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Marshall city attorney not pursuing charges in crash

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MARSHALL — The Marshall City Attorney’s Office will not be filing criminal charges in a fatal crash that happened at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 23 and U.S. Highway 59 in September, City Attorney Dennis Simpson said. Simpson said Tuesday that the city attorney’s office had ...

A tribute to Meger

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MARSHALL — Wildlife artist James Meger left an amazing legacy behind when he died six years ago. On Friday, many of those who knew Meger will gather together — paying tribute to him for all that he did for wildlife habit conservation in Minnesota and beyond — for the James Meger Memorial ...

Everyday Leader Simulcast slated for Tuesday

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MARSHALL — Positive change doesn’t usually happen by accident — it’s the result of a conscious decision paired with noble effort. At least that’s Randy Anderson’s version of reality. And as a past attendee, he has valuable inside knowledge about the benefits of Everyday Leader ...

Crime and Accidents for Oct. 11

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TRACY — Assault was reported at 5:53 p.m. Monday on the 400 block of Harvey Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — An adult female was cited for failure to provide proof of insurance in a traffic incident reported at 4:21 p.m. Monday at the ...

Hanson accepts city admin job

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MARSHALL — A finalist candidate for Marshall city administrator has accepted the job. Sharon Hanson, the current Pipestone County administrator, officially accepted an offer from the city on Monday, said interim city administrator Sheila Dubs. Hanson has been in negotiations with the city ...

Firefighters turn on sirens to promote fire prevention

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MARSHALL — Siren blared through the city of Marshall on Sunday as the Marshall Fire Department kicked off Fire Prevention Week. The firetruck sirens were part of Operation E.D.I.T.H. (Exit Drills In The House), which serves as a reminder of the importance of planning a fire escape route. As ...

Area hog producer urges visa reform

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MARSHALL — A Lyon County farmer is urging Congressional representatives from Minnesota to work on visa reform. “Our and Minnesota Park farmer’s labor needs are hindered by the 2.7 percent unemployment rate in southern Minnesota, which means there just aren’t enough people in the area ...

Marshall City Council OKs city admin contract

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MARSHALL — The Marshall City Council made things official with a new city administrator on Tuesday. At their regular meeting, council members voted to approve an employment agreement with finalist candidate Sharon Hanson. Hanson, the current Pipestone County administrator, was one of two ...

Crime-Accidents

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MARSHALL — A report is not complete on theft of items from a vehicle at 9:14 a.m. Monday on the 400 block of South Hill Street, Marshall Police said. TRACY — A suspicious incident was reported at 11:45 p.m. Sunday on the 200 block of Hollett Street, Tracy Police said. No further ...

Red Pine project progresses in Lincoln County

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IVANHOE — Twenty-two down and 88 turbines to go. The Red Pine project is making its way across Lincoln County just west of Ivanhoe. Wind turbines are being erected in spite of the recent rains. “(Rain) has slowed it down some, but it hasn’t caused us to fall behind schedule,” EDF ...

Walking out of the darkness

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CURRIE — Some were wearing matching team shirts. Some carried flags, posters or banners. But it was the colorful bead necklaces that really gave a clue as to why people were gathering at End-O-Line Park. Each person signing in for the Out of the Darkness Walk Saturday morning was encouraged ...

Superheroes for the day

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Photo by Deb Gau Young “superheroes” got to meet some real-life heroes on Sunday at the Marshall Fire Hall. As part of the Super Hero Day event, kids could check out ambulances, police cars and firefighter gear, as well as playing games and getting goodies. Myles Swalboski, in costume ...

Governor’s Pheasant Opener to showcase community, local hunting

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MARSHALL — On one level, it’s a celebration of pheasant hunting and the outdoors. But the Governor’s Pheasant Opener also means a lot more than that for the Marshall area, organizers said. With Gov. Mark Dayton and invited hunters coming to town next weekend, the community will be in the ...

Business Briefs for Oct. 9

Business

ALLETE Clean Energy seeks Yellow Ribbon designation for support of military-connected employees ALLETE Clean Energy took a first step toward becoming a Yellow Ribbon company with the formal signing of a statement of support at the company’s wind farm in Lake Benton. Al Rudeck, president ...

A new generation at Prudential

Business

MARSHALL — One of the meaningful things about being in the financial services business, Jim Kontz said, is that the connections you make with clients last a long time. For the Kontz family, and the Prudential Financial office in Marshall, those connections have now lasted into a third ...

Crime and Accidents for Oct. 9

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MARSHALL — Citations were issued for a total of four parking violations reported between 4:17 and 4:35 a.m. Sunday, Marshall Police said. Parking violations were reported on West Lyon Street, North Third Street and E Street, Police said. MARSHALL — A hit-and-run incident reported at ...

Judge reviewing Zeug case

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As of Friday, there have been no new court hearing dates set for the Walnut Grove police chief charged with soliciting sex with a minor. Court records said the case was taken under advisement by a judge on Sept. 20. Michael Robert Zeug, 45, of Walnut Grove, was one of three men arrested ...