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On the same side, but not

May 25, 2015 Members of Marshall’s wheelchair community continue to differ on how to improve things in city MARSHALL — It’s an issue that has led to some strongly-divided opinions in the Marshall area communit. more »»

Composed competitors

May 25, 2015 MARSHALL — It’s not every day that two Marshall High School students get chosen to be in a statewide orchestra. more »»

Saratoga/23 Headache worsens

May 23, 2015 MARSHALL — Large, portable warning signs were installed at the Saratoga/Minnesota Highway 23 intersection Thursday night after an evening crash that left a 54-year-old man dead and a 53-year-old... more »»

Plum Creek approves new regional library director

May 23, 2015 SLAYTON — The search for a new director at the Plum Creek Regional Library System has come to an end, regional library officials said Thursday night. more »»

Memorial Day should mean something to us all

May 23, 2015 When I was growing up our family was getting ready to go to Memorial Day service in Minneota. more »»

Public forum on employment and people with disabilities is Wednesday

May 23, 2015 Employment and People with Disabilities, a public forum on employment and people with disabilities in southwestern Minnesota, will take place from 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ramada Marshall, 1500 E. more »»

Fatal crash at 23/Saratoga

May 22, 2015 Photo by Cindy Votruba Two crashes were reported Thursday at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 23 and Saratoga Street, including a fatal that was reported around 6:50 p.m. more »»

Driver in deadly crash makes court appearance

May 22, 2015 MARSHALL — Lyon County District Court records said a Marshall woman made her first appearance in court Friday on charges in connection with Thursday’s crash that killed 54-year-old Greg Heintzeman o... more »»

SMSU hires new Provost

May 22, 2015 UNI Dean of College of Education tabbed to replace Weatherby MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University announced Thursday that Dr. Dwight C. more »»

Plenty in store for the 2nd floor

May 22, 2015 MARSHALL — What’s going on in the second floor of the Lyon County Museum? Many people by now have seen the first floor, which includes the permanent ice cream shop and heritage room along with... more »»

MMU to consider new rate for industrial customer

May 21, 2015 MARSHALL — Future plans for one of Marshall’s biggest users of electricity could also have implications for Marshall Municipal Utilities, MMU staff said Wednesday night. more »»

Business as usual

May 21, 2015 MARSHALL — Eleven students from Marshall High School were among approximately 5,600 students and advisers who recently attended the 2015 Business Professionals of America National Leadership... more »»

A day at FCA camp

May 21, 2015 Photo by Jenny Kirk With huddle leader Ana Schwarz, right, holding the inflated football, camper Anna Brusven attempts to kick it over the soccer goal as her teammates look on during the Dog Patch... more »»

Dayton says ‘Drake’s Law’ could resurface in special session

May 20, 2015 MARSHALL — When told that “Drake’s Law” stalled in a senate committee this past weekend, not only did Gov. Mark Dayton express shock, he said he will push to get it included in special session talk. more »»

3 men tied to Hively incident appear in court

May 20, 2015 MARSHALL — Three men charged in connection with the deaths of a Lyon County couple made separate appearances in Lyon County District Court on Tuesday morning. more »»

County calls for special meeting on road funding

May 20, 2015 MARSHALL — Time is getting shorter for Lyon County Board members to make a decision on how to pay for future road and bridge construction projects. more »»

Church work

May 20, 2015 Photo by Per Peterson Workers from Krause Konstruction Co. In. more »»

Sen.: ‘Drake’s Law’ needs more work

May 19, 2015 Committee, bill’s House author have different interpretation of bill MARSHALL — A Minnesota senator told the Independent on Monday that neither he, nor the committee that was next up to continue th... more »»

Hansen new school board member at RTR

May 19, 2015 TYLER — The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton School Board’s vacant seat was filled Monday night after being empty for three months. more »»

MPS Board gets facilities project update

May 19, 2015 MARSHALL — A number of updates were given in a variety of areas, including a facilities project update, at the Marshall Public School Board meeting on Monday. more »»



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