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Minn. added to suit to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Nevada are joining the legal fight against T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint in a case that lawyers on both sides say they hope will reach trial in October. Beau Buffier, a lawyer for New York state's attorney general, told a ...

S&P 500 notches 3rd straight weekly gain after wobbly day

Business

Wall Street finished a milestone-setting week on a downbeat note Friday after a late flurry of selling nudged stocks lower, ending the market's four-day winning streak. Even with the modest losses the market delivered its third straight weekly gain, with the benchmark S&P 500 index ...

Fed: Largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — All 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks are strong enough to withstand a severe economic downturn and would be able to stay in business without collapsing, the Federal Reserve said Friday. The results are from the first round of the central bank’s annual ...

Crime

News of Record

TRACY — An animal complaint was reported at 8:15 p.m. Thursday on the 1200 block of Morgan Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — A 30-year-old man was arrested for violating a harassment restraining order at 7:35 p.m. Thursday on the 600 block of ...

A class from the past

Features

MARSHALL Country schools and log cabins, often thought of as symbols of the distant past, were at the forefront this week in Marshall during a week-long youth pioneer camp. The Lyon County Museum hosted the program, designed for children in the upper elementary grades. It began Monday ...

Marshall Area Stage Company presents ‘Mamma Mia!’

Local News

MARSHALL — Ever since she saw “Mamma Mia!” on stage, Maureen Keimig knew she wanted to direct it. And this year, she got the chance to bring the musical filled with ABBA (1970s-80s pop group) songs to the stage in Marshall. The Marshall Area Stage Company will present “Mamma Mia!” ...

USDA revises date for cover crops on prevented planting acres

Local News

Farmers affected by this spring’s severe rains and flooding will now be able to file for prevented planting claims while still providing feed for their livestock, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. On Thursday, the USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced it was adjusting the ...

Verdi area crossing chosen for safety upgrade

Local News

IVANHOE — A railroad crossing near southwestern Minnesota’s Buffalo Ridge will get an unexpected safety enhancement. Lincoln County Highway Engineer Joe Wilson told county commissioners at Tuesday’s board meeting about safety-related improvements planned for a rail crossing on Lincoln ...

Minnesota State trustees approve 3% tuition hike

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MARSHALL — With enrollment falling at the 37 Minnesota State system campuses, the board of trustees approved a tuition increase of 3% this fall. “Fall enrollment numbers are still coming in as students register over the summer, however we are like most of the campuses across the state, ...

Dinner for friends

Local News

Residents and guest enjoy Dinner for Friends held at the Hill Street Place on Wednesday night for family and friends. A photo booth, dinner, and S'mores were held throughout the night.

US stocks climb, sending S&P 500 index toward a new high

Business

Stocks marched broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday afternoon, placing the S&P 500 on track to close at an all-time high. The benchmark index was slightly above the record close it reached April 30. The rally came as investors balanced optimism over the possibility that the Federal ...

Walmart to pay $282M over foreign corruption

Business

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Walmart agreed Thursday to pay $282 million to settle civil and criminal allegations of overseas corruption, including payment through a Brazilian subsidiary of more than $500,000 to an intermediary known as a “sorceress” for her uncanny ability to make permit ...

Trump, Canada’s Trudeau talk trade at WH meeting

Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to demonstrate a united front Thursday in the uphill effort to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over the finish line. At Trump’s insistence, the U.S., Canada and Mexico ...

Crime

News of Record

MARSHALL — A 21-year-old woman was cited for speeding at 1:29 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Westwood Drive and Country Club Drive, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A 52-year-old man was arrested for DWI and placed on a 12-hour hold at 12:32 a.m. Thursday on the 200 block of North ...

Potluck picnic is Thursday

Public Notices

Jesus Cares Ministry of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church of Marshall is having its annual potluck picnic from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the courtyard of 1005 N. 4th St. in Marshall. Individuals of all ages with developmental and intellectual disabilities in the community and surrounding ...

Day of Prayer for Life

Public Notices

The 45th Annual Day of Prayer for Life will be Wednesday at St. Francis Church, 203 E Main St., Teutopolis, Illinois. All are welcome to come and pray for renewed respect for all human life. The Day of Prayer will begin with Mass at 8 a.m., followed by Eucharistic Exposition and Prayer by ...

Regional Calendar

Public Notices

Today Community Transit hours: 5:45 a.m.-9 p.m. Community Transit hours throughout Lyon County: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. SW MN Arts Council Gallery 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m., 114 N. 3rd St., Marshall. Household Hazardous Waste Facility open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., located in the Public ...

Marshall Community Services

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For registration information, call 537-6767 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or log onto https://bit.ly/2mIZEQh. n Golf lessons will be June 24-28 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday) at the driving range. Children ages 7-17 will meet from 3-3:50 p.m. or 4-4:50 p.m. Adults will ...

Turn lanes part of 2020 construction on Hwy. 23

Local News

COTTONWOOD — Next summer’s construction season will be a major one for motorists who travel frequently on Minnesota Highway 23 between Granite Falls and Cottonwood. A planned Minnesota Department of Transportation improvement project will close down the highway and force motorists to use ...

Marshall School District approves preliminary budget

Local News

MARSHALL — Enrollment at Marshall Public Schools is projected to be pretty stable over the next three years, but some costs for the district are still expected to increase for the upcoming school year, district staff said Tuesday. A preliminary budget for the 2019-2020 school year included ...