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Homes with history

Local News

MARSHALL — With the oldest home dating back to 1880, the Holiday Home Tour ,hosted by the Lyon County Historical Society, brought many viewers. “Everyone’s been so nice, it’s been so nice to hear people’s compliments, and everyone seems to appreciate it. We love being in the ...

A place they can call home

Local News

MARSHALL — The house on Rainbow Drive was finished, and built to stay warm through the Minnesota winter. But there was still something missing — until board members from Redwood River Habitat For Humanity presented Clawsondy and Andrea Cayo with the keys to their new home. “The ...

Crime and Accidents for Dec. 9

News of Record

MARSHALL — People in a family argument reported at 9:28 a.m. Sunday on the 1400 block of Peterson Street were separated, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A wallet was reported stolen from a truck at 5:12 a.m. Sunday on the 1400 block of East College Drive, Marshall Police said. ...

Welcome to the Hotel Marshall ….

Local News

MARSHALL — It’s stood on Marshall’s Main Street for over 90 years. But there are a lot of unanswered questions for the future of the former Hotel Marshall. The hotel building, which has been boarded up for years, now belongs to the city of Marshall. Right next door, the Marshall city ...

‘It’s been an amazing ride’

Local News

MARSHALL — Larry Gavin drove all the way from Faribault to wish her well, Savannah Boedigheimer gave her a necklace she made and Sean Amegashie stopped by in his campus security uniform. What they had in common was Marianne Zarzana, an English professor at Southwest Minnesota State ...

Holiday tour features 4 homes

Local News

MARSHALL — The Lyon County Historical Society will be holding the annual Holiday Home Tour on Sunday from 1-4 p.m. This year’s tour include the homes of Derek and Raftyn Rignell, Steven Smisek, Stu and Barb Zick, and Dr. Mary Hagan. “It’s a great cause, and it’s fun to put the ...

Crime

News of Record

MARSHALL — A 28-year-old man was cited for failure to provide proof of insurance in a traffic incident at 12:57 a.m. Friday at the intersection of West College Drive and Country Club Drive, Marshall Police said. TRACY — A scam was reported at 9:58 p.m. Thursday on the 600 block of Third ...

Sustaining a series

Features

MARSHALL His books are set some time in the future. The world he created, along with much of the solar system, are controlled by a giant, often-indifferent corporation that has power over government, space mining, technology, the military and much of public life. It’s about as far away from ...

Minnesota budget: $1.3B surplus projected

Local News

Rep. Chris Swedzinski, R-Ghent, credited Republican-led tax cuts that are “helping our economy soar” for Minnesota's $1.3 billion projected surplus. “Our state's reserve account is now fully funded at nearly $2.5 billion and tax relief should be a top priority for the 2020 session. We ...

Marshall school district talks $7.4M levy

Local News

MARSHALL — Marshall Public Schools will be looking at approving a proposed $7.419 million levy later this month. But while this spring’s school building referendum had an impact on the proposed levy, it’s possible that state tax credits could also help ease the tax burden for ...

Murray County Board approves 2020 budget and levy

Local News

SLAYTON — Murray County will pay more next year for county-wide public services, but will also benefit from increases in state and federal funding support. Murray County commissioners approved the county’s 2020 budget and levy as part of Tuesday’s board meeting. The levy will increase ...

Crime

News of Record

MARSHALL — A 28-year-old man was arrested for DWI and driving after revocation at 1:04 a.m. Thursday on the 200 block of Hamden Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A juvenile reported lost at 9:49 p.m. Wednesday on the 700 block of North Fifth Street was returned to their mother, ...

Regional Calendar

Public Notices

Today Community Transit hours: 5:45 a.m.-9 p.m.; Red Route, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Blue Route, 8:35 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Community Transit hours throughout eight counties: 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 ...

Marshall Community Services Classes and Courses

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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. The MCS Winter/Spring Brochure will be released on Wednesday. Marshall Community Services has gift certificates. They can be purchased for any dollar amount and can be ...

‘You could feel the heat’

Local News

COTTONWOOD — A fire early Wednesday morning destroyed part of a local business in Cottonwood, although fire officials said responders were able to keep the blaze from spreading beyond a shop building. The fire, at the G&B Wood Chips property on East Fourth Street, was reported at 6:15 ...

Buyer to save Pipestone meat processing plant

Local News

PIPESTONE — A meat processing plant that was about to be closed down will be bought by another food company instead. On Tuesday, beef and pork processor JBS USA announced it reached an agreement to lease the J&B Group meat processing facility in Pipestone, with the intent to buy the ...

Life-changing injury leads professor to spinal cord research

Local News

MARSHALL — An ankle injury piqued his interest into the medical field and a catastrophic spinal injury steered him into spinal cord research. Willmar native Dr. Peter Grahn, a 2011 Southwest Minnesota State alumnus and a neurosurgery professor at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, was the ...

Torkelson thinks there will be a state budget surplus

Local News

NEW ULM — District 16B Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, told Brown County commissioners he thinks there will be a Minnesota budget surplus next year. “There may or may not be a surplus, but we think there will be. If so, there are lots funding needs,” Torkelson said. Due to a St. Paul ...

Crime for Dec. 5

News of Record

GARVIN — A 45-year-old man was arrested for obstructing legal process and disorderly conduct in an incident at 11:34 p.m. Tuesday on the 400 block of Second Street, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said. MARSHALL — A 29-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault and disorderly ...

Raising an amaryllis

Ag and Extension

There are some true treasures of the Christmas season which light up our house with color each year. They can also be raised to bloom throughout the winter months as well — amaryllis. These are often for sale now and will disappear from the store shelves soon after Christmas has come and ...