local News

MARSHALL — Two weeks after a Marshall landowner requested a city tax abatement to build a hotel near the Red Baron Arena and Expo, the process is underway to draft a city policy that could help make it happen. At a Marshall City Council meeting Tuesday night, Marshall Economic Development ...

Crime

News of Record

TRACY — An animal complaint was reported at 6:32 a.m. Tuesday on the 400 block of East First Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — A report is not complete on property found at 3:44 a.m. Tuesday on the 500 block of Village Drive, Marshall Police ...

Regional Calendar

Public Notices

Today Community Transit hours: 5:45 a.m.-9 p.m. Community Transit hours throughout Lyon County: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Bible and breakfast with the boys 7 a.m., Hardee’s. TOPS meeting 8 a.m., Senior Citizen building, Cottonwood. SW MN Arts Council Gallery 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 ...

TLCS k-4 grade to have program Monday

Public Notices

True Light Christian School kindergarten through fourth-grade will present their Christmas musical, "Star Search." The program will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the gymnasium at 601 E. College Drive.

‘Happy Birthday Lennie’ concert Dec. 6

Public Notices

The SMSU/Community Concert Band, under the direction of John Ginocchio, will present “Happy Birthday Lennie” on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre. The concert is a celebration of the music of Leonard Bernstein in honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The ...

SMSU Theatre presents ‘T.I.C. (Trenchcoat in Common)’

Public Notices

The second show of SMSU Theatre’s 51st season is “T.I.C. (Trenchcoat in Common)” by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. Performances are Dec. 3-8 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. Show tickets are $10 and are available at www.SMSUtickets.com, and at the door. All performances are in the SMSU Black Box ...

SMSU Jazz Ensemble to Perform Dec. 10

Public Notices

The Southwest Minnesota State University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of John Ginocchio, will perform "Celestial Music: An Out Of This World Musical Experience" on Monday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre on campus. This concert is free and open to the public. For more ...

Holiday Cheer Dec. 13

Public Notices

The Southwest Minnesota Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Daniel Rieppel, will perform at 7 p.m. "Holiday Cheer" Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. The church is located at 503 West Lyon St. There will be a reception following the concert in Carlin ...

Murray County 4-H program gets a new leader

Local News

SLAYTON — For the first time in 33 years, the Murray County 4-H program is experiencing a changing of the guard. New 4-H coordinator Kim Hause took over the position earlier this fall from long-time 4-H coordinator Margie Anderson. Hause comes to the Murray County Extension office from her ...

‘The fruits of her labor’

Local News

MARSHALL — Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius had the opportunity on Monday to see firsthand how the voluntary school-based prekindergarten funding she and Gov. Mark Dayton so strongly advocated for is actually impacting young learners and their families at Marshall Public ...

No injuries, but lots of damage at Southwest Tour and Travel fire

Local News

MARSHALL — There were no injuries reported in a large fire that damaged the Southwest Tour and Travel garage on Tuesday morning. However, a portion of the roof collapsed and two buses were destroyed, the Marshall Fire Department reported. Firefighters received a chimney fire call around 7 ...

Crime for Nov. 27

News of Record

COTTONWOOD — A 25-year-old male was arrested for domestic assault in an incident reported at 3:15 p.m. Sunday on the 3200 block of Lyon County Road 11, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. COTTONWOOD — A female was cited for no Minnesota driver’s license and careless driving ...

Aldi to open doors this week

Local News

MARSHALL — Construction for the new Aldi location in Marshall started this spring, and now the supermarket is getting ready to officially open its doors. Aldi announced that it will be holding a grand opening for the Marshall store on Thursday morning. The grand opening will start with a ...

‘Tis the season

Local News

The Saturday after Thanksgiving is “Small Business Saturday” for many businesses around the country. It also tends to be the start of the Christmas shopping season. And for a few area communities, both factors come together each year, with events like holiday bazaars, parades and more. ...

Crime

News of Record

MARSHALL — Bicycle theft reported at 11:39 p.m. Saturday on the 300 block of West Main Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A Pipestone man, 19, was arrested for not having a valid Minnesota driver’s license in a traffic incident reported at 10:55 p.m. ...