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Survey says

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MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University political science students collected 328 surveys on Election Day Tuesday in Lyon County and weighed in with their predictions and findings regarding the Lyon County Exit Poll. “I think it was an amazing experience,” SMSU junior Fatouh ...

Crime and Accidents for Nov. 7

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MINNEOTA — A 24-year-old male was cited for failing to stop at a stop sign at 7:32 a.m. Tuesday on the 3900 block of 160th Avenue, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. MARSHALL — A 19-year-old female was arrested for first and fifth degree sale of drugs in an incident reported ...

Future hearings set for three in Marshall sex sting

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MARSHALL — Future hearing dates have been set for three men arrested in connection with an undercover prostitution sting in Marshall. Todd Mykle Roberts, 46, of Marshall, appeared in Lyon County District Court on Tuesday on charges of hiring or agreeing to hire a minor for prostitution, ...

Marshall School Board hears Fiscal Year 2018 audit review

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MARSHALL — Hoffman & Brobst Manager Tamara Deutz presented the Marshall School Board with a Fiscal Year 2018 audit review at the work session meeting on Monday. “This is for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018,” Deutz said. “You had an unmodified opinion, which is a clean opinion ...

A hit or miss start to the season

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MARSHALL — Wet weather hampered the opening weekend of firearm deer season for some hunters around the Marshall area, but others were more fortunate. “I think the weather affected the deer hunting, from the die-hard hunters to the ones that did limited hunting,” said Ryan Michelson, ...

Crime for Nov. 6

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MARSHALL — A report is pending on a drug and narcotics incident reported at 5:15 a.m. Monday on the 600 block of West Main Street, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. MARSHALL — A vehicle that was reported stolen was located and released to its owner in an incident reported at ...

Area women learn about discipleship at IF:TABLE event

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MARSHALL — Judging by the broad grins and glowing faces at Living Word Lutheran Church in Marshall Saturday, about 50 attendees were moved by the IF: TABLE Fall Gathering hosted by local coordinators Kris Campion, Heidi Beck and other committee members. They were reacting to two speakers ...

Crime and Accidents for Nov. 5

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MARSHALL — An adult male was arrested for probation violation in an incident reported at 10:06 a.m. Friday on the 600 block of North U.S. Highway 59, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Burglary reported at 12:57 p.m. Friday on the 400 block of South Fourth Street is under investigation, ...

Hunting for zebra mussels in Lake Sarah

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A pair representatives from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources gathered together with a small group on Thursday to explain how the aquatic invasive species zebra mussels has been found in Lake Sarah and what that means to the future of the southwest Minnesota lake. Allison Gamble, ...

Housley predicts two-point win

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MARSHALL — Chartered for a 44-hour tour of Minnesota during the last weekend before Tuesday’s election, a bus full of Republican candidates and supporters pulled in front of the Lyon County GOP headquarters on Main Street at 5:45 p.m. Friday for stop number 10 before heading ...

Stocks end a strong week with losses as Apple shares skid

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped Friday as Apple absorbed its worst loss in more than four years. Thanks to gains over the previous three days, the S&P 500 index finished with its biggest weekly increase since March. Apple, the world’s largest technology company, forecast weak ...

Crime

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MARSHALL — A 19-year-old male was cited for having a small amount of marijuana in a traffic-related complaint reported at 1:31 a.m. Friday at the intersection of East College Drive and South Bruce Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A 22-year-old male was taken to the emergency room ...

Growing a workforce

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MARSHALL — Marshall may be in the middle of a prairie, but it is fortunate to have higher learning institutions and vibrant companies that are willing to collaborate for the benefit of the community. With today’s low employment numbers, companies are seeking new ways to attract and keep ...

‘I don’t feel like I’m 100’

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HENDRICKS – Norma Siverson may be 100 years old, but she doesn’t feel it. “I don’t feel like I’m 100,” she said. “I have no arthritis, no pain. I quilt. My daughter puts the quilt tops on and takes them off the frame,” Siverson said after celebrating her birthday Sept. 21. ...

Crime for Nov.2

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MARSHALL — A 73-year-old female was cited for no proof of insurance in an incident reported at 1:51 p.m. Wednesday on the 1400 block of East College Drive, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Check forgery reported at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday on the 600 block of West Main Street is under ...

Artistically inclined

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MARSHALL The 2018 Conference for Young Artists marked the 25th year that K-8 students had hands-on opportunities to learn about different art genres and to use their creative energies to make unique artwork to take home. More than 1,000 were in attendance at this year’s event presented by ...

Preparing for the unexpected

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MARSHALL — The sound of gunfire echoing off the walls at a school is something no one ever wants to imagine hearing. But with school shootings dramatically on the rise, more and more schools are taking precautions and making sure everyone is as prepared as possible if a school intruder ...

Yellowstone National trail proposal includes region

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GRANITE FALLS — A proposal to create a 21st century version of the Appalachian Trail and Route 66 could lead to future recreational and economic benefits in much of western Minnesota. The Yellowstone Trail Alliance, a coalition of supporters for the plan, wants to establish a tourism path ...

Crime and Accidents for Nov. 1

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MILROY — Theft of a skid loader reported at 3:46 p.m. Tuesday on the 2200 block of Lyon County Road 11 is under investigation, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. MARSHALL — A dog owner was issued a citation for dog at large in an incident reported at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday on the ...