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Science and nature fun

Local News

MARSHALL — There were exciting hands-on opportunities to learn about archaeological digs, kitchen chemistry, water bugs, robots, minerals, honey bees, being a veterinarian or junior crime scene investigator, making a garden grow and so much more at the 24th annual Science and Nature ...

Crime and Accidents for May 10

News of Record

MARSHALL — A black longhaired cat was taken to the kennel in an animal complaint reported at 8:23 a.m. Wednesday on the 1300 block of East College Drive, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — An adult male turned himself in on a Lyon County warrant at 6:52 a.m. Wednesday at the Law ...

Lawn care

Ag and Extension

This weekend seemed like the big kick off to gardening — finally! Not only did we have Julie Weisenhorn from the U of M talking to area gardeners at our Master Gardener event, we also had her working with youth from Lyon and Lincoln counties with her Flowers for Pollinators programs. The day ...

Ag and Extension Briefs

Ag and Extension

Outlook 2018 for corn and soybean crops With heavy April snowfall farmers are just getting started planting their 2018 crops with hopes of good yields and good prices. There has been plenty of spring moisture and now the cropping season will take off in full swing when the soil dries out. ...

Marshall City Council to hold hearing on proposed apartments

Local News

MARSHALL — A proposal to build apartments on nine acres of vacant land in Marshall will go before the city council — and the public — in a couple of weeks. On Tuesday, council members set a public hearing on the plat for the proposed development, as well as taking action on some of the ...

Minnesota State official makes case for more funding

Local News

MARSHALL — Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra is a man on a mission — and it’s a colossal mission because he represents the 375,000 students who are served annually through the 30 colleges and seven universities that make up Minnesota State. Recently, Malhotra visited 10 ...

YMC Board hears about TIF progress

Local News

GRANITE FALLS — When there are Tax Increment Financing (TIF) funds left over they go back to the city, Yellow Medicine County Recorder/Registrar of Titles Janel Timm told the YMC Board at Tuesday’s meeting. “The excess TIF in Canby Farmers Grain example is $3,776.10,” Timm said, ...

Serving her community

Local News

MINNEOTA — It was time to welcome new officers at the Minneota-Taunton post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. But as the incoming officers lined up to take the oath Ed Lozinski read to them, there was also something new happening. At the head of the line at Monday’s ceremony, Pam Gregor ...

Crime and Accidents for May 9

News of Record

MARSHALL — An adult male was cited for driving after suspension and failure to provide proof of insurance in a traffic incident reported at 11:55 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Village Drive and Birch Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A broken pickup window was reported at ...

Tick season is under way, local experts say

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MARSHALL — With the soil temperature warming up, local experts say it’s time to think about ticks. “We always say it’s hard to predict the tick season,” said Elizabeth Schiffman, epidemiologist with the Minnesota Department of Health. “There is always a risk of black-legged or ...

Autism resources informational meeting set for May 14

Local News

MARSHALL — Studies show that children with autism typically do better when intensive interventions happen at an early age. With the number of children being diagnosed with autism on the rise and access to specialized services in the area on the decline, a new autism resource — Behavioral ...

School board learns about West Side book battle

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MARSHALL — Judging by the number of books checked out and the number of team participating, the first-ever book battle at West Side Elementary School was a huge success. Marshall School Board members heard about the new reading competition at the work session meeting on Monday. During the ...

Eagle eye

Local News

Photo by Jacob Elton A bald eagle perches on a fallen tree overlooking the Redwood River in Lynd Sunday afternoon. The eagle stayed there over an hour before flying to a nearby tree limb on the riverbank.

Crime for May 8

News of Record

MARSHALL — An adult male was cited for speeding at 5:20 a.m. Monday at the intersection of East College Drive and O’Connell Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — An adult male was cited for failure to provide proof of insurance in a traffic incident reported at 1:20 a.m. Monday at ...

Overcoming obstacles

Local News

MARSHALL — Young Kaylee and Evelyn Juutilainen have a lot in common. They both scrunch up their nose when they smile, enjoy playing on the family’s iPad and like drinking ice tea. Both also have a rare disease called cystinosis — they’re two of about 2,000 people worldwide to have ...

‘It’s only the beginning’

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MARSHALL — 1979 Southwest Minnesota State University graduate and president of Hormel Business Units Steve Binder told 2018 SMSU graduates Saturday that it’s about progress, not perfection during his commencement address. “Your graduation isn’t the end, it’s only the beginning,” ...

Culture Fair at MHS

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Photot by Jody Isaackson The Marshall High School Cultures United club presented a Culture Fair on Friday evening with a meal full of cultural food and experience. Speakers, like Maryam Audi and Ammran Mohamed, gave history, culture and food presentations. There was also a fashion show given ...

Avera eCARE celebrates 25 years of telemedicine delivery

Business

MARSHALL — The world’s most extensive and diversified virtual care network, is celebrating 25 years of delivering a wide continuum of services to meet varied needs of patients, clinicians and health systems including Avera Marshall. Avera eCARE has several distinct areas: Intensive Care ...