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Showcasing culture

MARSHALL — The Escuadron Musical Band and Tonantzi Tlalli Guadalupe Aztec dance group performed at Liberty Park Wednesday night to start A Little Night Music series hosted by the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council.  Wednesday was the first of four evenings of live music and food trucks. Free ...

Salaries rising for Marshall mayor council members

MARSHALL — Salaries for Marshall’s mayor and city council members will be increasing over the next two years. On Tuesday, the council voted to approve amendments to city ordinances that would adjust mayor and council member pay over the next two years. Currently, the salary for the ...

‘Rocking and Rolling’ for Viaene

MARSHALL — You don’t have to be a cowboy to enjoy the events planned at the Lyon County fairgrounds this weekend. A full day’s schedule, from a barrel racing competition to a pork roast and auctions, will be going on Saturday to benefit rural Marshall resident Bob Viaene, as he ...

Motorcyclists hitting the road for a cause

Motorcyclists have a chance to have some fun while making a difference this weekend, as the Southwest Minnesota Toys 4 Tots Fun Run returns. The 32nd annual Toys 4 Tots Run will start up in Amiret on Saturday morning, raising donations and gifts for Heart To Heart and area holiday ...

‘Not enough people’ in ag

MARSHALL — There are a lot of challenges and opportunities ahead for southwest Minnesota agriculture — and one key need will be encouraging future generations of farmers and agribusiness workers. “The biggest challenge we face is people, and not enough people,” said Eric McVey, ...