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SMSU dinner guests experience Culture Shock

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MARSHALL — Ethnic food, clothing and performances were put on display during the last day of the expanded three-day Culture Shock event at Southwest Minnesota State University. Hostess Zoua Pa Vue, president of the United Global Leaders Yearning for Success Club (U.G.L.Y.S.) greeted and ...

MHS speech team takes 1st at Pipestone

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The Marshall Tiger Speech Team won first place in team sweepstakes at the Pipestone tournament on Saturday. Leading the way for the Tigers were senior captain Kassidy Tocco, senior Emma Schroeder, and sophomore Elsa Black who earned first place in two events. Junior Allie Lamote was the only ...

Koo Koo Kanga Roo is coming to Marshall

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Koo Koo Kanga Roo, an American comedic dance-pop duo from Minneapolis, will be in Marshall Thursday at the Schwan Community Center for the Performing Arts. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Limited seating is available on a first ...

‘Lego Batman’ dominates ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ at box office

Business

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family-friendly “Lego Batman Movie” has proved to be more of a draw than “Fifty Shades Darker” at the box office. Studio estimates Sunday say the “Lego Movie” spinoff took in a strong $55.6 million over the weekend, while the “Fifty Shades” sequel ...

Urban Appeal expands into new location

Business

MARSHALL — You know a business is growing when it expands into larger quarters. The same is true of Urban Appeal of Marshall, which re-opened just two weeks ago at 901 Southview, having outgrown its old location on East College Drive. Pairing with a relative to purchase the land ...

Eye care with a community connection

Business

MARSHALL — Since its doors opened at the beginning of the month, business has been picking up at Advanced Eyecare, said Dr. Alyssa Snyder. A growing number of people have come by the new office on East College Drive. “We love this location. It’s nice that we have College Drive right ...

Eye care with a community connection

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Tidal’s exclusive streaming rights to Prince’s Warner Bros. Records catalog is over. The record company announced that starting Sunday, his music on the label — including albums like the seminal “Purple Rain” to his early work like “Dirty Mind” — will be made ...

Kirsh is new Aufenthie State Farm team member

Business

Charlie Aufenthie State Farm welcomes Sue Kirsh to its team. Kirsh has been in the insurance business for the last 17 years and is licensed in life, health, property, casualty and bank. She grew up in Lynd and lives near Milroy with her husband, Bob.

US gas price drops 5 cents over 3 weeks

Business

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped a nickel nationally during the past three weeks, to $2.31. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the decline comes despite a slight rise in crude oil prices. Gas in Los Angeles was the ...

IMF head: Trump good for US economy

Business

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund said Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump taking office is likely good for the American economy in the short term, though rising interest rates and a strengthening dollar will challenge global trade. Christine ...

Disney increasing tickets for certain times

Business

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World and Disneyland are increasing single-day tickets at certain times of the year and setting expiration dates on tickets in hopes of preventing overcrowding during the theme parks' busiest times, company officials said Saturday. The single-day ticket ...

Crime/Accidents

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MARSHALL —Violation of a harassment order was reported at 2:08 p.m. Friday on the 1400 block of Peterson Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — An animal complaint was reported at 8:24 a.m. Saturday on the 300 block of Sunrise Lane, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A drug ...

Many cultures, many voices at SMSU

Local News

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota is home to diverse groups of people, and on Friday, area university students were sharing their stories — both of challenges and opportunities. This week, Southwest Minnesota State University has been celebrating Culture Shock, a three-day festival ...

A change of pace

Local News

Editor’s Note: This story is the latest in a series that reflect the contributions made by Marshall High School graduates when they returned to the community. MARSHALL — Sometimes life happens as it did for Brad and Karen Gruhot who moved to the Twin Cities after graduating college ...

Crime/Accidents for Feb. 11

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MARSHALL — People in a loud verbal argument reported at 1:26 a.m. Friday at the intersection of North 4th Street and West Marshall Street dispersed, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — An iPad found at Hy-Vee on Jan. 27 was turned over to the Marshall Police at 10:35 p.m. Thursday, Police ...

Everyone’s ready . . . to read

Features

COTTONWOOD It was a big day for Lakeview Elementary students. The whole school, from pre-kindergarteners to sixth-graders, were gathered in the auditorium. When Susanne Lee asked, everyone tapped out a “drumroll” and counted down to a big announcement. When the countdown reached zero, ...

Bon Appetit

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MARSHALL — Beginning Thursday night, the Southwest Minnesota State University student-run restaurant Bon Appetit opened for the spring 2017 season. Serving evening dinners from a five-option menu, students in the hospitality management class will rotate positions weekly to serve the ...

Author offers the full story on black history

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MARSHALL — All the while America’s founding fathers were extolling freedom from British tyranny and wanting no longer to be enslaved, they were owners of people. Most history books gloss over that piece of American history, said an expert on black history. Charles McKinney spoke Thursday ...

Crime for Feb. 10

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MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 18, was cited for speeding in an incident reported at 3:39 p.m. Wednesday on the intersection of 310th Street and U.S. Highway 59, the Lyon County Sheriff's Department said. MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 37, was cited for no proof of insurance in an incident ...

Reward offered in YMC burglary incident

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YELLOW MEDICINE COUNTY — The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s help in a burglary incident reported last month near St. Leo. Around 8:02 p.m. Jan. 26, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary of a residence north of St. Leo. ...