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Boys State 2014 wraps up with eventful day

June 21, 2014 MARSHALL — Less than a week after coming to the 2014 American Legion Boys State as strangers living throughout the state of Minnesota, the 355 high school attendees joined together to develop and... more »»

Pre-trial hearing takes place in Granite Falls murder case

June 21, 2014 GRANITE FALLS — The case of a man charged with killing two people in Granite Falls last year is still headed for a trial in September. more »»

High-ranking Republican takes Dems to task over taxes, business climate

June 21, 2014 MARSHALL — Even as Minnesota’s unemployment rate dipped to 4.6 percent this week, Republicans in St. Paul are fearful the business and job climate in the state is perched on a slippery slope. more »»

Water war

June 20, 2014 COTTONWOOD — The city of Cottonwood received 10 inches of rain during the severe storms Wednesday night, causing roadways, yards and basements to become flooded. more »»

Speakers leave an impression on local Boys State participants

June 20, 2014 MARSHALL — The 2014 Boys State participants had plenty to think about throughout the day Thursday as a variety of speakers offered them words of wisdom for their future. more »»

Area Boys Staters enter the political ring

June 19, 2014 MARSHALL — More than 350 Boys Staters were immersed in the political process throughout the day at state party conventions as the 2014 Minnesota Boys State program continued Wednesday at Southwest... more »»

Summer spotlight

June 19, 2014 The Western Fest Stampede Rodeo begins today at Lee Mar Ranch on U.S. Highway 212 West in Granite Falls and runs through Saturday. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Plum Creek Board rejects mediation terms

June 19, 2014 SLAYTON — Meetings with a state mediator have failed to resolve conflicts between the members of the Marshall-Lyon County Library Board and the Plum Creek Library System Governing Board. more »»

Plum Creek Board says no to terms

June 19, 2014 SLAYTON — Meetings with a state mediator have failed to resolve conflicts between the members of the Marshall-Lyon County Library Board and the Plum Creek Library System Governing Board. more »»

Feeling blessed

June 19, 2014 MARSHALL — For Cheri Buysse, it started in February with a sharp pain under her rib cage that radiated to her back. “I thought, that was really bizarre,” Buysse said. more »»

Local residents to pedal for Alzheimer’s

June 19, 2014 MARSHALL?—?The man on a bike wearing a purple T-shirt with the words “The Longest Day” is not just biking for fun Saturday, he is cycling 100 miles around Lyon County for a cause. more »»

MASC to get ‘all shook up’ with upcoming show

June 19, 2014 MARSHALL — Songs by the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” and the mid-1950s are providing a backdrop for the next production of the Marshall Area Stage Company. more »»

Avera Marshall Auxiliary makes additional donation to Avera Cancer Institute Marshall

June 19, 2014 MARSHALL — The Avera Marshall Auxiliary has committed an additional $250,000 to Avera Cancer Institute Marshall, and combined with previous donations have now contributed $650,000 to the project,... more »»

Emotion gardens

June 18, 2014 Photo by Jenna Stoutland English learning, Summer EL students put their green thumbs to use Tuesday when Maggie Roy aided them in creating emotion miniature gardens at Marshall Middle School. more »»

County looks at courthouse options

June 18, 2014 MARSHALL — The prospect of remodeling the Lyon County courtrooms in the county government center will require some big decisions, Lyon County Board members said. more »»

Murray County mess

June 18, 2014 MURRAY COUNTY — The End-O-Line Railroad Park and Museum in Currie looks like an island because of heavy rain during the last few days, and Murray County Road 38 is closed and underwater north of town. more »»

Vet shares his story with Boys Staters

June 18, 2014 MARSHALL — As a Vietnam veteran and the recipient of two Purple Hearts and the Silver Star, Ron Mackedanz spoke to the 2014 Boys State participants about patriotism and military service. more »»

Contributions still needed to help finish library vision

June 18, 2014 MARSHALL — It’s an exciting time, supporters of the Marshall-Lyon County Library said. more »»

Rain doesn’t stop state

June 17, 2014 MARSHALL — During the first day of the week-long Boys State session at Southwest Minnesota State University on Monday, the Anoka County American Legion Voiture 390 Ritual Team performed a flag... more »»



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