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Marshall’s Courtney Otto the reigning Miss Rodeo Minnesota

Local News

MARSHALL — As far back as she can remember, Marshall resident Courtney Otto wanted to follow the footsteps of her mother to become a rodeo queen. Otto remembers looking at photos of her mother, Debby Otto, as a North Dakota State University rodeo queen. Otto was also inspired by meeting ...

Demolition derby draws father/son drivers from around the area

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MARSHALL — Two father and son teams and a driver who learned from his father competed at the Lyon County Fair demolition derby in Marshall Saturday night. The Padfields from Cottonwood were the first father and son duo who went out to do some damage. Brent Padfield drove his 1974 Chevy ...

Agenda

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What: Regular meeting of the Lyon County Board When: 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15 Where: Commissioners’ room, Lyon County Government Center second floor • Consent agenda • VSO annual operation grant • WIC room remodel • DNR property acquisition • Proposed TIF district ...

LeClaire Taxidermy goes from sideline to full time

Business

DOVRAY — For the past couple of years, hunting season has been especially busy for Adam LeClaire. Fall is typically when there’s a big spike in customers for his taxidermy business — but that’s a good thing, he said. “When we first started out, I figured I would do it as a side ...

CMC-Marshall Surgery Center achieves AAAHC accreditation

Business

The ACMC Marshall surgery Center has achieved full three-year accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Accreditation distinguishes this surgery center from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined ...

Sussner Construction receives award

Business

Sussner Construction, Inc. was awarded the 2016 Pyramid Award from Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. This award recognizes excellence in construction in the Health Care Field for projects over 5 million. This award was for Sussner Constructon’s participation on the Rice ...

N. Korean tensions aren’t deterring tourists from Guam

Business

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Tourists haven’t been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been at the center of North Korean and U.S. threats during the past week. Won Hyung-jin, an official from Modetour, a large South Korean travel agency, said ...

Crime-Accidents

News of Record

Crime MARSHALL — An adult male was released to a sober person for the night in an incident reported at 1:08 a.m. Sunday on the 200 block of West Main Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A family matter was reported at 1:04 p.m. Saturday on the 500 block of Jewett Street, ...

Never forget

Local News

MARSHALL — The terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, had an impact on people all across the U.S. And in traveling and meeting people from around the country, personnel and guides for the 9/11 Never Forget exhibit said they’ve seen that impact firsthand. “Everyone has their own story, and ...

Miracle of birth found inside Ralco Enrichment Center

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MARSHALL — For the third straight year, the Ralco Enrichment Center has provided an unique experience for fairgoers of all ages. On Thursday, those in attendance had the opportunity to witness the birth of 16 piglets. The sow, a large white Yorkshire cross, is owned by a group of local ...

YMC chairman finds condition of Oraas Park ‘pathetic’

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GRANITE FALLS — Yellow Medicine County Board Chairman Gary Johnson blamed the “pathetic” condition of Oraas Park near Hanley Falls on the decision to not hire a extra highway department technician. The commissioners decided against hiring the extra technician as a money-saving move. ...

Crime and Accidents for Aug. 12

News of Record

MARSHALL — A Danube man, 23, was arrested for third degree DWI in an incident reported at 1:28 a.m. Friday at the intersection of West Main Street and East College Drive, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 21, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia in a traffic ...

‘It teaches you gratitude’

Features

MARSHALL She went to India to teach others, but ended up learning more than she can say. “It was a really good experience,” said Linnea Bader, who spent a month teaching underprivileged children in Delhi, India. “It’s easy to fall in love with India. I’m grateful for the ...

Marshall residents ask MnDOT to reconsider Lyon Street J-turn

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MARSHALL — Earlier this year, Marshall got the news that more construction aimed at safety on Minnesota Highway 23 was planned for next year. But for some local residents and businesspeople, there are still questions on whether one planned safety project — a reduced conflict intersection at ...

9/11 tribute on Main

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MARSHALL — With sirens blaring, local firefighters escorted a traveling 9/11 exhibit trailer into and around Marshall on Thursday morning. The 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit weaved its way through some of the main streets in Marshall, making a stop at Memorial Park before settling in at ...

Baby piglets cause excitement at the fair

Local News

MARSHALL — While people of all ages filtered in and out of the Ralco Enrichment Center on the grounds of the Lyon County Fairgrounds, Tracy natives Erin McCoy and Dave Rialson delivered 16 baby piglets. “They’re so cute,” 10-year-old Hannah Lyons said. The farrowing process started ...

Toys removed from Marshall public library

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MARSHALL — The children’s wing of the Marshall-Lyon County Library is a popular place for children and their parents. In addition to books, there are computers for children to play on and also a variety of toys including barns, farm animals, a small kitchen and plastic food such as pizza ...

YMC Board learns of Minnesota Rural Counties association

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GRANITE FALLS — Minnesota Rural Counties (MRC) Executive Director Dan Larson appeared before the Yellow Medicine County Board Tuesday to invite it to join the MRC. “Other counties have joined on the spot after they heard what we have to offer,” Larson said. Larson, also a lobbyist ...

Crime and Accidents for Aug. 11

News of Record

MARSHALL — Theft reported at 9:49 a.m. Wednesday on the 1200 block of East Main Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — An incident reported at 10:58 a.m. Wednesday on the 800 block of Hackberry Drive is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — ...