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Crime and Accidents for June 16

News of Record

MARSHALL — The subjects of a harassment incident reported at 6:31 a.m. Thursday on the 300 block of Elm Street were counseled, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A report was sent to the county attorney for consideration of domestic assault charges on a Marshall woman, 39, in an incident ...

Notice of Public Hearing – Sounds of Summer

Public Notices

June 16, 2017 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The City Council for the City of Marshall, Minnesota, will be conducting a public hearing on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. in the Professional Development Room of the Marshall Middle School located at 401 South Saratoga Street, Marshall, Minnesota. ...

Yellow Medicine County Accepting Quotes

Public Notices

June 17, 2017 Yellow Medicine County is accepting quotes for the construction of a stone and brick sign to be located at the Justice Center, Granite Falls, MN. The stones and brick are property of the county. Bids need to include labor and other materials necessary such as mortar, digging ...

Marshall picked for tru Shrimp operations

Local News

MARSHALL — Marshall will play a major role in the start of a planned shrimp production industry in Minnesota, representatives of tru Shrimp said Wednesday. This week tru Shrimp announced its intent to build a shrimp hatchery in Marshall, which will help serve as the hub of a new aquaculture ...

Museum shares plans for 2nd floor exhibit space

Local News

MARSHALL — It was always the plan for the second floor of the Lyon County Museum to have exhibit space, Jennifer Andries said. But this year the plans will start getting a lot more specific, in preparation for renovation work at the museum. “This year, we’re really going to see some ...

Off to state sendoff

Local News

Photo by Jenny Kirk The state-bound Marshall High School baseball team received plenty of support via send-off posters and well wishes on Wednesday. The Tiger baseball team begins state tournament action at 12:30 p.m. today at Siebert Field at the University of Minnesota.

National Briefs

News of Record

5 people, including Michigan health chief, charged in Flint FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Five people, including the head of Michigan’s health department, were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint’s lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an ...

Crime and Accidents for June 15

News of Record

MARSHALL — Check forgery reported at 2:46 p.m. Tuesday on the 3200 block of 260th Avenue is under investigation, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. MARSHALL — A Granite Falls man, 23, was arrested and cited for fourth degree DWI and .18 or more and was brought to the Law ...

Minnesota Hardy

Ag and Extension

There is a wonderful website that the U of M has put together that I wonder if many gardeners are aware of. It is called Minnesota Hardy. The website address is https://mnhardy.umn.edu/. “Minnesota Hardy describes over 150 horticultural plants released by Minnesota Agricultural Experiment ...

Local/state briefs

Local News

Amateur Radio ‘Field Day’ June 24, 25 demonstrates science, skill, service Members of the Murray County Amateur Radio Club will participate in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise June 24 and 25 at Avoca ballfield. The MCARC was established in 2009 and covers Murray, Lyon, ...

Marshall City Council talks food trucks

Local News

MARSHALL — Food trucks — mobile businesses that prepare and sell any of a wide variety of dishes — are a popular lunch stop in many parts of the country. But they’re new territory for the city of Marshall, and a licensing request for one area food truck prompted a lot of questions for ...

Paxton was ‘epitome’ of Mustang alumni

Local News

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University has lost a good friend. John Paxton died Monday at his home in Marshall at the age of 68. A Marshall High School graduate, he was a charter class member of Southwest Minnesota State College. He graduated in 1971 with a bachelor of arts in ...

Name that cow

Local News

MILROY — Dairy farmer Mike Welu of rural Milroy loves to name his milk cows. “With this newest one, I can tell six generations for the last calf. I enjoy naming them,” Welu said. The Milroy farmer is observing National Dairy month. The dairy industry started the annual tradition back ...

Crime and Accidents for June 14

News of Record

MARSHALL — A report is not complete on a public disturbance reported at 7:24 a.m. Tuesday on the 400 block of Jewett Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A bicycle reported found at 6:29 a.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of South 4th Street was taken to storage, Marshall Police ...