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Super Hero jump

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Henry Voigt gets creative on a diving board jump on Monday afternoon at Marshall Aquatic Center. Voigt and his twin brother, Oliver, were among the many children who sought entertainment at the pool, which is open Monday through Saturday from 12-6:50 p.m. On Sundays, Marshall Aquatic Center is ...

Amendment to Assumed Name

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June 20, 21, 2017 Office of the Minnesota Secretary State Certificate of Assumed Name Ammendment to Assumed Name Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 333 The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in ...

Monson weighs in on legislative session

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MARSHALL — According to Marshall Superintendent Scott Monson, the outcome of the legislative session in regards to public schools turned out similar to what the district had anticipated. Monson highlighted five notable items, including a 2 percent annual increase in per-pupil funding over ...

‘It’s about the vets’

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BALATON — A large American flag waved freely in the breeze as people came together to show their respect for veterans at the second annual Balaton Veterans Run on Saturday. “I pulled up and thought, ‘Wow, that’s cool,’” Balaton resident Linda Meaden said about the flag. “I think ...

Getting together

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LAKE BENTON — It seemed like nearly all of Lake Benton’s population of 683 came out to celebrate at the 71st annual Saddle Horse Holiday on Saturday. There were activities geared toward people of all ages — something that helps get residents involved and works to draw many back to their ...

Hat Daze in Canby

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Photo by Jenny Kirk The heavy rain couldn't damper people's spirits as shown by Arlene Polejewski, left, who enthusiastically shares an item with Paige Kloos and her niece, Natalie Helmbolt, during the annual Canby Hat Daze parade on Saturday.

Breakfast on the Farm is Thursday

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MARSHALL — The Lyon County Farm Bureau is holding its first Breakfast On The Farm from 6-9 a.m. Thursday at the Lanoue Farm site located in rural Marshall. Buses will shuttle people to and from the Lanoue Farm, which is located at 2229 County Road 67, Marshall. The bus will be at the ...

Business Briefs for June 19

Business

Monogram Foods recognized as nationwide Processor of the Year Local food manufacturer and parent company to Chandler’s Monogram Meat Snacks, Monogram Foods receives national recognition as the Processor of the Year by meat processing industry publication, The National Provisioner. This ...

A bright idea

Business

TRACY — What do you do when you hurt your back and can’t do your normal job any longer? Construction contractor Dru Larson of Tracy found out last year. Larson was laid up earlier in the year and was still trying to figure out his next move when an old friend stopped by at Christmas ...

Crime and Accidents for June 19

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MARSHALL — Theft of a money order reported at 1:25 p.m. Friday on the 1300 block of East College Drive is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A Hanley Falls man, 19, was arrested for violating conditions of release in an incident reported at 3:09 p.m. Friday on the 600 ...

Making a splash

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MARSHALL — Bringing a well-known Disney show to life on stage has taken a lot of preparation for those involved in Marshall Area Stage Company’s summer musical, from learning the songs and choreography, to creating the colorful and elaborate costumes. MASC is presenting “The Little ...

Lyon County Relay For Life goes forward at new venue

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MARSHALL — The crowd was gathered in different surroundings, but the message at the Lyon County Relay For Life was the same. Speakers said it was a night to remember, to have hope, and to work for a cure for cancer. The 24th annual Lyon County Relay was held Friday night at the Red Baron ...

Avera Marshall earns two Minnesota Hospital Association awards

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MARSHALL — Avera Marshall medical staff members were recently recognized for their diligence and listening skills. Registered nurse Toni Strand brought home an award from the Minnesota Hospital Association awards banquet held at the Metropolitan Ballroom, Minneapolis, on June 2. She ...

Crime for June 17

News of Record

MARSHALL — A Ralston, Neb., business was cited for a parking violation at 3:55 a.m. Friday on the 200 block of West Lyon Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A verbal warning was given for noise reported at 2:27 a.m. Friday on the 1000 block of Boxelder Street, Marshall Police ...

A flood of memories

Features

MARSHALL It was only one day of rain, but it came down in “sheets,” area residents said, and ended up delivering 8 inches of water June 16, 1957. On June 21, 3.52 inches of rain fell, making a total of 14 inches for the month. According to “At the Headwaters,” edited by Joseph Amato ...

Mental health center moves into new offices

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MARSHALL — Western Mental Health Center officially moved into its new offices on East College Drive in March, and local health care providers say it’s been a positive move for more than one reason. The new offices don’t just give WMHC more space — they also allow WMHC to partner with ...

Family Services in YMC asks for additional staff member

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GRANITE FALLS — Family Services supervisors in Yellow Medicine County reported to the board of commissioners on Tuesday the need for an additional staff member to assist with assessments. Supervisors Stacey Steinbach and Melissa Helgeson said staff members were putting in overtime hours ...

Oz comes to life

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MARSHALL — Be on the lookout for lions and tigers and bears (oh, my!) as “The Magical Land of Oz” comes to life today and Saturday at Southwest Minnesota State University. More than 50 students entering third through eighth grade have been taking part in the Marshall Area Stage ...