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‘It was a bad day’

Local News

COTTONWOOD — It’s been 10 years since the Lakeview bus crash, but the memories are still fresh for many who were impacted both personally and professionally by the tragedy. Four innocent lives were lost that day, causing three families to suffer the worst pain imaginable. For them and ...

Sheriff: Dispatchers getting calls from every angle

Local News

MARSHALL — Seconds after a minivan driver failed to yield at a stop sign and slammed into a Lakeview bus carrying 28 schoolchildren on Feb. 19, 2008, a 911 call came in to the Lyon County Dispatch Office. Though her shift typically ended a half-hour prior, dispatcher Mary Gislason was still ...

Marshall speech team competes in two tournaments

Local News

MARSHALL — Members of the Marshall Tiger Speech Team had a good showing at two different tournaments on Saturday. The team divided into two, and had members competing at both Eastview High School in Apple Valley, and Redwood Valley High School in Redwood Falls. The Eastview tournament was ...

Ralco is finalist in 2018 BOLD Awards

Business

Ralco announces that it has been chosen as a finalist in the sixth annual BOLD Awards presented by the Minnesota Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth The BOLD Awards honor and highlight innovative and inspirational organizations. The program celebrates the corporate leaders and teams ...

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

Business

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office. Baffled in 2016 by Russian agents who bought ads to sway the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook’s global politics and government outreach ...

Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe

Business

LONDON (AP) — Latvia’s top banking official, a key member of the European Central Bank, was detained Sunday after being questioned for hours by anti-corruption authorities amid accusations of bribery and money laundering in the European nation's financial system. Latvian state TV ...

St. Paul teachers agreement leaves out many demands

Business

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new tentative contract agreement between a Minnesota and its teachers would increase support staffing for some students and boost teacher wages, but it leaves many of the demands union leaders pushed for at the bargaining table unfulfilled. St. Paul school teachers ...

Once near death, Tropicana now No. 2 casino in Atlantic City

Business

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ten years ago, Atlantic City’s Tropicana casino was on the verge of death, having been stripped of its casino license after its then-owners laid off vast swaths of the workforce, leading to filthy rooms, insect infestations, hourlong waits for slot machine payouts ...

Crime/Accidents

News of Record

Crime MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 21, was arrested in a burglary reported at 3:22 a.m. Sunday on the 1000 block of Poplar Avenue, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A citation was issued for a parking violation reported at 3:07 a.m. Sunday on the 300 block of East Main Street, Marshall ...

Marshall city hall status part of council work session

Local News

MARSHALL — There wasn’t really any doubt, Marshall City Council members said — something had to be done about the condition of the Marshall Municipal Building. But how exactly to address issues with the current city hall and the vacant Marshall Hotel building next door was a question ...

‘Sundown at Sunrise’ runner-up at Florida Book Festival

Local News

The Florida Book Festival has announced that the book, “Sundown at Sunrise,” by Marty Seifert of Marshall has won runner-up in the History Category at the Florida Book Festival Competition. Thirteen categories of books from around the world received reviews. “Sundown at Sunrise” is ...

Food for Kidz

Local News

Photo by Jody Isaackson Approximately 100,000 meals were packaged as part of a Food For Kidz hunger relief campaign at Marshall Middle School Friday morning. Each of the fifth- through eighth-grade classes took turns filling bags with the food stuffs. Pictured is the fifth-grade class as it ...

Crime and Accidents for Feb. 17

News of Record

TRACY — A scam was reported at 8:22 p.m. Thursday on the 400 block of Orchard Lane, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — Shoplifting was reported at 7:54 p.m. Thursday on the 1200 block of East Main Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — An assault ...

It’s what’s inside that counts

Features

MARSHALL February has traditionally been a month to study the presidents of the United States. It has also become a tradition to learn about Black History and famous African Americans. This year, two of Park Side’s eight kindergarten classes learned about prejudice for Martin Luther King ...

Man in Milroy standoff being held for court

Local News

REDWOOD FALLS — The man involved in a standoff with law enforcement in Milroy on Wednesday afternoon is being held in the Redwood County Jail, pending a court appearance. On its online in-custody page, the Redwood County Jail listed Zachariah Steven Marczak, 35, as being taken into custody ...

Marshall to apply for Small Cities Development grant

Local News

MARSHALL — The city will be seeking grant money to help improve residential and commercial buildings in town. On Tuesday, members of the Marshall City Council gave their approval for the next step in the application process for Small Cities Development Program grant funding. If the city ...

Off to state

Local News

Photo by Sam Thiel The Marshall High School Dance Team prepares to leave Thursday for the 3AA state competition at the Target Center in Minneapolis this weekend. The jazz dancers will compete first today and the high kick dancers on Saturday.