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Minnesota Extension examines population trends

Local News

GRANITE FALLS — Educators from the University of Minnesota Extension Service are hoping to find some silver linings with rural population trends in an upcoming survey report. Neil Linscheid, one of Extension’s regional community economics educators, made a presentation last week to the ...

Crime and Accidents for Feb. 20

News of Record

MARSHALL — Theft from a vehicle reported at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday on the 300 block of South Bruce Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A report is pending on a domestic assault incident at 5:03 p.m. Tuesday on the 300 block of South Bruce Street, Marshall Police ...

Pruning shrubs

Ag and Extension

As the snow melts, and we know it will, we may have some interesting things going on with our buried trees and shrubs. Mice, voles and other small animals may have been using the cover of our deep snow to get at some of our plants. The tricky part about pruning shrubs, especially flowering ...

Attorney says lawsuit possible over LGBT flag at MMS

Local News

MARSHALL — Controversy over a rainbow flag in the Marshall Middle School cafeteria continued at Tuesday’s school board meeting, with another packed gallery and around 30 people getting up to speak during a public forum period. However, this time the discussion also came with the possibility ...

Lyon Co. to send out buffer law letters

Local News

MARSHALL — Owners of more than 200 land parcels in Lyon County will be getting letters warning that they need to plant a wider buffer around drainage ditches or other bodies of water on their property, Lyon County Soil and Water Conservation District staff said Tuesday. The letters will ...

Pedal for a Purpose on Leap Day at YMCA

Local News

MARSHALL — On Leap Day at the Marshall Area YMCA, people will be hopping on stationary bicycles, pedaling for a good cause. Pedal for a Purpose, a team indoor cycling fundraiser hosted by the Marshall Area YMCA and Southwest Minnesota State University, will be from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, ...

Crime and Accidents for Feb. 19

News of Record

MARSHALL — A 25-year-old man was arrested on a Department of Corrections warrant at 8:11 p.m. Monday on the 600 block of West Main Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A vehicle was struck by an unknown vehicle in a hit-and-run incident at 7:52 p.m. Monday on the 400 block of West ...

Love to read

Local News

Photo by Karin Elton Holy Redeemer School eighth-grader Lily Verkinderen helps kindergartner Kaylany Avalos read a book Monday morning in Paula Dudgeon’s class. The two were part of the school’s “I Love to Read” events. Each grade was paired up with another grade level and read to or ...

WRAP to have rally Feb. 25 for domestic violence awareness

Local News

MARSHALL – WoMen’s Rural Advocacy Programs, Inc. (WRAP) will host a rally 4:45-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Marshall-Lyon County Library. Event attendees called on elected officials at the Capitol to support survivors and domestic violence services. Advocates asked elected officials ...

Hillclimb brings back snowmobile memories

Local News

GOLDEN GATE CAMPGROUND — Several hundred spectators and more than 65 driver entries including a number of racers more than 50 years old participated in the River Valley Dutchmen Snowmobile Club Hillclimb at Golden Gate Campground Saturday. For Tom and Nancy Anderl of New Ulm, it was like ...

Crime for Feb. 18

News of Record

MARSHALL — A dog was taken to the kennel in an animal complaint at 12:09 p.m. Sunday on the 400 block of Elaine Avenue, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 27, was arrested for DWI at 12:57 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of North Third Street and West Main Street, Marshall ...

Catching ‘excitement’ on the ice

Local News

LAKE SARAH — Chloe Thooft, 9, from Clarkfield felt “pretty good” about catching a fifth place perch at the second annual Mustang Ice Classic Saturday. “To me its kind of boring when you have to sit there and digging it (a hole). But, when you actually catch a fish it’s really ...

Two weeks left in early, mail-in primary voting

Local News

MARSHALL — There are two weeks left for Minnesotans to cast absentee and mail ballots in the March presidential primary. In Lyon County, that countdown is important not just for people casting early ballots, but for the 16 precincts in the county that have opted to vote by mail-in ...

Flight simulator available to pilots, students at Marshall airport

Business

MARSHALL —The flight simulator is ready for business at Southwest Minnesota Regional Airport in Marshall. Dave Algyer, Prairie Aircraft owner, says the simulator is available to rent to pilots, instrument students and students who are participating in a program which offers young women and ...

Marshall veterinarian wins MVMA Award

Business

Dr. Jessica Koppien-Fox has been named an emerging leader for her achievement and leadership as a veterinarian, her community involvement, and how she actively engages others in the profession. Dr. Koppien-Fox has been engaged with the MVMA on many levels over the last several years. She has ...

Meadowland Farmers Co-op announcing profit sharing

Business

The first week of February, Meadowland Farmers Co-op allocated over $2.2 million of profits back to their members for Fiscal 2019. Of the $2.2 million over $784 thousand is being paid in cash with the rest allocated in equity ownership of Meadowland Farmers Coop.    Meadowland revolves ...

Crime-Accidents

News of Record

Crime MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 27, was arrested for DWI at 12:57 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of North Third Street and West Main Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A domestic incident reported at 9:00 p.m. Saturday on the 100 block of Lilac Drive is under incident, ...

Alzheimer’s Disease presentation is Feb. 24 in Marshall

Public Notices

Approximately 94,000 Minnesotans live with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, and a quarter-million people provide unpaid care to these individuals. The value of this care to Minnesota and society is over $3.5 billion dollars per year, which exceeds the annual revenue of some Fortune ...

SMSU enrollment dropping

Local News

MARSHALL —  Enrollment is down at Southwest Minnesota State University this year, with 90 fewer full-time students enrolled compared to the 2018-2019 school year, university administrators said. By itself, that’s a decrease of 4.8%, but administrators also said enrollment has also been ...