Passing the torch

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MARSHALL — You can serve a lot of milkshakes in 40 years. The Lyon County Dairy Association has tallied up thousands, as their members worked at the malt stand during the county fair each summer. “The best part is seeing the smiles on kids’ faces when they get the malts,” said Ken ...

Marshall Independent receives eight MNA awards

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MARSHALL — The Marshall Independent received a total of eight Better Newspaper Contest awards Thursday, at the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s annual convention. The Independent received second place in the General Excellence Award category for multi-day newspapers with a circulation of ...

Crime for Jan. 28

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MARSHALL — A 58-year-old man was cited for driving the wrong way on a one-way road at 5:34 a.m. Friday at the intersection of East Main Street and North Minnesota Highway 23, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A 27-year-old man was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana and ...

A major contribution

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MARSHALL — Higher education has a big impact on Minnesota’s economy, according to a study of Minnesota State colleges and universities released this week. At Southwest Minnesota State University, the impact was about $286.5 million — a figure that factored in everything from operational ...

Crime and Accidents for Jan. 27

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MARSHALL — A hit-and-run incident reported at 6:34 a.m. Thursday on the 400 block of Jewett Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — An incident reported at 11:16 a.m. Wednesday on the 200 block of East Main Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. ...

Rental code proposal draws public backlash

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MARSHALL — A public hearing on a proposed rental housing code for the city of Marshall drew some strong responses — both from Marshall landlords who said the proposal was too broad, and from advocates who called for better protections for renters. A crowd of more than 30 people attended a ...