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Getting fresh

June 25, 2016 Farmers Markets to open soon offering fresh produce for summer enjoyment With summer here, everyone seems to be anticipating fresh garden produce, whether they grow it themselves or attend a nearby... more »»

 
 
 
Cast iron art

June 25, 2016 Lamberton man’s work on display at MAFAC MARSHALL — When Clayton Hubert of Lamberton was in third grade, he already knew he wanted to be an artist and an art teacher. more »»

Magic man

June 18, 2016 He may be only 16 years old, but magician Jett Skrien has the stage presence of a savvy veteran. Jett Skrien is turning what started as a fun hobby, into a rapidly expanding business. more »»

The finished product

June 11, 2016 The doors were opened on the Red Baron Arena & Expo this week, as the public got their first real look at a much-talked about regional complex. more »»

Marshall native to take part in national competition

June 11, 2016 MARSHALL — This summer will be the “summer of Chicago” for Marshall native Emma Larson. more »»

A special screening

June 4, 2016 Revere woman’s cartoon to be shown in Tracy, Walnut Grove MARSHALL — For more than 20 years, Denise Fick of Revere was an animator and graphic designer for public television in the Twin Cities. more »»

Giving them a voice

June 4, 2016 Southwest Minnesota State University sociology students dug deep to learn about local immigrants for their undergraduate research projects in December, which was part of a larger project known as... more »»

On stage in Spain

May 28, 2016 Southwest Minnesota State University Touring Ensemble plays three concerts in central Spain Beautiful towns, lots of great food, appreciative audiences and churches dating back to the 1300s were... more »»

Back on the lake

May 21, 2016 Whether it’s for the fish or the fun of it, area residents are drawn to the water. The saying goes that even a bad day fishing is better than a good day at work. more »»

On location

May 14, 2016 Tyler native Kathy Swanson is returning to her roots to put together an independent film They say writers should write what they know. more »»

Gone fishin’

May 7, 2016 Program gives veterans a special day on the lake COTTONWOOD Lance Peterson’s vision to give back to local veterans started with two men — a father and son who were both wounded while serving. more »»

Strings attached

April 30, 2016 Fourth-graders who make up the orchestra learn value of string instruments On a recent Thursday afternoon, members of the fourth-grade orchestra at West Side Elementary School got their... more »»

Helping others sleep tight

April 23, 2016 Sisters Jennifer and Molly Krog volunteered with a Minnesota nonprofit to help give kids in need beds to sleep in. more »»

Art with a message

April 23, 2016 Marshall woman creates painting for fire department’s 125th MARSHALL — When Nicolle Jennings of Marshall was approached more than a year ago to do a painting, she had to keep it a secret. more »»

Still poppin’

April 16, 2016 It wouldn’t be summer in Granite Falls without popcorn GRANITE FALLS — Granite Falls folks — and nearby ducks — are building up steam and ready to explode in anticipation for May 1. more »»

A Fine Arts Celebration

April 9, 2016 SMSU celebrates the arts all month long This year marks the 10th anniversary of Southwest Minnesota State University’s annual month-long Fine Arts Celebration. more »»

'A Worthwhile experience'

April 9, 2016 Works by MHS/SMSU grad to be featured at MAFAC MARSHALL — Suzannah Gau said preparing for her upcoming exhibit was sometimes tough, especially with her full-time job. more »»

Bed time

April 2, 2016 Minneota Rotary Club, Minneota Manor, team up to provide beds for those in need MINNEOTA It has been said that one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. more »»

Stage presence

March 26, 2016 Members of SMSU’s?current Forensics team continue strong tradition MARSHALL The Southwest Minnesota State University Forensics team has seen a great deal of success throughout the years, from... more »»

Bigger than a ‘Little House’

March 19, 2016 The words ‘Walnut Grove’ have become synonymous with Laura Ingalls Wilder, but all you need is a few minutes in the town’s museum to see there’s more to its history than its most famous resident. more »»

Meeting in the middle

March 12, 2016 Area residents took a trip to the Middle Ages last weekend, with the help of members of the Society for Creative Anachronism. more »»

 
 
 

 

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