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Crime for Feb. 17

News of Record

MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 37, was arrested on a Department of Corrections warrant and was brought to the Law Enforcement Center in an incident reported at 12:31 a.m. Thursday on the 600 block of West Main Street, Marshall Police said. COTTONWOOD — A Cottonwood man, 18, was cited for ...

Notice of Hearing on Preliminary Plat

Public Notices

February 17, 2017 NOTICE OF HEARING ON PRELIMINARY PLAT Copies of a Preliminary Plat have been filed with the City of Marshall by J R & R Partnership of Marshall, Minnesota, and TLC Properties, Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the following subdivision: REED ...

Tour targets Health and Human Services

Local News

MARSHALL — The Lyon County Government Center is a central location for area health and human services workers. The problem is, they’re running short on space, Southwest Health and Human Services Director Chris Sorensen said Wednesday. Compared to a few years ago, there are many more ...

Science on display

Local News

MARSHALL — Sixth-grader Braxton Seifert picked up the odd-looking contraption that had a crank on one side and light bulb connected on the other side. It sat on the palm of one hand and the other hand held the light bulb. “I went to an antique shop and basically found this on the floor ...

Crime for Feb. 16

News of Record

BALATON — A report is not complete on a burglary incident reported at 10:57 p.m. Tuesday on the 200 block of North Washington Avenue, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. MARSHALL — The subjects of a harassment incident reported at 9:06 p.m. Tuesday on the 600 block of West Lyon ...

Kids and gardening

Ag and Extension

Mother Nature is teasing us with these warmer temperatures but don’t be fooled. There is still a lot of winter coming. But in the meantime, we can start to prepare for our gardens, at least on paper or mentally. There are quite a few communities throughout the United States that are moving ...

Extension Briefs

Ag and Extension

Minnesota farmland sales down Slightly in 2016 By David Bau Extension educator Last month I listed the average sales prices for farmland sold in the first six months of 2016 for 14 southwest Minnesota counties. That data indicated a 2.6 percent decline in sale prices from 2015 to ...

Ag Briefs

Ag and Extension

Swedish supermarket tests lasers to label organic produce MALMO, Sweden (AP) — Something high-tech is happening in the produce aisle at some Swedish supermarkets, where laser marks have replaced labels on the organic avocados and sweet potatoes. Swedish supermarket chain ICA started ...

City council holds off on child care permit

Local News

MARSHALL — A growing need for child care was at the center of discussion Tuesday night at a Marshall City Council meeting. Council members received a permit request from Grace Life Church to allow an increased number of children in day care on church property. But while council members ...

YMC board considers well sealing, equipment purchases

Local News

GRANITE FALLS — In an unusual action by Yellow Medicine County Board, three items were pulled from the consent agenda Tuesday before the other items would be approved as one unit. Commissioner John Berends asked for more information on a reclassification of terminal agency coordinator. ...

Bingo time at the ACC

Local News

Photo by Mike Lamb Several members of the Marshall Adult Community Center spent Valentine’s Day playing bingo. The game was held right after the committee meeting. The center holds activities daily, and the next bingo event will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call 537-6109.

Crime/Accidents for Feb. 15

News of Record

MINNEOTA — An assault incident was reported at 3:37 a.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of East 1st Street, Minneota Police said. No further information was available. LYND — A Ruthton man, 37, was cited for having no proof of insurance in a traffic incident reported at 12:49 a.m. Tuesday at ...

District shares tax estimates for referendum

Local News

MARSHALL — A new building referendum for Marshall Public Schools could mean tax increases for local property owners, but how much of an impact depends on the property. The actions of the state Legislature could even play a part in how some local taxpayers are affected, said Bruce ...

Lincoln board gets Shaokatan report

Local News

IVANHOE — Lincoln County Environmental Administrator Robert Olsen gave a report on the Lake Shaokatan Lake Improvement District (LSLID) at the Lincoln County Board meeting Feb. 7. The LSLID board of directors have met and discussed the resolution setting the ag land assessments for a ...

Tiger alumnus finds smiles in Marshall

Local News

Editor’s Note: This story is the latest in a series that reflect the contributions made by Marshall High School graduates when they returned to the community. MARSHALL — Dr. Bart Johnson has found support and opportunity returning to his hometown to live. Currently co-owner with his ...

RTR takes One-Act Play to state competition

Local News

TYLER — The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton School District has something new to celebrate in that its One-Act Play advanced to state competition last week. “Subsections were in Pipestone, and the section finals were in Redwood Falls,” adviser/director Neil Witte said. “We received first place ...

Crime/Accidents for Feb. 14

News of Record

MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 25, was cited for speeding at 5:02 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Mustang Trail and East College Drive, Marshall Police said. TRACY — An assault incident was reported at 9:56 p.m. Sunday on the 100 block of State Street, Tracy Police said. No further ...

A sweet ‘Affair’ in Minneota

Local News

Music, dancing — and of course, plenty of chocolate — made for a fun night out in Minneota on Saturday. Area residents gathered at the Minneota American Legion for this year’s Chocolate Affair, sponsored by the Friends of the Minneota Library. The event included dinner, a silent auction, ...