Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 31 Jul 2015 21:30:18 EDTFri, 31 Jul 2015 21:30:18 EDT speed limit makes sense the editor: Lavern Eick's mission to "convince the Minnesota Department of Transportation to permanently lower the speed limit to 45 m.p.h. on MN Highway 23 in and around Marshall" (Independent article, 7/16/15), seems a sensible request.Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTDoesn't trust big media the editor: In 1933, Germany was the world's largest producer of information; 7,000 periodicals, 30,000 books published annually, many of the largest cities had from six to 20 daily newspapers; altogether some 4,700 daily and weeklies; 80...Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTMinnesota's outstate racial integration examples: acceptance and resistance the editor: Unlike most other midwest states where African Americans have lived continuously for 200 years or more, Minnesota still has communities with few or no black residents.Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTPeterson gets it right with RPA the editor: It isn't every day a politician in Washington gets it right, but that's what Rep. Collin Peterson has done. Rep.Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTReduced-conflict intersection is the way to go at 23/Saratoga the editor: I support MnDOT's decision to install a reduced-conflict intersection at (Minnesota) Hwy. 23 and Saratoga Street. MnDOT has dealt with a problem intersection like the one at Saratoga St.Wed, 8 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT