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Volunteers making medical masks

Local News

MARSHALL — Like collecting scrap metal or buying bonds to help the war effort during World War II, community members can do their part to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus. A local group is coordinating an effort to make masks for health care providers. “Tracy Veglahn at Fabrics Plus has ...

COVID-19 confirmed in Lincoln County

Local News

The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed that a person from Lincoln County has tested positive for COVID-19, Southwest Health and Human Services said Friday. The case is the first officially reported in our area, but SWHHS Public Health Director Carol Biren said it is likely the ...

Leading the way

Features

A young person has been recognized for her efforts to promote her field of expertise — marketing. She has mentored college students, spoken before an international audience and runs her own business. Marshall native Bridget Deutz was recently awarded the Emerging Leader award from the ...

Library closed in order to make changes

Public Notices

The Marshall-Lyon County Library will be closed today in order to ready the building to deliver service differently; the branches remain closed indefinitely. • Beginning Monday, and for at least two weeks, the Library will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and closed on Saturday ...

Marshall schools ready for distance learning

Local News

MARSHALL — Marshall Public Schools is technically in the fourth quarter of its academic year. But on Monday, it’s going to be like making a new start, Jeremy Williams said. “We see Monday morning as being like the first day of school,” said Williams, director of teaching and learning ...

Police chief, sheriff ready to educate residents on Walz’s order

Local News

MARSHALL — The “stay at home” order issued by Gov. Tim Walz is slated to take effect at midnight today, but local law enforcement officials say people are already taking the order pretty seriously. “We’ve had a lot of calls about what the order allows and does not allow,” said ...

COVID-19 confirmed in Lincoln County

Local News

LINCOLN COUNTY — The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed that a person from Lincoln County has tested positive for COVID-19, Southwest Health and Human Services said Friday. The case is the first officially reported in our area, but SWHHS Public Health Director Carol Biren said it ...

Crime and Accidents for March 27

News of Record

MARSHALL — An incident reported at 2:53 p.m. Wednesday is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A boys’ style bicycle reported found at 2:22 p.m. Wednesday on the 400 block of Dogwood Avenue was taken to storage, Marshall Police said. Accidents LYND — A report is ...

One injured in College Drive crash

News of Record

MARSHALL — One person was injured Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash on East College Drive, Marshall Police said. The crash was reported at 4:55 p.m. on the 1500 block of East College Drive. Police said one person in the crash was taken to the Avera Marshall emergency department with unknown ...

Marshall sticking with plan, mayor says

Local News

MARSHALL — When cases of COVID-19 started being reported in Minnesota, the city of Marshall started preparing to keep essential services running through the emergency. And while Gov. Tim Walz issued a “stay at home” order on Wednesday afternoon, the local game plan hasn’t changed, ...

Crime for March 26

News of Record

MARSHALL — A burglary reported at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday on the 300 block of West College Drive is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A 29-year-old man was cited for driving after revocation in a traffic incident at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of South First ...

New plant materials

Ag and Extension

According to the All-American Selection Winners website, “AAS is the only national, nonprofit plant trialing organization in North America. All-America Selections is an independent nonprofit organization that tests new, never-before-sold varieties for the home gardener. After a full season of ...

Staying healthy in the time of COVID-19

Ag and Extension

U of M Extension Farmers and those working throughout the agricultural supply chain will soon be in the midst of the 2020 planting season. Staying healthy during this time is particularly critical as the optimal planting window is only so wide and it can be extremely weather dependent. It may ...

Avera lab approved for COVID-19 testing

Local News

SIOUX FALLS — Avera’s laboratory in Sioux Falls will be helping to expand the region’s capacity to test for cases of COVID-19. Having another testing site in South Dakota will allow for processing of up to 200 additional tests a day, Avera Health said. The Avera lab would process COVID-19 ...

Dawson-Boyd School District investigating COVID-19 exposure

Local News

LAC QUI PARLE COUNTY — The Dawson-Boyd School District said Tuesday it was working with the Minnesota Department of Health and a regional public health agency after learning people related to the school district may have been in contact with a person who had COVID-19. While he didn’t give ...

Library tries to balance community, health needs during pandemic

Local News

MARSHALL — Public libraries have an important role as a community resource — but figuring out how to provide that resource while protecting public health is now a day-to-day task, Michele Leininger said. For the Marshall-Lyon County Library, dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has meant ...

COVID-19 concerns have Marshall council questioning spending

Local News

MARSHALL — While it wasn’t the only topic of discussion, the COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on Tuesday’s meeting of the Marshall City Council. The need for social distancing postponed a hearing on one city street project, and concerns about the pandemic’s effect on the economy led ...