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A new generation at Prudential

Business

MARSHALL — One of the meaningful things about being in the financial services business, Jim Kontz said, is that the connections you make with clients last a long time. For the Kontz family, and the Prudential Financial office in Marshall, those connections have now lasted into a third ...

Crime and Accidents for Oct. 9

News of Record

MARSHALL — Citations were issued for a total of four parking violations reported between 4:17 and 4:35 a.m. Sunday, Marshall Police said. Parking violations were reported on West Lyon Street, North Third Street and E Street, Police said. MARSHALL — A hit-and-run incident reported at ...

Judge reviewing Zeug case

Local News

As of Friday, there have been no new court hearing dates set for the Walnut Grove police chief charged with soliciting sex with a minor. Court records said the case was taken under advisement by a judge on Sept. 20. Michael Robert Zeug, 45, of Walnut Grove, was one of three men arrested ...

Breiann’s fight

Local News

MARSHALL — A Marshall mother of two young children is fighting for her life after being diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer. Breiann Alston and her friend, Crystal Yearous, a Southwest Minnesota State University psychology student, are sharing her story during Breast Cancer ...

Serving with MERIT

Local News

=MARSHALL — After an expansion project in 2015, the Minnesota Emergency Response and Industrial Training (MERIT) Center in Marshall has a lot to offer. The list of features includes classrooms, a driving track, police and driving simulators and structures for firefighter and industrial ...

Crime for Oct. 7

News of Record

MARSHALL — A parked vehicle received moderate damage in a hit-and-run incident reported at 7:17 a.m. Friday on the 500 block of Pleasant Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — An adult male was arrested on a Hennepin County warrant in an incident reported at 2:11 a.m. Friday on Pearl ...

Going off-script

Features

MARSHALL It’s not often you get a chance to work one-on-one with someone at the top of their career, but Southwest Minnesota State University junior Sariah Cheadle recently got a few acting tips from Isiah Whitlock Jr. Whitlock gave a presentation on what it takes to succeed in acting ...

State brags 94 percent compliance rate for buffer regulations

Local News

ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials on Thursday declared a 94 percent compliance rate among landowners along public waters who face a Nov. 1 deadline to comply with a new buffer law. Board of Water and Soil Resources Executive Director John Jaschke made the announcement during a press conference ...

Building new bridges

Local News

CAMDEN STATE PARK — We tend to think of summer as road construction season. But three Lyon County bridge projects are taking the opposite approach — the better to avoid peak camping season at Camden State Park. A trio of bridges crossing the Redwood River in Camden Park are being ...

Wet weather delays harvest, ag officials say

Local News

MARSHALL — Recent rains complicated already damp field conditions, further delaying corn and soybean harvests for many area farmers. “The rain has been keeping them out of the fields,” said Tim Moline, agronomics consultant at Centrol Crop Consulting of Marshall. “It's been a very ...

Lincoln County environmental reports request funds, resolutions

Local News

IVANHOE — Lincoln County Environmental Administrator Robert Olsen reported results of the commercial recycling letter he had sent out since the last county board meeting, and they were a mixed basket. “Eighty letters went out to commercial recycling customers,” Olsen said. “We ...

Crime for Oct. 6

News of Record

MARSHALL — An adult male was arrested on Dickinson County, Iowa, warrants in an incident reported at 3:59 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of East Main Street and Susan Drive, Marshall Police said. TRACY — A suspicious vehicle was reported at 10:39 p.m. Wednesday on the 3400 block of ...

Making the move

Local News

MARSHALL — People needing job-seeking assistance can stop at Workforce, which is located on the third floor of the Lyon County Government Center. Sometimes people need additional services such as math, language or computer skills. Then workforce personnel send clients over to Adult Basic ...

A day for heroes — and kids

Local News

MARSHALL — A chance for kids and families to have some fun is coming up this weekend. But there’s more in store, too — visitors have a chance to be a hero for hungry people, and to meet some of the real-life heroes serving the Marshall area community every day. The Marshall Independent ...

Lincoln County appoints new county engineer

Local News

IVANHOE — After engineer Joe Wilson accepted the offer of a $95,000 starting salary for a one-year contract, the Lincoln County Board unanimously voted to appoint him the Lincoln County engineer at its meeting Tuesday. Also during the meeting, Wilson and Engineer’s Assistant Dustin ...

Crime for Oct. 5

News of Record

TRACY — An animal complaint was reported at 9 a.m. Wednesday on the 1500 block of Center Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. BALATON — An adult male was cited for non-compliance with conditions of release in an incident reported at 11:35 p.m. Tuesday on the ...

Public Notice

Public Notices

October 6, 2017 PUBLIC NOTICE: Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless is proposing to construct a 259-Foot AGS Self-Support Telecommunications Tower. Anticipated lighting application is medium intensity dual red/white strobes. The Site Location ...

Marshall Municipal Utilities Notice of Public Hearing

Public Notices

October 6, 2017 MARSHALL MUNICIPAL UTILITIES NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON INDUSTRIAL SERVICE ELECTRIC RATE (GS 4) CHANGE Notice is hereby given that the Marshall Municipal Utilities' Board of Commissioners of Marshall, Minnesota will meet in the Board and Meeting Rooms of Marshall ...

Notice of Public Hearing – Variance Request

Public Notices

October 4, 2017 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING A VARIANCE REQUEST has been received by the Lyon County Planning and Zoning Administrator by Ted Anderson, 703 South Bend Ave, Marshall, MN 56258 to construct a storage shed 30 feet from the road right of way.  The required setback is 100 feet from ...