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Right place, right products

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MARSHALL — It’s been a big week for the former Kmart building in Marshall, with two new businesses opening there within a few days of each other. A new Ashley HomeStore held its grand opening on Tuesday, while Marshall’s new Hobby Lobby location in Marshall kicked off a soft opening ...

YMC Board approves Canby bus garage construction

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CANBY — Plans for a new regional Community Action bus garage in Canby moved forward in the past week on a 3-2 vote from the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners. The board approved a $242,763 construction cost (which includes the purchase of land) at its Aug. 13 meeting with ...

Chemical team called to reaction at ADM plant in Marshall

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MARSHALL — A chemical reaction involving cleaning chemicals at the Archer Daniels Midland plant in Marshall sent three people to the hospital for observation on Thursday, the Marshall Fire Department said. The fire department and the Southwest Chemical Assessment Team both responded at the ...

This means trade war: Is Trump’s economic team up for it?

Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a trade war against China that has shaken the global economy, President Donald Trump gathered his most trusted economic aides in the Oval Office. The assembled brain trust for Friday’s urgent consultations included an economics chief best known for his stint as a ...

US stocks tumble as US-China trade war rattles investors

Business

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Friday after the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China rattled investors. The broad sell-off sent the S&P 500 to its fourth straight weekly loss. Stocks tumbled after President Donald Trump responded ...

Crime

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MINNEOTA — A family matter was reported at 7:44 a.m. Friday on the 100 block of Elm Place, Minneota Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — A possible probation violation was reported at 2:07 a.m. Friday on the 200 block of Hamden Street, Marshall Police ...

Mustangs on the move

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MARSHALL — It sure beats moving your kid in all by yourself. “Not to put down (School of) Mines, but it took us three hours and we walked several blocks when we moved in her older brother,” said Gerald Volk of Watertown, S.D. He was assisting his daughter, Cheyenne Volk, with the move-in ...

Admissions ready for new students

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MARSHALL— Southwest Minnesota State University is ready for incoming freshmen. “We are excited to extend a warm Mustang welcome to the Class of 2023,” said Admissions Director Matt Suby. “Gold Rush Days offer a variety of opportunities to connect with campus, the Marshall community, ...

Marshall expands school nurse position at West Side

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MARSHALL — A Marshall elementary school is going to have a school nurse on site full time, to help meet student health needs. At their regular meeting this week, members of the Marshall School Board voted to expand a nurse position at West Side Elementary to 8 hours a day, instead of ...

Er ribbon cutting

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Area community members joined Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center staff and the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the expansion of the hospital’s Emergency Department during an open house on Thursday. At left, Dr. Tim Hindbjorgen wielded the ceremonial scissors for the ...

Walmart to revamp, reopen El Paso store after mass shooting

Business

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Walmart plans to reopen the El Paso store where 22 people were killed in a shooting earlier this month, the retail giant said Thursday, but the entire interior of the building will first be rebuilt. The renovated store will include an on-site memorial honoring the ...

Trump, G-7 leaders to open summit focused on economy

Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit over the weekend by discussing the global economy. White House officials said Thursday that the session was added to Sunday’s schedule at the last minute ...

US stock indexes end mixed ahead of Fed chairman speech

Business

A wobbly day on Wall Street left stock indexes mostly lower Thursday as investors turned cautious ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the Federal Reserve chairman. Losses by health care, technology and energy companies, among other sectors, outweighed gains by banks, consumer goods makers ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime MARSHALL — A 41-year-old man was arrested on a Lyon County warrant at 6:26 p.m. Wednesday on the 1100 block of Winchester Avenue, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A 31-year-old man was cited for driving after suspension in a traffic incident at 5:33 p.m. Wednesday on Horizon ...

Regional Calendar

Public Notices

Today Community Transit hours: 5:45 a.m.-9 p.m. Community Transit hours throughout Lyon County: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. SW MN Arts Council Gallery 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m., 114 N. 3rd St., Marshall. Household Hazardous Waste Facility open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., located in the Public ...

Marshall Community Services

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For registration information, call 537-6767 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or log onto https://bit.ly/2mIZEQh. n The MCS Fall brochure has been released! Register now for our upcoming activities! Copies of the brochure are available in the MCS office or access it online at: ...

Avera Marshall celebrates new Emergency Department

Local News

MARSHALL — It had been a busy day for the newly expanded Avera Marshall Emergency Department — but not because of any medical crisis, however. On Wednesday, the new patient rooms and drive-through ambulance garage were being toured by a steady stream of people, including Avera Marshall ...

Ashley HomeStore has Marshall grand opening

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MARSHALL — It’s a new business in town, and a chance to bring new life to a retail building that had gone empty for years. But as Marshall community members and businesspeople gathered to cut the ribbon on the new Ashley HomeStore near Highway 23, they said the celebration wouldn’t have ...

Lyon County will look for new carnival for 2020 fair

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MARSHALL — The good news is the Lyon County Fair 2019 was successful, according to a report delivered to the Lyon County Board. The bad news is the carnival is booked elsewhere and won’t be available for Lyon County Fair 2020. Board Commissioner Paul Graupmann, who is on the fair ...

Fiber optic cable damage causes phone outage

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Phone service was down for some area customers from Tuesday afternoon until mid-morning Wednesday. Hy-Vee Pharmacy was among those affected by the loss of service. Customers were not able to get through to the pharmacists until Wednesday morning when phone service was restored. Christina ...