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City council holds off on child care permit

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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, ...

SMSU dinner guests experience Culture Shock

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MARSHALL — Ethnic food, clothing and performances were put on display during the last day of the expanded three-day Culture Shock event at Southwest Minnesota State University. Hostess Zoua Pa Vue, president of the United Global Leaders Yearning for Success Club (U.G.L.Y.S.) greeted and ...

MHS speech team takes 1st at Pipestone

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The Marshall Tiger Speech Team won first place in team sweepstakes at the Pipestone tournament on Saturday. Leading the way for the Tigers were senior captain Kassidy Tocco, senior Emma Schroeder, and sophomore Elsa Black who earned first place in two events. Junior Allie Lamote was the only ...

Koo Koo Kanga Roo is coming to Marshall

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Koo Koo Kanga Roo, an American comedic dance-pop duo from Minneapolis, will be in Marshall Thursday at the Schwan Community Center for the Performing Arts. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Limited seating is available on a first ...

‘Lego Batman’ dominates ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ at box office

Business

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family-friendly “Lego Batman Movie” has proved to be more of a draw than “Fifty Shades Darker” at the box office. Studio estimates Sunday say the “Lego Movie” spinoff took in a strong $55.6 million over the weekend, while the “Fifty Shades” sequel ...

Urban Appeal expands into new location

Business

MARSHALL — You know a business is growing when it expands into larger quarters. The same is true of Urban Appeal of Marshall, which re-opened just two weeks ago at 901 Southview, having outgrown its old location on East College Drive. Pairing with a relative to purchase the land ...

Eye care with a community connection

Business

MARSHALL — Since its doors opened at the beginning of the month, business has been picking up at Advanced Eyecare, said Dr. Alyssa Snyder. A growing number of people have come by the new office on East College Drive. “We love this location. It’s nice that we have College Drive right ...

Eye care with a community connection

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Tidal’s exclusive streaming rights to Prince’s Warner Bros. Records catalog is over. The record company announced that starting Sunday, his music on the label — including albums like the seminal “Purple Rain” to his early work like “Dirty Mind” — will be made ...

Kirsh is new Aufenthie State Farm team member

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Charlie Aufenthie State Farm welcomes Sue Kirsh to its team. Kirsh has been in the insurance business for the last 17 years and is licensed in life, health, property, casualty and bank. She grew up in Lynd and lives near Milroy with her husband, Bob.

US gas price drops 5 cents over 3 weeks

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CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped a nickel nationally during the past three weeks, to $2.31. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the decline comes despite a slight rise in crude oil prices. Gas in Los Angeles was the ...

IMF head: Trump good for US economy

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund said Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump taking office is likely good for the American economy in the short term, though rising interest rates and a strengthening dollar will challenge global trade. Christine ...