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DBAA marks a milestone

October 3, 2015 MARSHALL?— For its first season more than a decade ago, the Dawson-Boyd Arts Association started off with a sold-out concert featuring Riders in the Sky. more »»

Back in time

October 3, 2015 LYON COUNTY A poor farm, mill run and a centuries-old graveyard were just some of the remnants from Lyon County’s past that were explored by history buffs last week. more »»

Going Dutch

September 26, 2015 A recent event at Camden State Park offered a close-up look at old-school food preparation: Dutch oven cooking. more »»

A day trip for the arts

September 26, 2015 MARSHALL — According to the featured artist for the Upper Minnesota River Meander Arts Crawl, it doesn’t matter if it’s the first time or 11th time you’ve been on it, you always find something new... more »»

The FACS of life

September 19, 2015 COTTONWOOD On Monday afternoon, students in clothing class at Lakeview High School were getting acquainted with their new sewing machines, learning the different parts. more »»

A lasting community

September 12, 2015 St. more »»

A look, a feel

September 5, 2015 Cancer has many ways of taking its toll on one’s life, including their appearance. more »»

Getting into that ‘special zone’

September 5, 2015 Glencoe woman’s nature photography to be on display at SMAC MARSHALL — Some of Mary Mulenburg’s favorite places to shoot photos of nature are at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, local county and... more »»

‘Like touching the past’

August 29, 2015 Significant donation adds to Indigenous Americans Museum at SMSU MARSHALL Artifacts from Sitka, Alaska, to Phoenix, Arizona, can be seen right here in Marshall, Minnesota, thanks to a donation by... more »»

For the better part of 75 years

August 22, 2015 The people who have been behind Wood Lake’s Community Fair have plenty to be proud of, as the festival marks its 75th this year. Not too shabby for a town with a population of just over 400. more »»

A fresh season

August 22, 2015 MARSHALL — With the upcoming local concert series, people can sing along with the music of Neil Diamond, experience the longevity of a vocal quartet and listen to a large array of music genres. more »»

Picture this…

August 15, 2015 Photo contest tradition continues at Marshall’s Sounds of Summer MARSHALL — Four years ago, Tommy Nelson’s co-workers told him about the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council’s annual photography... more »»

New at the library

August 15, 2015 New Materials at the Marshall-Lyon County Library Fiction • Airgood, Ellen. South of Superior • Bunn, Davis. The Pilgrim • Chaplin, Lisa. The Tide Watchers • Graham, Heather. more »»

Rodeo drive

August 8, 2015 RURAL LUCAN — When you grow up around the rodeo, it’s hard not to join in. For Angie and Staci Paskewitz, it was seeing their older brothers ride and rope that helped spark an interest in rodeo. more »»

Area native releases new CD ‘Changin’ My Tune’

August 8, 2015 By Cindy Votruba MARSHALL — Kenny Marinelli said his new CD started off as just “something to do” and ended up as a project. more »»

New at the library

August 8, 2015 New Materials at the Marshall-Lyon County Library Fiction • Austin, Lynn. Fire By Night • Box, C.J. Badlands • Brand, Max. Rodeo Ranch (Western) • Davidson, Mary Janice. more »»

Alzheimer’s Community Team offers fitness and creativity for seniors and caregivers

August 8, 2015 People with dementia and their caregivers have a new opportunity for fitness and social interaction beginning Aug. 14 at the Marshall Area YMC. more »»

Not just a bunch of squares

August 1, 2015 MINNEOTA Minneota area residents are getting barn quilt fever, and they hope it spreads. Barn quilts don’t have to be placed on a barn — and they are not quilts either. more »»

A smashing success

July 25, 2015 Demolition derby champions are unique individuals who possess a combination of determination, grit and automotive engineering expertise. more »»

‘Framing’ the scene

July 25, 2015 GRANITE FALLS — Photographer David Pates said his first camera was an inexpensive “square format” film camera he got as a birthday present from his parents in the late 1950s. more »»

There because they care

July 18, 2015 LAKE SHETEK For the past 42 years, Camp SOS (Sharing our Services) has taken over the campgrounds at Shetek Lutheran Bible Camp to provide an opportunity for those with physical and mental... more »»



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