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Curling comes to Marshall

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MARSHALL The first group of people had taken their positions, crouching down on the ice. One by one, they each got ready to slide the 44-pound stones in front of them down the length of the rink. Or not. At least at first, many of the would-be curlers gathered at the Red Baron Arena and ...

Officials: Be aware of Dahlager, but don’t be a ‘vigilante’

Local News

MARSHALL — Like it or not, 36-year-old James Dahlager, a Level 3 registered predatory offender, is now part of the Marshall community. In a community notification and education presentation by Mark Bliven, director of risk assessment and community notification with the Minnesota Department ...

SMSU recognized for providing value to international students

Local News

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University has been ranked in three separate categories relating to quality international student programs by College Factual, a platform that helps parents and students find the right college or university using reviews, national rankings and match ...

Learning to draw cartoons

Local News

Visiting author and illustrator Gary Harbo showed kindergartners and first-graders how to draw a cartoon snake, wolf, duck and cat Thursday at True Light Christian School. Harbo also instructed two sessions for older students. Harbo is a Lynd native who now lives in the Twin Cities area and is ...

Crime and Accidents for Feb. 2

News of Record

COTTONWOOD — A report is pending on a theft incident reported at 6:53 a.m. Wednesday on the 200 block of Lindsay Drive, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. LYND — A report is pending on a burglary incident reported at 2:48 p.m. Wednesday on the 2200 block of 190th Avenue, the ...

State’s $2 million grant boosts Marshall industrial park project

Local News

ST. PAUL — Thanks to a $2 million grant approved by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and favorable weather conditions last fall, there will be shovel-ready lots inside Marshall’s Industrial Park this year, according to Mayor Bob Byrnes. “It’s good ...

Republicans, Democrats to hold precinct caucuses Tuesday

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MARSHALL – Next week, area residents will have a chance to get involved with state politics, and even weigh in on the Minnesota gubernatorial race. Both the Republican and Democratic-Farmer-Labor parties will be holding precinct caucuses at locations around the region Tuesday. Precinct ...

Redwood County sheriff makes arrest in Milroy burglary

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MILROY — An arrest has been made in connection with a burglary reported at the Farmers Co-Op Association in Milroy, the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office said. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office received information that helped further an investigation into burglaries reported in Milroy ...

Crime for Feb. 1

News of Record

MARSHALL — An adult female was cited for speeding in an incident reported at 11:26 a.m. Tuesday on the intersection of 300th Street and Minnesota Highway 68, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. MARSHALL — An adult female was cited for speeding in an incident reported at 3:21 ...

About lilies

Ag and Extension

This winter, the garden talk between my daughter and me has been about lilies. She has grown to love these gems of the garden and with good reason. They come in so many colors, sizes and are so fragrant what is not to love? The University of Minnesota has some great information about growing ...

Housley takes senior care issues on campaign for US Senate seat

Local News

MARSHALL — Eight years ago, Karin Housley’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The journey she started in helping her mother and family cope with the disease ignited a passion inside her which propelled her into a political quest. That quest by the Twin Cities native started ...

Crime and Accidents for Jan. 31

News of Record

LYND — An adult female was cited for speeding in an incident reported at 10:25 a.m. Monday on the intersection of 230th Street and Lyon County Road 5, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. MARSHALL — An adult female was cited for speeding in an incident reported at 8:34 p.m. ...

Police: Sex offender moving to Marshall

Local News

MARSHALL — The Marshall Police Department is inviting members of the public to an informational meeting Thursday, regarding a predatory offender moving to Marshall. A news release from the MPD said the informational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Marshall Middle School ...

Swedzinski, Dahms Take on questions at town hall meeting

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MARSHALL — Marshall area residents and businesspeople had plenty of concerns to bring to local legislators Monday morning, ranging from broadband Internet to health care and changes to federal taxes. About 50 people attended a town hall meeting with Minnesota state Sen. Gary Dahms ...

Hearing set for woman accused of hitting boy with car

Local News

PIPESTONE — A Ruthton woman charged with hitting a boy with her car appeared in Pipestone County District Court on Tuesday, court records said. A hearing for Pauline Christin Jensen, 48, was scheduled in April. Jensen was charged with criminal vehicular operation, failure to stop for a ...

Crime

News of Record

MARSHALL — A total of six parking violations were reported between 2:57 and 3:54 a.m. Monday, Marshall Police said. Citations were issued for parking violations reported on East College Drive, West Main Street and Pearl Avenue, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A wallet was reported ...

A good day on the lake

Local News

LAKE BENTON — While not everyone caught a fish, it appeared that a good time was had anyway as people of all ages took part in the 4th annual Lake Benton Ice Fishing Tournament sponsored by Lake Benton Sportsman’s Club on Saturday. More than 250 fish were caught and prizes worth several ...

A competition not to be missed

Local News

MARSHALL — They come for the fierce competition, the unique camaraderie and the valuable feedback, students and coaches said at the 18th annual Marshall Speech Spectacular on Saturday. After three rounds of competition on Friday, more than 900 high school students continued with the fourth ...

Business Briefs for Jan. 29

Business

Maher is Employee of the Year for CCMH Brandon Maher, a registered nurse in the surgery department, has worked at Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital since September of 2011. The former Marshall resident was nominated for GEM of the Year by the CCMH Board of Trustees and was chosen due to his ...

Crime for Jan. 29

News of Record

MARSHALL — A Nevada male, 29, was cited for not having a Minnesota driver's license in a traffic related incident reported at 1:30 a.m. Sunday on the intersection of East College Drive and South Minnesota, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A Tracy male, 42, was arrested on a felony warrant ...