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Crime for April 14

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MARSHALL — A male driver was cited for speeding at 12:54 a.m. Friday at the intersection of 310th Street and U.S. Highway 59, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. MARSHALL — An adult male was cited for failure to provide proof of insurance in a traffic incident reported at ...

Hunting accident injures man in Yellow Medicine County

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YELLOW MEDICINE COUNTY — An 18-year-old man was shot in the ankle in a hunting accident earlier this week, the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office said. The man received non life-threatening injuries, the Sheriff’s Office said. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Yellow ...

Weather cancels Vikings Town Takeover events

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Inclement weather has canceled Minnesota Vikings Town Takeover events scheduled for this evening and Saturday in Marshall. A Vikings spokesperson said events including autograph signings, youth clinics and the town festival have been canceled due to weather. However, the youth clinics and ...

Klaith stepping down as Marshall fire chief; Brunsvold to take over

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MARSHALL — The Marshall Fire Department is about to enter a new period in its leadership. Starting next month, Quentin Brunsvold will take up the position of fire chief for the city, the Marshall Public Safety department announced Thursday. Brunsvold, a current captain with the Marshall ...

Detours set for Marshall bridge construction

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MARSHALL — Commuters and motorists may need to change their routes if they travel through Marshall this spring. Construction projects on two bridges in town are scheduled to begin later this month. Because of the construction work, detours will be in place for both Minnesota Highway 19 ...

Dahlager back in prison for release violations

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MARSHALL — A sex offender who moved to Marshall earlier this year is now headed back to prison after having been found in violation of his conditions of release, the Minnesota Department of Corrections said Thursday. James Dahlager, 36, was revoked back to prison for 100 days, a Department ...

Second hog theft reported near Redwood, Lyon border

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LYON COUNTY — Another theft of pigs from a farm has been reported in the area near the border of Lyon and Redwood counties. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Department reported the theft at 8:28 a.m. Wednesday. It’s the second hog theft reported in the area. More than 90 pigs were stolen from a ...

Forecasted blizzard may set records; postponing events

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MARSHALL — This weekend's forecasted blizzard could break at least two Marshall records, according to the National Weather Service. A blizzard warning is in effect for 7 p.m. today to 7 p.m. Saturday, forcing many postponements of events scheduled for this weekend. “In April 2013, the ...

Weather cancels Vikings Town Takeover events

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Inclement weather has canceled Minnesota Vikings Town Takeover events scheduled for this evening and Saturday in Marshall. A Vikings spokesperson said events including autograph signings, youth clinics and the town festival have been canceled due to weather. However, the youth clinics and ...

Crime for April 13

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MARSHALL — Parties in an incident reported at 1:49 a.m. Thursday on the 400 block of North Fifth Street were separated for the night, Marshall Police said. BALATON — An adult male was cited for driving after suspension in a traffic incident reported at 9:33 p.m. Wednesday on the 1900 ...

Vikings to ‘take over’ Marshall

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MARSHALL — While Marshall is well-known for its school colors of orange and black, people are likely going to see a lot of purple and gold on Friday and Saturday as representatives of the Minnesota Vikings “take over” the community. Several different activities will be taking place ...

An ‘80s flashback

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MARSHALL — It’s back to the high school prom in 1989 for the last show of the season for Southwest Minnesota State University Theater. All the characters from ‘80s movies will be there — the captain of the football team, the class president, the cheerleaders, the foreign exchange ...

Census planning starts early for local government

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MARSHALL — The next U.S. census is still more than a year away. But Minnesota cities and counties are already looking for ways to help make sure their residents are counted. There’s a lot at stake. The census helps determine everything from our representation in government, to how the ...

Kids Against Hunger

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Photo by Jenny Kirk The Kids Against Hunger Southwest Minnesota group worked together to pack 150,000 meals in a two-day, community-driven effort at the Marshall National Guard Armory. The service project marks the third time Marshall area volunteers contributed to the hunger-relief mission, ...

Foreign exchange students speak at ACC

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MARSHALL — They came from across the globe to Marshall, Minnesota. And while they’re learning about a different culture, exchange students at Marshall High School said they are enjoying the experience. A group of four exchange students spoke with local residents at the Adult Community ...

Crime and Accidents for April 12

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MARSHALL — A male was arrested for disorderly conduct, domestic assault and making threats in an incident reported at 9:43 p.m. Tuesday on the 200 block of Stephen Avenue, Marshall Police said. MINNEOTA — A suspicious incident was reported at 8:49 p.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of South ...

Starting seeds

Ag and Extension

This spring is a tough one, not only on our area farmers but on us gardeners too. From what the weatherman explains, if Canada is sitting on a lot of snow, we have a harder time warming up here in Minnesota. Canada still has a lot of snow. So, while we are waiting, what can we do to get a start ...

Ag and Extension Briefs

Ag and Extension

Minnesota Agroforestry Institute in Lamberton Come join us as we learn ecological and economic values of integrating trees and crops (or livestock) together as one landuse system. This is called agroforestry, which is considered a sustainable agricultural practice. The Minnesota ...

Marshall City Council sets hearing on building ordinance changes

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MARSHALL — The message from Marshall area residents and businesspeople was loud and clear: the city’s rules about landscaping and the way buildings should look went too far. The solution, as proposed by a community task force, was to get rid of some of the restrictions. Now, the proposal ...

Proposed fines for buffer strip law draw fire

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MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota farmers, Republican legislators and even Gov. Mark Dayton disavowed proposed fines that could reach into thousands of dollars against farmers who fail to plant buffer strips between fields and waterways, they run counter to the cooperative approach envisioned in ...