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Marshall CWA leader attends Washington, D.C. conference

MARSHALL — Local Concerned Women for American (CWA) officer Arlene Markell took the opportunity to attend a Concerned Women for America Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7-9. “What a flurry of exciting days,” Markell said. Markell and Linda Schauer, the state CWA ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Baked potato fundraiser is Thursday The 21st annual Cornerstone United Methodist Women’s Mission Fundraiser is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 202 N. 4th St., Marshall. A baked potato supper will be offered for $8 or donation. A large baked potato with ...

Faith Briefs for Sept. 15

St. Edward’s Fall Festival is Sunday in Minneota St. Edward’s Fall Festival begins at 11 a.m. Sept. 17. Dinner includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, cucumbers, tomatoes, coleslaw, desserts and a beverage. Price of the meal is as follows: Adults (13 and older) — $10; Children ...

Living Word Lutheran youth grow from mission trip

MARSHALL — Thirty-one youth, ranging in age from 9th grade through 12th grade, and advisers from Living Word Lutheran Church, went to St. Louis, Missouri earlier this month on a mission trip that deeply impacted the youth. “We went there to serve (people) in any way they needed to be ...

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SMSU Briefs for Sept. 20

Tami Tango Trio performance Sept. 22 at SMSU The Tami Tango Trio will be the guest artists in a two-day residency at Southwest Minnesota State University on Sept. 21 and 22. The ensemble will speak with all Spanish classes, do a tango workshop with music majors and give a tango clinic with ...

Campus Notes for Sept. 20

Career expo is Oct. 3 at SMSU A career expo will take place from 9:15-12:25 p.m. Oct. 3 at Southwest Minnesota State University. Hundreds of business, agency and education volunteers work together to provide this opportunity for high school students, adult basic education students and ...

One Act Play Festival to take place next year

MARSHALL — Marshall Public Schools Activities Director Bruce Remme recently announced that the Big South Conference will be adding a One Act Play Festival this year. One Act Play teams from the 13-member schools will be invited to one of two festival sites approximately a week prior to the ...

Campus Notes for Sept. 13

Minnesota West announces continued growth in college enrollment Minnesota West Community and Technical College announces continued growth in the college enrollment numbers for fall 2017 semester. The college was up 6 percent in enrollment for the 2017 spring semester marking a two-year high ...

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Mather, Headley

MARSHALL — Stephanie Mather and Nicholas Headley were married April 30, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Parents of the couple are Mark and Jean Mather of Marshall and Randy and Bernadine Headley of Kennebec, South Dakota. The bride is a graduate of Marshall High School and South Dakota State ...

Wirtz, Ludemann

WALNUT GROVE — Ashley Wirtz and Joseph Ludemann announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Robert Wirtz of Walnut Grove, Denise Wirtz of Windom, and Robert and Bonnie Ludemann of Norfolk, Neb. Wirtz is a graduate of Windom Area High School and Southwest Minnesota State University. ...

Kjorness

WESTBROOK — Steve and Cathy Kjorness will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at the Westbrook Rolling Hills Golf Club, in Westbrook. Let your presence be your gift.

Webskowski, Jones

MARSHALL — Kirsten Joy Webskowski and Dylan Curtis Jones were married May 27, 2017, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Parents of the couple are Lee and Dana Webskowski of Marshall, Curt Jones of Beatrice, Neb., and Carla Jones of Odell, Neb. Maids of honor were Lauren Berg, sister ...