Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 21 Aug 2014 13:59:49 EDTThu, 21 Aug 2014 13:59:49 EDT a step forward for rural Minnesota the editor: A few weeks ago I drove to St. Paul to listen in on a MNsure oversight hearing. MNsure staff and board members reported on the real impact of the new program.Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTPeterson is asset to Minnesota the editor: I am writing this letter in response to the Aug. 4 edition of the Redwood Gazette front page coverage of Congressional candidate (Torrey) Westrom's visit to Redwood Falls and his recent mailing.Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTLocal control of library the editor: By forcing the Marshall Library to rejoin Plum Creek, which is clearly what most of the City Council wants, we will lose local control of our library and instead have it managed by a bureaucrat in St. Paul.Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTHere's why climate change is a 'heated' topic the editor: The Aug. 7 writer of "Why the debate on climate change?" says, "I am not an authority on climate change. I defer to those smarter than I who study the issue full time." And: "I know this is a 'heated' topic but I am not sure why.Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe GOP: Where did it go? the editor: It seems that since the evening of President Barack Obama's first inauguration this party has disappeared, or have I misinterpreted GOP as the Grand Old Party? I grew up a Democrat and have thought of it as the party for common...Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT