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Snow removal reaching new heights

Local News

MARSHALL — As the snow continues to pile up in the Marshall area this February, residents are enduring more and more challenges — including the chore of removing snow off their roofs — and it doesn’t look like conditions are likely to improve yet this week. Marshall needs less than 2 ...

Ekphrastic poetry, visual art exhibit starts today at Arts Center

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MARSHALL — A new exhibit at the Arts Center starts today and people are being asked to take an active role. The Marshall Area Fine Arts Council is inviting the public — adults, college students and students in grades 6-12 — to look at two photos and express their reaction to the ...

Crime for Feb. 19

News of Record

MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 62, was cited for open bottle, and a Marshall woman, 54, was cited for allowing open bottle in an incident reported at 3:12 p.m. Sunday on the 1200 block of East Main Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A party reported someone tried to get into their ...

Mustangs on the ice

Local News

LAKE SARAH — It was getting down to the wire for the anglers spread out across the ice on Lake Sarah. As the minutes ticked closer to the end of the fishing derby, a string of people were headed toward the weigh-in station with their catches. Chris Kruse handed over several perch, one after ...

Mosaic provides inspiration at Avera Marshall facility

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MARSHALL — The Camden Splendor mosaic created by artist Shanda Landes captures the attention of many visitors at the front lobby of the Avera health care facilities. It gets noticed by cancer center patients, hospital visitors, nursing home residents, family members and friends. For John ...

Minnesota Capitol sees change in addressing opioid crisis

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Supporters of bills to fight opioid abuse and addiction think they have the votes at the Minnesota Legislature to pass a comprehensive response to the crisis. That, in itself, isn’t new. Back in 2018, a similar bill failed to get through the Minnesota House after ...

Meyer joins local office of Van der Hagen, Skogrand & Associates

Business

Sarah Meyer has joined the Marshall financial practice of Corey J. Skogrand, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU® a private wealth advisor with Van der Hagen, Skogrand & Associates a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.as an administrative assistant. In this role, Meyer ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime MARSHALL — A Redwood Falls man, 39, was arrested for DUI and obstruction of legal process at 1:34 a.m. Sunday on the 100 block of East Main Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 41, was arrested for DUI at 11:14 p.m. Saturday on the 100 block of East Main ...

Ag Bowl

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MARSHALL — More than 650 FFA members from the region engaged in various educational competitions at the Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational on Friday at Southwest Minnesota State University. As an extension of the annual Ag Bowl, the invite is a celebration of agriculture in southwest ...

More snow on the way — but careful where you shovel

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MARSHALL — Yet more snow is in the forecast for southwest Minnesota this weekend. And at the same time, the city of Marshall is urging residents to be careful of where they put the snow they clear off of sidewalks and driveways. Marshall residents have had complaints about people removing ...

Malo wins Alma Mater lyrics competition

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MARSHALL — Jane Malo, a Charter Class member at Southwest Minnesota State University, has been named the lyrics winner of the university’s Alma Mater Competition. Malo’s lyrics are titled “Southwest.” “I was going to a Planetarium show and I saw the notice about the ...

Stocks post strong finish as optimism over trade talks grows

Business

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 400 points Friday as renewed optimism over trade talks between the U.S. and China put investors in a buying mood. The rally marked a turnaround from a day earlier, when disappointing holiday sales data led to a modest sell-off. Friday's gains ...

Payless ShoeSource to shutter remaining US stores

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year. The Topeka, Kansas-based chain said Friday it will hold liquidation sales ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime MARSHALL — An assault reported at 2:59 a.m. Friday on the 300 block of West Main Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A 27-year-old woman was arrested for DWI at 1:21 a.m. Friday on the 300 block of West Main Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL ...

Fantastic fudge

Features

MARSHALL After becoming one of America’s best known manufacturers of locally based honey products, the Klein family of Marshall has gained national success for its wide assortment of fudge. They branched out into fudge manufacturing as part of the establishment of the Walnut Grove ...

Snow days piling up

Local News

MARSHALL — The Marshall area has been hit with 20.5 inches of snow so far in February, making it the seventh snowiest on record in the past 85 years and creating a lot of disruptions for area schools. The heavy snow, coupled with high winds and frigid temperatures, forced most area schools ...

Lyon Co. law center updates approved

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MARSHALL — Lyon County and the city of Marshall’s shared law enforcement building is a facility that doesn’t close down, Marshall Public Safety Director Jim Marshall said. It’s part of the reason why the building needs around $102,000 worth of updates to its air conditioning and ...

Dahms’ reinsurance bill clears committee

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ST. PAUL — Legislation that is credited for stabilizing premiums for Minnesotans who purchase health insurance on the individual market has cleared its first committee, according to its author. Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, reported on Thursday that the bill commonly referred to as ...

RTR’s one-act competes at state for 6th year in a row

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TYLER — Russell-Tyler-Ruthton seniors Emmala Gunnare and Emily Kern said taking the stage at the 2019 Minnesota Class A State One-Act Play Festival at The O’Shaughnessy on the campus of St. Catherine University recently was an incredible experience. The duo was among 20 students ...